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Walmart Surprises with Profit Beat, Comp Store Increase

Walmart store

Bentonville, AR—Walmart surprised many today with an earnings report that beat analysts’ forecasts as comp store sales rose for … [Read more...]

TJX Scores Q3 Profit, Sales Rise, Beats Estimates


Framingham, MA—TJX Co. scored another strong earnings report, one of the better ones from a retailer during earnings week: the … [Read more...]

Trend Webinar: Fall/Winter 2016/17 Now on Demand

Webinar Fall 16 and 17 collage

Due to popular demand, Accessories Magazine's Fall/Winter 2016/17 trends are now available for download.Price only $85.Are … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Appoints COO, Who Will Be Competing for Future CEO Role

Sona Chawla

Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl’s announced today that Sona Chawla, a former Walgreens executive, has been named its new chief operating … [Read more...]

Attorneys General Call for PIN Numbers on New Credit Cards


Washington—Nine attorneys general sent a letter to top credit card companies and banks on Monday calling for the use of personal … [Read more...]

Dillard’s Q3 Sales, Profit Miss Prompts Fall in Shares

Favorite Fall Look at Dillard's: UGG poncho, boots

Little Rock, AR—In the same disappointing as other retailers have been reporting during third quarter earnings week, Dillard’s … [Read more...]

50% of Americans Plan to Visit a Mall on Black Friday


New York--The 2015 International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Black Friday Shopping Study shows more than 7 in 10 Americans … [Read more...]

Retail Dish: Urban Outfitters to Buy Gourmet Pizza Chain


Philadelphia—In a move to diversify that left many analysts scratching their heads in wonderment, Urban Outfitters Inc. announced … [Read more...]

JCPenney Has Better-Than-Expected Q3, Highest Comps in 9 Years


Plano, TX—JCPenney today posted better better-than-expected third quarter sales, helped by demand for home, footwear, handbags and … [Read more...]

Fossil to Acquire Wearable Tech Innovator Misfit

Introducing: Fossil Q. The connected accessory that fits your style, tracks your steps, and keeps you curious. With two types of connected watches (both display and non-display) and two styles of connected bracelets (one for men and one for women), there's something for everyone. Fashion meets function in stores October 25. (PRNewsFoto/Fossil)

Richardson, TX– Only weeks after introducing its first smartwatch collection, Fossil Group, Inc. announced Thursday that it plans … [Read more...]

Hermès Boasts Strong Q3, Maintains Growth Forecast


Paris—On the upper end, growth tends to be on target despite the slowdown in Greater Asia. On Thursday, Hermès reported its third … [Read more...]

Nordstrom Q3 Comps Disappoint, Lowers Forecast


Seattle--Nordstrom Inc. reported Thursday a smaller-than-expected comparable sales growth and a lowered forecast, sending its … [Read more...]