Jaclyn Smith arrives at the Farrah Fawcett Foundation's TEX-MEX FIESTA held at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, CA on Friday, September 6, 2019. (Photo By Sthanlee B. Mirador/Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images)

Fashion Features

Jaclyn Smith Cites Integrity as the Key to Success

In addition to her women’s apparel line with Kmart, the actress also has a skin care collection and a line of wigs.

clock April 26, 2021Jean E. Palmieri

Peter Nygård


Following FBI and NYPD Raid of Nygård’s Nearby Offices, Nygård Reopens New York Store

While Dillard’s plans to stop carrying the Nygård collection, a Sears spokesman declined to comment about whether it will do the same.

clock February 28, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

T.J. Maxx

Business Features

The Off-price Channel

Off-price retailers continue to hang in the fold between traditional brick-and-mortar companies and e-commerce brands. But will it stay strong or crumble in the era of online shopping?

clock January 7, 2020Kellie Ell

Online Shopping


The Retail Puzzle

The death of brick-and-mortar is definitely trending. But is it true?

clock August 29, 2019Kellie Ell

Signage for Barneys New York department store is displayed on an outdoor banner, in New York. The luxury retailer could be joining a growing list of retailers that have filed for bankruptcyBarneys -Options, New York, USA - 16 Jul 2019


Barneys Chapter 11: How Much Risk Will Vendors Take?

The retailer lined up roughly $218 million in debtor-in-possession financing, but much of it may go toward paying off its secured debts.

clock August 13, 2019Sindhu Sundar

Jerome Griffith, president and ceo of Lands’ End.


Lands’ End Slumps in First Quarter, but Outlook Brightens

The brand’s sales fell as it pulled out of Sears stores, but its profit projection for the full year was on the rise.

clock June 4, 2019Sindhu Sundar

Sears plans to open three new Home & Life stores in May.


Eddie Lampert’s Company Wants to Buy the Rest of Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores

If complete, the deal would put Sears and Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores under the same company umbrella once again.

clock June 3, 2019Kellie Ell

A photo of The Grove at Colony Square.


Reinventing Malls With or Without a Playbook

These challenging times call for new approaches. Some shopping center owners and REITS are rising to the occasion.

clock May 20, 2019Sharon Edelson

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


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

Kevin PlankUnder Armour 'I Will I Want' Women's Campaign, New York, America - 31 Jul 2014(CEO and founder of Under Armour, Inc)


The C-suite Shuffle Continues at Under Armour

Another exec announces his departure.

clock April 18, 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


Eddie Lampert Tries to Stop Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Liquidation

The 2012 spin-off is not doing well.

clock April 15, 2019Kellie Ell

A sign for a Sears outlet store is displayed, in Kansas City, Mo. Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, Oct. 15, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering lossesSears Chapter 11, Kansas City, USA - 16 Oct 2018


Is Eddie Lampert Trying to Get the Sears Gang Back Together?

The former Sears ceo wants to buy all of Sears’ spin-off Hometown & Outlet Stores.

clock April 8, 2019Kellie Ell

Sears plans to open three new Home & Life stores in May.


Sears’ New Fashion-Free Home & Life Stores

Apparel won’t be for sale.

clock April 4, 2019Kellie Ell

A Dick's Sporting Goods in York, Pa.


Dick’s Sporting Goods Is Trading Guns for Golf, Nike and Adidas Apparel

The retailer said it would remove guns from about 120 of its stores, while upping its apparel selections.

clock March 12, 2019Kellie Ell

People walk by the advertising for a Gap store on New York's Fifth Avenue. Diversity in the advertising industry is becoming a higher priority for consumer product companies as they try to reach a new generation of customers with evolving sensibilities on ethnicity, age, gender and sexualityDiverse Advertising-Getting it Right, New York, USA - 23 Oct 2017


Store Closures Ramping Back Up

It might only be the beginning of March, but the sector has already seen a plethora of store closure announcements this year.

clock March 7, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

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Nicole Richie and Sofia Richie Discuss First Fashion Collaboration

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