The board of directors is evaluating strategic alternatives for Jones Apparel Group .
We are dropping coverage of Jones Group JNY . We provide broad coverage of more than 1,700 companies across a wide variety of sectors and industries, and adjust our coverage as necessary based on client demand and investor interest.
extremely difficult for a business like Jones Apparel to build a lasting economic moat ..... power from its larger customers. Jones ' reliance on department stores increased ..... revenue in 2011.Though its size gives Jones scale advantages, it may hurt its
Jones Group JNY announced that it has engaged in discussions ..... multiple of approximately 7.3 times. Jones Group, which would use the funds to some ..... 2010 at 9.2% (ahead of the reported Jones Group margin of 4%), which could support
Jones Apparel Group JNY reported fourth-quarter earnings that were in line with our expectations ..... the fourth quarter after excluding impairment charges. In 2010, Jones Apparel will continue to concentrate on managing costs through careful inventory
distribution, and geographies.VF generates higher profit margins than other leading apparel companies, including Jones Apparel JNY and Liz Claiborne LIZ.Wrangler and Riders are the top-selling men's and women's jean brands in the mass channel
drive traffic. Jones has been busy ..... its products. Jones Apparel Group is suffering ..... feedback for the Jones New York Signature ..... believe that Jones Apparel will be able ..... estimate for Jones Apparel Group remains at
We're placing Jones Apparel JNY under review while we transfer coverage ..... stores will represent about 70% of Jones ' total store base by 2011. In our ..... merchandise. During the quarter, Jones entered into a new $650 million credit
As expected, Jones Apparel JNY reported weak first-quarter figures because of continued ..... activity and deleveraged fixed costs, particularly at Jones ' own retail stores. In response, Jones announced that it will close 225 underperforming stores
Jones Apparel JNY reported fourth-quarter and full-year ..... customers as well as lower traffic at malls. Jones continued to exit certain moderate sportswear ..... because of the exit of unprofitable lines. Jones not only gave a larger amount of markdown