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Vans rules London

Vans rules London

February 23, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
SES was in London for a few days earlier this month, and it was impressive to see the breadth of Vans’ reach in the city.
Nordstrom details expansion plans for Rack, Canada, Top Shop

Nordstrom details expansion plans for Rack, Canada, Top Shop

February 20, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Industry customer Nordstrom provided details about several initiatives during an earnings conference call Thursday.
Billabong Americas President on the closing of Billabong's Times Square store

Billabong Americas President on the closing of Billabong's Times Square store

February 18, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Ed Leasure offers some interesting insight into the changing retail landscape and details why the company closed the high-volume Billabong and Element stores.
Steve Murray on big plans for Dr. Martens, why he left VF, Urban and Deckers

Steve Murray on big plans for Dr. Martens, why he left VF, Urban and Deckers

February 16, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
An interesting conversation with former Vans President Steve Murray about his new role at Dr. Martens, major expansion plans for the brand, and why he left VF, Urban Outfitters and Deckers.
ActionWatch details category trends for Q4 and 2014

ActionWatch details category trends for Q4 and 2014

February 04, 2015 Cary Allington
A breakdown of performance by category in Q4 and for the full year at core stores, according to ActionWatch data. There are some interesting bright spots and some underperformers.
What's new, and what's performing, at the high-volume Curl store

What's new, and what's performing, at the high-volume Curl store

January 20, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Owned by Sammy and Susan Duvall, Curl, in Downtown Disney, is a very high-volume account for the industry with an elevated presentation.
Free People expanding categories, including into surf

Free People expanding categories, including into surf

January 19, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Urban Outfitters continues to expand its Free People brand, with more stores, larger formats, and category expansions underway.
Tilly's makes case for growth to investors

Tilly's makes case for growth to investors

January 15, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Tilly’s executives made their case to the investment community this week at the ICR XChange about why the company has a compelling growth story.
Where and how Journeys and Schuh plan to grow

Where and how Journeys and Schuh plan to grow

January 15, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Genesco executives provided some information about growth plans for its Journeys and Schuh chains at the ICR XChange Conference this week.
PacSun CEO details changed merchandising strategy

PacSun CEO details changed merchandising strategy

January 15, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Gary Schoenfeld discussed PacSun's merchandising strategy at the ICR XChange Conference this week, and commented on Nike SB, Vans, Adidas, Diamond Supply and other brands.
Photos from Zumiez 100K party

Photos from Zumiez 100K party

January 14, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Industry brand founders, executives and athletes turned out in force last night for the annual Zumiez 100K party in Keystone, Colorado.
Tilly's comments on holiday sales

Tilly's comments on holiday sales

January 13, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Tilly’s is the latest industry retailer to report holiday sales.
UPDATED: Mall retailers report holiday results, and winners and losers emerge

UPDATED: Mall retailers report holiday results, and winners and losers emerge

January 08, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Some mall-based retailers reported sales results for the holiday season this week, and there were some clear winners and losers.
Catching up on Journeys' strong third quarter

Catching up on Journeys' strong third quarter

December 17, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Details about what worked at important industry customer Journeys in the third quarter and how Q4 is going so far.
SurfStitch prepares for stock market debut - releases detailed financials

SurfStitch prepares for stock market debut - releases detailed financials

December 15, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
In filings with the Australian Securities Exchange, SurfStitch releases detailed information about the Swell, SurfStitch and Surfdome ecommerce businesses and future plans for the company.
Abercrombie/Hollister CEO Mike Jeffries exits

Abercrombie/Hollister CEO Mike Jeffries exits

December 09, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Mike Jeffries is responsible for creating a $2 billion surf-inspired retail chain under the nose of the surf industry, even though Hollister has no surf roots and is based in Ohio.
Quiksilver hosts retailers for Eddie ceremony

Quiksilver hosts retailers for Eddie ceremony

December 08, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Quiksilver brought a large contingent of retailers to Hawaii including Sun Diego, BC Surf & Sport, Real Water Sports, Spyder Surf, Zappos, Mango and Macy's.
Zumiez's retail prowess continues in Q3

Zumiez's retail prowess continues in Q3

December 04, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Details about Zumiez results in Q3 and in November, how snow sales are going, why Blue Tomato was praised highly during the call, plans for Europe and more.
PacSun and Tilly's buck weak teen retail trends

PacSun and Tilly's buck weak teen retail trends

December 03, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Details about why both PacSun and Tilly's stock prices got a big boost after the key industry customers reported Q3 earnings this afternoon.
Abercrombie CEO:

Abercrombie CEO: "Disruption and turmoil" in teen apparel space

December 03, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Abercrombie's Hollister chain faced myriad challenges in a weak Q3, and CEO Mike Jeffries commented on the problems, potential fixes and the radically changing retail landscape.
Black Friday weekend retail sales disappoint; industry catches Cyber Monday fever

Black Friday weekend retail sales disappoint; industry catches Cyber Monday fever

December 01, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Despite the massive discounts offered by retailers, sales for Black Friday weekend declined compared to last year. Plus, a sampling of how industry brands and retailers are approaching Cyber Monday.
Industry embraces Black Friday

Industry embraces Black Friday

November 28, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Industry brands have gotten into the Black Friday spirit today by offering discounts – in some cases steep discounts – to shoppers.
Men's outshines women's at The Buckle in Q3

Men's outshines women's at The Buckle in Q3

November 20, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Industry customer The Buckle recorded a small gain in total sales and flat net income in the third quarter ended Nov. 1.
Urban Outfitters CEO on the seismic shifts happening in retail

Urban Outfitters CEO on the seismic shifts happening in retail

November 19, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
After a weak quarter at Urban Outfitters stores, CEO Richard Hayne made some interesting comments on the growing performance gulf between brick-and-mortar and online, and what these consumer shifts mean for the future.
Active's ambitious expansion plan gets underway

Active's ambitious expansion plan gets underway

November 11, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Active Ride Shop’s plan to open as many as 30 new stores is underway, thanks to new majority owners Tengram Capital Partners.