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Best Buy"s new CEO designed the retailer"s revival

In naming Corie Barry to the chief executive job, Bes.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesApr 15th, 2019

Historic 109-year-old mansion on Milwaukee"s Terrace Avenue available for $1.39M: Open House

A 1910-built, Georgian Revival Colonial-style home on Milwaukee's Terrace Avenue is on the market for $1.39 million. Historically known as the Benjamin Weil Jr. House, or the Daniel J. and Karalyn J. Ochalek House, the home was designed by architect .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 2nd, 2019

How a retailer"s demise helped spark Lower Manhattan"s revival

When Syms Corp., the discount clothing and accessories chain that included the Filene's Basement brand, slid into bankruptcy in late 2011, its brick-and-mo… real estate was seen as more valuable than... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2019

Lenders seize UK retailer Debenhams, wiping out Ashley

Debenhams' lenders took control of the ailing British retailer on Tuesday in a process designed to keep its shops open at the expense of shareholders, including an irate Mike Ashley, who were wiped out......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 9th, 2019

Former Toys R Us CEO works to reboot the retailer

A revival of Toys “R” Us might be in the works......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 25th, 2018

Former Toys R Us CEO works to reboot the retailer

A revival of Toys “R” Us might be in the works......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 25th, 2018

Amazon is launching a better version of the post office in cities around the country. Here"s what it"s like to use. (AMZN)

Business Insider/Dennis Green Amazon has been opening retail locations designed for picking up and returning items. The retailer has opened at least 30 of these stand-alone locations. We used one in the Los.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 29th, 2018

A retailer is being called out for selling a fat-shaming sweatshirt — but the brand says "it"s the opposite of what it seems"

Revolve. People are criticizing Revolve, an online retailer, for selling a sweatshirt that seems to promote fat-shaming. The sweatshirt, which is designed by the brand LPA, reads "Being fat is not beautiful. It's an excuse." .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 12th, 2018

Target"s holiday strategy starts with mobile checkout, longer Thanksgiving hours

Target Corp. is extending its hours on Thanksgiving this year, and has added new, mobile checkout options in its stores designed to allow rushed shoppers to "skip the line." The Minneapolis-based retailer will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving and close .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2018

A store is selling giant oversized backpacks for $234 and people are actually buying them

Plywood Japanese retailer Plywood is selling giant, oversized backpacks for $234. The backpacks were designed by the Japanese brand CWF. The retailer's website says that the ba.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 31st, 2018

Toys R Us 2.0: Does a Market Exist for Its Revival?

The shuttered toy retailer has a new owner, Tru Brands, and is setting sights on a U.S. relaunch......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 12th, 2019

Home of the Week: Observing a Lautner in Sherman Oaks

This unusual residence in Sherman Oaks was designed by modernist architect John Lautner and built in 1950 for Louise Fos.....»»

Category: topSource: latimes6 hr. 11 min. ago

How I Made It: Samantha Barnes of Raddish wants to get your kids cooking

Samantha Barnes, 38, is co-founder and chief executive of Raddish, a subscription kit and cooking club designed for children.....»»

Category: topSource: latimes6 hr. 11 min. ago

Barclays sees Carrefour-Casino merger as possible, pushing up Casino shares

Shares in French retailer Casino rose around 2% on Tuesday after Barclays said in a note that a tie-up with larger rival Carrefour could be a possibility "given the difficulties encountered by Casino's majority shareholder.".....»»

Category: topSource: reuters7 hr. 56 min. ago

Sports Franchises with the Most Consecutive Winning Seasons

Any pro sports franchise can luck into a winning season. American leagues are designed for parity — losing teams get the first picks in the draft each year, so even the most hapless team can........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallst22 hr. 25 min. ago

Charming Charlie closing 7 Philadelphia-area stores

Houston-based retailer Charming Charlie is closing all of its stores, including seven in the Philadelphia area, the company announced this week.  Closures will happen at the following Philadelphia-area stores: Deptford Mall, Deptford, N.J. Plymo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 15th, 2019

Luxury retailer Barneys may be headed for bankruptcy, reports say

Barneys may be on the cusp of filing for bankruptcy protection as the luxury retailer contends with high .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 15th, 2019

Sports Direct delays results as House of Fraser deal backfires

British retailer Sports Direct has delayed publishing its annual results, warning problems integrating its purchase of House of Fraser stores and increased scrutiny of its accounts could affect the financial guidance it gave in December......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 15th, 2019

New York"s Staten Island to get America"s other big wall

By 2025, New York's Staten Island will be fortified by a towering seawall running 5.3 miles along the coast, an engineering feat designed to ward off a growing threat......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 15th, 2019

Luxury retailer Barneys may be headed for bankruptcy, report say

Barneys may be on the cusp of filing for bankruptcy protection as the luxury retailer contends with high .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 14th, 2019

Poker-Bot Designed By Facebook "Decisively" Beats Human Poker Pros

A poker-bot that was designed by researchers from Faceb.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 13th, 2019