Retailing


Discounters, Dollar Stores Rise in Top 100 Retailers List

Dollar Store

Washington—Consumers looking for lower prices and bargains helped move up discounters and especially dollar stores in the latest … [Read more...]

Early Retailing Exec Publishes Memoir

Joanna Bradshaw's book Jody

Want an insider’s look at department store retailing in the 1960s and 70s? In the new memoir "Jody" (AuthorHouse), Joanna “Jody” … [Read more...]

JCPenney, Aldo Team Up for Shop-In-Shop Concept

JCPenney, Aldo Team Up for Shop-In-Shop Concept

Plano, TX and Montreal—JCPenney and Aldo USA announced today that the department store would be the exclusive U.S. retailer for … [Read more...]

Newbury Comics Breaks into Fashion with Punk.com

Furry "Spirit Hoods" are among the electic mix of fashion available at Newbury Comic's new website, punk.com.

Boston--Move over New York and L.A.! The fashion minded folks from one of America’s most renowned indie music chains, Newbury … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Latest Exclusive: Britney Spears for Candie’s

Kohl’s Latest Exclusive: Britney Spears for Candie’s

New York—Pop singer icon Britany Spears is exercising her prerogative as a designer. And she’s hoping for a hit “one more time” in … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept Reports Consumer Spending Increased in May

Mall shopping photo

Washington—Consumer spending—a key growth engine for the U.S. economy--edged up in May after being flat in April but still hitting … [Read more...]

Madonna Revives ’80s Chic with New ‘Material Girl’ Line

adonna Revives ’80s Chic with New ‘Material Girl’ Line

You know that we are living in a material world, right? Just in case you forgot, Madonna’s bringing back her signature ‘80s flare … [Read more...]

Fendi Receives $2.5 Million Settlement with Filene’s

Filene's Basement

New York--Fendi has reached a $2.5 million settlement last week that resolved its 2006 lawsuit claiming that Filene’s Basement … [Read more...]

Forever 21 Opens Giant Flagship in Times Square

Forever 21 Times Square

New York—Forever 21’s mammoth four-story, nearly 100,000-square foot flagship opened today in Time Square, making it the largest … [Read more...]

American Apparel Buoyed by Investment

American Apparel

New York--Shares in Los Angeles-based American Apparel have risen after news of an amended credit agreement and that business … [Read more...]

Business Leaders Welcome Anti-Piracy Strategy

Vice President Joe Biden with Victoria Espinel, the Obama Administration's IP czar, at the announcement of a new government strategy to combat counterfeiting.

Washington--Retail associations and other business leaders have welcomed the U.S. government’s first-ever strategy announced this … [Read more...]

H&M Posts 30% Mid-Year Profit Growth

H&M Logo

Stockholm--H&M has boosted sales and profit during the first half of the year, and announced plans to move into three new … [Read more...]