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J.C. Penney Gets NYSE Warning on Possible De-listing

The retailer needs to reverse declining sales and trends or face extinction.

clock January 31, 2020David Moin

Shoppers enter the Kohl's store in South Burlington, Vt., on . Kohl's Corp.'s fourth-quarter net income increased 14 percent as merchandise profit margins improved through exclusive brand offerings and tight inventory managementEarns Kohls, South Burlington, USA


2019 Sales Spell Trouble for Department Stores

The sector posted a sharp sales decline despite a strong consumer.

clock January 16, 2020Evan Clark

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Moody’s Says ‘Dismal Year’ Will Force Department Store Changes

The debt watchdog said department stores are going to have to prove their business model works.

clock January 15, 2020Evan Clark

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ThredUp Educating Consumers About Their Share of Environmental Impact

The resale brand hopes to convert consumers to more sustainable habits.

clock January 15, 2020Sharon Edelson



Moody’s Cuts Department Store Outlook — Again

The debt watchdog lowered its operating income outlook for the sector after a tough quarter.

clock December 9, 2019Evan Clark

The J. C. Penney's at Herald Square.

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J.C. Penney Cozies Up With Hallmark in Hopes of a Better Holiday

It centers around Hallmark’s “Christmas at Dollywood” film, and comes in stride with the retailer announcing a new chief digital officer.

clock December 6, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

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Apparel Plays Key Role in Target’s Strong Q3 Performance

The Minneapolis-based retailer was able to drive up traffic in its stores and online.

clock November 20, 2019Sharon Edelson


Target Delivers Third-Quarter Beats

The retailer is prepared for the holiday season with investments in staffing and a spate of delivery options.

clock November 20, 2019Sharon Edelson

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J.C. Penney’s Stock Rises as Third-Quarter Loss Narrows

Jill Soltau, its chief executive officer, said she is beginning to see results from her turnaround plan.

clock November 15, 2019Kathryn Hopkins



HanesBrands Stock Falls Despite Q3 Gains

The company alluded to the impact of store closures in its outlook.

clock October 31, 2019Kellie Ell


Digital Forum: Ron Johnson on ‘Embracing Disruption’

The former Apple and J.C. Penney executive is building a company that straddles the online and physical worlds.

clock September 26, 2019Sharon Edelson

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J.C. Penney to Open Men’s Outdoor Shops

The retailer has created a St. John’s Bay Outdoor Collection to anchor the initiative.

clock September 10, 2019Jean E. Palmieri

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EXCLUSIVE: Former Charlotte Russe CEO Jenny Ming Joins Poshmark Board

The traditional retail veteran said she was attracted to the start-up’s innovative business model — and the growing resale market.

clock August 29, 2019Kellie Ell

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What to Watch: Secondhand May Have Place With Department Stores, Specialty Retailers

Consumers will vote on whether secondhand apparel adds value to Macy’s and J.C. Penney, among others, with their wallets.

clock August 28, 2019Sharon Edelson

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TheCurvyCon Returns to New York

The three-day expo, which takes place during New York Fashion Week, celebrates plus-size women and body positivity.

clock August 26, 2019Kellie Ell

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Puma Confirms Record-Breaking Year, Breaks Five Billion Sales Barrier

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