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*Home Depot climbs after earnings, outlook. NEW YORK, Aug 19- U.S. stocks were poised for a higher open on Tuesday, putting the S&P 500 on track for a second straight day of gains, after solid earnings from Home Depot and supportive economic data on inflation and the housing market.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Aug 18- Teen apparel retailer Aeropostale Inc said it had reappointed Julian Geiger as chief executive as it seeks to win back customers and stanch six quarters of losses.
Aug 18- Teen apparel retailer Aeropostale Inc said it had reappointed Julian Geiger as chief executive with immediate effect. Geiger, who was CEO of the retailer from 1996 to 2009, will replace Thomas Johnson, who has held the position since 2010..
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Monday.
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LONDON/ MADRID, July 16- Discount fashion chain Primark has made its mark in Europe by offering fast-changing fashion at rock-bottom prices.
Retail sales increased less than expected in June, but apparel retailers are doing well and should see more strength this year, experts say.
Some of Friday midday movers:
*Raises full-year profit forecast to $1.05- $1.17/ share. The company said it expects earnings of $1.05- $1.17 per share on revenue of $387- $399 million, assuming comparable-store sales would remain flat at best for the year ending Jan. 31. It had previously forecast earnings of $1.16- $1.31 per share on revenue of $391- $409 million.
The company said it expects earnings of $1.05- $1.17 per share on revenue of $387- $399 million assuming a low single-digit decrease to flat comparable sales for the year ending Jan. 31. It had previously forecast earnings of $1.16- $1.31 per share on revenue of $391- $409 million.
Victoria's Secret is putting its more youthful Pink segment on the fast track, with plans to open about 30 stores this year.
Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:
May 29- Apparel retailers Express Inc and Guess Inc forecast disappointing profits for the current quarter as a revival in consumer spending takes longer.
May 29- Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie& Fitch Co's quarterly sales fell less than expected for the first time in six quarters as efforts to revitalize its women's clothing business began to pay off, sending the company's shares up as much as 7.5 percent.
May 29- Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie& Fitch Co's quarterly sales fell less than expected for the first time in six quarters, helped by improvements in its women's clothing business and its namesake brand.