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August 28, 2014

Soft traffic and promotional activity have continued to put Guess’ North American stores under pressure, but the retailer said it is encouraged by its North American online business, which soared 50% in the second quarter.

August 28, 2014

HSN has re-energized its seasonal offerings with "The Fashion Edit," the company's annual fall fashion series, now through September 24.

August 26, 2014

Necessity is the predominant motivation behind shoe purchasing for men, and their brand loyalty is strong and steady, according to Men’s Footwear Brand Focus Study 2014, the latest report from global information provider, The NPD Group.

August 25, 2014

Ralph Lauren is diving into wearable technology waters with the unveiling of a high-performance, fashion-forward Polo Tech shirt on opening day of the US Open.

August 21, 2014

Fans of rapper Wiz Khalifa’s line of Converse shoes will have more to choose from this fall.

August 21, 2014

Crocs has appointed footwear industry and product merchant leader Michelle Poole as SVP of global merchandising, a newly created role, reporting directly to president Andrew Rees.

August 20, 2014

Toms will be partnering with investment firm Bain Capital in an effort to expand the company’s reach and its charitable efforts.

August 18, 2014

Head & Shoulders and brand ambassador Sofia Vergara are leveraging social media for the shampoo’s latest contest. And the winner gets to meet Vergara.

July 30, 2014

Global fitness brand Reebok is expanding its retail footprint in New York with a new 3,070-sq.-ft. FitHub in Union Square.

July 23, 2014

Footwear maker Crocs is undergoing a major restructuring that includes closing stores and job cutbacks.

July 22, 2014

Clothing company Kellwood has named Marc Babins the president of its western region. Babins — who has been in the apparel industry for most of his career — will head up Kellwood’s largest operations unit in City in Industry, California.

July 21, 2014

Loblaw, owner of the Joe Fresh brand, has promoted Mario Grauso to president of Joe Fresh. He was previously chief operating officer of the brand.

July 18, 2014

Shopko is looking to drive traffic to its stores and e-commerce site with the launch of a new fashion blog called TREND.spire. The blog offers shoppers tips on how to put outfits together with pieces from either bricks-and-mortar locations or online.

July 14, 2014

New Orleans Saints quarterback and Texas native Drew Brees will become mayor for the day of Comfort, Texas, on July 23 when the small town is temporarily renamed Advanced Comfort as part of a promotion for a new line of Wrangler jeans.

July 8, 2014

Stuart Weitzman has named Monica Schwartz as chief global digital and e-commerce officer. She will report directly to CEO Wayne Kulkin and will be based out of the company's international headquarters in New York.

July 2, 2014

In conjunction with its new premium tween brand for girls called I Heart UGG, UGG Australia is planning to launch on July 14 a dedicated e-commerce site that will offer the entire product line called iheartugg.com.

June 25, 2014

HanesBrands plans to acquire DBApparel of France from Sun Capital Partners, provided consultation with European and French works councils representing DBA employees is completed and customary closing conditions are met.

June 20, 2014

After helping brands such as Michael Kors, Coach, J Crew and Victoria’s Secret develop and execute digital strategies, Ian Cohen has joined the nation’s largest rent-to-own company as vp of omnichannel.

June 19, 2014

Skechers USA has filed a lawsuit against Reebok International for selling footwear that, according to Skechers, infringes on its Go Walk product line.

June 17, 2014

Designer shoemaker Stuart Weitzman has selected Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen to be the face of its fall advertising campaign.

June 12, 2014

Bebe's Steve Birkhold has resigned as CEO, effective immediately. The board has appointed Jim Wiggett, currently CEO of Jackson Hole Group, as CEO while it starts a search for a permanent replacement.

June 9, 2014

Roughly 1,300 American Eagle Outfitters employees are participating this year in the retailer’s second annual AEO Better World Community Day.

June 4, 2014

Skechers Performance Division has signed seven-time PGA Tour champion Matt Kuchar — currently ranked fifth in the world — as the first brand ambassador for the Skechers GOgolf line.

May 29, 2014

Although controversial Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries said he was pleased that the company’s earnings for the first quarter ended May 3 were in line with expectations, comparable-store sales dropped for the ninth straight quarter.

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