As technology enables more targeted messaging than ever before, some in the industry are shying away from the word “personalization.”
The “off-price” channel, home of discounted designer goods, is the place to be in retail. Macy’s plans to pilot a new off-price chain as well as expand its Bloomingdale’s outlet locations.
The demonstrators invaded the stores en masse, chanting slogans and waving placards.
The sales really take place on Thanksgiving and Saturday now. But do you really want to go shopping on Thanksgiving?
More retailers are getting in on same-day delivery this holiday season. The economics of the business finally make sense, experts tell BuzzFeed News.
TJX is pulling in more in annual sales than most department stores in America, including J.C. Penney, Sears and Nordstrom.
Terry Lundgren spoke at length with BuzzFeed on these topics and more during last week’s Global Retailing Conference in Arizona. Here are excerpts from the conversation.
Children are locked, abused, beaten, and forced to work up to 18 hours a day, according to Harvard University’s investigation into India’s exploitative labor practices.
The struggling department store company made the announcement a week after Macy’s said it would lay off 2,500 employees and shutter five stores.
The cuts are expected to save the retailer $100 million annually.
Because people, especially young ones, are very into brands at a discount.
Amy K. Nelson asked around Macy’s for “special Santa”; he wasn’t easy to find.
With six fewer shopping days this year, the retail industry is pulling out all stops for the holiday season.
As much as some people don’t like the idea of starting Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving Day, it absolutely drew the crowds.
You’ll definitely want to brag to your relatives about this!
Let the showdown begin.
When Macy’s announced SeaWorld’s float for its annual Thanksgiving Day Parade on Sept. 24, it didn’t realize how big Blackfish would be.
PETA and other animal-rights activists are outraged that a float celebrating SeaWorld’s 50th anniversary is scheduled to appear in the Thanksgiving parade.
The government shutdown is crushing consumer confidence and making it harder for retailers to plan their businesses. The National Retail Federation says more than 10% of Americans work in retail and related fields.
Consumers are spending big on cars, housing, e-commerce, appliances and home projects (“C.H.E.A.P.”) at the expense of new clothes and electronics, according to Citigroup.
Here are some recent comments 13 companies made to Wall Street analysts and investors about millennials. Ain’t no trend like a millennial trend ‘cause a millennial trend make bank.
Matching doesn’t have to be passé.
Yes, it’s possible to wear American flags and not look like you washed up from the Coachella cruise. In fact, you can look downright cute.
Macy’s said this week that Snoopy and Woodstock will return to the turkey day parade for the 37th time in November. The lovable beagle has the parade’s most appearances and most balloon versions.
Some try way too hard, some hardly even try at all.
Flying mannequin hands, children pulling the fire alarm, and fighting over pencils. Anonymous associates from stores around New York City share their craziest holiday shopping stories.
It’s about customer choice and not politics, CEO Terry Lundgren tells petition organizer. “Trump’s brand has become toxic and contemptible, it represents mean spirited bullying and chicanery,” Angelo Carusone replied.
Spotted in a department store window in Lawrence, Kansas. Macy’s can’t hold a votive to Weaver’s.
Balloooooons!!! Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!