IMPORT CARGO volume could be on the upswing in early 2010, which bodes well for retailing.
UNTIL U.S. BANKS are compelled to sell off distressed properties at significant losses, the retail property transactions market will remain in deadlock, executives said at the International Council of Shopping Centers’ (ICSC) New York National Conference recently.
Department store chain Kohl’s—the number-one ranking retailer as far as green power purchases—has gone to the next level.
High-end retailer announced it will be taking its first steps into the off-price store arena.
Los Angeles jewelry manufacturer Orogem has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against diamond giant De Beers.
The electronic cigarette is currently in the midst of a still-unfolding court battle involving the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Announcing radical changes to the way it does business in China, Google threatens to withdraw from the country if censorship isn’t relaxed.
Macy’s has reported it will be closing five locations over the course of 2010. The closings are part of a store cutback that continues from last year.
The nation’s second-largest discount retailer, Target, is rolling out an initiative called “The Great Save,” to boost business in tougher times.
The search engine, Bing, is getting a lot of attention from retailers. In the fourth quarter of 2009, retailers spent 47 percent more on search ads on Bing than during the same period in 2008.