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American Apparel Lays Off 2,400 Workers

American Apparel workers reported to the company’s Los Angeles factory Monday to pick up their final checks.

clock 18hKari Hamanaka

Business

Marco Gobbetti to Join Burberry as Executive Chairman, and CEO

Gobbetti will join the company on Jan. 27, as executive chairman, Asia-Pacific and Middle East until July 4, when he will become ceo.

clock January 16, 2017Samantha Conti

Business

Hermès to Open Meatpacking District Store

The neighborhood is constantly in a state of flux.

clock 8hSharon Edelson

Retail

American Apparel

Retail

Bitter End to American Apparel as Wind Down Accelerates

The company shed about 2,400 people, with the majority of the cuts done in waves Monday.

clock 7hKari Hamanaka

Penney's new Xersion Studio line.

Retail

A Recovering J.C. Penney Makes an Active Play

Nike and the Xersion private brand make a formidable “one-two punch.”

clock 8hDavid Moin

Hermés

Retail

Hermès Takes New Approach Downtown

Maker of the Birkin and Kelly handbags is headed downtown.

clock 8hSharon Edelson

Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche

Retail

LVMH Said Plotting E-commerce Thrust Via Le Bon Marché

Industry sources say the revamped and expanded site is slated to launch mid-year.

clock 8hRobert Williams

Chinese tourists in North America can pay using their Alipay wallet.

Retail

Alipay Expands Platform to North American Retail Market

More than 3 million Chinese consumers are expected to visit North American in 2017.

clock 8hVicki M. Young

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Retail

NRF Foundation: A $2 Million Gala to Build the Talent Pool

The NRF Foundation shines a light on retail career opportunities and seek to attract talent to the industry.

clock 16hDavid Moin

Neapolitan Collection saw a 20 percent increase in business last year due to pent-up demand.

Retail

The Trump Effect: Chicago-Area Retailers Upbeat About Outlook

After a generally strong holiday, Chicago stores optimistic Trump might be good for retail.

clock 18hKristin Larson

Retail

Intel Pitches Solutions

Technology for retail is reaching an inflection point.

clock January 16, 2017Sharon Edelson

Louis Vuitton wallet Emilie

Retail

Alibaba Forms Anticounterfeiting Alliance With Louis Vuitton, Swarovski and Others

Alibaba, which has been criticized for the prevalence of fake products on its platforms, said the new group will “foster industry collaboration and promote the use of big data and technology in the global fight against counterfeits.”

clock January 16, 2017Amanda Kaiser

Retail

NRF Foundation Launches Training and Hiring Initiative

The initiative provides credentials for those keen on a career in retail.

clock January 15, 2017Sharon Edelson

Michael Strahan, Marvin Ellison, and John Tighe

Retail

YMA Scholarship Dinner Raises $3.5 Million

John Tighe, Michael Strahan and Judy Person receive honors at the gala.

clock January 13, 2017David Moin

The atmosphere at the Lands' End store.

Retail

Lands’ End SoHo Pop-up to Close

The closing date is Jan. 22.

clock January 13, 2017Vicki M. Young

Retail

NRF Says Retail Holiday Sales Gained 4 Percent, Topping Forecast

Online sales soared while apparel and accessories showed small gains.

clock January 13, 2017David Moin

Macy's and other retailers have been stepping up security measures since Sept. 11, 2001.

Retail

Department and Discount Store Sales Fall in December

Retail sales in the overall economy posted a moderate gain during the peak of the holiday shopping season.

clock January 13, 2017Kristi Ellis

Hong Kong retail is in a consolidation mode.

Retail

Nomura: Hong Kong to Become Renter’s Market in 2017

Retailers who renegotiated their leases got at least a 20 percent rent reduction for stores in tourist areas, the report said.

clock January 13, 2017Tiffany Ap

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