March 2, 2015

Swarovski has opened its most dazzling store to date, at the new Grand Bazaar Shops on the Las Vegas Strip.

February 27, 2015

Simon is further elevating its signature Houston Galleria by investing in a $30 million renovation of the luxury wing in addition to adding a new Saks Fifth Avenue flagship, 110,000 sq. ft. of new retail space, and a 14,000-sq.-ft. freestanding retail building.

February 27, 2015

Fitness buffs can shop and also get in a workout at Nike’s new women’s-only store at Fashion Island, in Newport Beach, California.

February 27, 2015

A giant “starburst ” a 14-ft.-diameter structure composed of 911 custom-cut Swarovski crystal spheres that put on a dazzling show at midnight, is the sparkling centerpiece of Las Vegas’ newest retail destination, Grand Bazaar Shops.

February 25, 2015

The affinity of Millennial consumers for casual and activewear has resulted in a small boost in apparel, footwear and accessories sales.

February 23, 2015

Amazon.com is not the devil by any means, but the e-commerce giant is reportedly interested in “wearing” Prada and other high-end brand names on its site.

February 20, 2015

Nothing succeeds like success, and 300-plus-store department store chain Belk Inc. took a previously successful TV holiday campaign and modernized it for the omnichannel era, with impressive results.

February 20, 2015

Nordstrom Inc.’s fourth-quarter net income fell a lower-than-expected 4.9% to $255 million, down from $268 million a year earlier, even as its same-store sales topped expectations.

February 13, 2015

After opening 75 stores in the fourth quarter, VF Corp. plans to open a total of 150 stores this year.

February 13, 2015

Saks Fifth Avenue will open its first store in Puerto Rico on March 26.

February 11, 2015

Simon announced that its Bay Area outlet shopping center, Livermore Premium Outlets, will be rebranded and named San Francisco Premium Outlets in conjunction with a major expansion.

February 2, 2015

The Court of Paris has rejected every claim asserted by Gucci in a six-year trademark suit filed against Guess Inc., finding no trademark infringement, no counterfeiting, and no unfair competition.

February 2, 2015

Lands’ End Inc. has named fashion executive Federica Marchionni as CEO.

January 30, 2015

Several major retailers, including Neiman Marcus and Office Depot, have committed to enable MasterPass to provide seamless, secure online transactions for their customers.

January 23, 2015

Athletic-shoe maker New Balance has teamed up with private-equity firm Berkshire Partners LLC to acquire The Rockport Company from the Adidas Group for $280 million.

January 21, 2015

Nordstrom announced three new upcoming locations for Nordstrom Rack.

January 14, 2015

In 2015, consumers will inevitably begin to integrate wearable connective technology more into their daily lives. For example, Luxottica Group S.pA. is launching a multiyear R&D collaboration with Intel Corp. to create eyewear infused with smart technology. The ultimate goal is to deliver smart, fashion-forward products that are meaningful and desirable to consumers.

January 14, 2015

Neiman Marcus is testing interactive mirror technology at its store in Walnut Creek, Calif., that enables shoppers to see how they look in different outfits at the same time.

January 14, 2015

Nordstrom announced plans to open a Nordstrom Rack, at Chapel Hills East in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and one at Destiny USA mall in Syracuse, New York.

January 8, 2015

Aeropostale did not deliver strong holiday sales in 2014.

January 8, 2015

Teen retailers had a “less dreadful” holiday selling season than was anticipated.

January 8, 2015

Table commerce” (or perhaps “t-commerce”) is not a widely recognized channel of customer engagement, but The Neiman Marcus Group just may change that.

January 8, 2015

Nordstrom, Inc. announced plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at Marina Pacifica Mall in Long Beach, California.

January 5, 2015

A federal judge recommended approval of a revised settlement of a lawsuit that challenged the pay of former Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Michael Jeffries.