Retailing


JCPenney to Unveil New Logo During Academy Awards

JCPenney new logo

Plano, TX—JCPenney wants to modernize its image and what better place to start than the central zone for image-making itself: The … [Read more...]

Q4 Reports: Saks, Dillard’s Profit on Sales Increases

Saks Fifth Avenue flagship

More Full Priced Sales Push Saks Inc. into Q4 ProfitNew York—Saks Inc. reported today that sales of full-price … [Read more...]

TJX Q4 Profit Down Despite Sales Increase

TJ Maxx

Framingham, MA--TJX Cos. Inc. reported today that its fourth quarter profit fell 15% due to costs associated with closing its A.J. … [Read more...]

Walmart Q4 Profit Up 27% But U.S. Division ‘Disappoints’

Walmart

Bentonville, AR—While Walmart posted today a 27% increase in profit for the fourth quarter largely due to its international sales … [Read more...]

Macy’s Q4 Profit Jumps 50%

Macy's

New York--Macy's Inc.'s fourth-quarter profit grew 50%, topping the company's own estimates, helped by improved sales and lower … [Read more...]

Target to Launch Calypso St. Barths Collaboration

An item from the Calypso St. Barths line. Expect the Target collaboration to have the same easy-breezy vibe.

Minneapolis--Can’t afford that St. Barths Caribbean beach vacation? No worries. Target has announced a collaboration with the line … [Read more...]

Erica Lyons Completes 268 In-Store Shops at Bon Ton

Erica Lyons shop-in-shops at Bon Ton

Providence, RI--Leading designer fashion jewelry brand Erica Lyons Jewelry recently completed installation of 268 newly designed … [Read more...]

Nordstrom to Buy Flash Sale Site Haute Look

Haute Look logo

Seattle—Hey, if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. Or buy ’em.As online flash-sales continue to eat away at traditional e-tailing … [Read more...]

PPR Shuffles CEOs as Full Year Income Rises 24%

Francois-Henri Pinault, chairman and chief executive of PPR, will assume control of the Gucci Group luxurygoods division next month.

Paris--PPR SA, the luxurygoods group that owns Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, and Bottega Veneta brands among others, moved … [Read more...]

Abercrombie & Fitch Q4 Profit Nearly Doubles

Abercrombie & Fitch

New Albany, OH--Abercrombie & Fitch Co., which struggled and lost share during the height of the recession, reported today … [Read more...]

U.S. Commerce Dept January Sales Edge Up

January Sales Edge Up

Washington—Retail sales edged up in January, marking the seventh straight month of increases, but falling below what economists … [Read more...]

NPD Group: 2010 Apparel Sales Up 2%

NPD Group

Port Washington, NY—Sales of apparel in the United States improved in 2010, rising almost 2%, but still lagging behind other … [Read more...]