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Selfridges Wins Sustainability Award at Global Department Store Summit

The inaugural World’s Best Sustainability/CSR Campaign by a Department Store award was handed to Selfridges for its “Buying Better, Inspiring Change” campaign.

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Forrester: Sears Wins at Omnichannel Experience

Forrester Research rated the struggling retailer as the best among U.S. retail chains for its omnichannel experience.

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Amazon Europe’s Sergio Bucher Named CEO of Debenhams

The executive will replace Michael Sharp, who resigned last year after a string of disappointing results and profit warnings.

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New Marks & Spencer Chief Aims to Wean Customers Off ‘Promotional Drug’

Steve Rowe, the new chief executive officer, is on a mission to turn around the retailer’s ailing clothing and home division.

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Lord & Taylor Gets Patriotic With a Promotion

Lord & Taylor on Fifth Avenue has played the National Anthem every day when the store opens, but this Friday there will be a live performance by the USO Show Troupe.

Union to Protest Macy’s Over Concessions Sought in Contract Talks

Macy’s and Local 1-S of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union are in advanced contract talks.

Australia’s David Jones Shakes Up Management Again

Two senior executives have left the company, including the head of merchandising.

Chiara Ferragni's Amazon Fashion campaign.

A Slowing Deflating Retail Bubble?

Analysts and industry observers see a retail environment that will continue to struggle.

Japan Department Stores’ April Sales to Tourists Plunge 9.3%

A stronger yen and a hike in Chinese import duties is biting into Japan’s retail business, making it a less attractive shopping destination for foreign tourists.