Consumer Discretionary Consumer Durables and Apparel

  • Cramer's apparel stock review counts Ralph Lauren, Capri among winners

    Jim Cramer recaps recent earnings reports in the retail space to see who wins out among the apparel brands.

  • Ralph Lauren, Capri among apparel stock winners: Cramer

    Jim Cramer recaps recent earnings reports in the retail space to see who wins out among the apparel brands.

  • People walk by Ralph Lauren's Fifth Avenue Polo store in New York City.

    Jim Cramer recaps recent earnings reports in the retail space to see who wins out among the apparel brands.

  • *Hong Kong deal reflects sexist stereotypes. LONDON, Feb 14- A Valentine's day special deal for HSBC staff in Hong Kong offering discounted laptops' for him' but vacuum cleaners and kitchen appliances' for her' has angered staff over the sexist implications of the campaign. The offer has drawn criticism from HSBC staff both in Hong Kong and in London, where it was...

  • *Hong Kong deal reflects sexist stereotypes. LONDON, Feb 14- A Valentine's day special deal for HSBC staff in Hong Kong offering discounted laptops' for him' but vacuum cleaners and kitchen appliances' for her' has angered staff over the sexist implications of the campaign. The offer has drawn criticism from HSBC staff both in Hong Kong and in London, where it was...

  • *IKEA bought odd-job site TaskRabbit in September 2017. STOCKHOLM/ NEW YORK, Feb 11- Jessica Reznik likes IKEA's prices but not do-it-yourself. Jesper Brodin, chief executive of Ingka Group, which owns most IKEA stores, said TaskRabbit was expanding into interior design and looking at services such as furniture repair to give IKEA an edge, while TaskRabbit's...

  • *IKEA bought odd-job site TaskRabbit in September 2017. STOCKHOLM/ NEW YORK, Feb 11- Jessica Reznik likes IKEA's prices but not do-it-yourself. Jesper Brodin, chief executive of Ingka Group, which owns most IKEA stores, said TaskRabbit was expanding into interior design and looking at services such as furniture repair to give IKEA an edge, while TaskRabbit's...

  • NEW YORK Feb 7- A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Thursday approved Sears Holdings Corp Chairman Edward Lampert's $5.2 billion takeover of the beleaguered retailer, allowing the department store chain to avert liquidation and preserve tens of thousands of jobs. Judge Robert Drain approved the sale after a hearing spanning several days in a White Plains, N.Y., federal...

  • *Sees 2019 costs hit at 2.0- 2.4 bln SEK vs Oct est of c.3 bln. STOCKHOLM, Feb 1- Electrolux shares hit an eight-month high on Friday after the home appliances maker announced plans to spin off its most profitable business to shareholders and beat earnings forecasts. A spin-off of Professional Products unit, whose commercial kitchen and laundry equipment is used by...

  • ALGIERS, Jan 29- Algeria has eased a broad ban on imports and replaced it with customs duties ranging from 30 to 200 percent, the Trade Ministry said on Tuesday, after last year's ban had little effect in reducing the import bill. Under the new policy, Algeria is lifting the ban imposed in 2018 on cell phones, home appliances, raw materials, some foodstuffs and other...

  • ALGIERS, Jan 29- Algeria has eased a broad ban on imports and replaced it with customs duties ranging from 30 to 200 percent, the Trade Ministry said on Tuesday, after last year's ban had little effect in reducing the import bill. Under the new policy, Algeria is lifting the ban imposed in 2018 on cell phones, home appliances, raw materials, some foodstuffs and other...

  • ALGIERS, Jan 29- Algeria has lifted a ban on imports of several goods and replaced it with customs duties ranging from 30 to 200 percent, the trade ministry said on Tuesday. The measure allows imports of products such as cell phones, home appliances, raw materials and some foodstuffs, the ministry said on its website. Algeria imposed a ban on 851 products last year in a...

  • BEIJING, Jan 29- China on Tuesday unveiled a flurry of measures aimed at spurring sales of items ranging from cars and appliances to information services, as the world's second-largest economy grows at its slowest pace in nearly 30 years. In a statement on its website, the National Development and Reform Commission said restrictions will be loosened on the...

  • Whirlpool has been grappling with high costs as a trade dispute between United States and China has made imported steel and aluminum more expensive, forcing it to raise prices for its washing machines and kitchen appliances. The company said it expects 2019 adjusted profit to be in the range of $14 to $15 per share compared with analysts' expectation of $15.99...

  • *Caterpillar falls as China slowdown hits profit, forecast. *Next round of U.S.- China trade talks set for Jan. 30-31. Jan 28- U.S. stocks fell on Monday as weak forecasts from Caterpillar Inc and Nvidia Corp fueled worries about a slowdown in China taking a bigger bite off corporate profits.

  • Jan 28- Apparel maker Guess Inc said on Monday Chief Executive Officer Victor Herrero will be leaving the company on Feb. 2.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 22- The future of Sears Holdings Corp and tens of thousands of its employees across the United States hung in the balance in the freezing predawn hours last Wednesday, as Wall Street lawyers and bankers sparred over the fate of the beleaguered retailer in a 50- story Manhattan office tower. Working the phone from Miami, where he has an office and a...

  • The company raised its full-year adjusted earnings forecast to $3.73 per share from a prior estimate of $3.65. VF also increased its full-year revenue forecast by $100 million to $13.8 billion. Net revenue, also boosted by growth at the company's North Face and Timberland brands, rose nearly 8 percent to $3.94 billion, beating Wall Street estimates of $3.87...

  • VF, whose shares rose 6.5 percent to $78 in premarket trading, raised its full-year adjusted earnings forecast to $3.73 per share from a prior expectation of $3.65. The company also raised its full-year revenue forecast by $100 million to $13.8 billion. VF reported a net income of $463.5 million, or $1.16 per share, in the third quarter ended Dec. 29, compared to a...

  • Jan 18- Apparel maker VF Corp beat Wall Street's estimates for quarterly revenue on Friday, boosted by demand for its high-margin Vans shoes and North Face apparel. The company reported a net income of $463.5 million, or $1.16 per share, in the third quarter ended Dec. 29, compared to a loss of $90.3 million, or 23 cents per share, a year earlier. Net revenue rose to $3.94...