Exclusive: Lingerie maker Victoria's Secret looks to uncover supply chain issues Jan 19, 2017 05:23PM

By Ellen Wulfhorst

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Lingerie giant Victoria's Secret, famed for its racy bras and thongs, has pledged to trace the sources of its wood-based fabrics, joining the ranks of fashion companies addressing human rights and deforestation, its parent company said.

In a new policy statement, parent company L Brands said it aimed to eliminate sources of wood pulp, used to make rayon, viscose and modal, that... (continue reading...)


Target (TGT) November/December Comps Fell 1.3%; Lowers Guidance Jan 18, 2017 07:00AM

Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) today announced that comparable sales during the combined November/December period decreased 1.3 percent. For those two months, total sales decreased 4.9 percent, reflecting the impact of the December 2015 sale of the Company’s pharmacy and clinic businesses. As a result of this softer-than-expected sales performance, the Company updated its fourth quarter and full-year 2016 guidance.

"While we were pleased with Black Friday sales,... (continue reading...)


Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV) Q4 Comps Rise 3.1%; Guides Q4 Above the Street Jan 17, 2017 04:15PM

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (NASDAQ: BGFV) reported sales results for the fiscal 2016 fourth quarter and full year ended January 1, 2017.

For the 13-week fiscal 2016 fourth quarter, net sales were $266.3 million, compared to net sales of $275.0 million for the 14-week fourth quarter of fiscal 2015. Same store sales increased 3.1% for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016. The Company's merchandise margins increased approximately 70 basis points in the fourth quarter... (continue reading...)


Tiffany & Co. (TIF) Holiday Comps Fall 2%; Comps Down 1% Ex-FX Jan 17, 2017 06:43AM

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) reported its sales results for the two months ended December 31, 2016. Worldwide net sales of $966 million were slightly above $961 million a year ago, with sales growth in Asia-Pacific and Japan largely offset by lower sales in the Americas and Europe; worldwide comparable store sales declined 2%. On a constant-exchange-rate basis that excludes the effect of translating foreign-currency-denominated sales into U.S. dollars, worldwide net sales... (continue reading...)


U.S. retail sales boosted by auto demand; producer prices climb Jan 13, 2017 08:37AM

By Lucia Mutikani

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales rose in December amid strong demand for automobiles and furniture, providing further evidence that the economy ended the fourth quarter with momentum and is poised for stronger growth this year.

The strengthening economy is causing inflation to perk up. Other data on Friday showed producer prices rising for a second straight month in December, notching their biggest year-on-year gain... (continue reading...)


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