Retailing


MaryAnne Morin Named Chief Merchant at Hudson’s Bay Company

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Toronto--Hudson’s Bay Company has confirmed that MaryAnne Morin has been promoted to chief merchant of the HBC Department Store … [Read more...]

Dollar Tree, Family Dollar Deal Closing Delayed as FTC Reviews Store Counts

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Charlotte, NC—The much contested acquisition of Family Dollar Stores by rival Dollar Tree Inc. appears to be delayed until late … [Read more...]

The Latest Specialty Retailer to File Chapter 11: Caché

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New York—Another retailer hit by shrinking market share and a turnaround strategy that is taking too long filed for Chapter 11. … [Read more...]

Macy’s Inc. Expects 2014 Earnings to Exceed Previous Forecast

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Cincinnati—Macy’s Inc. provided a preview today of its fourth quarter and full 2014 earnings report, one that promises to be … [Read more...]

Target to Open 15 U.S. Stores This Year

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Minneapolis—Target Corp. may be shutting down its 133 Canadian stores but the mass merchant isn’t shying away from its home … [Read more...]

Thalia Sodi Collection Launches Exclusively at Macy’s

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New York—Thalia Sodi may be best known for her string of music hits, but now the recognized singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, … [Read more...]

Controversial Lululemon Founder Steps Down from Board

Former Lululemon Chairman Chip Wilson

Vancouver--Chip Wilson, the controversial executive who led yoga brand Lululemon from its founding in 1998 until 2012, has … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. Executive Shuffle: New Customer Service Chief; Creative Director Eliminated

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New York— Gap Inc. said today it has eliminated the creative director position for its Gap brand, “resulting in Rebekka Bay’s … [Read more...]

H&M Q4 Profit Rises, Plans 400 New Stores This Year

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Stockholm—Fast-fashion retailer H&M today reported that its fourth quarter earnings rose 17% as sales increased but the figure … [Read more...]

ShoeBuy.com Acquires Minority Stake in Boston Boot Company

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Boston— ShoeBuy, an online retailer of shoes and apparel, today announced it has acquired a minority stake in Boston Boot Company. … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. to Shutter its Piperlime Online Division

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San Francisco—Faced with the need to focus on its core brands such as Gap and Banana Republic, Gap Inc. said today it would be … [Read more...]

Uniqlo to Expand into Canada

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Toronto—Just days after Target announced it would be pulling out of its Candian retail venture, another major—Uniqlo, Asia’s … [Read more...]