Despite a series of negative headlines from the retail sector, the NRF on Friday stood by its forecast for 4.1 percent growth.» Read More
As children and teens have a growing influence on purchases, stores with the latest trends will position themselves to win back-to-school sales.
Bricks-and-mortar locations need to undergo a complete makeover to stay relevant 25 years down the line, experts said.
Gen Z's entrepreneurial spirit and digital savvy may cause problems for retailers who stick to business as usual.
Retail sales increased less than expected in June, but apparel retailers are doing well and should see more strength this year, experts say.
NEW YORK, July 1- Wall Street rose on Tuesday, with the Dow within a whisker of a 17,000 milestone and the S&P 500 at yet another record, as manufacturing activity picked up in the U.S. and Asia and boosted optimism about the health of the global economy.
NEW YORK, July 1- The S&P 500 hit a record high on Tuesday after data showing U.S. manufacturing accelerated even if at a slightly slower rate, and as China's factory sector expanded in June for the first time in six months.
NEW YORK, July 1- U.S. stocks were set to kick off the third quarter with early gains on Tuesday, after a report showed China's factory sector expanded in June for the first time in six months, and ahead of U.S. data expected to show manufacturing continued to grow.
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Urban Outfitters opened a 57,000-square-foot store in New York City, complete with a hair salon, coffee bar and record shop.
May 29- Apparel retailers Express Inc and Guess Inc forecast disappointing profits for the current quarter as a revival in consumer spending takes longer.
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May 22- Teen apparel retailer Aeropostale Inc forecast a bigger-than-expected loss for this quarter as it struggles to keep pace with changing fashion trends. Aeropostale shares fell 18 percent in extended trading at $3.70.
Former Bloomingdale's CEO Michael Gould said there's an underlying issue in retail: There's not enough risk-taking or newness.
May 21- American Eagle Outfitters Inc forecast another quarter of falling comparable-store sales and said it would close 150 more stores in North America as it continues to struggle to attract fickle teen shoppers.
European shares closed slightly up on Wednesday, after wavering throughout the day, as investors looked towards central bank policy.
May 21- American Eagle Outfitters Inc forecast another quarter of falling comparable-store sales and said it would close another 150 stores in North America as it continues to struggle to attract fickle teen shoppers.