Retail Businesses

Birchbox Is Redefining the Future of Retail in More Ways Than One
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Birchbox Is Redefining the Future of Retail in More Ways Than One

This innovative subscription service demonstrates a different mode of company-building and leadership with an inventive female CEO at the helm.
Andrew Yang
How One Swimsuit Designer Hopes to Fix Fit
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How One Swimsuit Designer Hopes to Fix Fit

Jude Al-Khalil is making waves in the swimwear market with Bikyni.
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Are Retail Brands Ready to Compete in the New Normal?
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Are Retail Brands Ready to Compete in the New Normal?

As consumers continue to drift from brick and mortar shops to online markets, retailers are surprisingly optimistic.
Bill Connolly
Gap to Close 75 Old Navy, Banana Republic Stores Outside North America
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Gap to Close 75 Old Navy, Banana Republic Stores Outside North America

The struggling apparel retailer is focusing on its North American market to revive its fortunes.
Sears Eyes Quick Rollout of Small Stores if Test Is Successful
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Sears Eyes Quick Rollout of Small Stores if Test Is Successful

The move comes as Sears tries to bounce back from a five-year stretch during which it lost more than $8 billion as it closed hundreds of stores and sales dropped sharply.
Are Digital Retail Models Taking Over Brick and Mortar?
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Are Digital Retail Models Taking Over Brick and Mortar?

Start-up consumer brands are gaining noteworthy market share.
Teen Apparel Chain Aeropostale Files for Bankruptcy Protection
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Teen Apparel Chain Aeropostale Files for Bankruptcy Protection

After years of losses, the company said in March it was exploring strategic alternatives, including a sale.
Here's a Great Way to Wake up Your Stagnating Retail Brand
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Here's a Great Way to Wake up Your Stagnating Retail Brand

Compete directly with consumer-direct manufacturers. Like it or not, it's the brave new economy that will shape our industry.
Rex Chen
Pure Physical Retail May Be Doomed
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Pure Physical Retail May Be Doomed

Smartphones and mobile apps are brick-and-mortar's wrecking ball, but they can also be what saves it.
Matt Asay
Sears Closes 78 More Stores
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Sears Closes 78 More Stores

The company, which had 1,672 stores as of the end of January, said it would close 10 Sears department stores and 68 Kmart discount stores, with nearly all of the closings occurring in late July.
8 Startups Behind a Trio of Online's Newest Fashion-Industry Trends
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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
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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
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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
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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