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MARSHAL COHEN’S NPD BLOG: NEW RULES FOR BACK-TO-SCHOOL

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As part of our ongoing Industry Experts column, we are reprinting a blog posting from Marshal Cohen, Chief Industry Analyst for NPD Group. The original post ran here.  Another school year is here and that means shopping for everything from pencils and pants, to comforters and coffeemakers. One-third of consumers …

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Wall Street: JCPenney Has Its Mojo Back?

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New York—Following JCPenney’s recent encouraging quarterly earnings report, some key retail stock advisors have upgraded the department store, citing its continued move from near bankruptcy to a pending turnaround. Deutsche Bank upgraded its rating of the retailer, saying the store is finally getting its merchandising mojo back. “Management is confident …

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Kohl’s Cares Gives Back this Back-to-School Season

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Menomonee, Falls WI–Kohl’s Department Stores is featuring beloved children’s books from author Laura Numeroff available now through September, at Kohl’s stores nationwide and on Kohls.com. Each Kohl’s Cares item is priced at just $5, with 100% of the net profit supporting children’s health and education initiatives nationwide. “Kohl’s Cares is …

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Belk Encourages Students to Make An Impact in Their Communities

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Silver Spring, MD–Belk, Discovery Education and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) announced today the back-to-school launch of the Belk Service Learning Challenge, a comprehensive standards-aligned program encouraging middle school students to facilitate positive changes in their communities by applying critical thinking, problem-solving and creativity skills to a …