Retailing


eBay to Buy German Website for $200 Million

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Berlin--The battle for growth in the online apparel market took another turn today as e-commerce giant eBay revealed plans to buy … [Read more...]

Online Holiday Spending to Date 12% Increase

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Reston, VA–While “Free Shipping Day” (Dec. 17) showed at 61% increase over last year as more than 1,500 merchants offered free … [Read more...]

NRF: Proposed Debit Card Swipe Fee Regulations to Help Retailers

Debit Cards

Washington–New proposed limits on debit card swipe fees would result in lower costs for retailers and even discounted prices for … [Read more...]

Gap’s ‘Made in USA” Feed Bags Made in China

Gap's Made in USA FEED bag

San Francisco--The Gap can’t catch a public relations break. After the retailer's recently attempted rebranding debacle, which … [Read more...]

NPD: Top Sellers on Holiday Wish Lists

Wrislets, like these from Coach, have garnered quite a following with sales increasing 25% in the last two years, NPD Group reports.

Port Washington, NY–What's topping fashionistas’ wish lists this holiday? Plenty of accessories and footwear items apparently. NPD … [Read more...]

Everlast Inks Exculsive with Sears Holdings

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Hoffman Estates, IL--Sports and fitness brand Everlast Worldwide inked an exclusive license deal with Sears Holdings, which will … [Read more...]

Burlington Coat Factory Posts Q3 Loss

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Burlington, NJ—Burlington Coat Factory blamed unusually warm weather in September and October for pushing it to a third quarter … [Read more...]

‘Lost Mitten Club” Solves a Problem Single Handedly

Lost Mitten Club

Dodgeville, WI—During the season when we travel over the river and through the woods, we sometimes lose a single glove or mitten … [Read more...]

Macy’s to Build New Fulfillment Center

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Charleston, WV--Macy's will build a major new fulfillment near Martinsburg in Berkeley County, West Virginia, to support continued … [Read more...]

H&M Reports Strong November

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Stockholm--H&M reported today that its November sales jump 17%, boosted by new store openings.The specialty store giant … [Read more...]

Postal Services Report Shipping Peaks

Postal Sevice Reports Shipping Peaks

Memphis and Atlanta—Santa's helpers (FedEx, UPS and the U.S Postal Service) are busier than ever.If the latest shipping and … [Read more...]

Study: 50% of Smart Phone Users Plan Mobile Shopping

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New York—If you think that mobile commerce is a future technology for retail, think again. A recent survey of 2,000 U.S. consumer … [Read more...]