January 27, 2001
The Irvine designer and manufacturer of women's clothing and accessories reported that net income for the fiscal fourth quarter more than doubled to $9.1 million, or $1.22 a share, from $4.5 million, or 53 cents a share, a year ago. Sales for the quarter ended Oct. 29 rose 19% to $91.3 million. For the year, net income totaled $23.8 million, or $3 a share, 62% higher than the $14.7 million, or 98 cents a share, for the prior year. Sales increased 14% to $336.5 million.
October 15, 2002 |
Kelly Gray, co-president and signature model of upscale clothier St. John Knits International Inc., will become co-chief executive after the retirement of her father and company founder, Robert E. Gray, the firm said Monday. In a statement, 76-year-old Robert Gray said he also was stepping down as chairman of the board. He will be succeeded by Jim Kelley, managing director of Vestar Capital Partners, which is St. John's majority stockholder.
August 10, 2006 |
It's like mixing a tongue stud with a tiara. She was the face of an upper-crust women's clothing company that dressed first ladies and chief executives. He is the heavily tattooed bass player for heavy-metal band Motley Crue. Now, former St. John Knits International Inc. executive Kelly Gray and Nikki Sixx have joined forces to launch a line of men's clothing.
April 5, 2006
High-end apparel maker St. John Knits International Inc. said Chief Executive Richard Cohen was leaving the company immediately for family reasons. Board member Philip B. Miller, a former chairman and CEO of Saks Fifth Avenue, will serve as the interim chief until the Irvine-based company finds a replacement. Miller has been a St. John director since 2003.
September 14, 2000
St. John Knits International Inc., Irvine designer and manufacturer of women's clothing and accessories, said net income for the third fiscal quarter totaled $5.7 million, or 70 cents a share, contrasted with a loss of $3.9 million, or 29 cents a share, for the same period last year. Sales for the quarter ended July 30 rose 19% to $83.4 million.
September 12, 2002
* Freedom Communications Inc. named Doreen Wade to succeed Alan J. Bell as president of its broadcasting operations. Wade has been general manager of a Freedom CBS affiliate in West Palm Beach, Fla. Bell was named chief executive and president of Freedom Communications last month after Samuel C. Wogemuth resigned under pressure from the Hoiles family, which owns the Irvine company. The broadcast division includes five CBS and three ABC television network affiliates. * St.