Retail

Can the Michael Kors Deal for Jimmy Choo Boost the Bottom Line?

Michael Kors, which styles itself as affordable luxury, is slipping on a new shoe. The company said Tuesday it agreed to buy luxury footwear brand Jimmy Choo, a go-to name ...
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FTC Reviewing Amazon Pricing Policy Following Watchdog Complaint

The Federal Trade Commission is investigating allegations that online retailer Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) misleads customers about its prices and discounts. The FTC action comes as part of a review of ...
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Wal-Mart Outpaces Amazon in Online Vitamin Sales

Online sales of vitamins, minerals, and supplements (VMS) rose to $2.4 billion in 2017 from $2 billion at this point last year, according to data released Wednesday by TABS Analytics, ...
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Could This Amazon Deal Save Sears?

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) stock is climbing  on Thursday after the company announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Amazon Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) to integrate its ...
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Floor & Décor Gears Up For Secondary Offering

Floor & Décor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: FND) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a secondary offering. The company intends to sell nine million shares in the offering ...
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Investors Cheer $200 Million Loan to Sears

In a federal filing Monday, Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) revealed that the company had received a $200 million line of credit from companies controlled by Sears Chairman and CEO ...
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Is Amazon Preparing to Broil Blue Apron?

Following a report this morning that Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has filed a trademark application on a phrase that refers to prepared food kits, shares of Blue Apron Holdings. Inc. ...
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Wedding Dress Maker Goes Broke as Fewer Americans Marry

Calls to wedding gown maker Alfred Angelo went unanswered on Friday because the company had filed for bankruptcy that morning and was closing its stores and ending its distribution sales. In ...
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Back-to-School Shopping: A Bonanza for Some Retailers, Disaster for Others

Second only to the November-December holiday season in importance, back-to-school shopping has long been a critical time of year for many retailers. Some 29 million U.S. households will shop for ...
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Target Stock Gets a Boost on Improved Guidance

Before the markets opened Thursday morning, Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) got a boost of about 5% in its share price following an announcement that the company now expects a "modest ...
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9 American Businesses That Amazon and Jeff Bezos Will Never Target

It is no secret that Amazon Prime Day is a big deal in retail. It may not be a new Valentine's Day, but it is certainly yet another non-Amazon retail ...
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Amazon Prime Day: Black Friday in July?

While the run-up to Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) Prime Day isn't the month-long marketing marathon that Black Friday has become, the company began pushing the promotion in late June. Other ...
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Torrid Files for IPO

Torrid has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). No pricing details were given in the filing, but the ...
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Macy’s Shares Gutted by More Bad Retail News, Fear It Cannot Survive

Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) plan to compete with Best Buy Co. Inc.'s (NYSE: BBY) Geek Squad sent the brick-and-mortar retailer's shares down 6.2%. Gap Inc.'s (NYSE: GPS) share dropped 6.3% ...
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Why One Analyst Thinks Costco Might Be Next on Amazon’s Hit List

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) saw its shares take a step back on Monday after some analysts soured on the stock. Perhaps the overriding reason behind this downgrade was e-commerce ...
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