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DMI’s Top 10 Mobile In-Store Retailers: Who Made the List?

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Bethesda, MD—JCPenney, American Eagle Outfitters, Target and Walmart have been in the news recently over lowered foot traffic, missed earnings or sales and restructuring/restrategizing. But there’s one area where these retailers are excelling, And that’s the quality of mobile experience they are providing shoppers. All four made it into the …

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Accessories Honors 2016 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

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 New York—Accessories magazine proudly presents the 2016 class of its annual Merchants Hall of Fame! The recipients were selected by the vendor and retailing community for their exceptional retailing expertise and business/fashion acumen. Each received a full-page profile in Merchants Hall of Fame section in the January/February 2016 issue of Accessories. …

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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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JCPenney Appoints Former Home Depot, Target Execs to Strengthen Online Services

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Plano, TX—JCPenney still has a long road to recovery, but that highway may have a direct route—its omnichannel business. JCPenney has invested in its online business and has expanded its online merchandise assortment. For instance, according to JCPenney, “there’s a 20% chance that customers who take advantage of the buy …

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NRF Applauds JCPenney’s Congressional Testimony on Patent Trolls

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Washington—The NRF congratulated today JCPenney for its testimony in front of a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing on patent reform, at which JCPenney Senior Managing Counsel Diane Lettelleir testified. According to NRF Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French, “Patent trolls impact every segment of the United States economy, …