Accessories magazine’s Annual Census Report; industry statistics; retail earnings

Big Box Comeptitors Aren’t Biggest Concern to Small Retailers: Study


New York—Small business owners such as independent merchants aren’t worried about the Walmart or Macy’s down the street. Their top … [Read more...]

As Expected, American Apparel Files Bankruptcy, Reorganization Plans

American Apparel has taken a more demure approach to its advertising, marketing in recent months

Los Angeles—It appeared inevitable: after failing to make a profit or turnaround sales and operations since 2009, American Apparel … [Read more...]

Retailers Enthused over News of TPP Agreement


Washington—Retail trade associations were quick to applaud a deal reach among the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries … [Read more...]

Target’s Price-Matching to Lure More Millennial Shoppers?


Minneapolis—Target unveiled a new price-matching policy today, which includes price-matching both online and in-store. It’s all … [Read more...]

HBC Plans North American Operations to Accelerate Performance, Drive Future Growth

Hudson's Bay

Toronto and New York--Hudson's Bay Company today announced a series of actions to position the department store ccompany to … [Read more...]

Neiman Marcus Q4 Loss Narrows, Full Year Sales Up 5.3%

Rag & Bone at Neiman Marcus stores

Dallas—Neiman Marcus Group reported Tuesday that its fourth quarter loss narrowed its loss as sales continued to rise.For the … [Read more...]

Retail Bestsellers: KIN Los Angeles

Shay Earrings

Since 2004, KIN Los Angeles has been a retail destination on Sunset Boulevard featuring the latest collections from established … [Read more...]

Ascena Q4 Results Just Edge Past Forecast

As part of Lane Bryant's Plus is Equal campaign, the retailer presented a fashion show at NYFW with plus-size models.

Mahwah, NJ--Ascena Retail Group Inc., which recently bought Ann Inc., swung into a fourth quarter loss due to a write-down on Lane … [Read more...]

Macy’s Announces Plans for 35 to 40 Store Closings

Macy's Herald Square

Cincinnati—Although specifying that soon-to-be closed Macy’s stores represent only 1% of the department store company’s total, … [Read more...]

Macy’s Premieres Its First Off-Price Backstage Stores


New York—Macy’s entered the increasingly crowded field of off-price retail with the debut this week of its first Macy’s Backstage … [Read more...]

August Retail Comp Store Sales Slip

Retail Sales

New York—The month of August may have been hot temperature-wise but retail sales felt a chill.The last dozen or so retailers … [Read more...]

Genesco Boasts 60% Profit Hike in Q2

Ten trees get planted for every item purchased at Genesco's Lids stores as part of far they've already planted over 250,000 trees!

Nashville, TN--Genesco Inc. today reported a 60% hike in its second quarter profit, buoyed by improved sales in its cap … [Read more...]