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Lord & Taylor is being sold to clothing rental service
News 2 weeks ago
Lord & Taylor is being sold to clothing rental service

Lord & Taylor, the oldest department store chain in the US, is being sold by its owner Hudson’s Bay Co. for $100 million to Le Tote, a fashion...

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Rising rent at Barneys’ flagship store led to Chapter 11 filing
News 1 month ago
Rising rent at Barneys’ flagship store led to Chapter 11 filing

Barneys bought itself more time — but its future is murkier than ever. The luxury department store filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection early...

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Barneys files for bankruptcy, will close 15 stores
News 1 month ago
Barneys files for bankruptcy, will close 15 stores

Barneys has gone bust. The luxury retail giant filed for bankruptcy early Tuesday, announcing plans to close 15 stores across the nation. The...

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Dressbarn threatens landlords with bankruptcy court unless leases are relieved
News 2 months ago
Dressbarn threatens landlords with bankruptcy court unless leases are relieved

Retailer Dressbarn is giving its landlords a barn-burner of an ultimatum in a bid to stave off bankruptcy, The Post has learned. After announcing...

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Landlord groups planning lawsuit over new NY rent law
News 2 months ago
Landlord groups planning lawsuit over new NY rent law

The landlords are revolting. Two powerful landlord groups are hammering out a new lawsuit that they hope will overturn rent rules signed by Gov....

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No funny timing on John Paulson’s ‘family office’ announcement
News 3 months ago
No funny timing on John Paulson’s ‘family office’ announcement

I goofed in Tuesday’s column. John Paulson, the hedge fund billionaire, hasn’t announced that he is converting to a family office – at least not...

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Bill Ackman pitches spare office space while celebrating hedge fund’s prosperity
News 4 months ago
Bill Ackman pitches spare office space while celebrating hedge fund’s prosperity

Bill Ackman’s hedge fund is up nearly 40 percent this year — but that isn’t distracting him from pitching some spare office space he co-owns in...

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Amazon opens first cashier-less ‘Go’ store in New York
News 4 months ago
Amazon opens first cashier-less ‘Go’ store in New York

Amazon launched its high-tech Go convenience store a year ago, where shoppers can pull items off the shelf and walk out. Now it’s adding a...

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Toys ‘R’ Us plans to return for the holidays with downsized stores
News 4 months ago
Toys ‘R’ Us plans to return for the holidays with downsized stores

Toys ‘R’ Us is plotting a comeback — but with stores that are much smaller than the ones the iconic retail chain operated in the past. Tru Kids...

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Walmart experiments with AI to monitor stores in real time
News 4 months ago
Walmart experiments with AI to monitor stores in real time

Walmart, which faces fierce competition from Amazon and other online retailers, is experimenting with digitizing its physical stores to manage them...

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Sears will open batch of small stores on Memorial Day weekend
News 5 months ago
Sears will open batch of small stores on Memorial Day weekend

After its journey through bankruptcy, Sears is getting ready to open its first batch of smaller stores focusing on appliances, mattresses and home...

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Liberty Media angling to snag post-bankruptcy iHeartMedia
News 9 months ago
Liberty Media angling to snag post-bankruptcy iHeartMedia

Radio giant iHeartMedia just took a major step toward emerging from bankruptcy — and falling into the clutches of John Malone. The Denver-based...

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Amazon has brief turn as Wall Street’s most valuable company
News 9 months ago
Amazon has brief turn as Wall Street’s most valuable company

Amazon briefly became the world’s most valuable company, days after Microsoft had ended Apple’s longtime stint at the top. Shares of the Seattle...

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Ted Baker employees rise up against CEO’s ‘forced hugging’
News 9 months ago
Ted Baker employees rise up against CEO’s ‘forced hugging’

Employees at UK fashion label Ted Baker have launched a petition to end “forced hugging” and other alleged sleazy behavior by its longtime founder...

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Toy industry not thrilled with idea of Toys ‘R' Us comeback
News 11 months ago
Toy industry not thrilled with idea of Toys ‘R' Us comeback

The toy industry thinks Geoffrey’s nerve is as long as his neck. Just months after toy makers were burned by the Toys ‘R’ Us bankruptcy, the soon...

