Retailing


H&M July Sales Beat Forecast

H&M

Stockholm—H & M beat expectations with a 10% rise in July sales and said it expects to continue its rapid expansion, the … [Read more...]

Dillard’s Swings 2Q Profit, Net Sales Down 2.7%

Dillard's storefront

Little Rock, AR--Dillard's Inc. posted  a second-quarter profit today citing improved margins and inventory control despite … [Read more...]

Nordstrom Q2 Profits and Sales Rise

Nordstrom shopping bag

Seattle—While Nordstrom reported Thursday that its second-quarter profit jumped 39% and its revenue rose 13%, the company … [Read more...]

JCPenney 2Q Profits Increase, But Conservative on Full Year

JCPenney storefront

Plano, TX—JCPenney Co. reported today better-than-expected quarterly profits, helped by improved cost controls and its expansion … [Read more...]

Spending Pulse: July Retail Sales Mixed

Spending Pulse

Purchase, NY--"It's growth, but it's pretty weak growth," said Kamalesh Rao, director of Economic Research for SpendingPulse about … [Read more...]

Hermes, Colette Launch Web Campaign Promoting Scarves

The "J'aime mon carre" website touts scarves to young women worldwide

Paris—If you think an Hermès scarf is just something that Queen Elizabeth ties around her head on a blustery afternoon at … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. Looks Online for International Expansion

Gap Inc.

San Francisco--Gap Inc. has announced recently that it is aiming to make online shopping available in up to 65 countries.Gap … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Q2 Profit Rises 14%

Kohl's

Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl's has boosted second quarter and first-half profits after improving sales and inventory management, the … [Read more...]

Fortunoff to Return to Retail this Fall

Fortunoff to Return to Retail this Fall

New York—Fortunoff, once the “Source” for fine jewelry, watches, home furnishings and outdoor furniture in the New York tri-state … [Read more...]

Macy’s Q2 Profit Beats Estimates, Raises Full Year Forecast

Macy's Inc.

Cincinnati--Macy's Inc.'s net income surged in the second quarter due in large part to its My Macy’s localization plans and its … [Read more...]

American Apparel Hit by 2Q Decline, Legal Action

American Apparel

Los Angeles--American Apparel warned Tuesday that it will struggle to file its second quarter financial results on time, adding … [Read more...]

Von Mauer to Launch New Mall Specialty Chain

Von Mauer to Launch New Mall Specialty Chain

Davenport, IA--Von Maur Inc. recently announced plans to launch a chain of mall-based specialty stores that could compete with … [Read more...]