Jones Apparel Narrows Q4 Loss

Jones Apparel Group Inc., the owner of Nine West, reported a loss of $130.4 million, or $1.53 a share, in the fourth quarter, compared with a year-earlier loss of $822.9 million, or $10.08 a share. The latest results included just $150 million in write-do

Two Bikestations to Open in California

Bikestation, which operates bike-transit centers, is opening its latest locations in the cities of Claremont and Covina in California this month. Since Bikestation Claremont is on the same transit line and shares the same access technology as Bikestation

Li Ning to Unveil First U.S. Retail Location

Li Ning, the Chinese athletic apparel and footwear company, on Feb. 15 will unveil its first U.S. retail store and showroom located in the heart of Portland's Pearl District. Sponsored athlete Baron Davis of the Los Angeles Clippers will be on hand

LaCrosse Footwear Plans New Danner Factory

LaCrosse Footwear, Inc. plans to move into a new Danner factory in Portland, Oregon. The new factory will be approximately 59,000 square feet, representing twice the square footage of the company's existing Portland-based factory which is being repl

TSA to Open in Former Joe’s Location in Issaquah

The Sports Authority plans to open a 43,000 square foot store in a former Joe's Sports & Outdoors location in Issaquah, WA, at the Town and Country Shopping Center by late spring. TSA's website shows that stores were recently opened in former Jo

Hincapie Sportswear Hires Northeast Reps

Hincapie Sportswear, manufacturer of clothing for cyclists, has hired Will Mahler as retail sales representatives for the brand in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia…

Concessions Approved at New Era’s Derby Plant

Workers at The New Era Cap Co. approved a tentative agreement providing wage and benefit concessions that will enable the company to keep operating its plant in the Derby area of Evans while closing one in Alabama…

Fila Golf Licensee Hires PR Firm

Fersten Worldwide (FW), the official licensee of Fila branded Golf apparel and headwear in North America, has appointed Buffalo Communications to provide publicity and media-relations services for its Fila Golf Collection…