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

Nordstrom Q3 Profit Rises, But Misses Estimates

Shoe shopping at Nordstrom

Seattle—Nordstrom Inc. has continued its strategic investment in customer rewards programs but it has come with a price. The … [Read more...]

Dillard’s Adjusted Q3 Tops Estimates

Dillard's store

Little Rock, AR—Dillard’s Inc. reported Thursday that its third quarter profit beat estimates as sales increases along with … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Q3 Profit, Sales Edge Up; Narrows Outlook


Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl’s today posted weaker-than-expected third quarter earnings, but predicted that its heavy investment in … [Read more...]

Macy’s Inc. Q3 Profit, Sales Rise; Optimistic on Q4

Macy's Herald Square

New York—Macy’s Inc. reported today that its third quarter profit increased 4.3% and that despite the negative impact of … [Read more...]

Caché Swings into Widened Q3 Loss

The black and white of it: Dresses are a key category at Cache

New York—Caché swung into a widened third quarter loss on Tuesday as its sales declined and it had an increased tax-related … [Read more...]

DSW Spends $72 Million on Headquarters, Distribution Center

DSW Shoes Store Front

Columbus, OH—Footwear and accessories retailer DSW said Thursday that it would purchase its corporate headquarters and … [Read more...]

Burlington Coat Factory Q3 Sales Jump 7.7%

Burlington Coat Factory

Burlington, NJ—The 497-unit Burlington Coat Factory Thursday reported its third quarter sales increased 7.7% to $967.8 billion. … [Read more...]

October Retail Comps Up; Sandy Effects Yet to be Felt

A boarded up Saks Fifth Avenue flagship on Fifth Avenue in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Saks, along with other retailers, have mostly reopened stores in New York City.

New York—While October retail comparable store sales increased nearly 5%, some retailers cautioned today that their November—and … [Read more...]

Still Stifled By Storm After Effects, Some Retailers Reopen in New York

Barneys New York flagship on Madison Avenue opened Tuesday.

New York—Although nearly 6 million customers in the greater metropolitan area remain without power, some retailers and business … [Read more...]

Intersport to Acquire 100% of The Athlete’s Foot

The Athlete's Foot

Atlanta—Intersport International Corp. (IIC) confirmed Tuesday that it indeed has agreed to buy the entire The Athlete's Foot … [Read more...]

Payless’ LuAnn Via to Helm Christopher & Banks

Christopher & Banks store at the Mall of America

Plymouth, MN—Retail veteran LuAnn Via, who left her position as chief executive at Payless ShoeSource earlier this month, has been … [Read more...]

Superstorm Sandy Wrecks Havoc on Retail, Too


New York—Two days prior to Halloween the superstorm known as Sandy is bearing down on New York, New Jersey, Delaware and … [Read more...]