Stockholders Agree to Merger Agreement Between Belk, Sycamore Partners

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Charlotte, NC--Belk, Inc., announced today that its stockholders voted to approve the adoption of the previously announced merger … [Read more...]

Retail CMOs Predict 4.2% Increase in Total Holiday Store Sales


Chicago—A skittish market and diminished back-to-school sales have U.S. retailers feeling cautiously optimistic for the upcoming … [Read more...]

Genesco to Acquire Little Burgundy Chain From Aldo Group

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Nashville, TN--Genesco Inc.announced today that its Canadian subsidiary has entered into an agreement with the Aldo Group Inc. to … [Read more...]

Christian Louboutin Opens Expanded Madison Avenue Shop

Christian Louboutin's newly expanded Madison Avenue store (Photo: Nick Rochowski)

New York—If only “Sex and the City” were still on TV, you can bet the girls would wind up at Christian Louboutin’s newly expanded … [Read more...]

Chico’s FAS Names Walmart Executive Shelley Broader as New CEO

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Fort Myers, FL—A top Walmart executive will soon be chief executive at Chico’s FAS. The women’s specialty retailer said Wednesday … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Announces Evolution of its Multi-Year “Greatness Agenda” Strategy


Menomonee Falls, WI—In an aggressive new strategic leap, Kohl’s today unveiled new initiatives to expand its strategic goals call … [Read more...]

Lands’ End Opens First Ever Holiday Pop-Up Shops in Boston, NYC

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Dodgewille, WI—Lands’ End is further trying to distinguish itself from the specter of its former owner, Sears Holdings. Lands’ End … [Read more...]

Stein Mart’s “Give Back to Our Veterans” Promotion

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Jacksonville, FL—In honor of Veterans Day, Stein Mart will introduce its latest chain-wide charitable program, "Give Back to Our … [Read more...]

Bill Blass Brand Under Chris Benz to Launch Nov. 2


New York—Bill Blass, the designer brand established in 1970 that became associated with classic American style, is back.Today, … [Read more...]

Now Lord & Taylor Plans to Launch Off-Price Concept


New York—Seeking a younger demographic that liked “on-trend, in-season product at amazing prices,” Lord & Taylor’s parent, … [Read more...]

TJX Completes Acquisition of Australian Off-Price Retailer Trade Secret


Framingham, MA—The TJX Companies investment in expanding oversees just took a turn toward Oz. The off-price retailer said today … [Read more...]

EMV Credit Cards “Overwhelming” for Small Retailers


Washington–A gift shop owner told Congress today that making the change to chip-and-signature credit cards has been “overwhelming” … [Read more...]