Retailing


BaubleBar Gets Another $20M Round of Funding

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New York--BaubleBar has scored another $20 million in new funding, the e-tailer confirmed on Monday.The Series C round was led … [Read more...]

1.2 Million Walmart Workers to Receive Pay Increases

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Bentonville, AR--More than 1.2 million Walmart workers will receive a pay increase starting Feb. 21, reported the nation’s largest … [Read more...]

American Apparel Ex-CEO Dov Charney Defends Himself in Bankruptcy Court

Dov Charney, found and controversial leader at American Apparel

Wilmington, DE—Ousted American Apparel CEO/Founder Dov Charney made what could be his final attempt to wrestle back the bankrupt … [Read more...]

Bloomingdale’s Store to Open in Kuwait in 2017

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Cincinnati--Macy's, Inc. today announced that a Bloomingdale's store is planned to open in spring 2017 in Kuwait as part of a … [Read more...]

The Webster Opens First Location Outside Of Florida at Galleria In Houston

The Webster owner Laure Heriard Dubreuil opened a fourth boutique at The Galleria at Houston

Dallas—Famed Miami specialty retailer The Webster just opened its fourth boutique inside The Galleria in Houston. The 5,000 square … [Read more...]

Tiffany Cuts Outlook, Jobs as Holiday Sales Decline

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 New York—Tiffany & Co today reported lackluster holiday sales, blaming the strong U.S. dollar and weaker tourist spending for … [Read more...]

Brentwood Associates Buys Boston Proper from Chico’s

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Los Angeles--Brentwood Associates, a private equity investment firm, announced today that it has acquired Boston Proper … [Read more...]

Walmart to Close Nearly 300 Stores; 16,000 Jobs Up in the Air

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Bentonville, AR—Walmart today revealed it plans to close 269 stores internationally (154 in the USA) and end its smallest store … [Read more...]

Sears Holdings to Shutter Even More Kmart, Sears Doors

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Hoffman Estates, IL—Lately, store closings have been a signal that business is off at some channels of retail. New closings … [Read more...]

Bon-Ton Reports 1.5% Decline in Holiday Sales

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York, PA—Another retailer warns about the warm weather impact on its holiday sales. Today Bon-Ton Stores Inc. reported its … [Read more...]

Aeropostale to Eliminate Jobs, But Reiterates Forecast

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New York—Another retailer is reporting job cuts in an effort to counter dwindling sales. Today, Aéropostale announced a cost … [Read more...]

Tissini Makes “Major Donation” to Immigrant Organization in Florida

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Miami--Tissini, an Avon-like catalog sales company aimed at Hispanic women, a successful fashion accessories company in the field … [Read more...]