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Almost a year after giving its longstanding logo a makeover, JCPenney has yet another brand mark that its rolling out to all of its stores as part of a massive $800 million renovation of its stores and brand image. Here’s why we think that’s a bad idea.
Beleaguered retailer The Gap announced today that it would shut down nearly 200 of its stores in North America, a figure that represents just over one fifth of the retail doors it has open on the continent.
Gucci said in a statement today that recent newspaper reports suggesting its Chinese store employees in are treated inhumanely have prompted the company to make changes for the better.
Still have some last minute Christmas shopping to do? You’re in luck! Contrary to popular belief, there are some stores open today — and accordingly, we’ve put together some really last minute gift ideas for the real procrastinators out there.
New York City’s Bleecker Street just charged ahead of a few world shopping meccas as one of the most expensive retail strips on the planet.
Last night the Kardashian family celebrated the opening of their new DASH store in New York’s SoHo neighborhood. And because the tweens outside the store were so rabid with fanaticism that one reporter got thrown to the ground and Kanye West had to beg for attention, no one seemed to realize that Kim Kardashian was wearing heels. Why is that significant? Because one of Kim’s toes is supposed to be broken.
Brooks Brothers‘ brand of classic American clothing is expensive. Likewise, so are the ultra-cool things for sale at Opening Ceremony. But our friends at Fashionista recently discovered that people who shop at the newer, hipper store spend more there than people who buy preppy staples at Brooks.
Cintra Wilson‘s review of the new Reed Krakoff store on New York’s Madison Ave. is the first thing we read this morning, and it will more than likely be the wittiest, funniest, most incisive item of fashion journalism we’ll read all week.
We got excited when we heard that Gilt Groupe would be selling Target‘s super cool collaboration products a little earlier than they’d be available in stores, and it looks like we weren’t the only ones. So many people ordered the stuff that Gilt has actually oversold its inventory.
Been dying to channel your inner Michael Scott? Or maybe you’re less mid-level management and more grizzled detective? Well, no need to go a rifling through the racks at Burlington Coat Factory because word is that NBC has teamed up with Bloomingdales to bring the sartorial magic of the small screen to a Los Angeles department store near you.