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August 22, 2014

Nordstrom announced today the closing of its acquisition of Trunk Club, a leading personalized clothing service for men.

August 22, 2014

Sears Canada Inc. announced the opening of a new 240,000-sq.-ft. fulfillment center located in Calgary, Alberta.

August 21, 2014

Sears Holdings Corp. reported a bigger-than-expected loss in its second quarter – the retailer’s ninth consecutive quarterly loss – amid weak sales.

August 20, 2014

Macy's Inc. has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan.

August 15, 2014

Dillard’s Inc. reported net income of $34.5 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2014, down 5% from $36.5 million the same period the prior year.

August 15, 2014

Hub Group, a provider of intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services, has received the 2014 Partners in Transformation Award from Sears Holdings.

August 14, 2014

J.C. Penney answered Wall Street questions about whether or not the struggling department store retailer could stage a comeback -- by posting better-than-expected profit and revenue in the second quarter.

August 14, 2014

Just two weeks after announcing its $350-million acquisition of men’s personalized clothing service Trunk Club, Nordstrom Inc. reported second-quarter earnings and sales in line with Wall Street projections.

August 14, 2014

The Canadian market offers an opportunity for U.S. retailers to expand and to gain experience operating in an international market.

August 13, 2014

Southern department store chain Belk has promoted Jan Clevenger from chair of the company’s Western Division in Birmingham, Alabama, to the position of executive VP and general merchandise manager over Men’s, Home and Kids.

August 13, 2014

Although Macy’s Inc. reported a 4% increase in net income to $292 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2014, from $281 million in the same period a year earlier, the company still missed Wall Street expectations.

August 11, 2014

Barneys New York has settled its profiling and racial discrimination case, agreeing to pay $525,000 and implement measures to address potential future profiling chances.

August 11, 2014

Sears Holdings announced that Alasdair James has joined the company as president and chief member officer for the Kmart business.

August 6, 2014

Belk Inc. has launched a digital back-to-school campaign with digital and social marketing platform provider HelloWorld.

August 6, 2014

Macy’s is launching an online wedding promotion in partnership with TV host and fashion consultant Clinton Kelly.

August 5, 2014

J.C. Penney Company will open its first-ever store in Brooklyn, further increasing its New York City footprint, on Aug. 29.

July 31, 2014

After weeks of speculation, Nordstrom Inc. has entered into an agreement to buy Trunk Club, a five-year-old e-commerce site offering personalized clothing services for men.

July 29, 2014

Elad Group, developer of condominium complex 22 Central Park South, has partnered with Bergdorf Goodman to produce a model residence decorated with accessories and art from the store's Decorative Home floor.

July 28, 2014

HBC Department Store Group is deploying the Swirl in-store beacon marketing platform to deliver digital experiences to consumers' smartphones while they shop in the company's department stores in Canada and the U.S.

July 25, 2014

Sears’ new 'Back to School, Back to You' campaign offers members of its Shop Your Way loyalty program the ability to communicate one-on-one with a store associate through the program’s mobile app or website.

July 24, 2014

Von Maur Department Stores will open its 30th store, at Quail Springs Mall in northern Oklahoma City, on Oct. 18.

July 23, 2014

Macy’s reported a series of new initiatives in its multi-year strategic program to enhance environmental sustainability, including a plan to begin replacing fluorescent fixtures in its store with LEDs.

July 23, 2014

The National Labor Relations Board has issued a ruling that workers in the cosmetics and fragrances department in a Macy’s store located in Saugus, Massachusetts, have the right to attempt to unionize.

July 22, 2014

Sears Outlet Stores has leased a 354,000-sq.-ft. former Sears location in Kansas City, expanding outlet store operations and services and developing a new central distribution center for the South-Central region.

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