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Macy’s to Venture into “Brasil” this Spring

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New York—While the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) countries have garnered the world’s attention for their strong economies, Macy’s plans to focus specifically on Brazil with a store-wide promotion this spring. “From an abundance of fashion-forward brands and products, to popular arts and enterprising, fun-loving people, Brasil continues to build a strong …

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Macy’s Inc. Q3 Profit Beats Estimates, Raises Full Year Outlook

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Cincinnati—Buoyed by “strong sales” at its Bloomingdale’s stores and continued increases in online sales, Macy’s Inc. reported today that its third quarter profit easily beat expectations. As a result, the department store retailer raised its full year earnings forecast. For the quarter ended Oct. 29, Macy’s Inc. posted a net …

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Macy’s Inc. Adopts ‘Omnimedia’ Technologies to Engage Shoppers

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Cincinnati,OH—Macy’s Inc. outlined this week the launch of several technology-related innovations that the department store retailer says will not only make shopping at Bloomingdale’s and Macy’s more fun, but easier and faster, too. The innovations, which span mobile, online and in-store, are part of what marketers refer to as “omnimedia” …

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A Challenge for Fall? Nordstrom’s Free Shipping for Online Orders

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Seattle—Well into the back to school season and mindful of approaching holiday season, retailers are already vying for consumers’ attention—and dollars. Nordstrom’s announcement this week that it will offer free shipping in the United States on all Nordstrom.com orders may be the first gauntlet thrown down in the battle for …

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Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s Add Global Shipping

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Cincinnati–Macy’s Inc is to begin shipping outside of the United States to 91 countries through its Bloomingdale’s and Macy’s stores. By partnering with international e-commerce services provider FiftyOne, the two chains will now ship to locations including Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Europe and the Middle East, the company said …