Retail Businesses

Teen Apparel Chain Aeropostale Files for Bankruptcy Protection
Aeropostale

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
Retail Businesses

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
Retail Businesses

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
Sears

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
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
worth-knowing

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
The Grind

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
Beyoncé

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.
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