*Sees 1st- quarter earnings $0.12- $0.18/ shr vs est $0.41/ shr. March 12- Express Inc forecast profit to slide by more than half in the current quarter, making it the latest U.S. apparel retailer to warn of an ongoing impact from deep discounts and declines in store traffic.» Read More
*Li& Fung spikes after it says 2013 performance' solid'. HONG KONG, Jan 7- Strength in the shares of exporter Li& Fung and China- focused footwear retailers helped secure a slim gain for Hong Kong's benchmark index early on Tuesday, while mainland Chinese markets moved off five-month lows in muted volumes.
Apparel retailer Men's Wearhouse mounted a hostile bid for rival Jos. A. Bank, days after the smaller rival upped its buyout defenses.
Jan 6- Apparel retailer Men's Wearhouse Inc mounted a hostile bid for rival Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc with a raised offer, days after the smaller rival upped its buyout defenses. Men's Wearhouse said it offered to acquire all outstanding shares of Jos.
Davide Vigano, Heapsylon CEO, discusses the quickly evolving market of wearable technology. His product line includes everything from smart socks to a smart bra. CNBC's Jon Fort weighs in.
80 percent of shoppers say they will continue to shop for post-Christmas sales, conversely, $60 billion in returns are expected as the mad rush to return unwanted gifts has begun. CNBC's Julia Boorstin "wraps" up the holiday shopping season.
Jaime Katz, Morningstar equity analyst, explains how the shortened spending season and mobile devices contributed to the online holiday shopping surge. CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight.
Apparel wasn't the hot gift under Christmas trees this year, but an analyst singled out one retailer as a holiday winner.
Laura Champine, Canaccord Genuity, shares her thoughts on online shopping trends. We will see fewer new stores and more online growth over the next few years, says Champine.
Men's suit retailer Jos. A. Bank Clothiers said its board has unanimously rejected the $1.5 billion bid by Men's Wearhouse.
Paul Trible, Ledbury CEO, discusses his move from Wall Street to fashion, and his company's plans to transition from online-retailer to a traditional bricks and mortar presence.
Nike says its net income jumped 40 percent, helped by higher average selling prices and an increase in revenue around the world.
Dec 18- Activist investor Clinton Group said it was exploring financing options for a possible takeover of women's apparel retailer Wet Seal Inc, sending the company's shares up as much as 7 percent.
Dec 18- Activist hedge fund Clinton Group said it was exploring financing options for a possible takeover of women's apparel retailer Wet Seal Inc.. Clinton Group had a 7.78 percent stake in Wet Seal as of Dec. 17, the company said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday. Wet Seal's shares rose as much as 6 percent to $2.77 on the Nasdaq in early trading.
*Stores, websites quickly sold out of Isabel Marant collection. BERLIN, Dec 16- Designer collaborations are helping Hennes& Mauritz rise above a reputation for cheap chic, but the world's second-biggest clothing retailer could do more to entrench that upmarket lift and defend its shrinking margins.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan showcases "off-price" retailers T.J. Maxx and Ross Stores. Sapna Maheshwari, Buzzfeed; Burt Flickinger, Strategic Resource Insight Group managing director; and Jan Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen CEO, discuss which retailer will win Christmas.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the results from a CNBC economic survey that details where Americans are doing the majority of their holiday shopping and what percentage use "smart devices" to make purchases.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan takes a look at where American consumers are shopping this holiday season. CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in.
Trinity D'Andrea-Almiger, Lodi Station Outlets General Manager, discusses if the weather will keep consumers inside during the holidays and which retailers are driving sales at the malls.
After an earlier controversy, poor sales and stock performance, the once-trendy retailer is offering larger sizes as part of a turnaround effort.
Pam Quintiliano, SunTrust analyst, shares her thoughts on Lululemon's third quarter earnings beat and fourth quarter outlook.