June 24, 2014

Unlike most consumers, the retail industry doesn’t take a holiday in the summer. As we head into July, three very different retail companies are very much in the news. One has the industry all abuzz over who will be its next chief, while another has launched a pioneering employee initiative. And the newly appointed chief of the third wants to turn a cult L.A. brand into a global powerhouse. I’m fascinated by all three:

May 9, 2014

Ralph Lauren Corp. on Friday announced that Roger Farah, executive chairman, will retire at the end of May. He will remain on the company’s board until his terms expires in August.

February 21, 2014

Amazom.com is reportedly seeking to strike deals with about 10 major retailers, including Abercrombie & Fitch, Neiman Marcus, J. Crew, Ralph Lauren, and Lord & Taylor, to sell their goods via listings on its e-commerce site.

August 7, 2013

Ralph Lauren Corp. reported that profit for the quarter ended June 29 dipped 6% to $181 million, compared with $193 million in the year-ago period.

May 23, 2013

Ralph Lauren Corp. reported a 35% jump in fourth-quarter profit as the retailer benefited from lower cotton prices.

February 15, 2013

Ralph Lauren Corp. will debut its Denim & Supply retail banner in the United States, opening a store in New York City this spring, according to WWD.com.

November 5, 2012

Ralph Lauren Corp. is shuttering its Rugby division, Crain’s New York reported.

July 18, 2012

Ralph Lauren Corp. said CFO Tracey Travis has resigned to pursue other interests.

November 18, 2011

The 2011 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards program recognized retailers from across the nation. Several of the regional retail winners are reviewed below.

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September 28, 2011

Burberry, Walgreens, Ralph Lauren’s Roger Farrah and Tesco were among the winners at the annual Oracle World Retail Awards, which took place on Tuesday during the annual World Retail Congress in Berlin.

December 16, 2010

This time of the year invariably brings with it a flurry of “Best of” and “Top 10” lists.

October 18, 2010

Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. opened a four-floor, 22,000-sq.-ft. women's flagship on Madison Avenue in Manhattan....

June 14, 2010

Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. said Tuesday that its chairman, CEO and founder Ralph Lauren is...

November 4, 2008

Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. said Wednesday that its fiscal second-quarter profit jumped a better-than-expected 40%,...

August 5, 2008

Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. said Wednesday that its fiscal first-quarter profit rose 8%, despite the...

May 27, 2008

Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. reported a higher quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by strong sales,...

April 7, 2008

Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. has been named the official outfitter for the 2008 U.S. Olympic...

February 19, 2007

Menomonee Falls, Wis., ...

December 31, 2006

Data breaches have become an unavoidable cost of doing business in the 21st century.All companies—including...

January 23, 2006

Bristol, Pa., Jones...

March 27, 2005

New York City, ...