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Stein Mart’s NASDAQ Listing Restated

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Jacksonville, FL—Stein Mart Inc. got some welcome news last week. The off price retailer reported its 2012 net income was $5 … [Read more...]

JCPenney to Customers: “We Learned From Our Mistakes”

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Plano, TX—It’s a seldom seen tactic from a major retailer: apologizing to its customers for a litany of mistakes.But if you’re … [Read more...]

Jones Q1 Profit Misses Estimate on Margin Pressure

Sandals from Nine West's spring collection

New York—The Jones Group Inc. said today that it swung into a first quarter profit but its earnings still missed analysts’ … [Read more...]

Are You Tapping into the Full Potential of Traffic Counting?

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While traffic counting systems are seen by retailers as delivering modest sales improvements, solutions that drive closing ratios … [Read more...]

Land’s End Joins National Forest Foundation to Plant 400,000 Trees

Land's End employees joined in to plant trees today at the retailer's headquarters.

Dodgeville, WI—Land’s End is celebrating its 50th anniversary today by planting 50 spruce and pine trees on its headquarters’ … [Read more...]

KKR Takes Majority Stake in Fast-Growing French Fashion Brands

Spring style from Sandro, one of SMCP Group's biggest brands

Paris—SMCP Group, a fast-growing French “affordable luxury” ready-to-wear and accessories brands, just got a boost in its … [Read more...]

JCPenney Rehires Ken Mangone to Head Product Development


Plano, TX—Myron “Mike” Ullman, JCPenney’s recently returned chief executive, isn’t the only top executive to do an encore at  the … [Read more...]

Stein Mart Keeps Its NASDAQ Listing (For Now)

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Jacksonville, FL—Stein Mart Inc. got a much needed reprieve Wednesday from being delisted from the NASDAQ stock exchange.The … [Read more...]

Target Warns Its Q1 Earnings Will Be Lower

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Minneapolis—Due to weaker-than-expected sales trends in early spring merchandise, Target said Tuesday that its first quarter … [Read more...]

JCPenney to Draw $850 Million From Credit Line


Plano, TX—JCPenney revealed today that it has drawn $850 million from its $1.85 billion revolving credit facility to help buy … [Read more...]

Report: JCPenney Hires Consultants to Raise $1 Billion


Plano, TX—Beleaguered JCPenney, which fired its CEO Monday after only 17 months, reportedly has hired the Blackstone Group LP’s … [Read more...]

Wintery Weather Results in Meager March Comp Sales Results

Widespread winter storms hampered shopping in many part of the country in March.

New York—U.S. retailers reported their lowest comparable store gains in months today as widespread cold weather hindered March … [Read more...]