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February 10, 2014

Bebe Stores Inc. is reportedly considering selling the business.

Brisbane, Calif. – Bebe Stores Inc. is reportedly considering selling the business. According to Reuters, an anonymous source with inside knowledge said Bebe has hired Guggenheim Securities to help evaluate a possible sale.

February 7, 2014

Bebe Stores Inc. had a difficult second quarter of fiscal 2014, reporting a net loss of $5.5 million.

Brisbane, Calif. – Bebe Stores Inc. had a difficult second quarter of fiscal 2014, reporting a net loss of $5.5 million. Net sales declined 4.1% to $130 million, from $135.5 million reported for the second quarter a year ago. Same-store sales decreased 1.9%.

CEO Steve Birkhold acknowledged challenges, but cited sequential improvement in same-store sales and holiday sales, as well.

September 3, 2013

Bebe Stores Inc. reported a loss for its fourth quarter amid weaker sales and markdowns.

Brisbane, Calif. -- Bebe Stores Inc. reported a loss for its fourth quarter amid weaker sales and markdowns.

The apparel chain posted a loss of $20.8 million for the three-month period ended July 6, compared with net income of $3 million in the fourth quarter last year.

Bebe's total revenue edged down to $119.2 million, from $131.5 million.

 

May 9, 2013

Bebe Stores, Inc. is naming Keith Keegan as senior VP of marketing, effective May 13.

Los Angeles -- Bebe Stores, Inc. is naming Keith Keegan as senior VP of marketing, effective May 13. Keegan will be in charge of all aspects of marketing and branding across all Bebe brands and report to CEO Steve Birkhold.

Previously, Keegan has worked for Abercrombie and Fitch, Limited, and Express and most recently served as VP of marketing and creative director for American Eagle and the Aerie brand.

February 1, 2013

Bebe Stores Inc. swung to a loss in its fiscal second quarter from a profit a year ago amid heavy discounting during the holiday shopping season.

Brisbane, Calif. -- Bebe Stores Inc. swung to a loss in its fiscal second quarter from a profit a year ago amid heavy discounting during the holiday shopping season.

Bebe said it lost $4.8 million for the three months that ended Dec. 29, according to preliminary results, versus a profit of $6.5 million a year earlier.

Net sales dropped 11% to $135.5 million. Same-store sales fell 10.5%.

 

January 3, 2013

Bebe Stores Inc. reported that sales for the second quarter plunged 11.7% to $124.6 million, from $141.1 million last year.

Brisbane, Calif. -- Bebe Stores Inc. reported Thursday that sales for the second quarter plunged 11.7% to $124.6 million, from $141.1 million last year.

Same-store sales plummeted 10.5%, and the women’s apparel retailer now says it expects its second quarter net loss will be larger than previously estimated.
 
Foot traffic fell 15% in the second quarter, which caused inventory per sq. ft. to jump 27.5%.

August 24, 2012

Bebe Stores Inc. reported that net income for the second quarter fell 36.2% to $3 million from $4.7 million in the year-earlier quarter.

New York -- Bebe Stores Inc. reported that net income for the second quarter fell 36.2% to $3 million, from $4.7 million in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue in the quarter fell 0.6% to $131.5 million from last year. Same-store sales fell 2.5%.