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Mattress Firm files bankruptcy, to close 700 stores
News 11 months ago
Mattress Firm files bankruptcy, to close 700 stores

Mattress Firm, the struggling, 3,300-store nationwide retailer of beds, filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday — and plans to shutter up to 700 of...

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BuzzFeed is opening a quirky toy store in NYC this fall
News 11 months ago
BuzzFeed is opening a quirky toy store in NYC this fall

BuzzFeed is dipping its toes into the retail business with an offbeat plan to open a quirky toy store in Manhattan this fall, The Post has learned....

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JCPenney names new CEO after months-long search
News 11 months ago
JCPenney names new CEO after months-long search

JCPenney named its first female CEO on Tuesday. After losing its chief executive, Marvin Ellison, a turnaround expert, four months ago, the...

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Trump's fortune takes $1B hit in his pursuit of the presidency
News 11 months ago
Trump's fortune takes $1B hit in his pursuit of the presidency

The presidency is costing Donald Trump. His net worth has fallen by more than a $1 billion since he descended the escalator at the Trump Tower and...

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JCPenney's CFO is latest exec to fly the coop
News 11 months ago
JCPenney's CFO is latest exec to fly the coop

JCPenney’s senior ranks are becoming threadbare. The struggling department store company just lost Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey Davis — whose...

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Lowe's new CEO plans to ‘replicate Home Depot playbook'
News 11 months ago
Lowe's new CEO plans to ‘replicate Home Depot playbook'

If you can’t beat ’ em, copy ’em. Marvin Ellison, the new chief executive at Lowe’s, says his plan to fix the floundering home-improvement chain...

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Toys ‘R' Us store was ‘complete chaos' during closing
News 11 months ago
Toys ‘R' Us store was ‘complete chaos' during closing

Just after Memorial Day this year, the manager of a Toys ‘R’ Us store in Oregon decided to use up his vacation days. The once powerful but then...

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Retailers warn of price hikes due to Trump tariffs
News 11 months ago
Retailers warn of price hikes due to Trump tariffs

President Trump’s base better get ready for some sticker shock come Monday. That’s when Trump’s fresh round of tariffs on Chinese goods goes into...

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Starboard, other activist firms invest big in casino stocks
News 12 months ago
Starboard, other activist firms invest big in casino stocks

Shareholder activist Starboard Value has quietly taken a sizable position in MGM Resorts — and is pushing for big changes at the Las Vegas casino...

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Swedish coffee chain Fika files for bankruptcy
News 1 year ago
Swedish coffee chain Fika files for bankruptcy

Fika has fizzled. The swanky Swedish coffee shop — which has been closing stores across Manhattan over the past year following an overly ambitious...

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Sears issues another ‘going concern' warning as loss widens
News 1 year ago
Sears issues another ‘going concern' warning as loss widens

Sears Holdings reported a smaller decline in quarterly same-store sales Thursday, but warned again that there is doubt about the company’s...

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Henri Bendel is closing after 123 years
News 1 year ago
Henri Bendel is closing after 123 years

Say goodbye, Bendel girls. Henri Bendel — the iconic department store known for bringing Coco Chanel to the US and catering to generations of so...

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Don't believe the hype about Amazon ‘savings' at Whole Foods
News 1 year ago
Don't believe the hype about Amazon ‘savings' at Whole Foods

Whole Foods shoppers may think they are paying less for their kale, organic milk, blackberries and bison filets since Amazon bought the pricey...

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Hudson's Bay bags big profit on German department store deal
News 1 year ago
Hudson's Bay bags big profit on German department store deal

Hudson’s Bay Co. is shrinking its retail empire overseas — and bagging a bundle in the process. The Toronto-based owner of Saks Fifth Avenue said...

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Amazon opening checkout-free Go store in NYC
News 1 year ago
Amazon opening checkout-free Go store in NYC

Amazon is now branching all the way to the opposite coast by way of expanding a rollout of its checkout-free Amazon Go physical store concept. The...

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