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The College Report: Bags for Tweens

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Im back today with a college report on “bags for tweens.” At first I was contemplating on what a college student would … [Read more...]

Nordstrom Q4 Profit Up 20%, Plans Rack, Internet Expansion

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Seattle—Despite a 20% in its fourth quarter earnings, Nordstrom disappointed retail analysts Thursday afternoon with lower-than … [Read more...]

Large Retailers, Seasoned Specialty Players Power 2012 Winners

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Chicago—Who made the 15th annual Mystery Shopping Study, the e-tailing group’s Customer Experience Index of the best customer … [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...]

TopShop Sells 25% Stake for $805 Million

Sir Philip Green, the billionaire entrepreneur behind TopShop

London—Sir Philip Green, the British billionaire retail mogul, confirmed today that he sold a 25% stake in his TopShop and TopMan … [Read more...]

U.S. Private Equity Firm to Take 25% Stake in TopShop?

Tapped for TopShop: Actress Kate Bosworth stars in "Winter Wonderland - A Christmas" film by Topshop directed by Michael Polish

London—Rumors are rife on both sides of the Atlantic that Leonard Green & Partners LP, the private equity group behind the J. … [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...]

Nordstrom Partners with New Balance and Shoes That Fit For Holiday Shoe Drive

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Seattle—Three heads are better than one, the old saying goes, so it makes sense that three major players in footwear are better … [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...]

Nordstrom Q3 Profit Rises, But Misses Estimates

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Seattle—Nordstrom Inc. has continued its strategic investment in customer rewards programs but it has come with a price. The … [Read more...]

“DWTS” Julianne Hough Collaborates with Sole Society on New Footwear Collection

Sole Society, a leading direct-to-consumer brand of on-trend designer women's footwear, announces their first-ever celebrity collection with actress, singer and dancer, Julianne Hough.  www.solesociety.com

Los Angeles—If anyone ought to know the importance of good footwear it would be a dancer/singer and one of the featured stars of … [Read more...]