27 February 2014
Management consulting firm Kurt Salmon has appointed Macy's executive Tom Cole as a partner in its retail and consumer products group.
25 February 2014
US department store retailer Macy's recorded an increase in earnings in the fourth quarter but results missed analyst expectations as harsh winter weather hit January sales.
27 January 2014
Workers making clothing for JC Penney, Macy's, Kohl's and Wal-Mart at the Alianza Fashion factory in Guatemala were deprived of more than $6m in back wages, benefits and pension funds when the company shut down last year, a new report claims.
24 January 2014
Global freight forwarder and logistics services provider Damco is seeking help from the central bank of Bangladesh to resolve payment difficulties around its sea-air shipment business.
24 January 2014
General merchandise retailer Target Corp has become the latest retailer to cut jobs, with the announcement it is laying off around 475 employees globally.
23 January 2014
China-based shirt manufacturer and yarn supplier Luthai Textile Co has its sights firmly set on growing its global business. Earlier this month, as the company revealed plans to open an office in New York, Michelle Russell talked to Luthai general manager Liu Zibin about the rationale behind the move.
23 January 2014
US department store retailer Macy's has implemented RFID enabled technology across its 850 stores to help improve inventory accuracy, increase efficiency, and drive sales.
21 January 2014
Engaging more deeply with customers, and offering a seamless capability no matter where or how they shop, is set to remain one of the biggest challenges for retailers in the year ahead according to experts at Retail's 'Big Show,' the National Retail Federation's 103nd Annual Convention & Expo that took place last week in New York.
8 January 2014
Value apparel retailer Body Central has announced a series of changes to its management team, including the promotion of Patti Simigran to SVP and general merchandise manager.
7 January 2014
China-based shirt manufacturer and yarn supplier Luthai Textile is to open an office in New York as part of the firm's ambitions to grow its global business.
18 December 2013
US retailer Macy's is to invest US$170m in a new direct-to-consumer distribution centre in Tulsa County, Oklahoma, to support omni-channel growth.
17 December 2013
Destination Maternity Corp has signed an exclusive supply deal with US retailer Macy's for its e-commerce business.
4 December 2013
A combination of cold weather, promotions and price cuts saw millions of Americans shop for holiday gifts over the Thanksgiving weekend, kicking off the biggest selling period of the year. But while overall shopper numbers were up on last year, they're spending less, first figures suggest. Katie Smith looks at how the holiday season is likely to pan out.
25 November 2013
Random inspections are set to take place at garment manufacturer King First Industrial Co after more than 100 workers fainted over two days last week.
14 November 2013
Macy's has booked a 22.1% increase in third-quarter earnings on the back of a lift in sales and reaffirmed its guidance for the full year.
13 November 2013
It's not so long ago that teens were something of a sweet spot on the retail landscape, buoyed by a core customer who seemed immune to the recession. But today's teens are not spending money like they used to.
12 November 2013
Hot topics under discussion at the annual meeting of the rebranded United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) included major trade negotiations, and the changing concerns of the US apparel industry.
31 October 2013
US department store retailer Macy's has revealed that Michael Gould, chairman and CEO of the Bloomingdale's brand, has stepped down after 22 years at the helm.
8 October 2013
US department store retailer Macy's has said it "continues to watch" the Chinese market after reports emerged that it had halted its online expansion plans in the country.
27 September 2013
US athletic apparel and footwear retailer The Finish Line has today (27 September) reported an 8.5% increase in second-quarter net profit, helped by cost control and comparable store sales growth.
20 September 2013
Roger Farah's new contract with Ralph Lauren Corporation will see the executive devote just half of his working time to the company, it has emerged.
10 September 2013
As part of efforts to grow its market share in activewear and attract more millennial shoppers aged between 13 and 30, department store retailer Macy's is to expand its athletic apparel assortment into more stores this autumn.
3 September 2013
The determining factor in rolling out RFID in any business has always been price, so calculating a concrete return on investment (ROI) is clearly a vital step. According to some analysts this approach has matured as the benefits of the technology have become clear.
28 August 2013
Cash-strapped and internet-savvy they might be, but millennial shoppers are more likely to shop in brick-and-mortar stores than online, new research reveals.
20 August 2013
The group of leading retailers and brands who make up the North American Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety has named Ellen O'Kane Tauscher as the independent chair of its board of directors.
14 August 2013
US department store retailer Macy's has cut its outlook for the full year and reported lower-than-expected second-quarter profits, after sales were hit by weaker consumer confidence.
14 August 2013
Footwear retailers must match their strengths to the purchasing priorities of their target customers if they want to engage them in the shopping process, according to new research.
9 August 2013
Department store retailer Macy's is strengthening its activewear focus by teaming up with Lids Sports Group to open licensed team merchandise departments in Macy's stores under the name of Locker Room by Lids.
8 August 2013
The Jones Group has revealed that it will launch a brand targeting millennial consumers at Macy's called Qmack.
7 August 2013
Fashion Avenue Sweater Knits, a leading importer of children's and women's apparel, has gone live on NGC's fashion PLM and Supply Chain Management (SCM) solution.