Macy’s, Lucasfilm, & Funko Unveil Baby Yoda-Themed ...
Attractions - Live Entertainment - Retail - Streaming - Toys

Contrary to popular belief, small things can come in big packages. For proof, just look to the skies at this year's edition of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade where The Mandalorian's pint-sized sup...

September 20, 2021

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Returns To March Down The Str...
Attractions - Live Entertainment - Press Releases

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE: M) and the City of New York announced the return of the world-famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®, set to march down the streets of New Yo...

Mitch Litvak
September 8, 2021

Martha Stewart Wine Co. Announces Brand Expansion
Beverages - Branding - Online - Partnerships - Press Releases

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Marquee Brands, DRINKS, and Martha Stewart Wine Co., the online wine collection featuring a selection of wines hand-picked by America's lifestyle expert ...

Faisal Hussain
September 2, 2021

Ikea Pilots U.S. Furniture Buyback & Resale Program
Household - Retail

Ikea is piloting a furniture buyback and resale program in the United States as it aims to make the service a permanent fixture at its stores nationwide. The pilot program will be available at its st...

August 30, 2021

Retailers Bring Back ‘Above-the-Keyboard’ Clothes ...
Fashion - Retail

Retailers from Macy’s Inc to Target Corp, keen to see the apparel sales momentum of the second quarter keep going, are stocking shelves not just with clothing for the office and school, but for a re...

Regina Leader-Post
August 24, 2021

Toys R Us to Make a Comeback with New Toy Shops Inside More Th...
Retail - Toys

Toys R Us is making yet another comeback. This time, the iconic brand is teaming with Macy's to open toy shops in more than 400 department stores nationwide starting in 2022. Toys R Us mascot Geoffre...

USA Today
August 20, 2021

Macy’s Says it’s Gaining New Customers Online, Shares Soar
Online - Retail

Macy’s reported fiscal second-quarter profit and revenue that topped analyst estimates, as customers returned to its stores to buy denim, luggage and new dresses. The department store chain also hi...

August 20, 2021

Amazon is Reportedly Planning to Open Department Stores

Some of the first Amazon department stores are expected to be in California and Ohio. The locations will take up roughly 30,000 square feet, around the size of a Kohl’s or T.J. Maxx store but only a...

August 19, 2021

Macy’s to Revive Toys R Us In Stores & Online
Retail - Toys

Department store Macy’s announced a partnership with Toys R Us, which will bring the toy brand to just in time for the 2021 holiday season, then to 400 Macy’s stores. The Toys R Us inte...

August 19, 2021

Walmart Will Require Some Workers to Wear Masks in Stores

Walmart said Friday that it will begin requiring masks for store workers in high-risk counties in the U.S. as determined by the latest CDC rankings, regardless of vaccine status and effective immediat...

July 30, 2021

Macy’s Launches ‘And Now This’ for the Fashion-Forward, ...
Fashion - Press Releases - Retail

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Macy’s (NYSE:M) introduced a new private brand, And Now This. The line launching in ready-to-wear and men’s categories for the fashion-forward, contemporary dres...

Faisal Hussain
July 20, 2021

U.S. Retailers Shun Indoor Malls, Shift to Open-Air Centers
Attractions - Retail

New real estate industry data for June reveals that vacancy rates in the United States' indoor malls could surpass those in suburban shopping centers and strip malls. Experts say that a deeper change...

Yahoo! News
July 12, 2021

Bloomingdale’s Set to Open Bloomie’s Concept Store
Branding - Retail

The company, which is owned by Macy’s, said Bloomie’s will serve more as a hub for experiences, with a focus on fashion. The luxury department store chain Bloomingdale’s announced that it will u...

July 7, 2021

Macy’s, JCPenney, and Other Retailers Partner with Resal...
Fashion - Tech

Over the past couple of years, resale has continued to make gains — propelled by millennial and Gen Z shoppers who not only increasingly use digital platforms but also have become more cognizant of ...

Footwear News
June 14, 2021

Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Show Returns with Largest E...
Live Entertainment

As vaccination rates continue to rise in the U.S., more summer events are being added to our calendars — including the largest firework show in the country. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announ...

The Points Guy
June 11, 2021

Etsy to Buy Apparel Resale Site Depop for $1.6B
Fashion - Retail

This deal allows the company to grow without sacrificing its reputation as a marketplace that caters to consumers on the lookout for special, well-made or vintage items. It also allows Etsy to jump i...

June 2, 2021

Ready to Return: Fashion Rental is Back
Fashion - Retail

Traditional retailers like T.J. Maxx and Macy’s have reported a surge in apparel sales. And clothing rental platforms such as Rent the Runway say they are reaping the benefits after a perilous year ...

The New York Times
May 26, 2021

Macy’s Flower Show | Sinclair Oil
Attractions - Automotive - Live Entertainment - Partnerships - Retail

Macy's collaborated with Sinclair Oil to present the 2021 MACY'S FLOWER SHOW. The partnership consisted of Macy's working with Sinclair to integrate Sinclair Oil into the 2021 MACY'S FLOWER SHOW. ...

May 19, 2021

Simon Malls’ CEO Sees Shopper Euphoria as People Return ...
Finance - Retail

Mall owner Simon Property says shoppers are getting back to malls, but that it’s hard to predict what traffic trends are going to look like one year from now. “There’s clearly some level of eup...

