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Post Holiday Blues: Target + Neiman Marcus Holiday Collection a Flop?

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Minneapolis—“We think it’s going to be successful across the board,” Gregg Steinhafel, chief executive at Target told retail analysts in December about the special holiday gift collection, a collaboration with Neiman Marcus and some 50 fashion designers. “”It’s just a matter of how you want to gauge success, is it …

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Target + Neiman Marcus Holiday Gift Collection Revealed

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New York—What just might be retail’s ultimate Odd Couple this holiday season: the high-low gift collaboration between mass merchant Target and high-end specialty retailer Neiman Marcus has been unveiled finally. The collection, which features 24 American designers—all members of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)—will be available Dec. 1 …

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Nordstrom, Saks Top List for Luxury Customer Experience Online

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Chicago—Nordstrom topped a new online luxury shopping survey where mystery shoppers rated it along with 19 other luxury websites based upon customer service, branding, multi-channel experience, ease of shopping and other criteria. “The goal of our Inaugural Luxury Mystery Shopping Study entitled, “Champagne Tastes and Caviar Dreams: A Global Look …

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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 …