Holiday


Belk Q4 Profit Rises on Strong Holiday Sales

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Charlotte, NC—Belk Inc. posted an 8.4% rise in its fourth quarter profit aided by a big increase in its holiday sales. For the … [Read more...]

J. Crew Swings into Q4 Loss on Charges, Lower Sales at Flagship Brand

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New York---J. Crew Group Inc. today reported that it swung into a fourth quarter loss hurt by an impairment change and slower … [Read more...]

Report: Fulfillment Improvements Boost Holiday E-commerce Sales

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New York—E-commerce flourished within a moderately strong 2014 holiday season, growing 16% year-over-year to $72.03 billion, … [Read more...]

Abercrombie & Fitch Q4 Profit Falls on Dismal Sales

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New Albany, OH—Another bleak day for beleaguered Abercrombie & Fitch. The teen specialty retailer reported its fourth quarter … [Read more...]

JCPenney’s Q4 Earnings Miss Dents Shares, But Sales Improve

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Plano, TX—JCPenney once again saw its shares battled after reporting late Thursday that its adjusted fourth quarter earnings were … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Q4 Results Beat Estimates, to Increase Omnichannel Spending

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Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl’s Corp. reported today a better-than-expected fourth quarter as its comparable store sales … [Read more...]

Target Swings into Q4 Loss on Exit from Canada, But Sales Increased

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Minneapolis—Target Corp. reported today that it swung into a fourth quarter loss, hurt by a major loss from its exit from Canada. … [Read more...]

NPD: Online Shopping Satisfaction Continues to Grow

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Port Washington, NY—According to a recent survey of NPD’s Consumer panel, online was the big retail channel winner during the 2014 … [Read more...]

MarketLive Index Results Show 125% Increase in Retailer Revenues Coming from Smartphones

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Petaluma, CA—Would we really be that smart without our smartphones? As mobile devices become even more inextricably linked to our … [Read more...]

NRF Holiday Results: Sales Increased 4%

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New York–Confident consumers stocked up on holiday gifts and other merchandise over the 2014 holiday season, helping boost overall … [Read more...]

Stage Stores Posts 6.5% Rise in Holiday Comp Sales

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Houston--Stage Stores reported comparable sales up 6.5% for the holiday months of November and December. “We are very pleased … [Read more...]

Retailers Added 2,000 Jobs in December, Bringing Total to 176,000 in 2014

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Washington--Retail industry employment increased by 2,000 jobs in December as healthy hiring gains in general merchandise and … [Read more...]