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American Icon Sears Files for Bankruptcy American Icon Sears Files for Bankruptcy

October 15th, 2018

Sears, the iconic American department store, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this morning. The New York Times reported that court papers show that Sears has amassed liabilities of $11.3 billion compared with $7 billion in assets.. The retailer, which employees...

  • Retail Sales Rise In January 2017February 27th, 2017Retail sales in the United States rose more than anticipated in January as consumers purchased electronics and household products. This is indicative of a domestic demand which will foster economic growth in the months ahead. With the exception of automobiles,...
  • Sears Elevating Apparel Offerings With New In-Store ConceptAugust 25th, 2016With a new fashion-forward in-store concept, Sears is hoping to elevate its apparel and start taking a larger chunk of the billions of dollars worth industry. It is an unusual move for the company that has not invested much in...
  • Online Retail Growth Surpasses Offline GrowthDecember 14th, 2011As the 2011 holiday shopping season moves into its final weeks, research indicates ecommerce sales growth is greater than that of offline stores. Due to the increasing consumer preference for online shopping, major retail chains have been keeping their doors open 24 hours.
  • Haute Couture Designers Create Special Discount LinesSeptember 27th, 2011Haute couture designers, who design, make, and sell highly fashionable, custom-made clothing for women, formerly catered only to the very rich. Suddenly, their designs have become available for everywoman. Designers like Missoni, Versace, Karl Lagerfeld and Vera Wang are creating special lines for stores like Target, H&M, Macy’s and Zale’s.
  • National Hardware Show Builds Upon a Future of Youth and IndependenceMay 10th, 2011It's called “Independents' Day,” and the National Hardware Show will be making a splash with a newly-inspired program that aims to recognize and reward those who have made a difference in the industry. This unique forum will be focusing upon the smaller, local, and independent entrepreneurs and professionals in the business, who do it every day. In addition, there will be special attention given to Young Retailers of the Year a well.
  • Holiday Apparel Sales 2010: So Far, It’s Looking So GoodDecember 3rd, 2010Reports are already coming in about the commencement of the holiday shopping season having signs of a “solid start” across the board, leaving many cautious retail outlets heaving an early sigh of relief. As many others in the industry had anticipated, the consumer reaction to the start of the season's sales has been positive, with signs of a healthy year-end on the horizon. Here are the highlights, as experts predict the outcome of the event, and early numbers help shape the trends today.
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  • Businesses Already Gearing Up to Earn Some Green on Black FridayOctober 24th, 2010Black Friday 2010 will be a test of the wills, and the frenzy is building up as retailers and wholesalers alike are getting ready to pull out all the stops for a profitable year's end. Many companies are already showing signs of getting their advertising cranked up to meet the early shoppers with their best deals. Some of the most interesting things to happen during this period is the rise in iPhone and Android app upgrades, that seem to be coordinated with the shopping season. All in all, it's going to be an exciting year, and the early birds will most likely catch the worm, as usual.

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Gypsy Rose Keeps the Hippie Spirit Alive Gypsy Rose Keeps the Hippie Spirit Alive

April 16th, 2019

Gypsy Rose has been the “authentic hippie resource since 1987.” Now, they are a one-stop shop for eco-friendly fashion and gift items. They aim to fulfill a vital role in the thriving world of sustainability by supplying apparel that is...