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Multiline Retail Department Stores

  • NEW YORK— Erica Dao used to shop at malls once a month, looking in stores and seeing what the mannequins displayed. Elizabeth Troy says she was the "queen of sales," going through discounted items at J. Crew and Banana Republic stores at malls near where she lives in Richmond, Virginia. Department stores like Macy's and J.C. Penney— anchors for the malls— are also closing...

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  • LAS VEGAS, March 21- Kohl's Corp's chief executive officer said on Tuesday the department store operator needs to "change faster" in order to remain a strong competitor to online and brick-and-mortar retailers. "We aren't as agile as we need to be in order to be a better competitor," CEO Kevin Mansell said at retail conference Shoptalk. The company has been hurt by a...

  • NEW YORK— J.C. Penney on Friday listed for the first time the 138 locations it will shutter in the coming months as the retailer seeks to cut costs and improve its profitability. Like other department stores, J.C. Penney Co. is hurting as more people shop online instead of heading to the mall. About 5,000 jobs will be cut due to the closures, J.C. Penney said.

  • NEW YORK— Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus says it's exploring strategic alternatives including a possible sale of the company. The Wall Street Journal reported that the company is in discussions with department store operator Hudson's Bay Co., which has been on an acquisition spree over the past few years and operates such stores as Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord&...

  • OMAHA, Neb.— Department store operator Gordmans said Monday that it has filed for bankruptcy protection and plans to liquidate the inventory of its 106 discount stores. Gordmans posted losses in five of its last six quarters. Chief Financial Officer James B. Brown said in documents filed in court that the company's sales declined because retail traffic slowed...

  • *Stores being closed account for less than 5 pct of annual sales. *Q4 comp sales drop 0.7 pct vs est -0.5 pct. Feb 24- Department store operator J.C.

  • Feb 24- Department store operator J.C. "We believe closing stores will also allow us to adjust our business to effectively compete against the growing threat of online retailers," Chief Executive Officer Marvin Ellison said in a statement. Penney said it expected annual savings of about $200 million from the cost-cutting measures, and would take a related...

  • Feb 24- Department store operator J.C. Penney Co Inc said on Friday it would close about 130-140 stores over the next few months, and reported a 0.7 percent drop in same-store sales for the holiday quarter. Penney's net sales fell 0.9 percent to $3.96 billion in the fourth quarter ended Jan. 28, declining for the third time this year.

  • The owner of luxury retail chain Saks Fifth Avenue said its consolidated comparable sales fell 1.2 percent on a constant currency basis during the fourth quarter ended Jan. 28. Sales rose 0.6 percent at its department store banners, which include Hudson's Bay and Lord& Taylor, and 0.1 percent at Saks Fifth Avenue. Last month, Hudson's Bay stock tumbled more than 20...

  • *Q4 profit $1.44/ shr vs est $1.33. Feb 23- Department store operator Kohl's Corp followed larger rival Macy's Inc in reporting a better-than-expected profit for the holiday quarter, as lower inventories helped the company avoid deep discounting. "We've really dramatically reduced inventories this year so our clearance levels and fall transitional...

  • Feb 21- Department store operator Macy's Inc reported a bigger-than-expected drop in quarterly sales as low demand for apparel and competition from online rivals hurt traffic in its stores. The owner of the Macy's and Bloomingdale's chains said net income attributable to its shareholders fell to $475 million, or $1.54 per share, in the fourth quarter ended...

  • Ivanka Trump.

    Internal data from Nordstrom show sales of Ivanka Trump merchandise fell by nearly a third last year, reports the Wall Street Journal.

  • WASHINGTON/ CHICAGO Feb 8- President Donald Trump blasted department store chain Nordstrom Inc on Wednesday for dropping his daughter Ivanka's clothing line, prompting critics to accuse him of misusing public office to benefit his family's sprawling business empire. After Trump's highly unusual move to use a White House platform to intervene in a...

  • I'm going to go get some myself today, "Conway told Fox News in an interview from the White House. The White House and the OGE did not respond to requests for comment. On Wednesday President Trump attacked department store chain Nordstrom Inc for dropping his daughter's products, drawing intense criticism for using a White House twitter platform to intervene in a...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 9- A top aide to U.S. "Go buy Ivanka's stuff," Trump senior adviser Kellyanne Conway told Fox News in an interview from the White House. On Thursday, Ivanka's brand was thrust again into the headlines after her father attacked department store chain Nordstrom Inc in a highly unusual move using a White House twitter platform to intervene in a...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 9- A top aide to U.S. "Go buy Ivanka's stuff," Trump senior adviser Kellyanne Conway told Fox News in an interview from the White House. On Thursday, Ivanka's brand was thrust again into the headlines after her father attacked department store chain Nordstrom Inc in a highly unusual move using a White House twitter platform to intervene in a...

  • WASHINGTON/ CHICAGO Feb 8- President Donald Trump blasted department store chain Nordstrom Inc on Wednesday for dropping his daughter Ivanka's clothing line, prompting critics to accuse him of misusing public office to benefit his family's sprawling business empire. After Trump's highly unusual move to use a White House platform to intervene in a...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 8- President Donald Trump blasted department store chain Nordstrom Inc on Wednesday for dropping his daughter Ivanka's clothing line, prompting critics to accuse him of misusing public office to benefit his family's sprawling business empire. After Trump's highly unusual move to use a White House platform to intervene in a commercial...