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:

April 30, 2014

The recession lit the fuse that has produced an explosion of outlet center development. 

The shrinking recession-era economy forced consumers to shop down, to seek out values, to wait for sales and to relentlessly refuse to pay full price. Even as the economy has begun to improve, consumers retained their commitment to off-price shopping. Lack of demand choked off the new development of malls, open-air centers, power centers and other kinds of full-price shopping centers.

April 15, 2014

Modell’s Sporting Goods announced it has hired Deborah Fine to fill a newly created role on its executive leadership team, chief commercial officer.

January 13, 2014

End-to-end merchandise optimization solution-provider Revionics announced a multi-year agreement with Victoria Supermarkets for its Price Optimization solution rollout.

January 9, 2014

Retailers across the board, from Victoria’s Secret parent L Brands Inc. and American Eagle Outfitters to Family Dollar Stores and Bed, Bath & Beyond, cut their fourth-quarter earnings forecasts on Thursday as heavy promotions and discounts cut into profits.

December 17, 2013

In partnership with travel retailer Hudson Group, leading lingerie and beauty retailer Victoria's Secret has opened a new Beauty & Accessories store in John F. Kennedy International Airport's Terminal 4.

November 25, 2013

Victoria’s Secret, in partnership with travel retailer Hudson Group, has opened a new beauty & accessories store in Los Angeles International Airport's Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT).

October 9, 2013

Amazon remains the world's most trusted retailer despite widespread criticism of its tax affairs and labor disputes.

September 11, 2013

Employees at the Victoria’s Secret store in Herald Square, New York City have reportedly won concessions on pay and promotions from the retailer.

August 27, 2013

Foot Locker and Victoria’s Secret have expanded and remodeled at the 1.1 million-sq.-ft. Valley Plaza Mall in Bakersfield, Calif.

August 8, 2013

L Brands, parent company of retail chains including Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works, is raising its income guidance for the second quarter of fiscal 2013 due to early sales results.

February 27, 2013

A report by Bloomberg said that Limited Brands’ Victoria’s Secret banner would open its first stores in Hong Kong this year.

February 27, 2013

A report by Bloomberg said that Limited Brands’ Victoria’s Secret banner would open its first stores in Hong Kong this year.

January 25, 2013

By Bradley W. Snyder, Tiger Capital Group

January 25, 2013

By Bradley W. Snyder, Tiger Capital Group

January 3, 2013

7-Eleven announced that it has acquired 143 Speedy Stop and Tigermarket retail locations from C. L. Thomas, of Victoria, Texas.

November 20, 2012

Victoria’s Secret has reopened its New York flagship with a re-design that embodies the brand's sexy, sophisticated and glamorous spirit with a nod to its heritage.

November 20, 2012

Victoria’s Secret has reopened its New York flagship with a re-design that embodies the brand's sexy, sophisticated and glamorous spirit with a nod to its heritage.

June 25, 2012

Victoria’s Secret has selected Schimenti Construction to build its store located in the Quaker Bridge Mall, Lawrenceville, N.J.

May 3, 2012

Several apparel retailers, including Limited Brands, Zumiez and Ross Stores, posted better-than-expected sales in April.

March 6, 2012

A report by Mobile Commerce Daily said that Victoria’s Secret is furthering its m-commerce initiative by running mobile commerce-enabled ads that allow consumers to shop directly from their handsets no matter where they are.

March 6, 2012

A report by Mobile Commerce Daily said that Victoria’s Secret is furthering its m-commerce initiative by running mobile commerce-enabled ads that allow consumers to shop directly from their handsets no matter where they are.

March 1, 2012

Most apparel retailers topped Wall Street estimates in February, as rising temperatures boosted sales, while increased consumer confidence and Valentine’s Day also helped boost spending, according to the Thomson Reuters Same Store Sales Index.

February 23, 2012

Limited Brands reported that fourth quarter profit dropped 21% to $359.4 million, from $452.3 million in the year-ago period.