Apparel Retail


  • Cramer: Nike was layup short     Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 9:16 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer breaks down Nike's better-than-expected quarterly earnings. Cramer says this stock was the layup short of all time and CEO Mark Parker is a great competitor.

  • Missing CEO: I didn't take money, I lost my phone! Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 10:06 AM ET
    Ultrasonic shoe company showroom.

    The missing chief executive of China's Ultrasonic has resurfaced in China to deny absconding with millions of dollars, saying he lost his phone.

  • Just don't do it: Nike puts Adrian Peterson on ice Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 2:57 PM ET
    Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings

    Nike said it had suspended its contract with National Football League athlete Adrian Peterson over allegations of child abuse.

  • LeBron has new shoes, but he can't touch Jordan Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 10:44 AM ET
    LeBron James unveils the LEBRON 12 on September 16, 2014, in Portland, Oregon.

    LeBron James may be one of the biggest names on the basketball court, but his shoe sales still can't touch No. 23.

  • LeBron unveils new shoe before restart with Cavs Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 7:24 AM ET
    Nike LeBron 12 shoes

    LeBron James will soon rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers for training camp but he had some business to take care of first.

  • Massacre humor?! Not all publicity is good Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 2:41 PM ET

    After Urban Outfitters's apparently faux-bloody Kent State sweatshirt, Carole Roth draws the line between humor and bad taste.

  • Lulu lacks store leadership: Analyst     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    Discussing Lululemon's Q2 earnings and how the retailer looks as an acquisition, with Sam Poser, Sterne Agee senior research analyst.

  • High stakes as runway fashion goes mainstream Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 11:04 AM ET
    Models walk the runway at the BCBG fashion show during MBFW Spring 2015 in New York.

    As New York Fashion Week has grown to include mainstream brands, the twice-a-year spectacle now encompasses both the high end and everyday.

  • Highlights from backstage and the runway in NY Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 9:08 AM ET
    A model poses backstage at the Marissa Webb fashion show during MBFW Spring 2014 in New York.

    It wasn't hard to imagine tossing on one of the lightweight dresses or swimsuits being worn on the runways during New York Fashion Week.

  • *Wet Seal names Edmond Thomas chief executive. Wet Seal said it had replaced CEO John Goodman with former CEO Edmond Thomas. Thomas, 61, was Wet Seal's CEO from 2007 to 2011 and its chief operating officer from 1992 to 2000. He was most recently a partner at private investment firm KarpReilly LLC and is on the board of women's apparel retailer New York& Co Inc..

  • What's hot and what's not in fashion stocks Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 2:03 PM ET
    Models walk the runway at the Michael Kors fashion show in New York City.

    What impact will New York Fashion Week have on the industry's stocks? We look at the best and worst performers over the past year.

  • Thomas, 61, was Wet Seal's CEO from 2007 to 2011 and the company's chief operating officer from 1992 to 2000. He was most recently a partner at private investment firm KarpReilly LLC and is on the board of women's apparel retailer New York& Co Inc.

  • Wet Seal CEO steps down amid declining same-store sales Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 12:10 PM ET

    Sept 3- Struggling apparel retailer Wet Seal Inc brought back former Chief Executive Edmond Thomas at the helm to replace John Goodman amid mounting losses and declining same-store sales.

  • Rent The Runway's rotating closet     Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 11:33 AM ET

    Jennifer Hyman, Rent the Runway CEO, discusses the company's rental platform that is now testing a Netflix style unlimited service for accessories and handbags.

  • Durant signs Nike deal, spurning Under Armour Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 9:50 AM ET
    Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City Thunder.

    Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant signed a major new shoe deal with Nike, rejecting an offer from Under Armour.

  • Luxottica overhauls management as CEO steps down Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 1:36 AM ET

    Italy's Luxottica overhauled its top management structure on Monday after Chief Executive Andrea Guerra left due to rifts with Chairman Leonardo Del Vecchio.

  • Techies bare (almost) all in undies ads Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 11:32 AM ET
    The ad for Dear Kate's Ada Collection.

    Julie Sygiel, the founder and CEO of underwear start-up Dear Kate, didn't expect the backlash over her latest ad campaign.

  • Teen retail story     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 9:48 AM ET

    Eric Beder, Wunderlich Securities analyst, discusses teen retail trends and the sales results of Abercrombie & Fitch.

  • Screen-obsessed teens threaten apparel retailers Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 9:42 AM ET
    Nicole Myers, 19, a model, outside of the Apple store in New York, Aug. 25, 2014. For teenage apparel retailers, screen-obsessed teenagers who care less about the latest clothing trend and more about the newest smartphone, computer, gaming and music technology pose a big threat to the still-important back-to-school sales season.

    Many teens say social cachet these days involves waving the latest hand-held technology not wearing the latest fashions, the NYT reports.

  • UPDATE 1-Abercrombie comparable sales continue slide Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 8:23 AM ET

    Aug 28- Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie& Fitch Co's same-store sales declined for the tenth straight quarter as it struggled to attract customers who held back discretionary spending amid wage cuts and fewer jobs.