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In fact, it was so novel and exciting that people off all ages who had never had any interest at all in gaming rushed to retailers around the world to try to get their hands on Nintendo's awesome new console. The Switch might not be quite as novel as ...
Much to the dismay of fast-fashion retailers such as H&M (OTCPK:HNNMY) and Zara (OTCPK:IDEXY), recent data indicates that consumers are spending less at bricks-and-mortar fast-fashion retailers and instead are focusing their spending online and on ...
Asda is the only retailer to have a national price cap meaning no driver will pay more than 112.7ppl on unleaded and 114.7ppl on diesel at any Asda filling station.
And many in the market expect a wave of defaults and restructurings ahead, which means even opportunistic investors want nothing to do with the debt.
The retailer said that its video game category was weak, particularly in the second half of the year. This challenge, combined with shoppers' attraction to online gaming, contributed to a total global sales decrease of 13.6% to $3.05 billion for the ...
Giving some insight to usage, Apple analyst Gene Munster at Loup Ventures today released his "Apple Pay State of the Union" giving a look at adoption among retailers and much more. Using the Internet retailer top 100, the data shows retailer adoption ...
A Sears department store at 2100 N. Bellflower Blvd. in Long Beach is shown here. Sears has announced several store closures, and earlier this week the company announced that there is "substantial doubt" it will be able to keep its doors open.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is rapidly buying up hip, small online retailers that appeal to wealthier shoppers in hopes of finally taking on Amazon.
If legacy retailers want to survive the changing retail landscape, they must - at the very least - offer the same experiences in-store that shoppers can find online, a panel of retail experts on Friday told the annual Commercial Real Estate Summit ...
Many consumers probably never have heard of United National Consumer Suppliers, but the company plays a critical role for many retailers in supplying goods to either physical store locations or the online shopping pipeline. "When you walk into Home ...
Now the entire retail company is in jeopardy after the struggling retailer warned that "substantial doubt exists related to the company's ability to continue as a going concern.
The area where Kmart used to be in Iwilei is developing drastically, and homeless camps in that area may also see some change. We know Longs Drugs, Ross Dress for Less, and PetSmart will be the new tenants, but district representatives say they're ...
SEABROOK - A group of fireworks retailers have filed a civil suit against the town claiming the $7,000 license fee they are charged in Seabrook each year is unfairly higher than the $25 annual fee other businesses pay.
retailer challenges to property tax assessments are not new, but in an era where cost reduction is even more critical to the health of a company's balance sheet, the industry can expect to see more cases of retailers and state governments challenging ...
Shares of discount retailer Five Below rose more than 12 percent Thursday, after the company reported earnings that topped Wall Street expectations.
retailers that offer zero percent interest rates on higher-ticket products like televisions, cars and appliances may find that strategy backfire if interest rates continue to rise.
The Michigan retailers Association and other Michigan-affiliated groups are looking to kill momentum for a border adjustment tax plan outlined in House ...
QUAD CITIES, Ill./Iowa (KWQC) As big box stores announce closures local boutiques say they are excited for what it could mean for their business.
retailers in the country are coming under pressure as an increase in inflation due to the fall in the pound since the Brexit vote puts pressure on wages.
Houston-based Stage Stores is "seriously" exploring a potential bid for Gordmans Stores, a bankrupt retailer based in Omaha.
It's one of the oldest retail stores in the country, and today, the company says it's in danger of going out of business. That announcement came from Sears, one of many retailers struggling to deal with more of us shopping online. The company that owns ...
London--U.K. fashion retailer Next PLC (NXT.LN) Thursday reported a fall in full-year net profit and said it remains extremely cautious for it its current financial year as consumers spend a lower proportion of their income on clothing.
The product is a benchmarking and audience measurement tool to enable retailers, QSR chains and others with physical locations to understand trends in same-store visits and across chains.
In a financial filing on Tuesday, Sears said "substantial doubt exists related to the company's ability to continue as a going concern.
