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

Krill of Ann Inc, Meyrowitz of TJX Move on to New Roles, New CEOs Appointed

Executive Moves

Mahway, NJ and Framingham, MA—Two of retail’s most powerful women executives will be transitioning from their current CEO posts … [Read more...]

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...]