November 26, 2014

Nordstrom was the most engaged retail brand on Pinterest, followed by Amazon, according to Curalate, which collected more than 180,000 Pins and analyzed nearly five million interactions associated with the Top 100 brands from November 1st to November 21. Rounding out the top five: Urban Outfitters, American Eagle Outfitters and Zulily. 

November 26, 2014

Manhattan’s high-profile Fifth Avenue, at a whopping $3,550 per sq. ft., and Hong Kong’s Queen’s Road Central, at $2,073 per sq. ft., stand out as the most expensive retail rents in the world, according to Colliers International.

November 18, 2014

Although weakening golf and hunting sales contributed to a small decline in net income at Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. in the third quarter of fiscal 2014, the retailer still beat Wall Street profit expectations.

November 18, 2014

The bad news continued for Sears Canada Inc. during the third quarter of fiscal 2014, which reported a net loss of $118.7 million, significantly larger than the $48.8 million net loss reported the same period a year earlier.

November 18, 2014

Omnichannel U.K.-based mass merchandise retailer Argos has selected Paragon’s advanced home delivery (HDS) software solution as part of a large-scale project to revolutionize its home delivery operation. Paragon’s HDS software enables Argos to offer optimized time windows to customers at the point of order.

November 17, 2014

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. will reportedly end its agreement to issue credit cards for Sears Canada when the term expires Nov. 15, 2015.

November 17, 2014

Sears has introduced "Reserve It,” a free service that lets Shop Your Way loyalty program members identify apparel and footwear items in-stock at their local store, place them on hold and then try them on in-store.

November 17, 2014

Omnichannel footwear brand Shoes of Prey is launching an exclusive partnership with Nordstrom to house its design your own shoes studio concept in six Nordstrom locations across the country.  

November 14, 2014

Dillard's Inc. reported Thursday a profit of $55.2 million in its fiscal third quarter, up 8.4% over the $50.9 million profit in the same period last year.

November 14, 2014

Entertainer Nick Jonas joined Lord & Taylor/Hudson’s Bay president Liz Rodbell for the unveiling of the department store’s annual holiday windows on NYC’s Fifth Avenue on Thursday, marking the 100th anniversary of the retailer’s holiday window program.

November 14, 2014

Nordstrom has surpassed Wall Street estimates with an unexpected jump in profit and sales for the quarter ended Nov. 1.

November 13, 2014

Kohl’s Corp. reported a 20% decline in 3Q profit, missing Wall Street estimates, as the retailer continues to be challenged by drops in store traffic and weak sales.

November 13, 2014

Sears will provide members of its Shop Your Way loyalty program access to many Black Friday deals one full week before Thanksgiving,on Sears.com from 6 p.m. on Nov. 20 until 11:59 p.m. (CT) on Nov. 21.

November 12, 2014

Amid restrained consumer spending and warmer weather that dulled sales of seasonal merchandise, JCPenney Co. Inc. managed to shrink its third quarter net loss more than Wall Street expected in the third quarter of fiscal 2014, but missed projections with weaker-than-expected net sales.

November 12, 2014

The uncertain retail environment caught up Macy's Inc. in the third quarter, with the department store retailer reporting a mixed bag of results that included a 23% increase in its fiscal third quarter profit amid a drop in expenses.

November 10, 2014

Belk has teamed with HelloWorld, a provider of rich engagement solutions, to launch Santa Baby Sweepstakes, a holiday-themed multi-channel incentive program accessible across digital and mobile channels. 

November 10, 2014

In another move to capitalize on its extensive real estate portfolio, Sears Holdings Corp. has submitted plans to the City of Aventura in Florida for the redevelopment of the Sears property at Aventura Mall into an open-air village that will feature retail, restaurants, offices and a hotel.

November 4, 2014

The J.C. Penney Co. Inc. will open stores and begin its Black Friday sale activities at 5 p.m. local time on Thanksgiving Day. 

November 3, 2014

Sears Holiding Company joined the growing list of retailers with extended shopping hours on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. 

October 31, 2014

Kohl’s has overhauled its core merchandising, inventory, and pricing operations with the launch of a new Oracle Retail Merchandise Operations Management solution. 

October 30, 2014

Kohl’s Department Stores will open its doors at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and remain open through midnight Friday, Nov. 28.

October 30, 2014

Talbots Inc. will license APT’s software, including its Test & Learn and Market Basket Analyzer platforms, to test and analyze key business initiatives including promotions, merchandising, marketing and store operations.

October 29, 2014

For the upcoming holiday season, Macy’s is introducing the Holiday Arcade---in-store gifting shops that will launch at six Macy’s locations from late October through mid-November. 

October 29, 2014

Nordstrom came out on top in a ranking of luxury retailers by the Luxury Institute.