January 23, 2015

Women’s footwear designer Vince Camuto, who co-founded Nine West Group and then went on to establish his own successful namesake clothing and footwear business, has passed away at the age of 78. Camuto died Wednesday at his home in Greenwich, Connecticut, after a battle with cancer.

January 21, 2015

One of the largest eyewear brands in Japan is entering the United States.

January 13, 2015

Sophia Amoruso, the irreverent founder of online fashion retailer Nasty Gal (and the best-selling author of #GirlBoss), has stepped down as chief executive of the company and named Sheree Waterson as CEO, effective immediately.

January 8, 2015

Palmetto Park, the owner of Palmetto Gardens Plaza, announced that its new anchor tenant Walmart Neighborhood Store has opened.

January 6, 2015

The specialty apparel and home goods chain C. Wonder is shuttering its remaining stores, according to Buzzfeed.

December 29, 2014

Ezra Dabah is no stranger to children’s wear. As the former chairman and CEO of The Children’s Place, he helped create a billion-dollar retail powerhouse. Dabah

December 29, 2014

It’s no secret that neither the retail industry nor the technology industry has exactly achieved parity when it comes to granting women access to top-level decision-making positions.

December 18, 2014

Through the new online letter collection component of Macy’s “Believe” holiday marketing campaign, customers were able to create and send a digital letter to Santa to benefit Make-A-Wish while having the opportunity to participate in Macy’s Guinness World Records official attempt for the longest wish list to Santa. 

December 17, 2014

For the first time since its founding in 1989, affiliated Dallas-based commercial real estate services firms The Weitzman Group and Cencor Realty Services has a new chief executive. 

December 16, 2014

bebe stores announded that Jim Wiggett has been named CEO and appointed to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. 

December 15, 2014

Bebe Stores Inc. has named Jim Wiggett, who has been serving as interim CEO since June 2014, as permanent CEO and member of the board of directors.

December 11, 2014

Retailers now stand at the two-thirds point of the Holiday shopping season, 41 days into the 61-day November-December statistical calendar—and two weeks until Christmas. 

December 10, 2014

Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson informed the company’s board of directors that he will retire shortly after the completion of the merger between Walgreens and Alliance Boots, of which shareholders are scheduled to vote on Dec. 29, 2014.  

December 1, 2014

Hunter, the British footwear and outdoor brand, opened its first global flagship, on London’s high-profile Regent Street.

October 31, 2014

With a third straight year of dismal retail spending, American consumers will generate only a lackluster 3.4% year-over-year increase in holiday sales, well below the 5% pace in 2010 and 2011, according to Customer Growth Partners’ 14th Annual Holiday Forecast.

October 20, 2014

GBT Realty Corp., a national real estate development company based in Brentwood, Tenn., is expanding tenant lineups at two Louisville-based regional shopping centers totaling nearly 500,000-sq.-ft. to over 90% leased.

October 14, 2014

Behind the glitz and window dressing “wow” factor of Apple’s Sept. 9th iPhone 6/6 Plus and Apple Watch announcements, the meaty Apple Pay announcement was really the star of the show.

October 14, 2014

Quiksilver announced that Bob McKnight will retire as a senior executive of the company on Oct. 31, 2014.

October 9, 2014

The headline is bold, but yes, 2014 is the year of hyperlocal mobile advertising, and there are three very important trends converging today to make this happen.

September 26, 2014

Brookwood Village, a mixed-use development located in the affluent Mountain Brook and Homewood area of Birmingham, Alabama, announced that the shopping center would welcome Hickory Tavern to its restaurant mix in 2015.

September 26, 2014

Aussie apparel brand Cotton On is as much about fun-fashion as it is about fast-fashion. The Geelong, Victoria-based brand operates more stores in the United States (124) than Zara and Uniqlo combined, and is an international behemoth with more than 1,300 stores operating globally under 10 different banners, including the 522-unit Cotton On, Cotton Body, Cotton On Kids, FREE by Cotton On and Rubi Shoes.

September 23, 2014

Behind the glitz and window dressing “wow” factor of Apple’s Sept. 9 iPhone 6/6 Plus and Apple Watch announcements, the meaty Apple Pay announcement was really the star of the show.

July 18, 2014

Herman Miller has entered into an agreement to acquire high-end furniture retailer Design Within Reach Inc. (DWR) for about $154 million in cash.

June 19, 2014

Apparel retailer American Apparel Inc. has fired its controversial founder Dov Charney as chairman, effective immediately, and has moved to fire him as CEO and president.