Retail Imports Begin to Climb as Holidays Approach

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Washington–Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 1.2% this month over the same … [Read more...]

Imports Up as Retailers Look Toward Holiday Season


Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 3.6% this month over the same time last … [Read more...]

NRF: Retailers Say Port Statistics Bill Would Help Avoid Repeat of West Coast Slowdown


The National Retail Federation and more than 100 other business groups called for passage of legislation that would require the … [Read more...]

Imports Increasing as Retailers Prepare for Back to School


Washington–A jump in import cargo volume of 7.3% is expected this month as retailers stock up for the busy back-to-school season, … [Read more...]

Retailers, Shippers Welcome Introduction of PORTS Act

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Washington—–In the aftermath of the West Coast port slowdown—which affected many retailers’ costs in the recent holiday … [Read more...]

West Coast Port Fiasco Over? Not So Fast…


Contract negotiations between West Coast dockworkers and port management are finally over. But that doesn't mean congestion that … [Read more...]

DSW Gains as Q4 Earnings, Sales Beat Forecasts

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Columbus, OH—Reporting its strongest comparable store growth in several years, DSW today posted a 10% increase in profit and sales … [Read more...]

Despite Q4 Sales Gain, Genesco’s Profit Squeezed by Margin Pressure


Nashville, TN—Despite strong fourth quarter sales, Genesco Inc. said Thursday that its profit was hampered by “gross margin … [Read more...]

Imports Still Rising Even as West Coast Ports Work on Backlog


Washington– Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to rise an unusually high 16.9% this … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. Q4 Earnings Beat Estimate as Old Navy Leads Sales Gain


San Francisco—Gap Inc. reported Thursday afternoon a better-than-expected fourth quarter earnings helped by strong increases again … [Read more...]

Steven Madden Q4 Profit Drops But Better-Than-Expected

Founder Steve Madden to appear on HSN tonight to talk trends and the Brice platform

Long Island City, NY—Noting a lack of footwear trends in the market, Steve Madden Ltd. reported a fourth quarter earnings and … [Read more...]

Retailers Welcome West Coast Port Contract Agreement—Finally!


Los Angeles—The 29 West Coast Ports, which account for most of the incoming Asian container imports, were back to a semblance of … [Read more...]