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Stein Mart Program Bear Hugs Children in Need

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Jacksonville, FL—Stein Mart plans its latest chain-wide charitable program, "Give a Bear," in an effort to provide less fortunate … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. Announces Commitment to Advance the Lives of One Million Women

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New York—Gap Inc. CEO Art Peck announced today a significant Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action to advance the lives … [Read more...]

Meijer Launches 4 More Skechers Concept Shops


Grand Rapids, MI--Only six months after Meijer announced the opening of its first Skechers concept shop inside its Knapp's Corner … [Read more...]

Nordstrom Announces Treasure&Bond Donation and Expansion into Accessories


Seattle—Nordstrom’s give-back brand, Treasure&Bond is doing well and will be expanded including accessories, the retailer said … [Read more...]

JTV to Air “JTV Rock Star Designer” Extended Episode Season Finale


Knoxville, TN--To conclude its first-ever reality television series, Jewelry Television (JTV) will air an extended episode season … [Read more...]

What (and Who) Made Victoria Secret’s Latest Sexy List?

Victoria's Secret announces the 2015 What is Sexy? List honoring the hottest and most inspiring women in Hollywood who embody a confident and aspirational lifestyle. (PRNewsFoto/Victoria's Secret)

New York—As a purveyor “of all things sexy,” Victoria's Secret announced today the 2015 What Is Sexy? List honoring the hottest … [Read more...]

Henri Bendel Goes Orange Tonight to End Hunger


New York—Not everything about New York Fashion Week is about the superficial. Tonight Henri Bendel and Food Bank For New York City … [Read more...]

Hudson’s Bay to Open 3 of its Retail Brands in American Dream NJ

American Dream is being developed by The Triple Five Group of Companies, owners of the two largest shopping and entertainment centers in North America, Mall of America and West Edmonton Mall.

Toronto and New York--Hudson's Bay Company, which has been on a buying spree (Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, OFF 5th) today … [Read more...]

Target to Oust Cherokee Brand


Minneapolis—In a blow that may have repercussions for other licensed brands, Target has decided not to renew its apparel and … [Read more...]

Carrie Underwood to Headline This Year’s Belk Bowl, Dec. 30

Carrie Underwood to perform at 2015 Belk Bowl FanFest on Dec. 31. (PRNewsFoto/Belk, Inc.)

Charlotte, NC—Belk has been the subject of many news articles lately (it sold to Sycamore Partners for $3 billion.) Now the … [Read more...]

Banana Republic, CFDA Partner to Support Emerging U.S. Designers

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New York—Made—and designed—in the USA is something that’s on the minds of many retailers these days—from Walmart to Macy’s to … [Read more...] Launches Alliance to Provide Independent Designers an Outlet


New York—Determined to attract yet another generation to its department store business, Macy’s today announced the launch of a … [Read more...]