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Hudson’s Bay Company Reports Strong Year

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Hudson's Bay Company had continued growth for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 31, 2016, with comp sales up 12% … [Read more...]

Census Bureau: Overall Retail Sales Up, Dept Stores Show Decline

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According to a recent U.S. Census Bureau report, U.S. retail sales inched up 0.2% in January 2016 compared to December 2015. When … [Read more...]

Nordstrom Unveils Design for 1st NYC Store

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New Yorkers are beside themselves with glee that Nordstrom is opening in The City soon (sure, we have Nordstrom Rack, but … [Read more...]

NRF Forecasts Retail Sales to Grow 3.1% in 2016

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The National Retail Federation released its 2016 economic forecast today, projecting retail industry sales (which exclude … [Read more...]

American Apparel Emerges from Chapter 11 as Private Company


Los Angeles—After a tumultuous few months and a last chance try by former Chairman/CEO Dov Charney to return to its helm, American … [Read more...]

Report: Jonas Chilled January Comp Store Sales


New York—Thanks to the blizzard named Jonas, lower foot traffic and the fact it’s really a transitional time of the retail year, … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Stock Takes a Beating on Disappointing Holiday Results


Menomonee Falls, WI--Kohl’s Corp. today saw its shares take a beating after the department store released preliminary fourth … [Read more...]

Ralph Lauren Posts 40% Profit Fall for Holiday Quarter

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New York--Ralph Lauren Corp. today reported a bigger-than-expected declines in holiday quarter sales, hurt by warm weather and … [Read more...]

Macy’s Inc. Names New Chief Strategy, Chief Growth Officers

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Cincinnati—Macy’s Inc. today named two key senior executive changes as the company moves to grow its omnichannel business based on … [Read more...]

Rising Dollar Dampens H&M Q4 Profits

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Stockholm—H&M reported today that its fourth quarter profit was hit by an increasingly strong dollar as well as milder fall … [Read more...]

1.2 Million Walmart Workers to Receive Pay Increases

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Bentonville, AR--More than 1.2 million Walmart workers will receive a pay increase starting Feb. 21, reported the nation’s largest … [Read more...]

Bloomingdale’s Store to Open in Kuwait in 2017

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Cincinnati--Macy's, Inc. today announced that a Bloomingdale's store is planned to open in spring 2017 in Kuwait as part of a … [Read more...]