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  • Macy's plans 60 new Bluemercury stores

    Macy's plans 60 new Bluemercury stores

    Macy’s Inc., pleased so far with the performance of Bluemercury, is pushing for more.The cosmetics brand, acquired by Macy’s for $210 million in 2015, will open about 60 new standalone...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 14 days ago, 2 Jul 18, 10:37am -
  • Tales from Toy Land: Making magic when a big customer disappears

    Tales from Toy Land: Making magic when a big customer disappears

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    - 19 days ago, 26 Jun 18, 5:00pm -
  • Tales from Toy Land: 'Flat is the new up'

    Tales from Toy Land: 'Flat is the new up'

    Unlike toy-makers fretting over the loss of a major retail customer, the owner of West Side Kids just shrugs.Read the full Tales of Toy Land series hereThe neighborhood toy store, on West 84th...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 21 days ago, 25 Jun 18, 11:54am -
  • Tales from Toy Land: A bubbling internet sensation

    Tales from Toy Land: A bubbling internet sensation

    When Frank Landi's son was 6, the toy-maker saw how much he loved playing with bubbles. That inspired the president of NSI International to set out on a three-year quest to develop a plastic material...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 21 days ago, 25 Jun 18, 11:42am -
  • Tales from Toy Land: Banking on a plush Christmas

    Tales from Toy Land: Banking on a plush Christmas

    Like many toy-makers, Kate Clark, founder and president of YottoY Productions, shipped "a huge amount of product" to Toys R Us this past Christmas, believing the retailer would emerge from Chapter 11...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 21 days ago, 25 Jun 18, 11:31am -
  • Tales from Toy Land: Going back to basics

    Tales from Toy Land: Going back to basics

    When Mia Galison founded EeBoo in 1995, she wanted to create toys with original designs that harked back to the days before mass production, licensing and big-box stores. Her first product was a set...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 21 days ago, 25 Jun 18, 11:10am -
  • Tales from Toy Land: Making magic when a big customer disappears

    Tales from Toy Land: Making magic when a big customer disappears

    For Roger Dreyer, founder and CEO of Fantasma Toys, the demise of Toys R Us has caused a special sort of pain. It robbed him of a chance at stardom. Earlier this year the toy chain tested Fantasma's...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 21 days ago, 25 Jun 18, 10:54am -
  • Tales from Toy Land: Toys R Us fallout not fun for local companies

    Tales from Toy Land: Toys R Us fallout not fun for local companies

    This past Christmas Frank Landi figured his Manhattan-based toy company, NSI International, was on track to grow 30% in 2018 thanks to the runaway success of its Wubble Bubble Ball and Laser X tag...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 21 days ago, 25 Jun 18, 10:46am -
  • French fashion powerhouse Saint Laurent takes New Jersey

    French fashion powerhouse Saint Laurent takes New Jersey

    Saint Laurent decamped from Paris to New Jersey for a menswear show with a shine that matched the glittery Manhattan nightscape Wednesday just across the downtown harbor.Creative director Anthony...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 38 days ago, 7 Jun 18, 4:38pm -
  • A look back on Kate Spade's 1997 40 Under 40 honor

    A look back on Kate Spade's 1997 40 Under 40 honor

    "I've seen so many young designers fade," Kate Spade told Crain's New York in 1997. "We're going to take things one piece at a time."The vibrant handbag designer was found hanged in her Park Avenue...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 39 days ago, 7 Jun 18, 1:01pm -

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IBT: Retail & Consumer Goods

