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True Religion Net Falls 8.4%

On Thursday the firm released fourth-quarter earnings that unexpectedly declined and sales that, while higher, fell short of estimates.

Hugo Boss Profits Surge in 4th Qtr., Year

Group generated a 53 percent increase in net profits in 2011 on a 9 percent gain in sales.

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Ralph Lauren Profits Up, American Living Ending

Total revenues for the quarter rose 16.6% to $1.81 billion, which includes a total sales gain of 17.2% to $1.76 billion.

Levi’s Seeks $1.2B in Dockers Sales

On earnings call, ceo Chip Bergh noted brand has “struggled” and that stopping its “rapid erosion” was among his top priorities.

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Bernard Arnault Touts Banner Year for LVMH

French luxury conglomerate cites “excellent” momentum in Europe, U.S. and Asia in 2011.

Bernard Chaus in Debt-Restructuring Deal

The firm has struck a deal with China Ting Group, clearing one hurdle to taking the company private.

Ralph Bartel Raises Stake in Lanvin

The entrepreneur increased his stake in the fast-growing fashion house to 25 percent from 12.5 percent.

Burberry Sees Sales Increase 22% in Qtr.

Third-quarter figures reflect strong demand for outerwear and leather goods.

PVH Ups EPS Guidance for Q4, Fiscal Year 2011

Investors in after-market trading were disappointed with the apparel giant's preliminary EPS estimate for fiscal year 2012.

Kate Spade Leads Liz Claiborne's Direct-to-Consumer Comps

Firm said its chief financial officer, Andrew Warren, is leaving the company on March 16.

Bogus Apparel Tops Fed Seizure List in 2011

China maintained its status as the number-one source of counterfeit products and pirated goods confiscated, accounting for 62 percent.

Delta Galil's Bid for Jones Group Division at Impasse?

The deal that was supposed to be made or broken in a month is now approaching the end of its third month, with no handshake in sight.

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