Retailing


Report: Amazon to Open Retail Location in Midtown Manhattan

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New York—Thanks to the Internet, everyone seemed abuzz today after a report surfaced that Amazon.com is planning a … [Read more...]

Bloomingdale’s Opens High-Tech Palo Alto Store

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Stanford, CA--Bloomingdale’s officially opens its redesigned Stanford Shopping Center store in Palo Alto, Calif. today, one of the … [Read more...]

Art Peck Named Gap Inc. CEO as Murphy Retires

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San Francisco--Art Peck will succeed Glenn Murphy as chief executive of Gap Inc., as of February 1, 2015. Murphy will retire and … [Read more...]

Christopher & Banks Downgrades Q3 Sales Forecast

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Minneapolis—Following Christopher & Banks’ announcement on Tuesday that it lowered its third quarter, company executives fly … [Read more...]

Fast Retailing Full Year Profit Falls 29% Despite Sales Rise

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Tokyo—Fast Retailing Co., parent to Uniqlo, reported today that its net profit for the year ended in August was down some 29% as … [Read more...]

Report: Sears Vendors May Be Getting Nervous

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Hoffman Estates, IL--Even after borrowing $400 million from CEO Edward Lampert  in September and selling shares of Sears Canada to … [Read more...]

Boot Barn Files for a $86 Million IPO

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Irvine, CA--Boot Barn Holdings, a western apparel and footwear retailer with 155 stores, filed today with the SEC to raise up to … [Read more...]

Belk, Ralph Lauren Join Forces in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

The Belk Mobile Mammography Center (BMMC) features the new Ralph Lauren sneaker, which was created as part of the recently announced partnership. The BMMC provides screening mammograms to women across the Southeast with clinical services provided by Charlotte Radiology

Charlotte, NC—Belk and Ralph Lauren Corp. have unveiled a partnership focused on increasing breast cancer awareness. As a key … [Read more...]

RILA Launches Retailers on the Road to Sustainability

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Arlington, VA—While the annual Retail Sustainability Conference held by Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) ended this … [Read more...]

Sears to Sell Off All But 12% of Sears Canada Stake

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Toronto and Hoffman Estates, IL—Hopefully in time to shore up its business prior to the holiday selling season, Sears Holdings … [Read more...]

Christopher & Banks Celebrates Success in Following Consumer Insights

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Minneapolis—Christopher & Banks said today that Oct. 6 will be the grand opening of 37 stores that reflect its retail strategy … [Read more...]

Dollar General Extends Lucrative Offer to Buy Rival

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Goodlettsville, TN—Once again Dollar General Corp. is trying to beat out Dollar Tree in a bidding war for Family Dollar Stores. … [Read more...]