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Ira Neimark, Retail Legend, 97

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The Problem With Marketing Cannabis Beauty

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Eye

Terror Jr. Emerges to Tell the Truth

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Retail

Ira Neimark, Retail Legend, Dies at 97

The long-time department store executive had a clear vision for transforming Bergdorf Goodman.

clock April 19, 2019David Moin

Kmart chairman Edward Lampert speaks during a news conference to announce the merger of Kmart and Sears in New York . Kmart is acquiring Sears, one of the most venerable names in U.S. retailing, in a surprise $11 billion deal that will create the nation's third-largest retailerKMART SEARS MERGER, NEW YORK, USA

Financial

Sears Creditors Suing Lampert Over Alleged Squandering of Billions Pre-Bankruptcy

ESL vigorously disputes the accusations, according to a statement, going as far as calling them “baseless allegations and fanciful claims.”

clock April 18, 2019Kellie Ell

Shoppers walk past sale signs in San Francisco. On Wednesday, Aug 15, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for JulyRetail Sales, San Francisco, USA - 03 Jul 2018

Government and Trade

Retail Sales Bounced Back Last Month

Clothing store sales rose by 2 percent between February and March.

clock April 18, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

According to a TrendSource report, over 60 percent of consumers see cannabis legalization as a "non-issue."

Business Features

Beyond the Short Term, Cannabis Industry Is Poised for Mainstream Success

Researchers at TrendSource see the industry expanding beyond the current market distribution model.

clock April 18, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Human Resources

ON STAFF: No More ‘Pretty Woman’ Moments in Retail

Some luxury brands are moving away from the traditional commission model for sales executives.

clock April 18, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

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Business Features

Think Tank: Secrets of the Other Half

Sonya Brown explores “how the rest of e-commerce” wins in an Amazon world.

clock April 18, 2019Sonya Brown

A Walgreens location in New York.

Retail

Walgreens, Nordstrom Tap Narvar to Offer Package Pickup, Returns

Participating retailers and brands include Urban Outfitters Inc., Cole Haan and Alexandre Birman.

clock April 17, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Protesters from the Extinction Rebellion campaign group block Oxford Circus in central London, Britain, 16 April 2019. The Extinction Rebellion are holding a number of protests across London to draw attention to climate change.Climate Change protests across London, United Kingdom - 16 Apr 2019

Retail

London Retailers Lash Out at Climate Protests as Sales Plummet

The New West End Company has called on Mayor Sadiq Khan and the Met Police to take control of the protests.

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Business Features

Gen Z Crave a World Without Borders, Boundaries and Binaries

Irregular Labs’ latest report explores the concept of “fluidity” and how Generation Z views everyday living.

clock April 17, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Decathlon has partnered with NewStore on its new hi-tech Emeryville, Calif. store.

Retail

Decathlon Opens Store With Cashless Checkout

A streamlined, cashless shopping experience is becoming the norm.

clock April 16, 2019Adriana Lee

Denim x Alexander Wang cotton denim jeans and Christian Dada shoes. Gucci's cotton denim jeans with Nike sneakers. Levi's cotton denim jeans with Christian Louboutin shoes. Jnco's cotton denim jeans with Timberland boots.

Financial

The Battle Over Casualization

The popularity of ath-leisure and denim are heating up as fashion continues to become more casual. But can the two sustain momentum at the same time?

clock April 16, 2019Kellie Ell

The New York Stock Exchange welcomes American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the company's IPO. Additionally, the American Apparel and Footwear Association as "Retailer of the Year" on April 15. Jay L. Schottenstein, Executive Chairman of the Board and CEO, joined by Stacey Cunningham, NYSE President, rings the NYSE Opening Bell®.

Retail

American Eagle Marks 25 Years as a Public Company

The American Eagle and Aerie gang headed to Wall Street to celebrate.

clock April 15, 2019Kellie Ell

In this Feb. 13, 2012 photo, a worker repairs the Sears sign outside the Sears Grand store in Solon, Ohio. Sears Holdings said, it will separate its smaller hometown stores, outlets and some hardware stores in a deal expected to raise $400 million to $500 million as it seeks to regain profitability and market shareEarns Sears, Solon, USA

Financial

Eddie Lampert Tries to Stop Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Liquidation

The 2012 spin-off is not doing well.

clock April 15, 2019Kellie Ell

Yuima Nakazato Couture Spring 2019 Presentation

Fashion Scoops

Yuima Nakazato to Open a Store This Year

The Japanese designer is collaborating with Lectra, creator of “Fashion on Demand” customization software.

clock April 15, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Louis-Marie de Castelbajac at the Lafont 1844 pop-up store on the rue de Vertbois

Business Features

Think Tank: The Legacy Brand’s Guide to Retail Survival

Corey Pierson, cofounder and ceo of Custora, offers tactics for competing against the emergence of direct-to-consumer brands.

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