May 11, 2021

Macy’s is Betting Big on NYC’s Comeback With a New $235 Mi...
Branding - Retail

As New York City prepares to reopen, Macy’s has announced plans to revive the area surrounding its Herald Square flagship store. On Monday, the retailer unveiled a $235 million development project ...

Footwear News
May 11, 2021

Fragrance Sales Pick Up as Consumers Re-Enter the Outside Worl...
Health & Beauty - Retail

According to a new beauty report from 1010data, the year-over-year growth for online fragrance sales from 2019 to 2020 was 45%. The top five e-commerce merchants selling fragrance, based on the report...

April 29, 2021

Macy’s & Drinks Online Wine Shop Launched
Beverages - Online - Retail

The new offering marks a significant expansion of the retailer’s existing online wine program and a new model that will allow customers to make friction-free purchases without a subscription. Macy...

Wine Industry Advisor
April 29, 2021

Lululemon is Testing a Resale Program
Fashion - Retail

Shoppers can sell and buy used items, and the retailer says it will rely on shoppers’ feedback in the pilot before it scales it to other states and more stores. The leggings and sports bra maker an...

April 21, 2021

Macy’s Backstage Opening 45 Shop-In-Shops
Fashion - Retail

Macy's has begun opening new Backstage locations, with plans for 45 shops within Macy's stores in 10 states this year, on the way to its target of 270 nationwide. Rather than just stand by and watch ...

April 19, 2021

West Elm Launches Influencer Program
Influencers - Retail

West Elm has launched The Collective, its first ambassador program that allows influential figures to showcase products and their favorite designs. The program will feature people who are Tastemakers,...

April 14, 2021

Cool and Different: Macy’s Store Transformed into School

Students who once shopped at a downtown mall in Burlington, Vermont, are now attending high school in the former Macy’s department store, with gleaming white tile floors and escalators whisking them...

ABC News
April 2, 2021

The Future of Dying Malls: Phoenix Mall Owner Sells Out as Pro...

Mall owner Macerich announced Thursday it’s sold a majority stake in Paradise Valley Mall in Phoenix to a mixed-use real estate developer. The 92-acre site has been rezoned to create a new communit...

April 2, 2021

Macy’s CEO: COVID-19 Vaccines and Stimulus Checks are Go...
Finance - Health & Beauty - Retail

The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines and stimulus checks have been positive developments for Macy's, CEO Jeff Gennette told CNBC on Tuesday. "When we all look at what happened with the stimulus package, ...

April 2, 2021

Where QVC is Still Way Ahead of Amazon
Online - Retail

Amazon, Facebook, TikTok and a growing number of venture-backed startups are all seeking to replicate QVC's success selling stuff via live demos and time-pressured promotions. But the original home sh...

March 30, 2021

Nike Stops Selling to DSW, Urban Outfitters, Shoe Show & ...
Fashion - Retail

Nike is cutting ties with DSW, Urban Outfitters, Shoe Show and more retailers as it doubles down on its Consumer Direct offense strategy. They are also dropping Big Five Sporting Goods, Dunham’s Spo...

Footwear News
March 26, 2021

Lowe’s Rethinks Annual Spring Sale for Design Focus
Household - Retail

Rather than just being the place that customers go to buy supplies for sanding a deck, Lowe’s also wants customers to think of it as a place to look for inspiration when designing their bedroom or b...

Modern Retail
March 25, 2021

Disney to Close 60 Disney Stores, Focus on E-Commerce

Walt Disney Co will close at least 60 Disney retail stores in North America this year, about 20% of its worldwide total, as it revamps its digital shopping platforms to focus on e-commerce. The media ...

March 4, 2021

Investors Are Betting on a Macy’s Revival as They Turn T...

Retailers have been battered by the pandemic, which triggered a plunge in foot traffic and caused demand for products like work clothing to all but evaporate. But stock in Macy's (M) is now trading c...

February 24, 2021

Doordash Is Going Beyond Food Delivery by Partnering With Walm...
Online - Tech

Restaurant delivery orders have more than tripled over the last two years, which is driving revenue for delivery operators like Wall Street rookie DoorDash. But instead of going all-in with food deli...

Business Insider
February 8, 2021

Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks
Attractions - Live Entertainment - Opportunities

Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks integrates American fun into a classically patriotic show.

Macy's Branded Entertainment
February 2, 2021

America’s top tier malls were resilient, but values are ...

Real estate analytics firm Green Street estimates the values of so-called A-rated malls have tumbled about 45% from 2016 levels.A-rated malls are an important bellwether to monitor in the retail real ...

January 27, 2021

Bed Bath & Beyond taps Target, Macy’s vets to build...

Bed Bath & Beyond on Tuesday announced it has appointed Jim Reath to senior vice president of marketing and Kristi Argyilan to senior vice president of brand innovation. Both will report to Chief ...

January 13, 2021

Will Dollar Stores fill void at malls from department store cl...

Department stores like Sears, JCPenney, Lord & Taylor and others have either gone under or closed hundreds of stores, threatening to take down shopping malls where they once served as anchor tenan...

January 11, 2021

Macy’s Is Permanently Closing 45 More Stores This Year

Macy’s spokesperson confirmed that 45 outposts are heading for the chopping block. The units were included in a list of previously announced closures as part of the company’s turnaround plan unvei...

Footwear News
January 6, 2021

YouTube star Ryan Kaji opens virtual world on Roblox
Gaming - Streaming

“Ryan’s World” in Roblox will offer interactive areas and activities for players, including a racetrack, a school, a city center and a “fun zone,” where players can challenge each other in o...

The Wall Street Journal
December 4, 2020

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