FierceRetail http://www.fierceretail.com The latest retail industry news from FierceRetail en-us Abercrombie & Fitch wants to go upscale http://www.fierceretail.com/story/abercrombie-fitch-wants-go-upscale/2016-05-27?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>Abercrombie &amp; Fitch Executive Chairman Arthur Martinez thinks shoppers have tired of fast fashion and are willing to spend more for a quality product.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/abercrombie-fitch-wants-go-upscale/2016-05-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Strategy Fri, 27 May 2016 17:48:49 +0000 31166 at http://www.fierceretail.com Abercrombie & Fitch wants to go upscale http://www.fierceretail.com/story/abercrombie-fitch-wants-go-upscale/2016-05-27?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>Abercrombie &amp; Fitch Executive Chairman Arthur Martinez thinks shoppers have tired of fast fashion and are willing to spend more for a quality product.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/abercrombie-fitch-wants-go-upscale/2016-05-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Strategy Fri, 27 May 2016 17:48:49 +0000 31166 at http://www.fierceretail.com Abercrombie & Fitch wants to go upscale http://www.fierceretail.com/story/abercrombie-fitch-wants-go-upscale/2016-05-27?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>Abercrombie &amp; Fitch Executive Chairman Arthur Martinez thinks shoppers have tired of fast fashion and are willing to spend more for a quality product.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/abercrombie-fitch-wants-go-upscale/2016-05-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Strategy Fri, 27 May 2016 17:48:49 +0000 31166 at http://www.fierceretail.com Stories from around the web http://www.fierceretail.com/story/stories-around-web/2016-05-27?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss &gt;&gt; <a href="http://www.glossy.co/social-circle/burberry-wants-to-monetize-its-40m-social-followers">Burberry wants to monetize its social followers</a> (Glossy) &gt;&gt; <a href="https://www.thestreet.com/story/13586114/1/abercrombie-and-fitch-stock-plunges-on-earnings-miss-should-investors-panic.html">It&#39;s not all doom and gloom at Abercrombie &amp; Fitch</a> (TheStreet) &gt;&gt; <a href="https://corporate.target.com/article/2016/05/la25-makers">Target wants you to meet its makers</a> (A...<p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/stories-around-web/2016-05-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 27 May 2016 17:43:50 +0000 31161 at http://www.fierceretail.com Stories from around the web http://www.fierceretail.com/story/stories-around-web/2016-05-27?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss &gt;&gt; <a href="http://www.glossy.co/social-circle/burberry-wants-to-monetize-its-40m-social-followers">Burberry wants to monetize its social followers</a> (Glossy) &gt;&gt; <a href="https://www.thestreet.com/story/13586114/1/abercrombie-and-fitch-stock-plunges-on-earnings-miss-should-investors-panic.html">It&#39;s not all doom and gloom at Abercrombie &amp; Fitch</a> (TheStreet) &gt;&gt; <a href="https://corporate.target.com/article/2016/05/la25-makers">Target wants you to meet its makers</a> (A...<p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/stories-around-web/2016-05-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 27 May 2016 17:43:50 +0000 31161 at http://www.fierceretail.com Stories from around the web http://www.fierceretail.com/story/stories-around-web/2016-05-27?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss &gt;&gt; <a href="http://www.glossy.co/social-circle/burberry-wants-to-monetize-its-40m-social-followers">Burberry wants to monetize its social followers</a> (Glossy) &gt;&gt; <a href="https://www.thestreet.com/story/13586114/1/abercrombie-and-fitch-stock-plunges-on-earnings-miss-should-investors-panic.html">It&#39;s not all doom and gloom at Abercrombie &amp; Fitch</a> (TheStreet) &gt;&gt; <a href="https://corporate.target.com/article/2016/05/la25-makers">Target wants you to meet its makers</a> (A...<p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/stories-around-web/2016-05-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 27 May 2016 17:43:50 +0000 31161 at http://www.fierceretail.com Uniqlo focused on US stores http://www.fierceretail.com/story/uniqlo-focused-us-stores/2016-05-27?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>Fast Retailing Co. is looking to revamp U.S. operations for its Uniqlo stores as the retailer struggles to gain traction with American shoppers.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/uniqlo-focused-us-stores/2016-05-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Strategy Fast Fashion Uniqlo Fri, 27 May 2016 17:39:24 +0000 31156 at http://www.fierceretail.com Uniqlo focused on US stores http://www.fierceretail.com/story/uniqlo-focused-us-stores/2016-05-27?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>Fast Retailing Co. is looking to revamp U.S. operations for its Uniqlo stores as the retailer struggles to gain traction with American shoppers.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/uniqlo-focused-us-stores/2016-05-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Strategy Fast Fashion Uniqlo Fri, 27 May 2016 17:39:24 +0000 31156 at http://www.fierceretail.com Uniqlo focused on US stores http://www.fierceretail.com/story/uniqlo-focused-us-stores/2016-05-27?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>Fast Retailing Co. is looking to revamp U.S. operations for its Uniqlo stores as the retailer struggles to gain traction with American shoppers.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/uniqlo-focused-us-stores/2016-05-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Strategy Fast Fashion Uniqlo Fri, 27 May 2016 17:39:24 +0000 31156 at http://www.fierceretail.com Twitter backs away from commerce http://www.fierceretail.com/story/twitter-backs-away-commerce/2016-05-27?