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Item of the Day: Theo


Item of the Day: Theo The “Jackie O” look in sunglasses gets a very updated and modern uptick thanks to a one-of-a-kind … [Read more...]

December Comp Sales Were Up—But at a Price?

Blizzard Tarnish December Retail Sales

New York—Discounts may have helped comparable store sales rise 2.7% in December, but that stronger-than-expected increase often … [Read more...]

Macy’s Inc. Announces Cost-Cutting, 2,500 Layoffs

Macy's Inc.

Cincinnati—Macy’s Inc. released several pieces of news late Wednesday. For one, the department store company posted a comparable … [Read more...]

Marika Inks Bag License with Stone Mountain

Marika from FAM Brands

Commerce, CA/New York—Marika, the shape-enhancing activewear and yoga brand belonging to FAM Brands, is expanding its accessories … [Read more...]

Fast Retailing Q1 Profit Up on Expanded International Sales


Tokyo—Fast Retailing Co. today boasted an 8.8% increase in its first quarter profit as sales continued to mount in its … [Read more...]

NRF to Award 20 Retail Workers Full-Tuition Scholarships


Washington—Pleased with the successful of their first Dream BIG Scholarship Program last year, the National Retail Federation … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Pantone


Item of the Day: Pantone t’s hump day and still very chilly in many parts of the country. Actually it’s a perfect time to be … [Read more...]

ShopperTrak: Holiday Sales Rose 2.7%, Ahead of Estimate

Holiday Sales

Chicago—Despite the shortened holiday season and extreme weather in many areas of the country in the weeks leading up to … [Read more...]

JCPenney “Pleased” with December Sales, Wall Street? Not So Much


Plano, TX—JCPenney reported today that it was “pleased” with its holiday sales performance. However, Wall Street responded to the … [Read more...]

Loehmann’s Going-Out-Of-Business Sale Begins Thursday


New York—After nearly 93 years, Loehmann's, the upscale off-price specialty retailer that originated the concept, is going out of … [Read more...]

Forever 21 Faces Fines Over Alleged Health, Safety Violations

Forever 21 Times Square

Los Angeles—Forever 21 is facing fines of nearly $250,000 for exposing its staff to a number of alleged health and safety … [Read more...]

Kering to Invest $20 Million in New Tannery

High-end Leathergoods: Le Dix Cartable M bag named for Balenciaga's 10 Avenue George V flagship boutique in Paris.

Paris—Kering, the luxurygoods conglomerate and owner of Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, and Bottega Veneta among others, is … [Read more...]