Kellie Ell

Kmart chairman Edward Lampert listens during a news conference to announce the merger of Kmart and Sears in New York , 2004.

Financial

Who Benefits the Most by Saving Sears?

Creditors say Lampert and ESL have filed a motion to prevent a bankruptcy court from approving his bid for the retailer.

clock January 19, 2019Kellie Ell

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 26:  Beyonce performs onstage during 2015 Global Citizen Festival to end extreme poverty by 2030 in Central Park on September 26, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Global Citizen) *** Local Caption *** Beyonce Knowles

Legal

Beyoncé Drops Lawsuit Over Feyoncé Merchandise

The music superstar and fashion designer may have reached a settlement with the indie company.

clock January 17, 2019Kellie Ell

Edward Lampert sears holdings bruce berkowitz fairholme capital

Financial

Lampert Wins Bid to Reclaim Sears

The proposed deal is worth $5.2 billion.

clock January 17, 2019Kellie Ell

John Hardy’s gold and silver signet ring with bonded gold, degs & Sal’s gold feather ring, Jennifer Fisher’s gold cigar band ring, david Yurman’s 18-karat gold cuff, walters Faith’s diamond I.d. bar necklace in 18-karat rose gold and 18-karat white gold with white diamonds, Julian’s necklace with diamond hexagon pendant in sterling silver and Eddie Borgo’s silver large Pyramid cuff.

Financial

Signet Jewelers Isn’t Shining Bright

The jewelry company’s stock tanks after a less-than-stellar holiday sales report and recent legal issues.

clock January 17, 2019Kellie Ell

The NRF trade expo.

Retail

NRF ‘Big Show’ Spotlights Women, Innovation and the Resilience of Brick-and-Mortar

Optimism for stores’ long-term success and a willingness to test technologies amid recession concerns set the tone.

clock January 16, 2019David Moin

This, photo shows a Sears store in Hialeah, Fla. Sears Holdings Corp. reported earnings on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Sears' extended decline in sales continued during the first quarter and the storied retailer vowed additional spending cuts to offset its slowing businessEarns-Sears Holdings, Hialeah, USA - 11 May 2017

Financial

What Sears Will Need to Do to Survive

The 126-year-old retailer may have found a buyer, but that doesn’t mean its out of the woods yet.

clock January 16, 2019Kellie Ell

Rihanna

Legal

Rihanna Suing Father for Exploiting Her Name

The singer, songwriter, actress and beauty tycoon says her father is using her famous surname to promote his own business.

clock January 16, 2019Kellie Ell

Now anyone with a phone can set up an online marketplace thanks to a new app called Storr.

Technology

Storr App Allows Shoppers to Browse Their Friends’ Stuff

The new platform lets anyone be a retailer, curating their own digital marketplace.

clock January 16, 2019Kellie Ell

In this Nov. 2, 2018 photo, a sign in the window at Sears promises that "This isn't goodbye," at the Livingston Mall in Livingston, N.J. Sears is closing 80 more stores as it teeters on the brink of liquidation. The 130-year old retailer set a deadline of for bids for its remaining stores to avert closing down completelySears, Livingston, USA - 02 Nov 2018

Financial

Sears to Stay Open for Now: Reports

Eddie Lampert, chairman of Sears and his hedge fund ESL Investments, appears to have won a bid to save the retailer from liquidating.

clock January 16, 2019Kellie Ell

Sears

Financial

Sears Fate to Be Determined at Auction

The future of Sears is still up in the air as an auction process considers selling the company as a going concern or liquidating.

clock January 14, 2019Kellie Ell

This, photo, shows a Lululemon Athletica logo outside a store on Newbury Street in Boston. Lululemon Athletica Inc. reports earnings, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017Earns Lululemon Athletica, Boston, USA - 05 Jun 2017

Financial

Lululemon’s Stock Surges on Updated Outlook

The new guidance is based on higher than previously expected comparable sales.

clock January 14, 2019Kellie Ell

Chico's Coconut Point storefront.

Financial

Chico’s Closing 250 Stores, Focusing More on Digital

The women’s apparel retailer revealed plans to close at least 250 stores while investing in new technology.

clock January 11, 2019Kellie Ell

macy's holiday sales

Financial

Macy’s Stock Swoon Adds to Holiday Angst

The retailer’s more optimistic hopes were dashed against the December shopping lull.

clock January 11, 2019Evan Clark

Aritzia is taking its first international steps.

Financial

Aritzia’s Appeal to Celebrities Is Helping the Brand Grow

The company reported its 17th consecutive quarter of in-store sales growth.

clock January 10, 2019Kellie Ell

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 08:  Grace Elizabeth walks the runway during the 2018 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Pier 94 on November 8, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)

Financial

Victoria’s Secret Sales Continue to Disappoint Even Amid Holiday Shopping Season

Both in store and online sales fell during December.

clock January 10, 2019Kellie Ell

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Kendall Jenner75th Annual Golden Globe Awards, Arrivals, Los Angeles, USA - 07 Jan 2018

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Marketers: What to Learn From The Kendall Jenner-Proactiv Backlash

clock January 18, 2019Allison Collins

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