Retail Businesses

8 Startups Behind a Trio of Online's Newest Fashion-Industry Trends
fashion startup

8 Startups Behind a Trio of Online's Newest Fashion-Industry Trends

Having trouble finding that something special online? Not anymore.
Aimee Millwood
American Apparel Lays Off Workers, Considers Outsourcing
American Apparel

American Apparel Lays Off Workers, Considers Outsourcing

An estimated 500 employees have lost their jobs since layoffs began last week, according to a news report.
The Fates of 21 Retailers Who Filed Chapter 11
Bankruptcy

The Fates of 21 Retailers Who Filed Chapter 11

Here's a list of some retailers that did -- and a few who did not -- bounce back from bankruptcy filings.
Taking Our Products Off of Retail Shelves in Favor of Profits
Marketing Bootcamp

Taking Our Products Off of Retail Shelves in Favor of Profits

Shipping your products off to retailers is sexy and easy, but it could have a substantial financial impact on your business.
Jason Lucash
Teen Retailer Pacific Sunwear Files for Bankruptcy Protection
Bankruptcy

Teen Retailer Pacific Sunwear Files for Bankruptcy Protection

The company's shares fell as much 42 percent to a record low of 5 cents in early morning trading.
Beyoncé's 'Athleisure' Line to Launch in April
Radicals & Visionaries

Beyoncé's 'Athleisure' Line to Launch in April

April is a fierce month for Queen Bey with her athletic clothing line, Ivy Park, debuting -- and rumors of her latest album running rampant. Check out the timeline for her other business ventures.
Carolyn Sun
Staples to Turn Parts of Some Stores Into Office Space
Staples

Staples to Turn Parts of Some Stores Into Office Space

The move is just the latest by a big box retailer looking to find new uses for store space at a time more shopping is moving online.
Phil Wahba
Warehouse Serving Amazon, Lowe's and Sears Gets Slapped With U.S. Labor Complaint
worker's rights

Warehouse Serving Amazon, Lowe's and Sears Gets Slapped With U.S. Labor Complaint

California Cartage is accused of violating workers' rights to organize and threatening workers with dismissal.
American Apparel Names Former Liz Claiborne Head as Chairman
American Apparel

American Apparel Names Former Liz Claiborne Head as Chairman

The retailer had filed for bankruptcy in October following years of losses and the ouster of founder and CEO Dov Charney.
Suffering Major Losses, Aeropostale to Explore Strategic Alternatives, Including Sale
Aeropostale

Suffering Major Losses, Aeropostale to Explore Strategic Alternatives, Including Sale

The clothing retailer has had 13 quarterly losses in a row.
Apparel Maker Lands' End Puts Itself in Tough Spot After Removing Gloria Steinem Interview
Make More Happen

Apparel Maker Lands' End Puts Itself in Tough Spot After Removing Gloria Steinem Interview

A profile of Steinem in the spring catalog led to vocal protests from customers who disagree with the feminist icon, but now more people are angry after the company's apology.
Nina Zipkin
What Sears Taught Amazon About Business
Disruption

What Sears Taught Amazon About Business

Sears' 1800s innovations and market disruption model are still at the core of retail behaviors today. Retail companies would be wise to study this history.
Zach Ferres
Small Business Marketing Tips for 6 Industries
Marketing Bootcamp

Small Business Marketing Tips for 6 Industries

If you work in any of the following professional fields, read on to improve your marketing techniques.
Drew Hendricks
Circuit City Is Coming Back From the Dead
Comebacks

Circuit City Is Coming Back From the Dead

Once the top big-box technology retailer, Circuit City filed for bankruptcy in 2008.