| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:30 AM
Reports: U.S. GDP for third quarters, weekly jobless claims, October factory orders, Challenger mass layoffs report for November, Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index
Local earnings: Methode Electronics Inc., Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrence Inc.
| Feb 7, 2013
| 12:11 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes, the devil is in the deals.
Americans shopped the winter clearance racks in January, resulting in strong sales during the month for retailers. But spending is expected to slow as the deals dry up heading into the spring,...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 3:17 PM
When I started writing the Retail Watch column last fall, I worried that I'd never be able to dig up enough new information each week to pass along to Morning Call readers.
Boy, was I wrong. I had no idea just how bustling the retail scene is here in...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:24 PM
An Old Navy clothing store will be joining the Airport Center shopping plaza in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, an official said. The discount arm of the Gap Inc., brand is building a location next to the DSW shoe store, according to Hanover Township...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 6:24 AM
MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (KTLA) -- Authorities are investigating a camera hidden in the dressing room of a Gap store inside the Shops at Mission Viejo.
A female employee found the camera -- which was about the size of a thumb drive -- inside a picture frame...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 12:28 PM
Shopping bags are about to clog even more workplace refrigerators and packed CTA cars around the Southport Brown Line this summer. A slew of new businesses, including high-end yoga store Lululemon, is slated to open a new location on the corner of Addison...
| Oct 5, 2010
President Barack Obama is turning the education spotlight on community colleges, enlisting career teacher Jill Biden to preside over the first White House summit on the system of schools he's counting on to help produce an additional 8 million graduates...
| Apr 8, 2010
Warmer weather and an earlier Easter enticed shoppers into stores for spring merchandise in March, helping retailers post strong sales gains for the month.
Discounter Target Corp., department store Macy's Inc., clothier Gap Inc. and Victoria's Secret...
| Dec 26, 2009
| 1:36 PM
Shoppers headed to America's malls Saturday, many with gift cards in hand, hoping to snag after-Christmas discounts. They were greeted with big markdowns — in some cases topping 75 percent off — but often found limited selection.
| Nov 1, 2010
| 8:38 PM
COSTA MESA — Banana Republic at South Coast Plaza reopens this week with a new "boutique" concept designed to feature stores within stores.
"South Coast Plaza is one of the most important shopping destinations in the United States for a retailer...
| Nov 25, 2010
| 3:39 AM
Forall of you diehard shoppers...this is a list of a few stores that will be open Thanksgiving Day. I wish you luck in all of your gift buying endeavors--it may be a crazy one! Happy Thanksgiving!!
from Huffington Post:
Sears plans to be open from 7...