Reports

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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...]

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...]

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?

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

Target Lowers Q2 Guidance on Data Breach Charges

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Minneapolis—Target Corp. has lowered its second-quarter earnings guidance due to charges related to its data breach.Second … [Read more...]

Sycamore Tight-Lipped Over Interest in Sears Canada

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Toronto—Private equity firm Sycamore Partners has declined to comment on reports it is considering a bid for Sears … [Read more...]

Changing Places: New Chiefs Named at Bon-Ton, Belk

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York, PA and Charlotte, NC—It’s a case of retail trading places. Kathryn Bufano, president and merchandising officer at Belk was … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Must-See News

From Yves Saint Laurent's fall ad campaign

New York—News from this week centered for the mightiest and the smallest as well.Nothing in the discount world will seem … [Read more...]

Avon Q2 Profit Plummets 40% on Sales Fall

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New York--Avon Products Inc reported today a 40% drop in quarterly profit as sales were hurt by increased competition in key … [Read more...]

Dollar Tree Acquires Family Dollar for $8.5 Billion

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Chesapeake, VA--Dollar Tree is acquiring rival discount retailer Family Dollar in an $8.5 billion cash and stock deal. The merger … [Read more...]

Love Culture, Latest Fashion Retailer to File Bankruptcy

"Bahama Babe" look from Love Culture's summer collections

Los Angeles—Love Culture Inc., a specialty retailer catering to 18-to-35 age range women, reported Wednesday it become the latest … [Read more...]