West Coast Ports and Union Announce Tentative Deal

The Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union reached a tentative deal for the labor contract on the West Coast Ports late last week.

Mall of America Named as Potential Terror Target

The largest mall in the country was named in a video released by terrorists, says Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson.

Obituary: South Coast Plaza Developer Henry Segerstrom

Henry T. Segerstrom, the developer of Orange County, Calif.’s South Coast Plaza—the largest mall on the West Coast—has died at the age of 91.

Nordstrom Q4 Profit Hit by Trunk Club Acquisition


Nordstrom’s net earnings were down in Q4 despite net sales rising 9% to $3.9 billion.

Schmoozing: Tommy Bahama Las Vegas Market Party


Tommy Bahama hosted a party at its Las Vegas store for retailers during market week.

25 Years of Retail Growth — And Consolidation

Macys Herald Square-FEATURED

From the end of the “merchant prince” era of department stores to the birth of Target, the dawn of the Walmart age to the Macy’s takeover and the present luxury boom, we track the last 25 years of retail.

Walmart Will Give 500,000 People Raises to $9 an Hour

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon

Walmart will raise the wages of 500,000 full- and part-time employees of both Walmart and Sam’s Club stores to $9 an hour in April.

Marc Schneider Named CEO of Kenneth Cole Productions

Marc Schneider

Schneider comes to Kenneth Cole from PVH, where he has been group president of the Heritage Brands division since 2011.

25 Years of Schmoozing

Karen and NPH

Were you there? Neil Patrick Harris was. Check out our sampling of Schmoozing photos from the past pages of MR and MRketplace.com

Guest Editorial: Bring Back the Merchants!


Fred Rosenfeld argues that apparel companies like Gap and JCPenney would be more successful if they were run by merchants instead of executives from outside the apparel world.