Big news on Wednesday was Columbia Sportswear Co. lowered its fourth-quarter expectations because its net sales have suffered from mild winter weather in North America during most of the holiday shop

U.S. retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 0.5 percent in December. The increase in sales was the highest since September. Excluding autos, retail sales rose 0.3 percent, according to Commerce Depa

The preppy British fashion brand has kicked off the new year getting the industry much to talk about. It joined its high street peers in hiking festive sales, sent its shares up amid flat markets and

The FTSE 100 stumbled around the 6,100 level on Thursday as the European markets fell well behind the American´s and Asian´s at the time of managing to duplicate the stronger gains seen o

Fashion stocks shacked markets around the Globe on Wednesday, with the likes of Ted Baker, Fast Retailing and Gymboree Corporation taking the lead in Europe, Asia and USA respectively. Promising corp

British affordable fashion e-tailer Missguided.co.uk has reported an impressive 260 percent increase in sales for the full year 2012, compared to the previous year. Missguided also registered a 25 pe

Despite starting the week with losses Monday, the FTSE 100 remained above 6,000 after the strong rally at the start of 2013. The British benchmark index was in line with other European stock markets,

From Marks & Spencer to Richemont, the unstoppable advance of the Eastern markets, secreted from behind the scenes of the most commented deals within the apparel industry or new technologies appl

In the UK, retail stocks were higher on Thursday after Next raised its profit forecast after reporting stronger fourth quarter sales. The UK’s second-biggest clothing retailer by market share s

In Wall Street, big news was the announcement of publicly traded TJX Companies buying Internet retailer Sierra Trading Post Inc for nearly 200 million dollars on Dec, 21. Harris Williams & Co. wa

Gap, Inc. (GPS) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of 0.125 dollars per share scheduled for January 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GPS stock prio

In Wall Street, apparel stores shares were found lagging the market, reported 'Forbes'. As a whole, the subsector dropped by about 1.1 percent, led down by Michael Kors Holdings Limited (KORS), tradi

Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE), announced last week that its second-quarter profit beats analysts’ anticipates as sales gained in North America and the firm controlled its marketing costs. The American a

UK retail sales unexpectedly stagnated in November as spending at department stores slumped the most in almost two years. The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) said Thursday that its measure in

Trefis analysts issued a note earlier this week explaining why they think Ann Taylor is fairly valued at 36 dollars per share. “Ann 's ( ANN ) stock has increased significantly since August 201

The Gap Inc. was trading around 32.10 dollars per share on Tuesday, gaining approximately 0.60 percent. Meanwhile, Michael Kors Holdings Ltd added 1.82 percent to 52.11 dollars and Limited Brands, In

American consumers didn’t go shopping much in October, but they made up for it in November, reported ‘MarketWatch’. Retail sales rose 0.3 percent last month after declining 0.3perce

Shares in Supergroup, owner of brands such as Superdry, have fallen after it revealed a fall in profits. Inditex also shrugged off the economic gloom miring Europe to post higher profits. Despite its

Wednesday´s will be an interesting trading session for the apparel industry stocks. With Asos and Inditex on the front foot, market is expecting investors to react to the quarterly corporate re

In Wall Street, trading on Thursday, apparel stores shares were the relative foot-draggers, down on the day by about 0.8 percent. Biggest losses for Vera Bradley (VRA), whose shares were down about 8

Corporate releases continued on Wednesday, with Oxford Industries (NYSE: OXM) reporting 0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of 0.21 by 0.02 dollars. The comp

Generally speaking, US stocks closed slightly lower Tuesday as Washington continued to wrangle over a budget plan that would avoid the year-end "fiscal cliff," reported AFP. The Dow Jones Industrial

With Christmas and New Year just around the corner it is time to surprise your colleagues and customers with nice presents to show them your appreciation and wish them a prosperous new year! That is

Wednesday brought news for the apparel market as most of retailers have a promising holiday season ahead. American Eagle and Ann raised parts of their financial outlooks thanks to the positive result

Billabong International was the clear winner Thursday with a final gain of 5.32 percent. Its stock has rocked along the week due to the renewed talks about its potential takeover. After the deal with

British retailer JD Sports Fashion reported has improved sales growth as stronger demand for sportswear offset weak trade in its fashion outlets. The Bury-based group reported a 1.5 percent rise in l

Apparel stocks owned the session on Tuesday, with Urban Outfitters missing estimates by just one cent and its peer Chico’s FAS beating the market’s forecasted quarterly earnings for three

Ted Baker released its figures for the third quarter, showing particularly happy with its domestic performance. However, the British fashion retailer conceded the credit of the 22 percent sales surge

Wednesday’s proved to be a tricky session as main players within the American fashion industry saw their stocks weighted by a gloomy report on weaker retail spending. It was the case of America

Wall Street closed mixed Tuesday for the quoted apparel companies as Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. climbed almost 3 percent after the sporting goods retailer’s third-quarter results topped e