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January 7, 2014

Destination Maternity Corp. is thinking big. The world’s largest retailer of maternity apparel is bullish on its superstore format, with new locations in Paramus, N.J., and Virginia Beach, Va. The Philadelphia-based company has an estimated 35% to 45% share of the U.S. maternity market.

The two new stores vary in size and have different layouts, as well as some merchandising variations. But both are designed as customer-centric, one-stop shopping resources. And both share a common vision.

June 14, 2013

Restoration Hardware reported record financial results during the first quarter of fiscal 2013, including a net income of $2.3 million compared to a net loss of $1.3 million in the first quarter of the prior year.

Corte Madera, Calif.  -- Restoration Hardware reported record financial results during the first quarter of fiscal 2013, including a net income of $2.3 million compared to a net loss of $1.3 million in the first quarter of the prior year. The company also named Richard Harvey, who spent 30 years as an executive at Williams-Sonoma, most recently as president of Williams-Sonoma brand, as chief merchandising officer of its RH Kitchen and Tableware line.

December 29, 2011

Lowe’s Cos. said Thursday it has acquired ATG Stores, an online retailer of home improvement and lifestyle products based in Kirkland, Wash.

Mooresville, N.C. -- Lowe’s Cos. said Thursday it has acquired ATG Stores, an online retailer of home improvement and lifestyle products based in Kirkland, Wash.

According to Lowe’s, the transaction will add depth and expertise to its online business.

September 12, 2011

Destination Maternity Corp. announced the opening of two namesake stores and two shop-in-shops in South Korea.

Philadelphia -- Destination Maternity Corp. announced the opening of two namesake stores and two shop-in-shops in South Korea.

The freestanding locations, in the cities of Koyang and DaeJeon, are the chain’s first stores in South Korea and were opened by partner Agabang & Co.

January 25, 2011

DSW said Monday it has appointed Christopher Lanning as senior VP and general manager of the retailer’s Leased Business Division.

Columbus, Ohio -- DSW said Monday it has appointed Christopher Lanning as senior VP and general manager of the retailer’s Leased Business Division.

Lanning will be responsible for managing DSW's existing leased business client base and developing new account relationships. DSW currently operates 353 shoe departments in conjunction with leased business partners, which include Steinmart, Gordmans, Filene's Basement and Frugal Fannie's.

October 7, 2010

Syms Corp. reported late Thursday that it lost $10.9 million in the quarter ended Aug....

August 2, 2010

Destination Maternity Corp. announced that Emilia Fabricant, its president, has decided to resign her position...

July 19, 2010

Eyewear retailer Luxottica Group S.p.A. announced Tuesday that it has successfully opened its new concept...

July 1, 2010

Syms Corp. said Thursday that it narrowed its loss in the first quarter as sales...

June 27, 2010

Destination Maternity Corp.'s clothing will be sold in more than 615 Macy's department stores in...

June 21, 2010

Fendi said Tuesday that the luxury brand has reached a $2.5 million settlement with Filene's...

May 23, 2010

Destination Maternity Corp., which owns maternity wear retailers including A Pea in the Pod, said...

May 19, 2010

Destination Maternity Corp. announced the recent opening of three Destination Maternity stores in the Kingdom...

May 12, 2010

Syms Corp. named Jason Somerfeld as senior VP and general merchandise manager. In this newly...

March 21, 2010

Syms Corp. on Friday named Joel Feigenbaum chief integration officer....

March 17, 2010

Destination Maternity Corp. will open a store in Dubai....

October 21, 2009

Filene's Basement is hoping to get back on its feet with a major advertising campaign...

January 19, 2009

Burlington, Mass.-based Filene’s Basement will close three greater Baltimore stores, according to a report Monday...

December 8, 2008

Mothers Work Inc., effective at the end of trading Monday, changed its corporate name to...

October 12, 2008

Mothers Work announced Monday it plans to expand into six key markets in the Middle...

October 9, 2008

Filene's Basement will debut in South Florida next week. The location in Aventura, Fla. will...

June 30, 2008

Maternity apparel retailer Mothers Work announced Tuesday that it will streamline its brands and merchandise...

June 18, 2008

Pier 1 Imports on Thursday posted a worse-than-expected quarterly loss, hurt by weaker traffic in...

November 20, 2007

New York, Restoration...

August 24, 2006

Baltimore, Filene's Basement...