April 26, 2016

The number of Sephora shops inside J.C. Penney stores is about to increase.

April 26, 2016

Sears Holdings will shutter its apparel design office in New York City.

April 25, 2016

The J.C. Penney Co. Inc. is teaming up with a well-known social network to help draw traffic and sales at select mall-based locations.

April 22, 2016

Macy's chose Earth Day to give an update on its ongoing solar power deployments.

April 22, 2016

Sears Holdings announced its latest round of store closings as it continues to look for ways to cut expenses and return to profitability after five years of losses.

April 21, 2016

The Finish Line said that John Hall will join the company in mid-May as executive VP, divisional president and chief merchandising officer.

April 20, 2016

Macy’s ranked as the department store of the year in the Harris Poll’s 28th annual EquiTrend Study, which recognizes the strongest brands based on consumer response.

April 20, 2016

Target Corp. weighed in on the national debate about which bathrooms transgender people can use, staking a position that is sure to elicit as much praise as it does criticism.

April 19, 2016

Eighty-eight percent of consumers plan to celebrate Mother’s Day 2016 and clothing is this year’s big winner.

April 19, 2016

Nordstrom announced it will phase out 350 to 400 jobs, primarily in its corporate center and regional support teams, through the end of the second quarter.

April 19, 2016

Visa is rolling out a technology enhancement — Quick Chip for EMV— designed to optimize EMV chip card processing and speed up checkout times.

April 18, 2016

Los Angeles-based Sport Chalet has initiated going out of business sales at its 47 stores and closed down its online operation.

April 14, 2016

Gap Inc. has appointed Sonia Syngal as global president of Old Navy, effective immediately,  as it looks to reenergize its value-driven brand.

April 14, 2016
A controversial labor practice employed by some retailers is coming under increased scrutiny by U.S.regulators.
April 13, 2016

According to AdAge, Will Setliff, executive VP of marketing at Kohl’s, is resigning his position the week of April 11. 

April 12, 2016

Prior to joining Abercrombie & Fitch, Ashley Sargent Price served as senior VP of brand creative at J.Crew, where she oversaw creative teams for all divisions of the company including, J.Crew, crewcuts and Madewell during her 10 years at the company. 

April 12, 2016
JCPenney is debuting Boutique+, a plus-size fashion brand designed for full-figured millennial women. Boutique+ will be available at 500 stores and online May 1.
April 12, 2016
Kohl’s introduced a new line of Kohl’s Care products including books and plush characters priced at $5 where 100% of the net profit from the products goes to benefit children’s health initiatives nationwide.
April 12, 2016
Martine Reardon did not specify her exact reason for leaving Macy’s after a 32-year career, but in a statement implied she will be taking some time away from her professional career.
 
April 8, 2016

Many retailers are adding restaurants and even bars to enhance the shopping experience. Going forward, Kohl’s will not be one of them.

April 8, 2016

Sears Holdings Corp. announced it obtained a 15-month $500 million secured loan facility.

April 7, 2016

Sears Holding Corp. is making a timely expansion to its seamless “Meet With An Expert” service as it looks to engage with shoppers this spring.

April 5, 2016

The number of Saks Off 5th stores will surge dramatically as will investments in technology as Hudson’s Bay Company said it will make higher than normal investments in growth initiative this year.

April 5, 2016

Sears Canada is again calling on Becky Penrice to lead an important aspect of its nearly 300 store operation.