Guest Editorial: Your Store Needs Younger Customers

Jamie Davidson-FEATURED

Jamie Davidson of Strong Suit: “No matter how secure you feel with your existing customer base, Baby Boomers are not the future.”

Target Says it Won’t Follow Walmart and TJX in Wage Hikes

Target

Target CEO Brian Cornell told investors that the retailer won’t be raising its minimum wage to $9 like its competitors, Walmart and TJX Companies.

Legendary Women’s Wear Daily Editor John B. Fairchild Dies

Fairchild was an extremely powerful force in the fashion business who made—and perhaps broke—careers and permanently changed the way fashion was covered in the media.

Teháma Licenses The Golf Warehouse for New Collection

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Teháma has licensed The Golf Warehouse for men’s and women’s bottoms, pullovers and jackets.

Men’s Wearhouse Announces David Edwab’s Retirement

Men’s Wearhouse vice chairman David Edwab announced that he will retire from his executive position with the company but remain vice chairman.

Hudson’s Bay Starts Joint Real Estate Ventures in U.S. and Canada

Hudson's Bay Company

In the U.S., HBC entered into an agreement with Simon Property Group valued at $1.8 billion and in Canada with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust valued at C$2 billion ($1.6 billion).

Vegas Trends: Outerwear

Golden Bear Varsity-FEATURED

Outerwear was an important category this season, and we saw even more salable styles for fall 2015 during Las Vegas market.

Southern Tide Opening New Branded Shops in Key Independent Retailers

Southern Tide shop concept

Southern Tide will be opening branded shops in several of its best accounts this year, including Country Club Prep in Charlottesville, Va. and Byron in Kansas City.

Marshalls and T.J. Maxx to Raise Minimum Wages to $9 an Hour

TJX Companies

TJX CEO Carol Meyrowitz said that T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods and Sierra Trading Post workers would begin making at least $9 an hour in June.

Neiman Marcus Launches Mobile Wallet for its iPhone App

Neiman Marcus

The mobile wallet, launched with help from Capital One, will let Neiman Marcus shoppers make in-store purchases without a physical credit card present.