Friday, October 29, 2021

Psycho Bunny makes Mall of America debut

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A menswear brand whose logo is an irreverent bunny and crossbones continues to expand its national footprint. . . . more

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

JC Penney names CEO, chairman

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A former executive of Levi Strauss & Co. and Walmart has been named chief executive of J.C. Penney. . . . more

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Crocs posts blazing growth even amid supply chain struggles

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Crocs beat expectations once again, with third-quarter revenue growing 73% year over year to $626 million. Digital sales were up nearly 69% and accounted for 36.8% of all revenue. . . . more

New Jersey’s largest mall adds three new names to its restaurant list

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Season’s 52, Eddie V’s, and Fogo de Chao will soon become part of Garden State Plaza’s menu of 30-plus restaurants. . . . more

Friday, October 15, 2021

How traditional teen apparel brands went out of style

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There came a time when teens clad in low-rise jeans and T-shirts with giant logos from the likes of Express, Gap and Abercrombie & Fitch filled every high school classroom in America. . . . more

Macy's teams up with Fanatics

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Macy's announced that it has entered into "an exclusive long-term partnership" with Fanatics that will broaden the company's assortment of fan gear online and through its app, according to a company announcement sent to Retail Dive. . . . more

Major mall owner introduces a digital short-term leasing program

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One of the biggest victims of COVID-19 was the 10-year lease, long a standard at enclosed malls. Now one of the biggest mall owners in the United States, Macerich, is introducing QuikSpace, a digital platform that puts booking retail space on a par with reserving a hotel room. . . . more

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Nordstrom Looks to Hire 28,600 Seasonal and Regular Workers Ahead of the Holidays

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Nordstrom, like other major retailers, is stepping up its hiring goals ahead of the holidays. . . . more

Remember when Macy's was the one removing department store names?

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It's quite possible that on Thanksgiving Day, during what's known in New York City as the "Macy's Day Parade," instead of the usual red, star-blazoned Macy's sign, a big "Amazon" billboard will feature prominently as the balloons and festive floats glide by. . . . more

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Simon malls to close on Thanksgiving

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Simon Property Group on Thursday joined several retailers in shutting down on Thanksgiving Day. . . . more

Friday, October 8, 2021

7 mall stores you forgot about

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Why is it so much fun to discuss old retailers? And why do malls sometimes stoke feelings of nostalgia?  . . . more

Monday, October 4, 2021

Claire's files for IPO 3 years after bankruptcy

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Teen retailer Claire's has filed for an initial public offering just shy of three years after it emerged from a Chapter 11 reorganization. . . . more

Friday, October 1, 2021

First Look: J.C. Penney in beauty makeover

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J.C. Penney is giving a sneak peek of its new beauty offering. . . . more

Neiman Marcus says 4.6 million customers affected by security breach

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A leading luxury retailer has notified law enforcement that information from over 4 million customers’ online accounts was exposed in a cybersecurity incident. . . . more