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July 26, 2012

Madison Marquette Retail Services, which leases and manages Independence Mall – in Wilmington, N.C. – on behalf of owner Centro Properties Group, said that Gymboree Corp.’s Crazy 8 brand will open a new store at the mall this fall.

Wilmington, N.C. -- Madison Marquette Retail Services, which leases and manages Independence Mall – in Wilmington, N.C. – on behalf of owner Centro Properties Group, said that Gymboree Corp.’s Crazy 8 brand will open a new store at the mall this fall.

The 2,465-sq.-ft. store will join Aeropostale, The Children’s Place, Gymboree and Justice in catering to Independence Mall’s teen, tween and children’s clothing shoppers.
 

June 21, 2012

The Gymboree Corp. and procurement management firm LogicSource announced Thursday an agreement under which LogicSource will provide procurement and management expertise to deliver cost savings to Gymboree.

San Francisco -- The Gymboree Corp. and procurement management firm LogicSource announced Thursday an agreement under which LogicSource will provide procurement and management expertise to deliver cost savings to Gymboree.

Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

June 7, 2012

Gymboree Corp. reported net income of $4.2 million for the quarter ended April 28, compared with a loss of $10.4 million in the same period last year.

San Francisco -- Gymboree Corp. reported Thursday net income of $4.2 million for the quarter ended April 28, compared with a loss of $10.4 million in the same period last year.

Sales rose 10.2% to $297.8 million, and same-store sales edged up 1%.

The retailer said it is on track to open 105 stores in fiscal 2012, which include 80 Crazy 8 locations. Crazy 8 is Gymboree’s discount concept.

April 25, 2012

The Gymboree Corp. reported that it narrowed its loss in the quarter ended Jan. 28 to $24.9 million, compared with a loss of $47.3 million a year earlier.

San Francisco -- The Gymboree Corp. reported Wednesday that it narrowed its loss in the quarter ended Jan. 28 to $24.9 million, compared with a loss of $47.3 million a year earlier.

Sales for the quarter increased 11.9% to $355.8 million, from $318.0 million last year. Same-store sales rose 6%.

The company announced that it plans to open 105 new stores in fiscal 2012, including 80 Crazy 8 stores.
 

April 5, 2012

Hybris announced that The Gymboree Corp. has selected the hybris platform to enhance its e-commerce efforts and provide a cohesive omnichannel shopping experience across its three brands, Gymboree, Crazy 8, and Janie and Jack.

New York -- Hybris announced that The Gymboree Corp. has selected the hybris platform to enhance its e-commerce efforts and provide a cohesive omnichannel shopping experience across its three brands, Gymboree, Crazy 8, and Janie and Jack.

January 24, 2012

Brixmor Property Group announced a 4,000-sq.-ft. Gymboree Play and Music recently opened at Westridge Court, located in Naperville, Ill.

Naperville, Ill. -- Brixmor Property Group announced a 4,000-sq.-ft. Gymboree Play and Music recently opened at Westridge Court, located in Naperville, Ill.

Brixmor, based in New York City, is the owner of Westridge Court.

October 27, 2011

Brixmor Property Group announced two retailers will join Westridge Court, located in Naperville, Ill.

Naperville, Ill. -- Brixmor Property Group announced two retailers will join Westridge Court, located in Naperville, Ill.

A 4,466-sq.-ft. Dots recently opened at Westridge Court.  And a 4,000-sq.-ft. lease has been executed with Gymboree Play and Music. 

Brixmor, based in New York City, is the owner of Westridge Court.

October 6, 2011

Hot Topic said Wednesday that Mark Mizicko has joined the company as its senior VP planning and allocation.

City of Industry, Calif. -- Hot Topic said Wednesday that Mark Mizicko has joined the company as its senior VP planning and allocation.

Mizicko will lead the merchandise planning and allocation teams for both the Hot Topic and Torrid brands. He most recently served as VP marketing and logistics for Gymboree.
 

November 23, 2010

The Gymboree Corp. and Bain Capital Partners, on Tuesday announced the successful completion of the company by affiliates of Bain Capital for $65.40 per share in cash, or approximately $1.8 billion.

Boston -- The Gymboree Corp. and Bain Capital Partners, on Tuesday announced the successful completion of the company by affiliates of Bain Capital for $65.40 per share in cash, or approximately $1.8 billion.

As of Oct. 30, Gymboree operated 1,049 retail stores: 636 Gymboree stores (595 in the United States; 37 in Canada, two in Australia, and two in Puerto Rico); 148 Gymboree Outlet stores; 122 Janie and Jack shops; and 143 Crazy  stores in the United States.

November 22, 2010

New York - Gymboree Corp. said Monday it did not receive any offers that top Bain Capital's $1.8 billion bid for the company and so the buyout will proceed.

New York - Gymboree Corp. said Monday it did not receive any offers that top Bain Capital's $1.8 billion bid for the company and so the buyout will proceed.

The allotted time for Gymboree to receive competing offers expired Friday.

"Despite a broad solicitation of potentially interested parties, the Company did not receive any alternative acquisition proposals during the 'go-shop' period," Gymboree said in a statement.

November 15, 2010

The Gymboree Corp. reported Monday that net income for the quarter ended Oct. 30 dipped slightly to $34.4 million, compared with net income of $34.8 million in the year-ago quarter.

San Francisco -- The Gymboree Corp. reported Monday that net income for the quarter ended Oct. 30 dipped slightly to $34.4 million, compared with net income of $34.8 million in the year-ago quarter.

Revenue increased 4% to $280.9 million, compared with $269.1 million in the prior year. 

Same-store sales decreased 4%.

October 11, 2010

Gymboree Corp. has agreed to be purchased by affiliates of private equity firm Bain Capital...

October 4, 2010

Burlingame, Calif.-based Gymboree Corp. has retained Goldman Sachs to find a buyer, according to a...

September 30, 2010

Gymboree Corp. is looking into the possibility of a sale to private investors, the Wall...

August 29, 2010

Jacksonville, Fla.-based Regency Centers said it has leased retail space in Woodland Hills, Calif., at...

August 18, 2010

Gymboree Corp. reported Thursday that net income for the quarter ended July 31 was $12.3...

June 10, 2010

Gymboree Corp. received approval to buy back $100 million worth of its common stock....

May 10, 2010

Jacksonville, Fla.-based Regency Centers announced it has leased retail space in Plano, Texas, to two...

November 18, 2008

The Gymboree Corp. reported third-quarter earnings of $30.9 million compared to earnings of $26.9 million...

November 6, 2008

Gymboree reported that its third-quarter sales climbed 6% amid the struggling economic environment....

August 19, 2008

Gymboree Corp. said late Wednesday that its second-quarter profit rose to $8 million from $5.8...

March 12, 2008

Gymboree Corp. said Wednesday its fiscal fourth-quarter profit rose 10% as revenue climbed slightly above...

February 6, 2008

San Francisco Gymboree Corp. said Thursday that same-store sales rose 10% in the fiscal fourth...

November 30, 2007

Of the thousands of publicly traded companies in the United States, very few have CEOs...

Of the thousands of publicly traded companies in the United States, very few have CEOs under the age of 35. Gymboree Corp. is one of them. At 34, Matthew McCauley is the youngest CEO in the company’s 31-year history. What role did his youth play in his success?

November 7, 2007

San Francisco, The...