Retailing


Urban Outfitter’s 1st Quarter Earnings Soar 72%

Urban Outfitters storefront

Philadelphia—Citing improved margins and decreased markdowns, Urban Outfitters Inc. reported today its first quarter earnings hit … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Raises Full Year Guidance on 1st Quarter Gains

Kohl's

Menomonee Falls, WI---Kohl's Corporation today said shoppers appeared “a little more confident” after it posted a 45.3% jump in … [Read more...]

Tobe Report: Online Strategies to Drive Retail Sales Growth

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New York–Retailers are employing new and innovative online business initiatives as a way to drive sales growth, according to Tobe … [Read more...]

Macy’s 1st Quarter Profits Beat Estimates

Macy's

New York—Macy’s Inc. said today that had a better-than-expected first quarter profit of $23 million, rooted, company officials … [Read more...]

Retail Report: Dealing with Bad Buzz

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New York—While social media is a fun and relatively inexpensive way for retailers to connect with consumers, it also opens the … [Read more...]

Nordstrom Opens First Rack Store in NYC

Nordstrom Rack on Union Square

New York—While Nordstrom Inc. continues to look for a suitable Manhattan flagship  location, its Nordstrom Rack division opens … [Read more...]

Luxury Study: Fewer but More Affluent Consumers

Luxury Shoppers

Stevens, PA—In its annual report on the state of the luxury market released today, Unity Marketing found that the actual number of … [Read more...]

Harrods Sold to Qatar Investment Group for $2.25 Billion

Harrod's

London--Legendary department store Harrods was sold over the weekend to investment group Qatar Holding for a reported $2.25 … [Read more...]

May Holidays to Affect Month’s Sales Totals?

Mother's Day

Columbus, OH--Retailers and market analysts will be keeping a close eye on Mother’s Day and Memorial Day holidays as reassurance … [Read more...]

Hermes Posts 1st Quarter Sales Boost

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Paris--Hermès International posted first quarter sales Thursday that were the largest of any luxurygoods quarterly reports so far. … [Read more...]

Bebe 3rd Quarter Loss Widens

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Brisbane, CA--Bebe Stores has reported a wider third quarter net loss amid declining sales.Net sales for the third quarter … [Read more...]

Nike Targets $27 Billion by 2015

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New York--Athletic footwear and activewear brand Nike is targeting revenues of $27 billion by the end of fiscal 2015, led by … [Read more...]