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Retailer is encouraged but cautious after...
Limited Brands Inc. (Columbus, Ohio) reported that results for the second quarter of 2002 "exceeded our initial expectations...
Discount apparel retailer says sales gains will...
Ross Stores Inc. (Newark, Calif.) reported that net earnings for the second quarter ended Aug. 3, 2002, grew 40 percent and...
Retailer says it will step up its new-store...
The Talbots Inc. (Hingham, Mass.) has announced an 18 percent increase in second quarter earnings for the period ending Aug...
Court says TJX can't sell Too Inc....
Limited Too, retail division of Too Inc. (Columbus, Ohio) has won a preliminary court order blocking TJX Cos. (Framingham,...
Retailer kept inventory lean to avoid clearance...
Saks Inc. (Birmingham, Ala.) announced that aggressive cost- and inventory-control measures had narrowed its loss in the...
Was retired president of Henry Hanger Co.
Bernard Spitz, retired president of Henry Hanger Co. (New York), died Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 83.Spitz's father, Henry...
Gap to test new concept for Old Navy in the fall
The Gap Inc. (San Francisco) will be testing a new concept for its Old Navy division when it opens a New Navy store in...
Musicland taps new vp of visual merchandising
The Musicland Group (Minneapolis) has hired Ron Brunette as its vp of visual merchandising. Brunette comes to Musicland from...
Architect created Faneuil Hall and South Street...
Benjamin Thompson, the architect who created the Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston, died Saturday in Cambridge, Mass. He...
Retailers say warm weather is causing sluggish...
Federated Department Stores (Cincinnati) has reported that sales for August are so far running below already-weak...

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