All posts tagged "retail"
Sears has substantial doubt about its future
NEW YORK – Sears, a back-to-school shopping destination for generations of kids, has said that after years of losing money that there is “substantial doubt” it will be able to keep its doors open. But it also...
- Posted March 22, 2017
San Patricio Plaza to Invest $4 Million in Remodeling
Bulk of 10-month project to take place in main and lower levels
- Posted January 16, 2017
Dialing Up Deals: Black Friday Online Sales Hit New High
Holiday shoppers eager to snag big discounts turned to the internet in record fashion this week, one tracking company said, driving online sales on Black Friday to a new high. Consumers spent $3.34 billion shopping online on...
- Posted November 26, 2016
Target’s Top Grocery Exec Out Amid Food Section Struggles
MINNEAPOLIS — Target’s top grocery executive is leaving the company months after the retail giant announced disappointing results that analysts blamed partly on its struggling food section. Both the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and the Wall Street Journal report...
- Posted November 4, 2016
In A Tight Market, Stores Lure Holiday Workers with Perks
Retailers are dangling perks like higher pay, extra discounts and more flexible schedules to lure temporary holiday workers in a tighter labor market
- Posted October 3, 2016
US Retail Sales Slump 0.3 Percent, Ending 4 Months of Gain
WASHINGTON- U.S. shoppers retreated in August, cutting back their spending at auto dealers, furnishers and building material stores to depress overall retail sales after four straight monthly gains. The Commerce Department said Thursday that retail sales fell...
- Posted September 15, 2016
H&M to Open Bayamón Location Sept. 1
SAN JUAN – Hennes & Mauritz (H&M), one of the world’s largest fashion retailers, announced Tuesday that it is opening its new location Sept. 1 at noon in Bayamón. The new, nearly 29,000-square-foot location in Plaza del...
- Posted August 22, 2016
Designer David Antonio Opens Store in Paseo Caribe
SAN JUAN – Local fashion designer David Antonio announced Monday the opening of his new store in Puerta de Tierra’s Paseo Caribe. Scheduled to be inaugurated the first week of September, the designer and entrepreneur says he...
- Posted August 22, 2016
Target Cuts Outlook in ‘Difficult’ Environment
Target cut its profit and comparable-store sales outlook amid stiffer competition and its own stumbles in areas like grocery sales
- Posted August 17, 2016
Lululemon’s CEO sees lots of room to grow
NEW YORK – Lululemon Athletica is having a Zen moment. After two tough years, the company known for yoga wear is enjoying a rebound in sales and CEO Laurent Potdevin is optimistic that Lululemon can keep the...
- Posted August 14, 2016