Reports

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

Macy’s Inc. Merging Store and Online Buying, Closing 14 Stores

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New York--Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s are restructuring their merchandising and marketing teams to combine online and in-store … [Read more...]

Lower Gas Prices Result in Higher December Comp Sales, Experts Say

Holiday 2015 Sales Report

New York—Lower gas prices, improved consumer confidence and plenty of promotions helped U.S. retailers see stronger sales in … [Read more...]

JCPenney Announces Closing of 40 Stores by April

JCPenney's logo turns red again

Plano, TX--JCPenney announced that it will be closing 40 of its approximately 1,060 stores by April. The stores are in Georgia, … [Read more...]

Fast Retailing Boasts 64% Profit Jump as Uniqlo Sales Rise

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Tokyo—Fast Retailing Co.—Asia’s biggest apparel retailer—reported today a 64% jump in its September-November quarter as sales in … [Read more...]

JCPenney Reports Holiday Sales Comp Gain of 3.7%

JCPenney sent out this thank you to customers: "Thank you for helping us make this the most generous holiday ever. From our family to yours, Merry Christmas!"

Plano, TX—Santa was good to JCPenney during the holiday season in 2014. The department store reported Tuesday that its comparable … [Read more...]

Wet Seal to Close 338 Stores as Downturn Continues

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Foothill Ranch, CA—Faced with stinging competition from fast-fashion retailers and slowing sales, Wet Seal today announced it will … [Read more...]

C. Wonder to Shutter All Stores

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New York—So much for “revenge retail.”C. Wonder, the women’s specialty chain, created by billionaire Christopher Burch … [Read more...]

Rumor: Hudson’s Bay Company Eyeing Dillard’s?

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Little Rock, AR—Dillard’s, the predominantly Southern-based department store, is apparently an acquisition target for … [Read more...]

American Apparel Adopts Poison Pill, Considers Offer

American Apparel

Los Angeles--American Apparel, which named a new CEO last week and permanently severed its relationship with its controversial … [Read more...]

American Apparel Names Paula Schneider as CEO, Terminates Dov Charney

Dov Charney, found and controversial leader at American Apparel

Los Angeles—It’s official, Dov Charney, founder/former president/ceo at American Apparel has been terminated “for cause in … [Read more...]

Survey Reveals Festive Findings on Holiday Gifting Plans This Season

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New York—Men are more likely to snoop around than women to find out what gifts they’ll be scoring during the holidays. According … [Read more...]

HBC Q3 Loss Narrows, Sales Double with Saks’ Help

One-of-a-kind creations by Michael Southgate featured in Saks Fifth Avenue flagship's Holiday Windows

Toronto—Its acquisition last year of Saks Inc. enabled Hudson Bay Co. to nearly double its retail sales and post a smaller third … [Read more...]