More retailers than ever are going bankrupt

Bankruptcies in the retail sector were at a record high during the first quarter of 2018, according to a report by Moody's research......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 16th, 2018

Three retailers may join The Corridor in Brookfield

Three new retailers may be headed to The Corridor in Brookfield.  Owned by commercial real estate developer Irgens, The Corridor is located along Interstate 94. Bluemound Road borders the project to the north, and Calhoun Road runs along its east.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals5 hr. 44 min. ago

Why The Container Store isn"t worried about "big, bad Amazon" (Video)

As a 40-year-old company, The Container Store (NYSE: TCS) has encountered the same challenge facing many legacy retailers: How do you keep loyal customers while attracting new ones? To further complicate matters, TCS bills itself as selling solutions, n.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals15 hr. 44 min. ago

Nomi Prins: 10 Years Later, A Debt Crisis Is Building Again

Authored by Nomi Prins via The Daily Reckoning, Though it seems like only yesterday, it’s been a decade since my former employer, Lehman Brothers, went bankrupt, and in the process, helped instigate a mas.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 23rd, 2018

Major retailers like Walmart and Target are doing whatever it takes to convince people to work there (TGT, WMT, JCP, KSS)

Gunnar Rathbun / Invision for Walmart / AP Images Retailers such as Target, JCPenney, and Kohl's are offering new perks in an effort to win over thousands of seasonal workers this holiday season.  Kohl's is offerin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 23rd, 2018

She couldn"t afford to be an artist. Now she designs stores for America"s biggest food retailers

Deborah L. English is founder and president .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesSep 23rd, 2018

Pier 1 Imports Gets Wrecked, CEO’s Plans Splinter

There may be retailers worst off than Pier 1 Imports, Inc (NYSE: PIR), but they can be counted on one hand. Very poor results knocked the stock to just above $1, down from a 52-week high of $5.92.........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 22nd, 2018

Forget Robots, Retailers Need People Power

To survive and thrive, old-school chains like Walmart must rely on a motivated, loyal workforce......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 21st, 2018

Carson"s joins retailers seeking life after liquidation with online revival and bricks-and-mortar aspirations

During the final days of going-out-of-business sa.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneSep 21st, 2018

Holiday Season Shoppers Set to Spend More This Year

Another forecast is in, this one from Deloitte, indicating that the 2018 holiday shopping season will be a good one for retailers. E-commerce is set to jump by double digits again and may total more........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 21st, 2018

Not all shoppers are sold as more retailers buy into cashless society

As a small but growing number of retailers opt to go cashless, not everyone is happy. Some prefer using cash, creating a growing rift in the.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 20th, 2018

Walmart is where the trade war comes home

The latest round of tariffs bring the White House's trade war with China directly to the country's largest retailers and the consumer products they sell......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 20th, 2018

Online retailers slide as Amazon reportedly testing recommendation service

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallSep 19th, 2018

European regulators are looking at how Amazon uses data

EU antitrust regulators are examining how Amazon uses data and whether it has leveraged information gleaned from smaller retailers to boost its own sales......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 19th, 2018

Temporary Holiday Workers May Make Little More Than Minimum Wage

Part-time holiday workers, who major retailers are hiring by the hundreds of thousands, often do not make much more than the minimum wage. This means their effect on the national economy is quite........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 19th, 2018

Holidays Gifts May Escape Tariffs, but Retailers Won"t

The newly announced U.S. tariffs on Chinese consumer goods won’t hit most items that will be in stores for the 2018 holidays, but retailers are hustling to speed some shipments through ports and bracing for higher costs next year......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 18th, 2018

US retailers struggle to find workers before holidays

Strategic Resource Group’s Burt Flickinger on how U.S. retailers are struggling to find enough workers to staff their stores before the holidays......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 18th, 2018

3 Growth Stocks to Pick From the Retail-Discount Industry

We highlight three discount retailers which ha.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytSep 18th, 2018

10 years after the financial crisis, Americans are still looking for a deal

The Great Recession conditioned consumers to wait for a deal. That's had a huge impact on making or breaking retailers in the past decade......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 18th, 2018

Visa and MasterCard agree to settle swipe fee class action for $6.2 billion

Visa and MasterCard, along with some top US banks, have agreed to pay as much as $6.2 billion in a class action settlement with US retailers over swipe fees......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 18th, 2018

Stores face worker shortage this holiday season

Retailers are making hiring plans in anticipation of a busy holiday shopping season......»»

Category: marketsSource: cnnSep 18th, 2018