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  • 4/3/13 11:21 am PDT

    Seasoned Merchandising Executive to Elevate Brand’s Offering for Next Phase of Growth

    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--bebe stores, inc. (NASDAQ: BEBE) today announced that it has named Katrina Glusac as Chief Merchandising Officer, effective immediately. In her new role, Ms. Glusac will lead the merchandising, visual merchandising and planning & allocations teams in defining and building the brand’s merchandising offerings across all categories. She reports to the Company’s CEO Steve Birkhold and will work closely with Brigitte Bogartmore...
  • 2/20/13 4:00 am PST
    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--bebe stores, inc. today announced its appointment of Brigitte Bogart as Executive Vice President of Design and Product Development, effective immediately. Rejoining bebe in a newly created role, Ms. Bogart will lead the design team for the brand. She reports to Steve Birkhold, bebe’s recently appointed CEO. Ms. Bogart is a highly respected and successful creative design executive with over two decades of ready-more...
  • 2/4/13 5:30 pm PST

    FALL 2013 COLLECTION TO DEBUT AT FFANYTRADE SHOW FEB 5-7, 2013

    BRISBANE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--bebe stores, inc. is stepping out with ALDO. The specialty retailer has entered into a strategic global licensing agreement with ALDO Product Services (APS), a division of the ALDO Group, to design, manufacture and distribute bebe’s footwear. The new bebe shoe collection will be shown at ALDO’s corporate showroom during FFANY — the quarterly trade show of the Fashion Footwear Association of New York; Februarymore...
  • 1/31/13 4:30 pm PST
    BRISBANE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--bebe stores, inc. (Nasdaq: BEBE) today announced that its Board of Directors declared bebe’s quarterly cash dividend of $0.025 per share. The dividend is payable on March 14, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 28, 2013. bebe stores, inc. is a global specialty retailer, which designs, develops and produces a distinctive line of contemporary women’s apparel and accessories undermore...
  • 1/31/13 1:00 pm PST
    BRISBANE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--bebe stores, inc. (NASDAQ:BEBE) today announced unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended December 29, 2012. Net sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2013 were $135.5 million, a decrease of 10.9% from $152.0 million reported for the second quarter a year ago. As previously reported, comparable store sales for the quarter ended December 29, 2012 decreased 10.5% compared to an increase of 9.6%more...
  • 1/3/13 4:00 am PST
    BRISBANE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--bebe stores, inc. (Nasdaq: BEBE) today reported retail sales of $124.6 million for the second fiscal quarter ended December 29, 2012, a decrease of 11.7% compared to $141.1 million for the fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2011. The decrease was primarily driven by a 15% comparable store traffic decrease during the quarter, with December being the most negative. Comparable store sales for the fiscal quartermore...
  • 1/3/13 3:00 am PST

    Founder, Chairman and CEO Manny Mashouf to be Non-Executive Chairman

    Steve Birkhold, Accomplished Brand Builder, Named bebe CEO

    BRISBANE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--bebe stores, inc. (NASDAQ: BEBE) today announced a Chief Executive Officer succession and said that Steve Birkhold will join the company as CEO, effective immediately. Mr. Birkhold will succeed Manny Mashouf, bebe’s founder, Chairman and current CEO, who will become Non-executive Chairman. The company previously announced in October 2012 that it was initiating a CEO search. Mr. Birkhold, a highly respectedmore...
  • 11/21/12 3:19 pm PST

    Cyber Monday: Nov. 26, 2012

    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To appeal to its digitally savvy customer base—including 3 million Facebook followers--bebe has planned a Cyber Monday event that's irresistible to budget-conscious fashionistas—and to anyone planning a wedding. Modeled on flash sales, the event presents shoppers with new discounts on select bebe.com merchandise every two hours on Monday, November 26, 2012. Offers include (times are PSTmore...
  • 11/21/12 3:17 pm PST

    On your mark, get set, get married!

    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--bebe’s gorgeous wedding gowns will be discounted by 50% in a groundbreaking Cyber Monday Sale. The timing of the sale coincides with the beginning of engagement season—more engagements happen during the holidays than at any other time of year. And with prices this low, customers will be tempted to put the cart before the horse and buy one of these stunning dresses before they are even engagedmore...
  • 11/19/12 1:00 pm PST
    BRISBANE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--bebe stores, inc. (NASDAQ:BEBE) announced today that its board of directors has authorized a program to repurchase up to $30 million of its common stock. The Company intends, from time to time, as business conditions warrant, to repurchase stock in the open market or through private transactions. Purchases may be increased, decreased or discontinued at any time without prior notice. The plan does not obligate themore...