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Inditex to split chairman, CEO roles
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Inditex to split chairman, CEO roles
Source Retail Dive

Movement at the top is a major shift for any company, but this one bodes well for Inditex, according to Maureen Hinton, GlobalData Group retail...

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L Brands' real secret is Bath & Body Works
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L Brands' real secret is Bath & Body Works
Source Retail Dive

L Brands investors breathed a sigh of relief this week thanks to what Instinet's Simeon Siegel called "better-than-feared results" for the first...

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Retailers cash in on a 'captive' college campus market
News 2 days ago
Retailers cash in on a 'captive' college campus market
Source Retail Dive

Target, the trendy retail chain with a red bull's-eye logo, has its sights set on a new kind of customer: college students. To reach them, the...

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Nordstrom says 'Local' stores are its future
News 3 days ago
Nordstrom says 'Local' stores are its future
Source Retail Dive

On a conference call with analysts Tuesday evening, Nordstrom executives said that the troubles surfacing in the first quarter are correctable. In...

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Nectar parent rebrands as Resident, unveils furniture line
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Nectar parent rebrands as Resident, unveils furniture line
Source Retail Dive

The newly established company, Resident, is vying for a spot in consumers' lives outside of the bedroom. For a space that has become increasingly...

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Target grabs share as Q1 sales spike 5%
News 3 days ago
Target grabs share as Q1 sales spike 5%
Source Retail Dive

Target joined Walmart this month in posting a solid quarter, as sales increased, profits remained healthy and digital sales expanded rapidly, with...

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Lowe's, The Home Depot see Q1 results dampened by rain
News 3 days ago
Lowe's, The Home Depot see Q1 results dampened by rain
Source Retail Dive

A late spring and a particularly wet month of February didn't bode well for the two major home improvement retailers. The Home Depot on Tuesday...

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Stein Mart adds Amazon lockers to 200 stores
News 3 days ago
Stein Mart adds Amazon lockers to 200 stores
Source Retail Dive

Partnering with a rival as massive and disruptive as Amazon may seem like a dubious move, but, as with Kohl's, Stein Mart says it hopes to drive...

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Ascena to shutter Dressbarn and all its 650 stores
News 4 days ago
Ascena to shutter Dressbarn and all its 650 stores
Source Retail Dive

Sweeping away Dressbarn is the latest in a series of assertive moves spurred by chronic problems at Ascena. "Dress Barn" was the moniker chosen by...

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Kohl's slashes guidance as sales and profits sag
News 4 days ago
Kohl's slashes guidance as sales and profits sag
Source Retail Dive

Kohl's took a beating Tuesday morning as the retailer pulled back on its full-year earnings guidance, from its previous estimate of $5.80 to $6.15...

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J.C. Penney hires new customer chief as comps fall 5.5%
News 4 days ago
J.C. Penney hires new customer chief as comps fall 5.5%
Source Retail Dive

Soltau emphasized the work to revamp J. C. Penney. She also plans to release a long-term strategy map in the coming months. "We are working to...

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TJX raises guidance as store traffic boost drives sales
News 4 days ago
TJX raises guidance as store traffic boost drives sales
Source Retail Dive

With comp increases across banners and geographies, TJX once again shrugged off many of the headwinds that have troubled other retailers, and the...

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Urban Outfitters launching apparel rental service
News 4 days ago
Urban Outfitters launching apparel rental service
Source Retail Dive

Clothing rental was the disruption that Rent the Runway brought to the apparel industry, and several players are joining it rather than fighting it...

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Coresight: 12K stores could shutter in 2019
News 5 days ago
Coresight: 12K stores could shutter in 2019
Source Retail Dive

The lists of closing stores this year tell a range of stories, from decades-old retailers that suddenly found themselves irrelevant and financially...

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Retail Therapy: The dream of the '90s is alive in retail
News 1 week ago
Retail Therapy: The dream of the '90s is alive in retail
Source Retail Dive

It's been another weird week in retail. Nineties nostalgia is all too real these days, denim keeps getting worse and Taco Bell wants to be your...

