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Commentary: Blake Nordstrom 'never afraid to take risks'
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Commentary: Blake Nordstrom 'never afraid to take risks'

Blake Nordstrom was, first and foremost, a retailer. [Blake Nordstrom, 58, died on Jan. 2] His instinct was always to make decisions based on what...

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End of an era for New York retail landmark
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End of an era for New York retail landmark

One of Manhattan’s most iconic and oldest department stores has gone dark. The 104-year-old Lord & Taylor flagship on Fifth Avenue officially...

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NYC pharmacies banned from selling cigarettes
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NYC pharmacies banned from selling cigarettes

Two of television’s most popular personalities will help close out the National Retail Federation’s 108th annual conference. Chip and Joanna Gaines...

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TV entrepreneurs/retailers to headline NRF’s Big Show
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TV entrepreneurs/retailers to headline NRF’s Big Show

Two of television’s most popular personalities will help close out the National Retail Federation’s 108th annual conference. Chip and Joanna Gaines...

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Amazon’s Air Network expanding its fleet
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Amazon’s Air Network expanding its fleet

A first-year Walmart driver can expect to make $86,000 driving for Walmart, Yahoo Finance reported. The retailer also offers quarterly safe driving...

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Walmart goes all out to hire truck drivers
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Walmart goes all out to hire truck drivers

Merchants are increasingly looking beyond U. S. borders to attract new customers. While the potential upside is great, sellers should prepare...

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India tightens online retail rules
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India tightens online retail rules

A new company will be managing the Home Shopping Network’s (HSN) credit cards. The division owned by Qurate Retail Group announced Thursday that...

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Four Tips for International Retail Success
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Four Tips for International Retail Success

Merchants are increasingly looking beyond U. S. borders to attract new customers. While the potential upside is great, sellers should prepare...

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Study: Retailers delivered on their holiday shipping promises
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Study: Retailers delivered on their holiday shipping promises

Retailers followed through on their shipping promise this holiday season — with Amazon Prime delivering all the way to midnight on Christmas Eve....

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Happy New Year from CSA
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Happy New Year from CSA

The offices of Chain Store Age will be closed on Mon., Dec. 24 and Tues., Dec. 25. Daybreaker will resume publishing on Wed., Dec. 26. We wish you...

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Qurate Retail Group division has new financial partner
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Qurate Retail Group division has new financial partner

A new company will be managing the Home Shopping Network’s (HSN) credit cards. The division owned by Qurate Retail Group announced Thursday that...

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Merry Christmas from Chain Store Age
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Merry Christmas from Chain Store Age

Genesco Inc. has finally found a buyer for Lids. The company has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its ailing Lids Sports Group for $100...

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End in sight for Rockport
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End in sight for Rockport

Walgreens Boots Alliance came out of the gate strong in its first quarter, and also announced the launch of a cost management program to save more...

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Walgreens Q1 gets boost from Rite Aid stores; plans $1 billion in cost cuts
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Walgreens Q1 gets boost from Rite Aid stores; plans $1 billion in cost cuts

Walgreens Boots Alliance came out of the gate strong in its first quarter, and also announced the launch of a cost management program to save more...

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Online holiday returns could take a toll on unprepared retailers
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Online holiday returns could take a toll on unprepared retailers

This was according to “Return to Sender: Holiday Season Heightens Challenge of Online Returns for Retail Supply Chains,” a study from CBRE that...

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UBS bets against retail apocalypse
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UBS bets against retail apocalypse

Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display UBS has no intention of writing off...

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Joann makes new customization move with ‘cutting-edge’ solution
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Joann makes new customization move with ‘cutting-edge’ solution

A fabric and crafts leader is betting on a new 3D solution to give customers more control when creating custom cut projects. Joann has invested in...

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Vintage Capital says Rent-A-Center buyout deal is still in play
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Vintage Capital says Rent-A-Center buyout deal is still in play

Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display Rent-A-Center hasn’t cut ties with...

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Study: Fashion and sporting goods brands lead in mall openings
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Study: Fashion and sporting goods brands lead in mall openings

Stephen Carrozza has been working for just five years at Metro Commercial, the Philadelphia-based brokerage with deep Northeastern roots, but a...

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Holiday returns season kicks off earlier than ever
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Holiday returns season kicks off earlier than ever

The fast-growing brand Untuckit is using mobility to enhance the customer experience across its expanding brick-and-mortar portfolio. The digitally...

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Restoration Hardware to anchor Easton’s 16-acre expansion
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Restoration Hardware to anchor Easton’s 16-acre expansion

Stephen Carrozza has been working for just five years at Metro Commercial, the Philadelphia-based brokerage with deep Northeastern roots, but a...

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CSA Exclusive: Untuckit steps up in-store experience with mobility
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CSA Exclusive: Untuckit steps up in-store experience with mobility

The fast-growing brand Untuckit is using mobility to enhance the customer experience across its expanding brick-and-mortar portfolio. The digitally...

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High-End Retailers Set a New Bar in High-Tech Shopping
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High-End Retailers Set a New Bar in High-Tech Shopping

In the retail world, luxury shoppers are calling the shots. But today’s luxury shopper is not necessarily the shopper you knew from decades past....

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Best Buy to subsidize child care for employees
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Best Buy to subsidize child care for employees

Frequent unplanned absences by employees are taking a toll on store operations. That’s according to a global study by The Workforce Institute at...

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5Qs for Stephen Carrozza on fitness tenants
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5Qs for Stephen Carrozza on fitness tenants

Stephen Carrozza has been working for just five years at Metro Commercial, the Philadelphia-based brokerage with deep Northeastern roots, but a...

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Check out the Wired store
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Check out the Wired store

Consumers are more likely to feel satisfied with their purchases when shopping in-store than with pure-play e-commerce retailers. That’s according...

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Survey: In-store shopping emotionally satisfying
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Survey: In-store shopping emotionally satisfying

Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display Consumers are more likely to feel...

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Kronos: Unplanned employee absences impact staff productivity, manager stress
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Kronos: Unplanned employee absences impact staff productivity, manager stress

Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display Frequent unplanned absences by...

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Rent-A-Center calls it off
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Rent-A-Center calls it off

Rent-A-Center isn’t going private after all. The company on Tuesday announced it has terminated a deal to be acquired by affiliates of Vintage...

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Teen apparel retailer eyes more fulfillment options in the new year
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Teen apparel retailer eyes more fulfillment options in the new year

Rue21 wants to get merchandise into its online shoppers’ hands faster in 2019. The teen apparel retailer is adding new fulfillment options,...

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