Retailing


Macy’s Lowers Full Year Forecast Due to Effects of Winter

Macy's Herald Square

New York—Despite a 3.3% rise in its second quarter sales, Macy’s Inc. today lowered its full-year sales outlook, saying it was … [Read more...]

American Apparel Improves in Preliminary Report

Back to School Loos from American Apparel

Los Angeles--American Apparel Inc. said Tuesday said it won't meet the filing deadline for second quarter financial statements … [Read more...]

Rack Room Shoes Puts Emphasis on Giving Back

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Charlotte, NC– This Back to School season, Rack Room Shoes is on target to raise more than $600,000 through its Shoes That Fit … [Read more...]

Cache Swings into Larger Q2 Loss, Sales Slow

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New York—Cache Inc. reported Monday evening that its second quarter swung into a wider loss as sales slowed but company executives … [Read more...]

H&M Partners With Kate Mara, Stylist Johnny Wujek To Curate Store Windows

HM Kate Mara Johnny Wujek

New York—H&M is sponsoring a collaboration that doesn’t have to do with the latest ready-to-wear collection.The Swedish … [Read more...]

Barneys Agrees to Pay $525K in Racial Profiling Settlement

Barneys New York flagship on Madison Avenue opened Tuesday.

New York—The news reports last fall that African-American and Latino customers at Barneys were singled out for greater security … [Read more...]

Tech Talk: eBags “Love It or Leave It” Swipe Algorithm Drives Conversion Rates

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Greenwood Village, CO--With 235 handbag brands on the site and over 21 million bags shipped since 1999, eBags.com offers … [Read more...]

Nordstrom Launches Give-Back Brand Treasure&Bond

Box stitch sweater, classic plaid shirt and skinny jeans from Treasure&Bond

Seattle--Nordstrom announced today the launch of the company's first-ever private label give-back brand, Treasure&Bond, which … [Read more...]

Banana Republic Presents Its New Look, “A Significant Shift”

Banana Republic stores recently introduced a new look in merchandise

San Francisco—On Thursday when announcing Gap Inc.’s monthly sales, Chairman/CEO Glenn Murphy boasted about positive comps and a … [Read more...]

Lululemon Athletica Founder Sells 50% of His Stake

Former Lululemon Chairman Chip Wilson

Vancouver—Lululemon Athletica founder Chip Wilson has sold 50% of his ownership in the Canadian yoga wear brand to Advent … [Read more...]

July, a “Transitional Month,” Posts Sluggish Comp Sales

Only a handful of major retailers still release monthly sales results

New York—About six months ago, harsh winter weather stymied retail sales. But now it seems that warmer weather may be in factor in … [Read more...]

Dollar General to Now Bid on Family Dollar Stores Too?

Dollar General

Goodlettsville, TN—They may be known for their dollar merchandise, but there are big bucks at stake in more possible bids of … [Read more...]