Isetan Mitsukoshi’s First-Half Profit Jumps, Sales Slip
The company's bottom line was boosted by a very low comparative base.
Prestige Beauty Sales Surpass $4 Billion in Q3
Makeup was the largest, but slowest-growing category, with skin care close behind.
Research Reveals Revenue-Generating Power of Personalization
The report was sponsored by Mastercard and conducted by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services.
June Sales Among Retailers in Japan are Mixed
Department stores continued to perform well due to strong demand from overseas visitors, but low-priced…
Japanese Retailers See Mixed Sales in February
Cold weather helped to move winter items out shop doors, but snow kept customers from shopping.
Retailers in Japan See Higher Sales in September
Cooler weather than average helped to move fall clothing out stores' doors
Salesfloor Study Reveals Insights Into Job Satisfaction for Retail Associates
Technology plays a key role in how employees feel about their jobs.
Outperforming the Competition by Creating a ‘Great Place to Work’
Chinwe Onyeagoro, president of Great Place to Work, explains.
Japan’s Retailers See Uneven Sales in March
Department store sales were bolstered by tax-free sales, while cold weather negatively affected low-priced…
Brick-and-Mortar Reign Seen Continuing Despite E-commerce Growth
E-commerce is expected to plateau around 30 percent of retail sales by 2020, leaving the rest to…
TD Bank Survey Has Retail Executives Optimistic About 2017
A total of 74 percent believe sales will increase in the next 12 months.
Alexander Wang Shifts Men’s Strategy for Growth
Wang is combining his men's ready-to-wear and T by Alexander Wang collections under one comprehensive label…
Alibaba Beats Last Year’s Singles’ Day Total With Half the Day to Go
Last year it sold a record $13 billion in the 24-hour period. This year the company looks set to reach $20…
NRF Raises Its Forecast for Retail Sales 2016
Consumer confidence levels and normalizing weather trends should aid retail sales.
Synchrony Invests in Retail Start-up FlexReceipts
Synchrony Financial has invested in the smart receipt retail start-up company FlexReceipts.