Shoe company Deckers Outdoor Corp posted better-than-expected first-quarter results, helped by strength in its UGG brand, but it forecast a second-quarter loss, sending its shares down more than 7 percent.
Shoe maker Wolverine World Wide Inc posted a first-quarter profit that beat market expectations, as strong sales at key brands and lower operating expenses helped offset some of the hit from unfavorable foreign exchange rates.
Clothing retailer C&A will continue to expand its branch network in Europe, unfazed by the global economic downturn, it said on Wednesday 22 April after reporting a rise in full-year sales and market share.
British fashion retailer Alexon Group Plc posted a 79% fall in its full-year adjusted pretax profit mainly on lower margins and a poor performance at its Bay Trading brand, and said that it would not pay a final dividend.
Discount fashion retailer Primark said on Tuesday 21 April its operating margins may fall further in its second-half after sliding in its first-half due to the extras costs from a new distribution centre.