Business

Retail Foot Traffic Tiptoes Back

clock August 18, 2017Evan Clark

Accessories

Heeling Power: Shoes Kicking at High, Low End

clock August 18, 2017Natalie Theodosi

Fashion

Vegas Serves as Reminder of an Industry in Transition

clock August 17, 2017Kari Hamanaka and Marcy Medina

J.C. Penney

A look from Liz Claiborne eyewear collection

Eyewear

Safilo and J.C. Penney Renew License for Liz Claiborne Eyewear

The new five-year agreement is to last until 2022.

clock July 28, 2017Alessandra Turra

J.C. Penney

Legal

J.C. Penney Paying $97.5M to End Investor Class Action

The department store has denied claims that it misled investors in 2013 on its financial state.

clock July 25, 2017Kali Hays

amazon prime day

Retail

Amazon’s Prime Day Setting Off Discounts Across Retail

Apparel is becoming a big category for the shopping day’s discounts and other retailers are following suit.

clock July 10, 2017Kali Hays

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.

clock July 5, 2017Evan Clark

amazon prime day

Retail

Prime Day Grows Longer as the Commercial Holiday Matures

Amazon will kick off the 30-hour shopping bonanza of Prime Day on July 10.

clock June 29, 2017Evan Clark

Sears

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.

clock June 22, 2017Kali Hays

Retail shopping

Financial

Retail Sales Fall in May, but Apparel Sees a Boost

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

clock June 14, 2017Kali Hays

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.

clock June 5, 2017Vicki M. Young

Retailers Boosted Jobs in September

Financial

Retail Sector Lost Thousands More Jobs in May

Department stores again led the bleed of retail jobs.

clock June 2, 2017Kali Hays

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.

clock May 23, 2017Lisa Lockwood

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.

clock May 16, 2017Kali Hays

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.

clock May 16, 2017Evan Clark

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.

clock May 12, 2017Evan Clark

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.

clock May 11, 2017Evan Clark

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.

clock April 27, 2017Kali Hays

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Fashion

Millennials Drive Up Luxury Accessory Sell-Outs

clock August 18, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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