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Retailers warn of price hikes due to Trump tariffs
News 23 hours 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 3 days 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 week 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 week 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 week 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 week 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 week 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 week 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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Whole Foods workers are looking to unionize
News 2 weeks ago
Whole Foods workers are looking to unionize

A group of Whole Foods workers are looking to unionize the Amazon-owned chain. Citing job losses and lower pay since Amazon bought the upscale...

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Lego halts sales slide with dinosaurs, Bugatti cars
News 2 weeks ago
Lego halts sales slide with dinosaurs, Bugatti cars

Sales of Lego dinosaurs and a Bugatti sports car helped the Danish toymaker stabilize revenue in the first half of this year after a drop in 2017...

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Labor Day weekend sales in NY expected to see huge drop
News 3 weeks ago
Labor Day weekend sales in NY expected to see huge drop

New York is a total bust for Labor Day weekend retail sales as consumers look for other unofficial end-of-summer activities. If last year’s massive...

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Developer looks to buy hotel portfolio from China's Anbang
News 1 month ago
Developer looks to buy hotel portfolio from China's Anbang

A Las Vegas real estate developer and its partners have expressed interest in buying a 15-hotel portfolio from Beijing-based Anbang, The Post has...

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Target posts its strongest sales gains in a decade
News 1 month ago
Target posts its strongest sales gains in a decade

Target Corp.’s second-quarter sales and profit beat estimates on Wednesday, helped by strong online sales and higher customer visits that grew the...

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Serta Simmons merges with rival in bid to boost e-commerce biz
News 1 month ago
Serta Simmons merges with rival in bid to boost e-commerce biz

Serta Simmons, the nation’s largest mattress maker, is trying to reverse declining sales by merging with a rival in the red-hot bed-in-a box sector...

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Why Victoria's Secret's idea of sexy may be killing its brand
News 1 month ago
Why Victoria's Secret's idea of sexy may be killing its brand

Supermodel Lais Ribeiro strutted her lithesome 6-foot frame across the stage last November at the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, her 31-23...

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Restoration Hardware founder's latest venture is folding
News 1 month ago
Restoration Hardware founder's latest venture is folding

The entrepreneur who founded Restoration Hardware has lost his latest retail bet. Guideboat — an upscale clothing chain started by Stephen Gordon,...

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Brookstone files for bankruptcy again, to close 101 stores
News 1 month ago
Brookstone files for bankruptcy again, to close 101 stores

Brookstone, the ubiquitous seller of cool but largely unneeded things, is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection again. The specialty gift...

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Papa John's orders stores to purge all reminders of founder
News 1 month ago
Papa John's orders stores to purge all reminders of founder

Cue the Papa John vanishing act. Papa John’s, the embattled 5,212-unit pizza chain, has sent precise instructions to its store owners on how to...

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Ralph Lauren posts higher profit as revenue tops estimates
News 1 month ago
Ralph Lauren posts higher profit as revenue tops estimates

Ralph Lauren reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue on Tuesday, as the luxury apparel maker sold more products at full price...

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NYCHA program is turning residents into successful chefs
News 2 months ago
NYCHA program is turning residents into successful chefs

She’s gone from hard times to the High Line. Last winter, Donna Davis had to leave the Crown Heights rental she’d called home for many years. Her...

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Walmart teams with Microsoft to take on Amazon
News 2 months ago
Walmart teams with Microsoft to take on Amazon

Retail giant Walmart said on Tuesday it entered into a strategic partnership with Microsoft for wider use of cloud and artificial intelligence...

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Three World Trade Center on the verge of losing two big eateries
News 2 months ago
Three World Trade Center on the verge of losing two big eateries

The cupboard’s going bare at the Westfield-controlled Three World Trade Center mall, where a major, widely reported restaurant deal has been called...

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Department store drops Ivanka Trump clothing line
News 2 months ago
Department store drops Ivanka Trump clothing line

The Ivanka Trump fashion brand was kicked to the curb in Canada by the leading department store company there. Hudson’s Bay shoppers can no longer...

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Retail workers are struggling to make ends meet
News 2 months ago
Retail workers are struggling to make ends meet

Retail workers are doing the hustle just to pay the utility bills. A record number of US retail employees are hustling for more part-time hours and...

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Department store apocalypse is taking its toll on NYC
News 2 months ago
Department store apocalypse is taking its toll on NYC

I’m going to miss Lord & Taylor like mad when the Fifth Avenue flagship closes next year. It isn’t only because of the unlikely bargains I scored...

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RadioShack's comeback is taking shape
News 2 months ago
RadioShack's comeback is taking shape

RadioShack is baaack. While the twice-bankrupt electronics chain didn’t totally disappear from the retail landscape, it will soon reestablish a...

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Build-a-Bear CEO apologizes for ‘Pay Your Age' disaster
News 2 months ago
Build-a-Bear CEO apologizes for ‘Pay Your Age' disaster

The CEO of Build-A-Bear Workshop is now bearing the brunt of Thursday's disastrous, international “Pay Your Age Day” promotion. Chief executive...

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There's 1 Blockbuster left in the US and its owner refuses to close
News 2 months ago
There's 1 Blockbuster left in the US and its owner refuses to close

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska's last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the U.S. The stores in...

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Nordstrom opening more stores that don't sell anything
News 2 months ago
Nordstrom opening more stores that don't sell anything

NEW YORK — Nordstrom is expanding its small-store model that doesn't offer shoppers clothes to buy and take home. The upscale department store...

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Disney to consolidate operations at 4 Hudson Square
News 2 months ago
Disney to consolidate operations at 4 Hudson Square

“The View” will soon be from Hudson Square. Disney has just signed a $650 million deal to build a new headquarters on Trinity Church land at 4...

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