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Macy's Herald Square could get an office tower topper
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Macy's Herald Square could get an office tower topper
Source Retail Dive

Macy's boasts a formidable real estate portfolio that has garnered it some nice proceeds as it has trimmed its over-stored portfolio in recent...

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H&M expands loyalty program to US
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H&M expands loyalty program to US
Source Retail Dive

H&M's loyalty program was launched in 2017 and, before this U. S. debut, had garnered more than 35 million members, Kate Ormrod, lead retail...

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Rent the Runway brews up brand awareness with Compass Coffee promotion
News 1 week ago
Rent the Runway brews up brand awareness with Compass Coffee promotion
Source Retail Dive

WASHINGTON, D. C. - Colorful balloons, Rent the Runway window decals, a free cup of coffee and a pink interior are what await customers who happen...

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Circular economy proves financially viable for retailers
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Circular economy proves financially viable for retailers
Source Retail Dive

Adopting a circular economy model, at least partially, may become inevitable to satisfy Gen Z, a key demographic for many retailers. A previous...

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Consumers unexpectedly send April retail sales down
News 1 week ago
Consumers unexpectedly send April retail sales down
Source Retail Dive

As Wells Fargo analysts noted, gasoline sales have gained for three straight months thanks to rising fuel prices. When it comes to retail sales,...

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What the Harry's acquisition means for retailers
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What the Harry's acquisition means for retailers
Source Retail Dive

When Edgewell Personal Care Company, which runs shaving brands Schick, Wilkinson Sword, Edge, Personna and Skintimate, snapped up grooming brand...

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As Old Navy and Gap split, so do their supply chains
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As Old Navy and Gap split, so do their supply chains
Source Retail Dive

For an organization with multiple brands, supply chain management can grow complex and challenging, especially when those brands cater to different...

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The Florida Project: Why retailers are flooding the Sunshine State
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The Florida Project: Why retailers are flooding the Sunshine State
Source Retail Dive

Florida is known by many for its crystal-clear beaches and amusement parks. But for those in the grocery business, the Sunshine State these days...

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Macy's leans on off-price, mobile and 'Growth50'
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Macy's leans on off-price, mobile and 'Growth50'
Source Retail Dive

While overall sales fell in the quarter and e-commerce grew, Macy's did sequentially improve its physical store sales trend thanks to its pilot...

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S&P: 17% of retailers are distressed
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S&P: 17% of retailers are distressed
Source Retail Dive

The year got off to a brutal start for the financially weak players in the industry. Already 10 large retailers have filed for Chapter 11 in 2019,...

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Clean beauty brand to launch at 1,400 Target stores
News 1 week ago
Clean beauty brand to launch at 1,400 Target stores
Source Retail Dive

With a large brick-and-mortar launch plan, Versed is diving headfirst into the clean beauty space. The brand touts that its products are "developed...

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Whole Foods, Nordstrom, other major retailers cautiously open door to crypto payments
News 1 week ago
Whole Foods, Nordstrom, other major retailers cautiously open door to crypto payments
Source Retail Dive

Blockchain-based technology like cryptocurrencies have been hyped for several years, but concrete applications, particularly for the end consumer,...

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UBS: Tariffs could put $40B in sales and 12K stores at risk
News 1 week ago
UBS: Tariffs could put $40B in sales and 12K stores at risk
Source Retail Dive

With half the year yet to complete, retailers have already shuttered a surprising number of stores in 2019. As of late March, U. S. retailers had...

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Is it lights out for Lord & Taylor?
News 1 week ago
Is it lights out for Lord & Taylor?
Source Retail Dive

A year after rumors surfaced that HBC was looking into selling Lord & Taylor, the company made it official, saying last week that a sale is among...

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Sears' new logo panned by customers
News 1 week ago
Sears' new logo panned by customers
Source Retail Dive

The sale of a stripped-down Sears to Lampert in bankruptcy is premised on the hope that the chain's remaining stores and customer base is strong...

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