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A view outside the JC Penney store.

Marvin Ellison Steps Out and Talks Penney’s Future

Marvin Ellison, J.C. Penney's president and chief executive officer designee, is stepping out and talking strategy for the recovering midtier department store chain.

Li & Fung Joins With Chinese Retailers for Joint Venture

The venture, of which Bailian Group and Wangfujing Department Stores hold 40 percent each and Li & Fung owns 20 percent, will see the development and management of private labels and licensed brands.

La Samaritaine

LVMH’s Samaritaine Project is Green-lighted

France’s Council of State said Friday that LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton can resume renovations.

Macellum’s New Target is Christopher & Banks

The activist firm is pushing for a sale of the company.

Outside a Bon-Ton location.

Bon-Ton Shifts GMM Responsibilities

The Bon-Ton Stores, struggling in many of east Midwest and North Atlantic communities, has shifted GMM responsibilities.

LVMH to Shutter Franck et Fils

The French department store is to be replaced by La Grande Epicerie.

A view outside the JC Penney store.

Penney’s 2015 Plans: Accelerate Sales Gains, Improve Selling Floors

The changes involve rebuilding home departments; pumping up the center core; creating sunglass shops; updating handbag presentations, and building more Disney and Sephora shops.

Charles Jayson Leaves Sears Holdings Corp.

Jayson had been in the role for a little over a year, working in San Francisco.

Hudson's Bay Yorkdale

Hudson’s Bay Looks to ‘Anniversary’ U.S. Dollar’s Ascent

Despite strong top-line growth in Q1, Saks Fifth Avenue continues to feel pressure from depleted international business.