Saks Fifth Avenue

Alice + Olivia was open for business.


Connecticut’s Greenwich Avenue Opens for Business, Sort Of

While Saks Fifth Avenue, Richard’s and Alice and Oliva were open, many specialty stores such as Rag & Bone, J. Crew, Vince, Joie, Warby Parker, Club Monaco, and Brooks Bros. were still closed.

clock May 21, 2020Lisa Lockwood

The center fountain at Bal Harbour Shops.


Bal Harbour Shops to Open Monday in Bal Harbour, Fla.

The open-air shopping center will provide retail to-go curbside pick-up for all retail purchases, and provide curbside restaurant take-out.

clock May 16, 2020Lisa Lockwood

Gary Wassner


Hilldun’s Wassner Gathers Retailers to Talk Inventory, Seasonality, Deliveries

The group was unable to discuss markdowns, pricing and promotional cadences since that would have violated anti-trade laws.

clock May 14, 2020Lisa Lockwood

A customer receives a squirt of hand sanitizer from an employee before entering a Trader Joe's grocery store in Washington, DC, USA, 31 March 2020. District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has issued a 'stay-at-home' order to take affect 01 April 2020. The spread and containment efforts of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruptions to daily life across the globe.Coronavirus COVID-19 reactions in Washington, DC., USA - 31 Mar 2020

Business Features

Store Employees Worry and Wonder About Going Back to Work

The retail sector employs 29 million Americans, according to the National Retail Federation.

clock May 13, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Pedestrians cross Tenth Avenue near Neiman Marcus the retail store before the Hudson Yards Grand Opening Ceremony at Hudson Yards in New York, New York, USA, 15 March 2019. Hudson Yards is a real estate development on Manhattan's westside in the neighborhood of Chelsea, which will feature both residential and commercial space along with retail shopping, fine dining, a ten screen movie theater, a public school, and artist exhibition space.Grand Opening Hudson Yards New York, USA - 15 Mar 2019

Fashion Scoops

A Guide to the Retailers Reopening Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

Several retailers are implementing reopening strategies as states are easing stay-at-home restrictions.

clock May 12, 2020Layla Ilchi

boarded up neiman marcus


Neiman’s in Bankruptcy: Scenarios for Salvaging the Brand

For Neiman Marcus Group to come out of bankruptcy and survive, industry executives say it must pare down and modernize.

clock May 11, 2020David Moin

Jewel will perform on Saks IGTV.

Fashion Scoops

Saks Focuses Digital Initiatives on Mental Health for May

Glenn Close and Jewel are two of the participants in Saks’ digital activities.

clock May 4, 2020Lisa Lockwood

Backstage at Givenchy RTW Spring 2020


Brands, Designers Seek to Delay Markdown Madness

Givenchy wants its retail partners not to reduce prices of its spring 2020 collection before July, even in private sales.

clock April 24, 2020Miles Socha

The sun shines through flags on the facade of Saks flagship store on New York's Fifth Avenue, . Saks Inc. agreed to sell itself to Hudson's Bay Co., the Canadian parent of upscale retailer Lord & Taylor, for about $2.4 billion in a deal that will bring luxury to more North American localesSaks Acquisition, New York, USA


Saks Fifth Avenue Presses to Change the Product Cycle

The luxury retailer wants to implement buy-now, wear-now merchandising beyond what the pandemic has induced.

clock April 15, 2020David Moin

A page from the Beyond app featuring a Cult Gaia bag.


‘Revenge Buying’ in China: BorderX Lab Sees Brisk Sales in Handbags and Shoes

Streetwear and sneakers and beauty are the leading categories on the Beyond app.

clock April 9, 2020Lisa Lockwood

The Saks Fifth Avenue windows.

Human Resources

Saks, Hudson’s Bay and Tapestry Step Up With Donations

Saks Fifth Avenue and Hudson’s Bay are donating $1.3 million, and Tapestry is committing $2 million to the COVID-19 relief efforts.

clock March 27, 2020Lisa Lockwood

Tom Ott

Mens Retail Business

Tom Ott Joins Nicestuff Clothing as Adviser

The former Saks Fifth Avenue merchant will help increase the brand’s reach among retailers.

clock March 24, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Store closed sign


COVID-19 Retail Store Closures

Fashion reacts by temporarily closing stores or reducing hours to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Here’s the complete list of changes.

clock March 17, 2020Kellie Ell

Christian Louboutin’s shop-in-shop features a ceramic fountain and aged brass vines.


Saks Fifth Avenue Updates Its Long-Running Shoe Show

The retailer checks off another box on its Grand Renovation list of spaces.

clock March 12, 2020Sharon Edelson

Swiss hosiery brand Fogal


Swiss Hosiery Brand Fogal Is Keeping Up With the Times

The hosiery brand, which will celebrate its centenary in 2021, is being relaunched under new leadership and creative direction.

clock March 10, 2020Fleur Burlet

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Fashion Urged to Complete Its Digital Transformation

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