10/11/2011 - 11:01am

Apparel manufacturer and retailer The Jones Group confirmed Tuesday that it is in discussions to divest its jeanswear division for between $350 million to $400 million.

10/11/2011 - 11:00am

The Conference Board Employment Trends Index, released Tuesday, showed a decrease in September to 100.95, down from the revised figure of 101.37 in August.

10/11/2011 - 11:00am

A report released by Kronos said that the retail hiring levels have reached the highest mark in nearly three years.

10/11/2011 - 11:00am

Former American Apparel CFO Adrian Kowalewski resigned as executive VP corporate strategy, according to a regulatory filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission this morning, Women’s Wear Daily reported.

10/11/2011 - 11:00am

Spa operator Red Door Spas said Tuesday it has named Jeff Kohl as its senior VP and COO.

10/11/2011 - 11:00am

Retail marketing firm Creative Channel Services said Tuesday that electronics retailer Conn’s will utilize the company’s CyberScholar digital platform to increase retail associate knowledge of home appliance and consumer electronics products.

10/11/2011 - 11:00am

An Associated Press report on Tuesday said that Hoffman Estates, Ill., trustees have passed a resolution asking the state of Illinois to try and keep the Sears Holdings Corp. headquarters located in Hoffman Estates.

10/11/2011 - 11:00am

Web-based task management and store communications provider Opterus said Tuesday that Total Wine & More has implemented Opterus Store Ops-Center to manage tasks and projects and to obtain valuable feedback from their stores.

10/11/2011 - 10:43am

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores said it will increase its work force by more than 15% for the holiday season.