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Best Global Brands 2014 Edition Is Here

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New York—It’s the hit list for retailers: the Best Global Brands listing put together every year by Interbrand, a leading brand … [Read more...]

NRF Urges Senate to Reject Minimum Wage Proposal

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Washington—Though millions of retail employees might be wishing this was all just a joke, the National Retail Federation (NRF) … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Must-Read Articles

What's new at J. Crew this Spring? An IPO?

New York—One potential next hot product in fashion accessories had a preview this week, but it wasn’t in a major runway show or … [Read more...]

Walmart Steps Up Efforts to Boost U.S. Manufacturing

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Bentonville, AR—Walmart is ramping up its efforts to boost domestic manufacturing with the launch of an innovation fund to find … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Must Reads to Remember

Burberry Prorsum, BCBG Max Azria, Polo Ralph Lauren

New York—The focus on fashion moved from New York to London and Milan (and soon Paris). And Accessories has been following the … [Read more...]

Walmart Forecast Weak as Q4 Profit Falls 21%

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Bentonville, AR—Hit by lower traffic in stores, winter storms and benefit reductions for its lower income shoppers, Walmart Stores … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Top 10 Articles of Note

A romantic embrace in a Michael Kors Valentine's promotion

New York—Well it’s New York Fashion Week a designer’s delight. This time around, there’s one designer who must be ecstatic even … [Read more...]

Walmart Trims Forecast on Weaker Comp Sales

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Bentonville, AR—An estimated one in seven Americans—some 48 million—were reportedly affected by the $5 billion cuts in the federal … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Must-Read, Online News

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New York—Collaborations were a hot topic this week. From the Banana Republic/Marimekko apparel and accessories for spring to more … [Read more...]

Walmart to Invest $10 Million Toward U.S. Manufacturing

Walmart U.S. CEO Bill Simon addressing the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington

Washington—Walmart is putting its money where its mouth is. The nation’s largest retailer has been a champion of encouraging Made … [Read more...]

Holiday Sales Results Come in at NRF Expectations

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New York—The U.S. Department of Commerce released today its December retail sales results which showed moderate increases. The … [Read more...]

Holiday Online Report: Shopper Loyalty Wanes

L.L.Bean (along with Amazon) set the bar for customer experience excellence.

Ann Arbor, MI—The big chill that hit all states today (except Hawaii) is sure to help online sales as consumers stay warm … [Read more...]