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Target to Close 13 Stores

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Minneapolis—Target has seen its share of woes recently. Now comes word that the mass merchant plans to close 13 locations across … [Read more...]

Dollar General Extends Family Dollar Offer Again

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Goodlettsville, TN--Dollar General isn’t giving up on Family Dollar. The retailer has extended its $80-ar-share offer yet again as … [Read more...]

Report: Sears Holdings to Close 110 Stores, Layoff 6,000

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Hoffman Estates, IL— Sears Holdings is once again being dogged by rumors much like JCPenney was a year ago. Today, in a report on … [Read more...]

Sears Holdings to Lease Primark 7 Retail Locations

Primark customers in Arnhem, Netherlands, at a recent store opening there.

Hoffman Estates, IL—Sears Holdings continues to look for ways to scape cash together. Today it announced lease agreements with … [Read more...]

With Holiday Looming, Walmart Cuts its Full Year Sales Outlook

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Bentonville, AR—Walmart cut its full year revenue outlook on Wednesday as it announced a plan to beef up expansion plans for its … [Read more...]

Sears Holdings Begins Rights Offering

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Hoffman Estates, IL—Sears Holdings said in a filing on Wednesday that it plans to raise $380 million by selling off the majority … [Read more...]

Gilt by Association: Gilt Inc. Sues Gilt Groupe

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Portland, OR--Flash sale site Gilt Groupe is being sued by a Portland, Ore. jewelry store called Gilt for trademark infringement. … [Read more...]

Ann Inc. Enters into a Non-Disclosure Agreement with Golden Gate Capital

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New York—Shares of Ann Inc. have been on the rise since Tuesday when the women’s specialty retailer revealed it had entered into a … [Read more...]

Marvin Ellison to Succeed Ullman at JCPenney

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Dallas--JCPenney has found a permanent CEO to replace Mike Ullman next year. Marvin Ellison, the EVP of stores at Home Depot and a … [Read more...]

Kmart Offers Credit Monitoring to Customers After Security Breach

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Hoffman Estates, IL—As if Sears Holdings Corp. doesn’t have enough trouble recently. On Friday, the retailer announced that its … [Read more...]

Art Peck Named Gap Inc. CEO as Murphy Retires

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San Francisco--Art Peck will succeed Glenn Murphy as chief executive of Gap Inc., as of February 1, 2015. Murphy will retire and … [Read more...]

Christopher & Banks Downgrades Q3 Sales Forecast

Christopher & Banks's reversible jacket, an in-store exclusive

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Minneapolis—Following Christopher & Banks’ announcement on Tuesday that it lowered its third quarter, company executives fly … [Read more...]