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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 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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Fashion retailing's fourth-quarter report card.


Fourth-Quarter Grades: Struggling Through a Tough Course

WWD graded U.S. retailers — from Nordstrom to Wal-Mart — on the basis of improvements in their sales, profits, expenses and inventory.

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Michael Strahan wearing a look from line at J.C. Penney.

Mens Lifestyle

Strahan to Be Named a Father of the Year

The awards will be held on June 15 in New York.

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American Eagle Outfitters #WeAllCan Fall 2016 Campaign


American Eagle Outlook Disappoints

The firm’s fourth quarter sales and profits also fell, although ceo Jay Schottenstein pointed to the company’s strengths.

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Warren Buffett Baffled by Retail

The investor praised Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and said he can’t figure out retail.

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Marvin Ellison


J.C.Penney Turns Profitable; Closing Up to 140 Stores

While turning profitable, turnaround efforts continue by downsizing the retail footprint.

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Retailers Set to Pay the Piper, Weak Q4 Seen

Wal-Mart, Macy’s, TJX, Nordstrom and more will reveal their fourth-quarter results this week.

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MSX by Michael Strahan for JCPenney.

Mens Clothing Furnishings

Penney, Strahan Expanding Into Underwear

The line will be sold at 500 stores and online beginning next week.

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Marvin Ellison

Mens Retail Business

Marvin Ellison Named Father of the Year

J.C. Penney’s chairman and chief executive officer will be honored on June 15.

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A Sears closing in Mountain View, Calif.


Overstored America: Retailers Wake Up and Work It Out

Store closings, well above the usual level of trimming retailers do annually, are expected this year.

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Target Comes Up Short for Christmas

The retail weakness reached down to the mass sector over the holiday season.

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Amazon Hiring as Brick-and-Mortar Hunkers Down for Leaner Times

Pressure from e-commerce giant continues.

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J Crew, Pittsburgh, USA


New Year Greets Retail With Old Worries

A tough start to the year from The Limited, J. Crew, Neiman Marcus, Macy’s, Kohl’s and more.

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Laura Kim 2016 CFDA Fashion Awards Nominee & Honoree Announcement Party


Carolina Herrera and Oscar de la Renta Settle Legal Battle

The settlement appears to be a victory of sorts for the de la Renta house, as Laura Kim is allowed to continue in her role as co-creative director with Fernando Garcia.

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