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Financial

Sears Canada Bankruptcy May Spell Future For Sears Holdings

The two retailers are now operated separately, but with the same financial backer in Edward Lampert, their fates appear inextricably linked.

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Retail shopping

Financial

Retail Sales Fall in May, but Apparel Sees a Boost

It’s the second month sales in apparel have grown.

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Off-pricers such as T.J. Maxx are the projected beneficiaries when other stores close their doors.

Retail

Off-price Retailers to Benefit From Store Closures at Sears, Kmart and Department Store Channel: Cowen & Co.

The off-price channel will also benefit from closures of department store doors at the mall.

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Retailers Boosted Jobs in September

Financial

Retail Sector Lost Thousands More Jobs in May

Department stores again led the bleed of retail jobs.

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JC Penney

Retail

J.C. Penney Taps Marci Grebstein as EVP, Chief Marketing Officer

In March, Mary Beth West resigned as Penney’s evp, chief customer and marketing officer to join Hershey Co., as chief growth officer.

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Gary Cohn and Steven MnuchinWhite House news conference with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Director Gary Cohn, Washington, USA - 26 Apr 2017US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (R) and National Economic Director Gary Cohn (L) participate in a news conference to discuss the tax reform plan of US President Donald J. Trump, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 26 April 2017.

Government and Trade

PVH, J.C. Penney, VF Execs Tell Mnuchin They’re ‘Eager’ for Tax Reform

During a closed meeting with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, industry leaders discussed support for tax reform and their continued resistance to a proposed BAT tax.

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TJX t.j. maxx, marshalls

Financial

Retail’s Safe Haven: TJX and Off-price

Investors are parking their money in TJX, betting the off-price retailer will continue to turn in steady performance.

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Shoppers visit a J.C. Penney store in New York. The Texas-based retailer reports financial resultsEarns JC Penney, New York, USA

Financial

J.C. Penney Sees Wider Loss as Apparel Struggles

The company said sales trends have improved lately and is sticking by its guidance for the year.

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macy's earnings season first quarter

Financial

Reckoning Day: First-Quarter Earnings Begin

Macy’s, Kohl’s and Nordstrom kick off what’s expected to be a trying first-quarter earnings season.

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Michelle Lee (center left) during President Obama's 2016 signing of the Defend Trade Secrets Act.

Technology

Retail, Tech Cos. Tell Trump to Keep Reform-Minded Patent Leader

Dozens of companies and associations signed a letter praising recent moves by the Patent and Trademark Office, led by Michelle Lee.

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Sephora Inside JC Penney

Retail

Sephora to Roll Out Another 70 J.C. Penney-based Locations

The new shop-in-shops bring the total number to about 650.

clock April 24, 2017Allison Collins

J.C. Penney

Financial

J.C. Penney, Dillard’s Expected to Pull Through Retail Reckoning

Analysts from Fitch Ratings said things at both department stores look stable, despite store closures and sales declines.

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Macy's, which is set to have closed about 100 stores by this year, needs to close even more of its fleet in order to rebound, according to Wall Street analysts.

Retail

Retail Store Closings on Track to Beat Out Recession Levels

Store closings are far from over, but Wall Street thinks the industry can bounce back with a “reinvention.”

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American Apparel shop on Oxford Street closed down and empty.American Apparel shop closed down on Oxford Street, London, UK. - 26 Dec 2016.

Financial

Which Retailers Are Closing Stores in 2017

From American Apparel to Macy’s, retailers of all stripes have been suffering lately and closing stores.

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J.C. Penney

Financial

J.C. Penney Looks for Home Services to Buttress Fashion

The company is accelerating its move into the area, with tests on bathroom remodeling, smart home installation and more.

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