February 1, 2015

Swedish fast-fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) is in full expansion mode.

January 21, 2015

Target Corp. is launching a brand new plus-size line, Ava & Viv, which will be sold both online and in stores starting on Feb. 22.

November 14, 2014

Smart & Final Stores, Inc. reported that profit for the third quarter edged up 1.9% to $10.2 million. Sales surged 10.8% to $1.13 billion, and same-store sales leapt 6.6%.

October 16, 2014

Destination Maternity Corp. will expand into Israel through an international franchise agreement with Israeli fashion retail chain H&O Fashion Ltd. (H&O).

September 2, 2014

1-800-Flowers.com Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire gourmet food and gift retailer Harry & David Holdings for $142.5 million in cash.

June 5, 2014

Emma & Roe, a new concept from Australia-based, global jewelry retailer Michael Hill International, has opened its doors in Queensland, Australia.

May 16, 2014

From indie favorites to mass-market British brands, here are seven retailers getting ready to make their U.S. brick-and-mortar debut:

December 2, 2013

Disposition firm: A&G Realty Partners

Number of properties: 600

Locations: 95% in strip centers, with the balance in middle market malls across the United States

Status: A&G successfully terminated more than 300 leases. The balance had natural lease expirations.

December 27, 2012

With sales of spices and seasonings on a steady upswing, the 123-year-old McCormick & Company has opened its first-ever retail location. More than a traditional retail outlet, the 3,818-sq.-ft. McCormick World of Flavors is a destination that aims to build brand excitement and demonstrate the company’s leadership in flavor. It showcases McCormick’s complete family of products and brands, which run the gamut from Old Bay to Thai Kitchen.

September 27, 2012

Swedish fast-fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB reported that net income for the quarter ended Aug. 31 edged up less than 1% to $550 million, missing analysts’ expectations of $618 million in profit.

June 13, 2012

Macy’s, Sephora, Michael Kors and Lancome were ranked as Facebook “geniuses” in the second annual L2 Facebook IQ Index, developed in partnership with Buddy Media, a social enterprise software firm.

July 29, 2011

A report by Crain’s New York Business said that Lord & Taylor has signed a two-year contract with Green Mountain Energy Co. to provide the department store retailer with 100% of its electricity needs at two stores, including the Fifth Ave. flagship location.

January 12, 2010

Target Corp. has acquired the Smith & Hawken brand and other intellectual property from Smith...

October 26, 2008

Barnes & Noble has launched a new virtual experience on its site called “My B&N”...

October 26, 2008

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market has announced that it will open 11 additional Fresh &...

August 20, 2008

Steve & Barry's announced Thursday that BH S&B Holdings LLC, a newly-formed subsidiary of Manhattan-based...

August 4, 2008

Steve & Barry’s announced late Monday that it has agreed to a $163 million takeover...

June 30, 2008

Steve & Barry’s University Sportswear may close an estimated 100 stores, roughly 40% of its...

April 30, 2008

For some retailers, it may seem early to headline back-to-school issues, but for Music...

January 31, 2008

A new concept in experiential retailing, Ridemakerz offers an immersive and playful environment where...

January 23, 2008

New York City Tesco’s Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market format made its Hollywood, Calif., debut...

December 31, 2007

Retail CEOs and CFOs will gather in Florida next month for the second annual...

December 31, 2007

In just a few short years, fast fashion has evolved into a potent force...

December 27, 2007

Surfing star Laird Hamilton has been signed by Steve & Barry's to help design...