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  • *Sales drop for 14th quarter in a row. *Q2 loss, comparable sales miss estimates. Aug 30- Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie& Fitch Co posted its 14th straight quarter of declining sales and said it no longer expects comparable sales to improve this year, highlighting its struggles to win back shoppers.

  • *Posts bigger-than-expected Q2 adj loss. Comparable sales down more than expected. Aug 30- Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie& Fitch Co posted a bigger-than-expected loss for the second quarter as efforts to win back shoppers through store remodeling and other measures failed to boost sales and are not expected to do so for the rest of the year.

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  • Aug 30- Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie& Fitch Co's sales dropped for the 14th straight quarter, hurt by lower traffic, including from tourists, at its flagship stores. The retailer's comparable sales at stores open at least a year fell a slightly steeper-than-expected 4 percent in the second quarter ended July 30. "Flagship and tourist locations continued to...

  • Aug 30- Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie& Fitch Co's sales dropped for the 14th straight quarter, hurt by lower traffic at its namesake stores. The company, which also owns the Hollister and abercrombie kids brands, said sales fell to $783.2 million in the second quarter ended July 30 from $817.8 million a year earlier. The net loss attributable to Abercrombie...

  • Thousands of people take part in a funeral procession in Phnom Penh on July 24, 2016 for Kem Ley, a Cambodian political analyst and pro-democracy campaigner who was shot dead in broad daylight on July 10. Kem Ley's murder sent shudders through Cambodian civil society in a country already bristling with political tensions and where activists are frequently threatened by powerful interests.

    Cambodia is at a tipping point, as a volatile political situation puts its key industry in the firing line.

  • Back-to-school signs are displayed in a Target store in Chicago, Illinois.

    The back-to-school shopping season is on, and families will be spending big money. CNBC talks to a retail expert about apps to save money.

  • *Forecasts FY adj profit $1.87- $1.92/ shr vs est. Aug 18- Gap Inc forecast a full-year profit below analysts' estimates as the apparel retailer struggles to attract shoppers to its Banana Republic stores. Gap forecast a full-year adjusted profit of $1.87- $1.92 per share.

  • Aug 18- Gap Inc forecast a full-year profit below analysts' estimates as the apparel retailer struggles to attract shoppers to its Banana Republic stores. Gap forecast a full-year adjusted profit of $1.87- $1.92 per share. The company's net income fell to $125 million, or 31 cents per share, in the second quarter ended July 30, from $219 million, or 52 cents per share, a...

  • Aug 18- Apparel retailer Gap Inc reported a better-than-expected adjusted quarterly profit largely due to higher customer visits to its Old Navy stores in June. The company's net income fell to $125 million, or 31 cents per share, in the second quarter ended July 30, from $219 million, or 52 cents per share, a year earlier. Excluding items, the company earned 60 cents...

  • *2nd- qtr profit $0.23/ shr vs est. Aug 17- Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters Inc reported a bigger-than-expected rise in quarterly comparable sales, largely due to strong demand for its Aerie line of lingerie and personal care products. "We credit the stock decline this morning as a result of high expectations, and see it as a good buying opportunity,"...

  • Aug 17 (Reuters)- Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters Inc reported a bigger-than-expected rise in quarterly comparable sales, largely due to strong demand for its Aerie line of lingerie and personal care products. "I think it was a good report," Nomura analyst Simeon Siegel said. American Eagle's net income rose to $41.6 million, or 23 cents per share, in...

  • Aug 17- Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters Inc reported a bigger-than-expected rise in quarterly comparable sales, largely due to strong demand for its Aerie line of lingerie and personal care products. American Eagle's net income rose to $41.6 million, or 23 cents per share, in the quarter from $33.3 million, or 17 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • Aug 16- Apparel retailer Urban Outfitters Inc reported a surprise rise in quarterly comparable sales, largely due to higher demand for its Urban Outfitters brand. The company's net sales rose 2.7 percent to $890.6 million. Net income rose to $76.9 million, or 66 cents per share, from $66.8 million, or 52 cents per share, a year earlier.

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  • TechStyle's data-driven fashion

    Adam Goldenberg, TechStyle CEO, discusses the online fashion retailer's rebrand from JustFab, its membership subscription program and how they work to build brands.

  • Nike, designing for the Olympics

    Nike's Tobie Hatfield talks about creating gold-worthy sneakers for Olympians.

  • A customer shops at the opening of TJ Maxx's 1000th store in Washington, DC.

    TJX forecast current-quarter profit below estimates, due to wage increases and a strong dollar, which eroded revenue from outside the United States.

  • UGG boots are on display during the launch of I Heart UGG at a Nordstrom department store in Los Angeles, August 9, 2014.

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  • H&M has done really well in the past few years: Analyst

    Nivindya Sharma, senior analyst at Verdict Retail, comments on the latest earnings from retailer H&M and says the retail sector is under pressure.