SGB Update Apparel
Luxury outerwear brand Nobis opened three stores in Beijing and Shanghai, marking the brand’s entry into the Chinese retail space.
The Placer.ai data revealed that Nike drew 324.9 percent more retail store visits on Black Friday 2023, Lululemon, for its part, saw a visit bump of 467.7 percent on November 24, bringing the brand closer to its pre-pandemic Black Friday frenzy levels.
Macy’s Inc. hired Tracy Preston as chief legal officer and corporate secretary. Previously, she was the chief compliance officer, chief legal officer and corporate secretary of HanesBrands, Inc.
S&P Global Ratings revised its debt rating outlook on Topgolf Callaway Brands Corp. to negative from stable due to its recent report of weaker-than-expected performance for the third quarter despite maintaining relatively consistent S&P Global Ratings-adjusted EBITDA margins.
Isbjörn of Sweden hired Toronto-based sales agency Sprout Sales, Inc., led by industry veteran Kelly Holmes, as its retail sales agent for the Canadian market.
Nobull appointed Susie Mulder, the former global brand president of Timberland, as chief operating officer, effective immediately.
Underwear maker Saxx appointed Tom Berry as chief executive officer, succeeding Wendy Bennison. Most recently, Berry was president and CEO of the America’s region for the Danish footwear company Ecco.
G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. raised its earnings guidance for the year after EPS in the third quarter ended October 31 came in well above plan, boosted by strength at wholesale channels. Sales eased 1 percent in the period.
G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. hired Dana Perlman as chief growth and operations officer, effective January 8, 2024. Most recently, Perlman spent over ten years working at PVH Corp.
The Buckle, Inc. announced a special dividend of $2.50 per share and several executive appointments, including a VP of Sales; VP, Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary; and VP of Marketing.
REI confirmed plans to close its store in downtown Santa Monica, CA, due, in part, to higher costs of doing business. The two-story, 32,000-square-foot location will close February 29, 2024.
Livsn Designs, a sustainable outdoor apparel brand, reported it raised seed capital led by RZC Investments, a Bentonville, AK-based multi-strategy investment firm on behalf of Steuart and Tom Walton.