Levi Strauss & Co on Thursday raised its half-year revenue growth forecast, banking on Covid-19 vaccine rollouts to spur a return to normalcy, after the denim maker beat quarterly sales estimates on an e-commerce boost.
True Religion Apparel Inc on Monday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for a second time in less than three years, becoming another casualty of the coronavirus outbreak that has ravaged the retail sector.
A recent study of teenagers’ conversations by Engagement Labs has found that they are moving away from traditional youth brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, as Nike continues to cement its position as a Gen-Z favorite.
Deloitte’s Global Powers of Retailing ranking 2018 shows that US retail giants are losing their grip on the international market, while e-commerce, European fast fashion and sportswear brands are all gaining ground.
Shoppers splurged more than $1.52 billion online by Thanksgiving evening, up 16.8% over last year, and more bargain hunters turned up at stores this year as retailers opened their doors early on the eve of Black Friday.
Department store operator Kohl’s Corp reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit, hit by higher costs and store closures due to hurricanes, sending its shares down 7 percent and dragging the sector down.