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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...]

The Day Before Black Friday: Now Grey Thursday?

Not only does Nordstrom refuse to open on Thanksgiving day, the retailer doesn't even put up holiday decorations until Black Friday rolls around.

New York—Target rather than turkey? Lining up for doorbusters instead of watching a linebacker intercept for a touchdown? Stocking … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Q3 Profit, Sales Edge Up; Narrows Outlook

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Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl’s today posted weaker-than-expected third quarter earnings, but predicted that its heavy investment in … [Read more...]

October Retail Comps Up; Sandy Effects Yet to be Felt

A boarded up Saks Fifth Avenue flagship on Fifth Avenue in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Saks, along with other retailers, have mostly reopened stores in New York City.

New York—While October retail comparable store sales increased nearly 5%, some retailers cautioned today that their November—and … [Read more...]

September Retail Comp Sales: Solid, not Stellar

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

Kohl’s To Hire 10% More Seasonal Employees This Year

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Menomonee Falls, WI—Kohl’s provided some optimism for the upcoming holiday shopping season with its announcement today that it … [Read more...]

August Comp Sales Better than Expected

Lady Gaga made an appearance shopping in New York City for back to school.

New York--Nearly all U.S. retailers posted better-than-expected sales gains in August at comparable store sales as parents and … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Q2 Sales “Disappointing”

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Menomonee Falls, WI—Blaming a slowdown in sales, Kohl’s Corp. today reported its second quarter profit fell 19.7% but forecast … [Read more...]

July Retail Comp Sales Give Surprising Results

Do July comparable store sales indicate good things for the back to school season?

New York—Credit the stifling temperatures in many parts of the nation that sent consumers indoors seeking refuge in the cool of … [Read more...]

WJA Honors Kara Ross, Others for Jewelry Excellence

Kara Ross, recipient of WJA's Excellence Award in fine jewelry design

New York—Designer Kara Ross, known for her luxury handbags, leathergoods and jewelry, received design excellence honors on Monday … [Read more...]

A “Volatile” June Makes for Disappointing Sales Comps

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New York—A combination of bad weather mixed with “stagnant” macroeconomic pressures created a recipe for a disappointing June at … [Read more...]

May Retail Comp Sales Mostly Rise on Mother’s Day Sales

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New York—Helped by a later Mother’s Day, the second biggest gift holiday after Christmas, and continued consumer spending on … [Read more...]