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Week in Review: 10 Things to Know

Handbags from Michael Kors: NOT for sale at Costco?

New York—Shoes and handbags--which most women say they just can’t get enough of--were very much in the news this week. In a … [Read more...]

Michael Kors Alleges “Bait and Switch” in Costco Handbag Ad

Handbags from Michael Kors: NOT for sale at Costco?

New York—The Michael Kors brand has always been about jet setters: apparel and accessories that seem like the accoutrements of the … [Read more...]

June Retail Comps: Best Since January

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New York—While fewer than a dozen major retailers, accounting for some 6% of the $2.4 trillion in U. S. retail sales, still report … [Read more...]

2013 Top 100 Retailers List Shows Continued Industry Growth

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Washington–In the race to make it to the top, many of the same retailers scored among the Top 10 in the 2013 Top 100 Retailers … [Read more...]

May Retail Comp Sales Better Than Expected

Warmer weather brought consumers out to shop in stores like Buckle in May.

New York—While many retailers have been reporting recently that their first quarter sales were stifled by unseasonable cold, their … [Read more...]

Costco’s 3Q Profit Tops Views, Sales Disappoint

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Issaquah, WA—Continuing to attract consumers seeking to save money, Costco today reported a 19% increase in third quarter profit … [Read more...]

April Comp Retail Sales: “Generally Weak”

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New York—Ingredients such as inclement and colder-than-normal weather, worries over sequestration and its effects and the … [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...]

Costco Q2 Profit Surges 30%

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Issaquah, WA—Consumers seeking lower prices on a range of products helped give Costco Wholesale Corp. a strong second … [Read more...]

Report: February Comp Sales Caught a Chill

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New York—Despite a slight upsurge expected in Valentine’s Day spending, total February comparable store sales slowed due to bad … [Read more...]

January Comp Sales Rise, Easily Beating Forecasts

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New York—Whether it was the U.S. Congress finally averting the so-called fiscal cliff in early January, a spate of Arctic cold … [Read more...]

Good Tidings: December Comp Sales Better Than Expected

Even post-Christmas shopping helped some retailers beat sales forecasts. Others weren't so lucky.

New York—Despite unpredictable weather and politics in Washington, retailers managed to beat what had been lowered expectations … [Read more...]