Home tracks down, but TJX touts fat open-to-buy for HomeGoods

TJX Cos. cut its full-year forecast today amid softer sales, but struck of bullish tone […]


Target slashing fall receipts as profit plummets 90%

Target Corp. continues cutting back on discretionary inventory to invest more in rapidly-growing frequency categories.


Home Depot’s home décor business generates positive comps

Home Depot remains bullish about its business this year, coming off a booming second quarter.

Brands & Marketing

Kohl’s new chief marketing officer charged with upholding strategy to be ‘retailer of choice’

Christie Raymond will lead the marketing organization including Kohl’s overall marketing strategy, brand and creative.

Online Retailers

Casper CEO is creating a ‘culture of frugality’ to make the brand profitable

Speaking at a retail conference in Boston recently, Casper CEO Emilie Arel said the direct-to-consumer […]


Walmart’s general merchandise plan: Markdowns, cancelled orders and caution

Walmart execs shared the company’s progress on clearing out overstocked inventory – and how they […]


Buckle up – Outlook for $17+ billion in home textiles sales ahead this week

Several volume retailers with combined annual home textiles sales of $17.6 billion will report their […]

Financial & Business News

Sears Holdings creditors may finally get a payday via new settlement agreement

Some relief could be coming for suppliers left holding the bag when Sears Holdings filed […]

Brands & Marketing

Ikea Festival spans the globe for 9 days, in 9 cities to celebrate customers’ creativity

For nearly two weeks, Aug. 25-Sept. 10, the annual Ikea Festival will space nine cities […]

Financial Results

Dillard’s early summer sales trajectory goes soft

Although business went slack during the second quarter, Dillard’s retail sales for the first half […]