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...

RetailDive
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. ...

Macy's
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...

CNBC
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...

Forbes
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...

CNBC
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 ...

RetailDive
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,...

RetailDive
April 14, 2021

Cool and Different: Macy’s Store Transformed into School
Retail

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...
Retail

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...

CNBC
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, ...

Insider
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...

Forbes
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
Retail

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 ...

Reuters
March 4, 2021

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

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...

CNN
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 ...
Retail

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 ...

CNBC
January 27, 2021

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

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 ...

RetailDive
January 13, 2021

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

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...

PYMNTS
January 11, 2021

Macy’s Is Permanently Closing 45 More Stores This Year
Retail

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

Amazon Sellers Cash In With $4.8 Billion Holiday Sales Worldwi...
Online - Retail

Amazon merchants rang up over $4.8 billion in global sales Black Friday through Cyber Monday, a 60 percent increase over 2019 sales for the same period. More than 71,000 independent small- and medium...

PYMNTS
December 1, 2020

The death of the department store and the American middle clas...
Retail

The collapse of America’s middle class crushed department stores. Amazon and the pandemic are the final blows. For the full story, visit Vox  -  https://www.vox.com/recode/21717536/department-s...

Vox
December 1, 2020

How the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Will Be Different in ...
Attractions - Entertainment - Television

This year's parade drops spectators and young participants as it adjusts to COVID limitations. For the full story, visit Variety  -  https://variety.com/2020/tv/news/macys-thanksgiving-day-parade...

Variety
November 26, 2020

Ryan’s World | Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade
Attractions - Partnerships - Retail

pocket.watch collaborated with Macy's to promote RYAN'S WORLD at the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade. The first-of-it's-kind partnership brought a RYAN'S WORLD character in the parade with an exclusive bal...

pocket,watch | Macy's
November 25, 2020

5 ways retailers have adapted to a Black Friday unlike any oth...
Beverages - CPG

Curbside sales, staggered discounts, websites that hold your place in line — retailers are reinventing Black Friday for a pandemic. For the full story, visit Retail Dive  -  https://www.retaild...

Retail Dive
November 16, 2020

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2020 will include perform...
Live Entertainment - Retail - Television

The Annual Parade will be turned into a TV-only event, featuring performances from Broadway casts and Dolly Parton.   For the full story, visit USA TODAY  -  https://www.usatoday.com/videos...

USA TODAY
November 12, 2020

How Ryan’s World Character Red Titan Floated Into Macy’s T...
Live Entertainment - Streaming - Toys

Pocket.Watch's recently inked with Macy’s will result in the parade’s newest big balloon, Red Titan who, at 51 feet long, 28 feet wide and 42 feet tall, soaring over its 94th annual Thanksgiving D...

Adweek
October 30, 2020

Target, Best Buy, Walmart and Macy’s Black Friday plans
Retail

Kiss Black Friday in-store doorbusters goodbye. For the full story, visit USA Today  -  https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/holidays/2020/10/20/black-friday-holiday-shopping-walmart-home-depot-l...

USA Today
October 29, 2020

Dollar General takes aim at affluent shoppers with new chain
Retail

The idea behind the chain: selling non-essential items like home décor and party items, while catering to a clientele that might balk at shopping at a Dollar General, the fast-growing deep discount c...

Fortune
October 8, 2020

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