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>Twitter is backing away from social commerce development and has dissolved its commerce group and ceased development of a buy button.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/twitter-backs-away-commerce/2016-05-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Strategy Buy Buttons E-Commerce Twitter Fri, 27 May 2016 17:17:00 +0000 31151 at http://www.fierceretail.com Twitter backs away from commerce http://www.fierceretail.com/story/twitter-backs-away-commerce/2016-05-27?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>Twitter is backing away from social commerce development and has dissolved its commerce group and ceased development of a buy button.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/twitter-backs-away-commerce/2016-05-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Strategy Buy Buttons E-Commerce Twitter Fri, 27 May 2016 17:17:00 +0000 31151 at http://www.fierceretail.com Twitter backs away from commerce http://www.fierceretail.com/story/twitter-backs-away-commerce/2016-05-27?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>Twitter is backing away from social commerce development and has dissolved its commerce group and ceased development of a buy button.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/twitter-backs-away-commerce/2016-05-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Strategy Buy Buttons E-Commerce Twitter Fri, 27 May 2016 17:17:00 +0000 31151 at http://www.fierceretail.com Fovo has a new way for women to shop: by shape, not size http://www.fierceretail.com/story/fovo-has-new-way-women-shop-shape-not-size/2016-05-27?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>There&#39;s a revolution afoot in women&#39;s apparel, one that embraces women of all sizes. More than a few retailers are catering to this trend and one startup, Fovo, is letting women shop by shape rather than size.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/fovo-has-new-way-women-shop-shape-not-size/2016-05-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Strategy E-Commerce E-Commerce Fovo women's apparel Fri, 27 May 2016 15:50:23 +0000 31141 at http://www.fierceretail.com Fovo has a new way for women to shop: by shape, not size http://www.fierceretail.com/story/fovo-has-new-way-women-shop-shape-not-size/2016-05-27?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>There&#39;s a revolution afoot in women&#39;s apparel, one that embraces women of all sizes. More than a few retailers are catering to this trend and one startup, Fovo, is letting women shop by shape rather than size.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/fovo-has-new-way-women-shop-shape-not-size/2016-05-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Strategy E-Commerce E-Commerce Fovo women's apparel Fri, 27 May 2016 15:50:23 +0000 31141 at http://www.fierceretail.com Fovo has a new way for women to shop: by shape, not size http://www.fierceretail.com/story/fovo-has-new-way-women-shop-shape-not-size/2016-05-27?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>There&#39;s a revolution afoot in women&#39;s apparel, one that embraces women of all sizes. More than a few retailers are catering to this trend and one startup, Fovo, is letting women shop by shape rather than size.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/fovo-has-new-way-women-shop-shape-not-size/2016-05-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Strategy E-Commerce E-Commerce Fovo women's apparel Fri, 27 May 2016 15:50:23 +0000 31141 at http://www.fierceretail.com Saks to close Short Hills store http://www.fierceretail.com/story/saks-close-short-hills-store/2016-05-27?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>Saks Fifth Avenue is closing its lone remaining store in New Jersey at The Mall at Short Hills.&nbsp;The Hudson&#39;s Bay Co. owned banner announced plans to open a new flagship in the state at the now under-construction shopping and entertainment complex in the Meadowlands.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/saks-close-short-hills-store/2016-05-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Strategy Hudson's Bay Saks Saks Fifth Avenue Store Closings Store Expansions Fri, 27 May 2016 15:23:00 +0000 31131 at http://www.fierceretail.com Saks to close Short Hills store http://www.fierceretail.com/story/saks-close-short-hills-store/2016-05-27?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>Saks Fifth Avenue is closing its lone remaining store in New Jersey at The Mall at Short Hills.&nbsp;The Hudson&#39;s Bay Co. owned banner announced plans to open a new flagship in the state at the now under-construction shopping and entertainment complex in the Meadowlands.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/saks-close-short-hills-store/2016-05-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Strategy Hudson's Bay Saks Saks Fifth Avenue Store Closings Store Expansions Fri, 27 May 2016 15:23:00 +0000 31131 at http://www.fierceretail.com Saks to close Short Hills store http://www.fierceretail.com/story/saks-close-short-hills-store/2016-05-27?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>Saks Fifth Avenue is closing its lone remaining store in New Jersey at The Mall at Short Hills.&nbsp;The Hudson&#39;s Bay Co. owned banner announced plans to open a new flagship in the state at the now under-construction shopping and entertainment complex in the Meadowlands.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/saks-close-short-hills-store/2016-05-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Strategy Hudson's Bay Saks Saks Fifth Avenue Store Closings Store Expansions Fri, 27 May 2016 15:23:00 +0000 31131 at http://www.fierceretail.com Stories from around the web http://www.fierceretail.com/story/stories-around-web/2016-05-26?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss &gt;&gt; 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<a href="http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/petsmart-severs-ties-pennsylvania-small-animal-supplier-39381489">PetSmart cuts ties with animal supplier</a> (ABC News) &gt;&gt;...