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Sézane Finds Success by Making Less
by By HAYLEY PHELAN
17 Oct 2017 at 3:19pm
The secret of the success of the French label, now with a NoLIta shop, owes a little something to street wear brands and their sought-after ?drops.?
Arthur Cinader, Who Started J. Crew, Avatar of Preppy Style, Dies at 90
by By NOAM SCHEIBER
17 Oct 2017 at 12:55pm
Mr. Cinader created a retail success story by catering to affluent consumers eager to signal a certain Ivy League pedigree in what they wear.
Nordstrom Suspends Effort to Go Private Until After the Holidays
by By TIFFANY HSU
16 Oct 2017 at 2:54pm
The family behind the high-end retail chain cited ?difficulty of obtaining debt financing? in postponing its privatization plans.
A Chilly Winter Forecast for Nordstrom and Other Retailers
by By LAUREN SILVA LAUGHLIN
16 Oct 2017 at 2:10pm
The inability of the Nordstrom family to team up with a potential buyer suggests even risk-tolerant investors are cool on the retail sector.
An Alternate Universe of Shopping, in Ohio
by By DAVID GELLES
14 Oct 2017 at 3:00am
As retailers face existential threats from the internet, clothing chains and burger joints alike are flocking to Columbus, Ohio, to test new ideas.
A Week of Openings, Pop-ups and Other Shopping Events
by By ALISON S. COHN
11 Oct 2017 at 3:03pm
An Alison Lou ear-piercing party, a Nicholas Kirkwood customization event, Iris Apfel bangles to buy, and more.
Sears Canada to Shut Down, Leaving 12,000 Out of Work
by By IAN AUSTEN
10 Oct 2017 at 6:14pm
The company, which operates separately from Sears Holdings of Hoffman Estates, Ill., plans to start liquidation sales next week, pending court approval.
Need a New Fall Look? Upgrade These Basics
by By ALEX TUDELA
5 Oct 2017 at 3:08pm
Shirts dyed with coffee, fancy sneakers and more stuff to buy before the leaves turn.
Walmart Puts Its Eggs in a Time-Saving Basket: Grocery Pickup
by By MICHAEL CORKERY
5 Oct 2017 at 3:00am
Seeking an edge against Amazon, the retail giant is pushing a service that delivers your order to your car. Customers never have to step inside the store.
Supreme Brooklyn Opens and Other Retail Highlights
by By ALISON S. COHN
4 Oct 2017 at 2:45pm
A week of pop-ups galore, lots of opportunities to support breast cancer programs, and more.