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Mornginstar: Retail Sales

  • Hong Kong May retail sales fall 0.1 pct yr/yr
    June 29 (Reuters) - May retail sales data (percent change from a year earlier): ________________2015_______________ ___2014____ May Apr Mar Feb Jan Dec Nov Value: -0.1 -2.1^ -2.9 14.8 -14.5 -4.0 4.2 Volume: 4.6 2.5^ 0.8 18.1 -13.8 -1.4 7.6 ^ Revised…
    - 29 Jun 15, 4:47am -
  • Wall Street climbs after retail sales data; healthcare up
    (Reuters) - U.S. stocks climbed on Thursday as retail sales data lifted the outlook for consumer spending and as healthcare shares gained.
    - 11 Jun 15, 5:15pm -
  • Stocks, dollar gain on strong U.S. retail sales
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global equity markets rose on Thursday on optimism over still testy Greek debt talks and on strong U.S. retail sales, which lifted the U.S. dollar and bolstered expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year…
    - 11 Jun 15, 3:24pm -
  • WRAPUP 3-Strong U.S. retail sales boost growth outlook
    WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales surged in May as households boosted purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods even as they paid a bit more for gasoline, the latest sign economic growth is finally gathering steam.
    - 11 Jun 15, 1:01pm -
  • WRAPUP 1-U.S. retail sales jump in May, brighten growth outlook
    WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales surged in May as households boosted purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods even as they paid a bit more for gasoline, the latest sign economic growth is finally gathering steam.
    - 11 Jun 15, 9:11am -
  • U.S. retail sales jump in May, brighten growth outlook
    WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales surged in May as households boosted purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods even as they paid a bit more for gasoline, the latest sign economic growth is finally gathering steam.
    - 11 Jun 15, 8:36am -
  • U.S. retail sales jump in May, brighten growth outlook
    WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales surged in May as households boosted purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods even as they paid a bit more for gasoline, the latest sign economic growth is finally gathering steam.
    - 11 Jun 15, 8:30am -
  • Indonesia's April retail sales grow 22.4 pct y/y - cbank survey
    JAKARTA, June 9 (Reuters) - Indonesia's annual retail sales in April grew at a faster pace of 22.4 percent, bolstered by information and communication equipment as well as food, beverages and tobacco, a Bank Indonesia survey showed on Tuesday.
    - 9 Jun 15, 4:20am -
  • Morningstar Minute: How to Interpret Retail Sales
    The retail sales report can be an early-warning sign for recessions, but we are still waiting to see if the current slowdown is related to weather or a true dip in demand, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.[0:00:03] ... our analyst team. Bob Johnson: We…
    - 4 Mar 14, 10:00am -
  • Tele-Surveying China Retail Sales
    We are concentrating on providing services for investment corporations who are seeking opportunities to invest  in China.  We research public companies that have significant market share in China.   Professional Retail Sales Tele-Surveying  1:…
    - 23 Jun 13, 2:28am -

The Guardian: Retail

  • newInsurance firms heap pressure on troubled Debenhams
    Reduced cover for high street chain’s suppliers is a ‘massive warning light’Debenhams is under fresh pressure after it emerged credit insurers have reduced cover for suppliers to the department store chain in the latest sign of the challenges f…
    - 17 hours ago, 15 Jul 18, 11:03am -
  • The Build-A-Bear bargain fiasco spells more bad bear days for our shop | Alex Clark
    As doomed discount offers go, the invitation to make your own teddy on the cheap was one for the agesThose of us fortunate enough to live through the heady days of the Hoover free-flights fiasco thought we would never see the like again. Imagine this…
    - 3 days ago, 13 Jul 18, 1:05pm -
  • Retail chain The Works plans £100m stock market float
    Owners and management of cut-price books, crafts and toy seller in line for £36.7m payout The cut-price books, crafts and toys chain The Works has shrugged off the troubles on the high street with plans for a £100m stock market listing that will gi…
    - 3 days ago, 13 Jul 18, 12:44pm -
  • High street stalwarts turn their backs on 'must have' fashion
    Style rather than slavishness are in John Lewis and Marks & Spencers’ mindsThe latest trend on the British high street is not a hemline but a concept: fashion, it seems, is going out of fashion. In their newest effort to fight for survival, high st…
    - 3 days ago, 13 Jul 18, 11:54am -
  • Build-a-Bear boss apologizes after pay-your-age sale causes chaos
    Sharon Price John called problems caused by the sale in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada ‘heartbreaking’The chief executive of Build-A-Bear Workshop apologized on Friday, a day after a one-day sales event prompted anger, massive crowd…
    - 3 days ago, 13 Jul 18, 11:11am -
  • Poundworld to cut a further 1,000 jobs as it closes 80 more stores
    Discounter has axed a quarter of its 5,000 staff in two rounds of redundancy this weekAdministrators in charge of finding a buyer for the stricken Poundworld chain have announced a further 80 stores will close – at a cost of more than 1,000 jobs.Th…
    - 3 days ago, 13 Jul 18, 10:03am -
  • UK imports salad from US, Spain and Poland as heatwave hits crops
    Wholesale prices soar by more than 30% and farmers have to renegotiate with supermarketsLettuce is being flown in from the US, and imported from Spain and Poland as soaring temperatures increase demand but hit crops in the UK.The cargo carrier IAG Ca…
    - 3 days ago, 13 Jul 18, 7:50am -
  • Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $4.7bn over talc cancer claims
    Women claim the company’s talcum powder contributed to them developing ovarian cancerJohnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay nearly $4.7bn (£3.58bn) in damages to 22 women who claim the company’s talcum powder contributed to them developing ov…
    - 3 days ago, 13 Jul 18, 4:33am -
  • Bargain teddy bear offer sparks violent scenes across Britain
    Chaos breaks out after Build-A-Bear Workshop closes doors when supplies run outA marketing ploy to get more shoppers into a toy store had to be abandoned after it caused huge queues and outbreaks of violence across Britain, with would-be consumers ba…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Jul 18, 4:49pm -
  • Business hails Brexit white paper as a 'massive step forward'
    Industry leaders welcome greater clarity but say there are worrying gaps in May’s plansBusiness leaders have said that the government’s Brexit white paper is a “massive step forward” for the UK and have called on the EU to be pragmatic in its…
    - 4 days ago, 12 Jul 18, 1:55pm -

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