<p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/stories-around-web/2016-05-26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 26 May 2016 17:58:00 +0000 31126 at http://www.fierceretail.com Stories from around the web http://www.fierceretail.com/story/stories-around-web/2016-05-26?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss &gt;&gt; <a href="http://krebsonsecurity.com/2016/05/skimmers-found-at-walmart-a-closer-look/">Walmart POS hit with skimmers</a> (Krebs on Security) &gt;&gt; <a href="http://www.denverpost.com/2016/05/25/sports-authority-cutting-461-headquarters-jobs/">Sports Authority closing down headquarters</a> (The Denver Post) &gt;&gt; <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/petsmart-severs-ties-pennsylvania-small-animal-supplier-39381489">PetSmart cuts ties with animal supplier</a> (ABC News) &gt;&gt;...<p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/stories-around-web/2016-05-26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 26 May 2016 17:58:00 +0000 31126 at http://www.fierceretail.com Tesla drives mall sales http://www.fierceretail.com/story/tesla-drives-mall-sales/2016-05-26?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>Malls where automaker Tesla has showrooms generate more sales than those without, creating a halo effect for other tenants.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/tesla-drives-mall-sales/2016-05-26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Malls Tesla Thu, 26 May 2016 17:53:08 +0000 31121 at http://www.fierceretail.com Tesla drives mall sales http://www.fierceretail.com/story/tesla-drives-mall-sales/2016-05-26?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>Malls where automaker Tesla has showrooms generate more sales than those without, creating a halo effect for other tenants.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/tesla-drives-mall-sales/2016-05-26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Malls Tesla Thu, 26 May 2016 17:53:08 +0000 31121 at http://www.fierceretail.com Tesla drives mall sales http://www.fierceretail.com/story/tesla-drives-mall-sales/2016-05-26?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>Malls where automaker Tesla has showrooms generate more sales than those without, creating a halo effect for other tenants.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/tesla-drives-mall-sales/2016-05-26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Malls Tesla Thu, 26 May 2016 17:53:08 +0000 31121 at http://www.fierceretail.com Walmart phasing out price matching http://www.fierceretail.com/story/walmart-phasing-out-price-matching/2016-05-26?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>Walmart has quietly revised its price-matching policy, restricting the practice to its Savings Catcher mobile app at 500 locations, according to Consumerist.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/walmart-phasing-out-price-matching/2016-05-26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Strategy coupons price match Walmart Thu, 26 May 2016 17:46:40 +0000 31116 at http://www.fierceretail.com Walmart phasing out price matching http://www.fierceretail.com/story/walmart-phasing-out-price-matching/2016-05-26?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>Walmart has quietly revised its price-matching policy, restricting the practice to its Savings Catcher mobile app at 500 locations, according to Consumerist.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/walmart-phasing-out-price-matching/2016-05-26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Strategy coupons price match Walmart Thu, 26 May 2016 17:46:40 +0000 31116 at http://www.fierceretail.com Walmart phasing out price matching http://www.fierceretail.com/story/walmart-phasing-out-price-matching/2016-05-26?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>Walmart has quietly revised its price-matching policy, restricting the practice to its Savings Catcher mobile app at 500 locations, according to Consumerist.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/walmart-phasing-out-price-matching/2016-05-26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Strategy coupons price match Walmart Thu, 26 May 2016 17:46:40 +0000 31116 at http://www.fierceretail.com Spotlight: Walmart could close dressing rooms http://www.fierceretail.com/story/spotlight-walmart-could-close-dressing-rooms/2016-05-26?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>Walmart could be phasing out dressing rooms in Canada. The initiative is being tested in select stores there and would allow the retailer to reallocate more floor space to merchandise.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/spotlight-walmart-could-close-dressing-rooms/2016-05-26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Walmart Thu, 26 May 2016 17:22:33 +0000 31111 at http://www.fierceretail.com Spotlight: Walmart could close dressing rooms http://www.fierceretail.com/story/spotlight-walmart-could-close-dressing-rooms/2016-05-26?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>Walmart could be phasing out dressing rooms in Canada. The initiative is being tested in select stores there and would allow the retailer to reallocate more floor space to merchandise.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/spotlight-walmart-could-close-dressing-rooms/2016-05-26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Walmart Thu, 26 May 2016 17:22:33 +0000 31111 at http://www.fierceretail.com Spotlight: Walmart could close dressing rooms http://www.fierceretail.com/story/spotlight-walmart-could-close-dressing-rooms/2016-05-26?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss <p>Walmart could be phasing out dressing rooms in Canada. The initiative is being tested in select stores there and would allow the retailer to reallocate more floor space to merchandise.</p><p><a href="http://www.fierceretail.com/story/spotlight-walmart-could-close-dressing-rooms/2016-05-26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Walmart Thu, 26 May 2016 17:22:33 +0000 31111 at http://www.fierceretail.com