Easter


Week in Review: 10 Things to Know

Tim Belk of Belk Stores accepts the FABB Achievement Award at last week's 25th annual FABB

New York—Sometimes it seems like retail just isn’t going to shake the chill of the polar vortex. As retail earnings season is in … [Read more...]

April Retail Sales Slowed, Missing Estimates

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Washington—After a strong March showing, economists believed retail sales were poised for a rebound. But in its monthly report, … [Read more...]

April Retail Comp Sales Jump Past Estimates

Only a handful of major retailers still release monthly sales results

New York—After being foiled by winter storms and bad weather and a later Easter, retailers today reported a comparable store sales … [Read more...]

Bebe Warns Lower Q3 Profit on Sales Miss

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Brisbane, CA—Bebe Stores Inc. warned Tuesday that its third quarter profit will be lower than expected due to store closings, bad … [Read more...]

Gap Inc.’s March Sales Disappoint

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San Francisco--Shares of Gap Inc. were down in trading earlier today following the retailer’s disappointing March comp sales … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Must-Read Articles

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New York—A lot of “Big Picture thinking” this week…Glen Senk, former chief executive for Urban Outfitters and David Yurman, … [Read more...]

March Comps Softer Thanks to Easter Shift to April

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New York—With the harshest of winter subsiding last month, it still look a flurry of discount promotions to lure shoppers into … [Read more...]

Easter to Shake Off Winter Blues at Retail?

One of the more than 275 eggs scattered around New York, each one around 2.5 feet tall and designed by a globally renowned artist, designer, architect, photographer or brand. See www.theBigEggHunt.org

Washington—The return of warmer weather, Spring breaks and especially Easter should help bolster retail sales this month…and it’s … [Read more...]

Urban Outfitters Cautious Ahead on Q1 Outlook

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Philadelphia—Weakness at Urban Outfitters’ namesake brand is likely to continue into the first quarter for the lifestyle retailer, … [Read more...]

New York & Co. Swings into Q1 Profit

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New York—New York & Company Inc. swung into a first quarter profit which the company credited to better pricing and … [Read more...]

ICSC: Despite Cold, March Retail Sales Could Rise 5 Percent

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New York—While retailers are still tallying their March receipts, one thing is for certain: the weather sure didn’t … [Read more...]

Item of the Day

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“In your Easter bonnet, with all the frills upon it, You'll be the grandest lady in the Easter parade…” Irving Berlin … [Read more...]