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February 19, 2013

Fashion jewelry retailer Claire's Stores said that it expects to report a 13.4% spike in net sales to $493 million for the fourth quarter over the same period last year, thanks in part to an additional week of net sales and a comparable-store sales increase of 5.4%.

February 13, 2013

Former Sam's Club exec, Linda Hefner Filler, has joined Claire’s Stores, as North America president, effective March 1. She will report to Jim Fielding, CEO.

February 8, 2013

Claire's Stores has named Dina Keenan as global SVP/chief marketing officer.

October 30, 2012

Claire's Stores has opened its first locations in Venezuela and Panama.

August 2, 2012

Claire's Stores announced that Jay Friedman, president of Claire's Stores North America, has resigned effective immediately.

June 12, 2012

Claire's Stores announced Monday that its COO James G. Conroy has departed the company, effective immediately.

June 6, 2012

NEW YORK — Claire’s Stores Inc. has named James Fielding, former president of Disney Stores Worldwide, as CEO, effective June 18. Fielding, who resigned from Disney on Monday, will also join Claire’s board of directors.

“I look forward to capitalizing on the many growth initiatives available to the company, including new stores, development of the Icing concept, continued international expansion in markets such as Mexico, India and China, and optimization of e-commerce,” Fielding said in a statement.

January 6, 2012

Claire's Stores has announced that Eugene Kahn , the company's CEO, has resigned. The company said its board of directors will conduct a search for a new CEO and will consider both internal and external candidates for this position.

October 4, 2011

Claire's Stores, Inc. said Tuesday that it has named Beatrice Lafon President of the European Division, effective immediately.

January 4, 2011

Claire's Stores has announced the appointment of Jay Friedman as president of the North American division, reporting to Gene Kahn, CEO, effective immediately.

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