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Stein Mart (Finally) Premieres Its Online Store

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Jacksonville, FL—Fulfilling what Chairman/CEO Jay Stein told analysts “is the most important thing we’re going to do this year,” … [Read more...]

Stein Mart Q2 Profit Jumps on Better Sales, Margins

Coming soon: Stein Mart.com

Jacksonville, FL—Stein Mart today reported that its second quarter profit jumped 47.8% as the off-price retailer’s sales and … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Top Accessories, Retail Stories


New York--Life has its ups and downs and this week had plenty of gains and losses.On the gain side, Saks Inc., parent to Saks … [Read more...]

Jay Stein Appointed CEO at Stein Mart

Jay Stein

Jacksonville, FL—Jay Stein, interim chief executive officer at Stein Mart since September 2011, has been appointed permanent chief … [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...]

April Comp Retail Sales: “Generally Weak”

April Retail Sales

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...]

Report: February Comp Sales Caught a Chill

February Retail Sales

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


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...]

Sandy Dampens November Comp Store Sales Reports

Saks Fifth Avenue's flagship Fifth Avenue store boarded up and closed as Hurricane Sandy crashed into the New York metro area on Oct. 29.

New York—Thankfully, many U.S. retailers reported today that their holiday shopping seasons, particularly since Thanksgiving, are … [Read more...]

September Retail Comp Sales: Solid, not Stellar


New York--With their back-to-school sales in their final month, and gearing up for fall and holiday merchandise, retailers … [Read more...]

Armed with New Merchandise Strategy, Stein Mart Meets Q2 Expectations

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Jacksonville, FL—Although Stein Mart reported Thursday that its second quarter income dropped, improved sales helped the discount … [Read more...]