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In the Market: What’s in Store for Fall ’16 at 100% Bloomingdale’s

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As retailers aim to set themselves apart with in-house private brands, Bloomingdale’s has taken that concept to a whole new level with 100% Bloomingdale’s–an ambitious program whereby 1,000 exclusives (created by over 100 designers) are presented each season. At today’s Fall 2016 preview press event, Bloomingdale’s showed the media how …

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Monkey Business at Bloomingdale’s for Lunar New Year

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New York–Bloomingdale’s will ring in the Year of the Monkey this Lunar New Year with special merchandise, events and cultural presentations through March 1. “Bloomingdale’s looks forward to honoring Chinese culture and tradition as we celebrate the Year of the Monkey,” says Tony Spring, Bloomingdale’s chairman and CEO. “It is …

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DMI’s Top 10 Mobile In-Store Retailers: Who Made the List?

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Bethesda, MD—JCPenney, American Eagle Outfitters, Target and Walmart have been in the news recently over lowered foot traffic, missed earnings or sales and restructuring/restrategizing. But there’s one area where these retailers are excelling, And that’s the quality of mobile experience they are providing shoppers. All four made it into the …

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Citing Disappointing Holiday Sales, Macy’s to Eliminate 3,000 Employees

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New York—Blaming warmer-than-usual weather for disappointing holiday sales, Macy’s Inc. today announced a series of store closures and job cuts in a cost-cutting initiatives. Macy’s plans to close 36 of its 770 existing Macy’s stores early this spring, on top of the four stores it closed late last year. Some 3,000 associate …

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BaubleBar Continues Offline Growth with Bloomingdale’s Partnership

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Fashion jewelry company BaubleBar has expanded into Bloomingdale’s with four locations–New York 59th Street and Soho), Los Angeles (Beverly Center) and Chicago (N. Michigan Avenue)–as well as a presence on Bloomingdales.com. The move comes in addition to BaubleBar’s other offline partnerships and is an effort to help women feel, see …

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Accessories Magazine and FABB Honor 2015 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

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Accessories magazine is proud to honor the newest round of inductees into its 5th Annual 2015 Merchants Hall of Fame. FABB also honored this impressive group of merchants at its annual ball on May 6th, where the merchants received their plaques and took the stage to much applause from vendors …