April 15, 2015

New concepts are the lifeblood of retailing. Here are six new stores — three homegrown formats and three imports — that are currently in the works:

April 15, 2015

Nordstrom came out on top in a study that ranked the social media performance of department stores by digital marketing analytics company Rival IQ.

April 6, 2015

Johnny Rockets recently signed the largest development deal in the brand's history, with a plan to open 100 restaurants in China, with the first scheduled to open in 2016.

March 25, 2015

Kleinfeld Hudson’s Bay, a glamorous bridal shop on the top floor of the Hudson’s Bay’s flagship and headquarters building in Toronto,  took the big prize — Store of the Year — in the Association for Retail Environments 2015 Design Awards.

March 11, 2015

Juicy Couture, which was acquired by Authentic Brands Group in 2013, may no longer be a coveted brand in the United States, but it is still has great appeal in foreign markets.

March 10, 2015

New concepts remain the lifeblood of retail. Here are four currently in the works:

March 6, 2015

What’s going to keep people coming back to physical store locations, as comfort levels with e-commerce rise every year? Savvy retailers are fighting technology with technology, refreshing the look and feel of their stores by integrating more gadgets, and using data in a more integrated way to inform strategy.

February 24, 2015

If we wanted to show the struggles of the classic American mall, I don’t think we could come up with a better example than Northland Mall in Southfield, Michigan.

January 30, 2015

Jones New York announced that it will close its 127 outlet stores and discontinue its wholesale business over the course of 2015.

January 28, 2015

A pair of veteran retailers were among the most popular store sites on Facebook during the 2014 holiday season.

January 8, 2015

In response to changes in “where the customer is headed,” Macy’s chief announced on Thursday a sweeping reorganization plan that will close 14 under-performing stores, lay off thousands of workers and, most far-reaching, ready the retailer to respond to an omnichannel shopping environment.

January 5, 2015

Brazilian athletic wear retailer Track & Field has opened its second U.S. store, in Brentwood, California.

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 19, 2014

With 2014 almost over, the looming question on everyone’s mind, of course, is whether holiday sales managed to live up to the (mostly) positive holiday forecasts from analysts and retail organizations. 

December 3, 2014

Vera Bradley has hired industry veteran-and former Saks executive— Harry Cunningham as head of store development, effective December 8, 2014.

December 2, 2014

Among brick-and-mortar retailers, Black Friday sales promotions remain a popular tactic for drawing customers into stores and combatting the shift toward online commerce.

November 7, 2014

Chain Store Age invites retailers, design firms, architects and suppliers to submit entires for its 33rd annual Retail Store of the Year design competition.  

November 3, 2014

Retail sales this holiday season will grow about 4%, according to a survey by brand loyalty and customer engagement consultancy Brand Keys.

October 23, 2014

Five leading German retailers are partnering with U.S. shopping app Shopkick.

October 15, 2014

Off-price retailer Century 21 Department Store will open in Philadelphia on Oct. 28, 2014.

October 15, 2014

Off-price retailer Century 21 Department Store will open in Philadelphia on Oct. 28, 2014.

October 12, 2014

Nordstrom on Friday opened the doors to its first store in Northeast Florida, at St. Johns Town Center in Jacksonville. 

September 24, 2014

One of the nation’s most venerable department store brands, Saks Fifth Avenue, has given a big boost to the retail revitalization of Lower Manhattan.