The proposed tax on imports could swallow $13 billion from six major U.S. retailers' annual earnings alone. retailers and their trade groups are fighting back to ...
TJX - The Foot Traffic Whiz While many retailers are halting brick-and-mortar growth or closing stores altogether, apparel and home fashions retailer The TJX companies' (TJX) number one initiative remains driving customer traffic. And the off-price ...
His call to require giant dot-coms to collect sales tax on items shipped into the state aligns perfectly with current law and gives our retailers and their employees a chance to compete fairly with their out-of-state rivals. He supports and defends the ...
Adobe wants to help retailers connect with you through Alexa. During its annual Adobe Summit on Wednesday, the software giant said it will reveal its early work adding more personalization into Amazon's Alexa, or potentially any other voice assistant ...
FILE - Shoppers walk into a Sears store in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Feb. 8, 2017. Sears said that there is "substantial doubt" that it will be able to remain in business. Inc has agreed in principle to buy 100 percent of Dubai-based online retailer from its shareholders, sources familiar with the deal said on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, talk began circulating that teen apparel retailer Bebe Stores (BEBE) is planning to shutter all of its 181 stores and focus solely on e-commerce in an attempt to restructure out of court and avoid bankruptcy.
Just in the past few weeks, Wall Street saw bankruptcy filings from sporting goods retailer Gander Mountain, RadioShack successor General Wireless Operations, everyday value price department store operator Gordmans Stores (GMAN) and appliances, ...
With its online and mobile shopping communities growing larger and their expectations for flawless services increasing, the apparel retailer turned to IBM to prepare for the busy and critical 2016, five-day holiday shopping season kick-off. To get a ...
"My sense is that border adjustability has become a given," says Kevin Brady, head of the House's Ways & Means Committee, and thus kind of powerful when it comes to writing tax laws.
Instagram lovers, get ready for an uptick in shoppable retail posts to either "heart" (equivalent of a like, more or less, in facebook parlance) or ignore.
A group of fireworks retailers have filed a civil suit against the town claiming the $7,000 license fee they are charged in Seabrook each year is unfairly higher than the $25 annual fee other businesses pay.
In December, the company, which also makes snowshoes as well as ice and inline skates, paired with OwnerIQ to open its data marketplace, a co-op program allowing retailers selling K2 branded gear to aim co-branded ads to winter sports shoppers who ...
The SPDR S&P Retail (XRT) was among the big floppers yesterday, and the sector exchange-traded fund is still feeling the pain.
Still, some investors expected to hear the retailer would quicken the pace of its store closures at its recent investor day in New York City.
Name-brand retailers realize what is at stake when turning their mobile apps into a one-stop shop for customers. This approach keeps consumers connected to the retailer throughout the shopping experience. So, why not add a payments option to the app ...
Internet users of all ages in Germany are surprisingly similar in the ways they interact with retailers via email. An August 2016 survey from United internet media investigated the way digital and in-store buyers use email at all phases of the customer ...
Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market. Where retailers try to increase their orders of certain comics ahead of sale.
... and why retailers may be destined to fail. When my wife and I go shopping for a car seat or stroller, we're trying items and seeing how we like the look and feel.
A Colorado reporting requirement imposed on out-of-state retailers that don't collect and remit taxes on remote sales invades the privacy of the state's consumers, an e-commerce trade association said.
Nonetheless, the AHCA is a very good deal for retailers overall. It provides a clear opportunity to pass at least a partial ACA repeal that can be signed into law by President Trump, who is eager to repeal the ACA.
The mall will relocate retailers in order to create space for Zara's 31,000-square-foot store, the mall said in a statement.
... from other brick-and-mortar stores but also online retailers. "They also have to find a way to communicate this clearly so that consumers can see oh that's why I should be shopping there instead of going to a different retailer or shopping online ...
I spoke on legal and tax issues for web retailers and focused specifically on dealing with accusations of your firm selling counterfeit merchandise online.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Savvy shoppers love a good deal. These days, loyalty pays off, so customers use retailers' apps and reward cards to cash in on bargains.