| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Target Corp. slashed its profit forecast for the year as the retailer struggles with the aftershocks of a massive data breach and a botched expansion into Canada.
The Minneapolis company said reverberations from the breach, in which hackers made off...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: July retail sales, business inventories for June, MBA mortgage applications for week ending Aug. 8
Local earnings: CTI Industries Corp., Deere & Co., W.W. Grainger Inc.
Other earnings: Macy's Inc., Pinnacle Foods Inc., Progressive Wand others
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Although the seasonal hiring forecast for 2011 wasn't as favorable as some may have expected, it may not be dire, either.
According to data from outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., the retail sector will add about as many...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Santa slacked off during the holidays, delivering a solidly so-so season for retailers.
Shoppers were less impressed and more careful during the season compared with the previous one, doing their research before picking through shelves of uninspiring...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:45 PM
It's not looking pretty for J.C. Penney.
The Plano, Texas, company said this week that it plans to close 33 under-performing stores around the country by early May and shave 2,000 jobs off its books. Chief Executive Myron Ullman called the move —...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
With her signature cascade of long, curly hair and beachy style, 30-year-old Brazilian bombshell Camila Alves McConaughey — wife of actor Matthew McConaughey, mother of three, model, handbag designer and brand ambassador for Macy's INC. —...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When retailers opened on Thanksgiving last year, workers protested outside stores and holiday purists grumbled online — a distracting sideshow in what ultimately proved to be a less-than-robust sales season.
Still, 35 million Americans showed up...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The job: Bill Dombrowski is president of the California Retailers Assn., a trade group based in Sacramento that includes most of the country's largest store chains, including 7-Eleven Inc., Safeway Inc., Macy's Inc., Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Home Depot...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 1:04 PM
In putting together Good Eating's holiday coverage, we leaned on a variety of cookbooks and are sharing a partial list of those books, both newly released and previously published. They might inspire additions to your family's menu.
- "All About...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 12:02 PM
Miami Beach socialite, Twitter.com/michellepooch
1. Meat Market Miami
915 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, 305-532-0088, Meatmarketmiami.com
My favorite restaurant is Meat Market. I love the tuna tartare and sea bass.
2. David Barton Gym
| Oct 23, 2011
Celebrity clothing brands have become a ubiquitous force in fashion, but this wasn't always the case. A decade ago, attaching a famous name to a mass-market brand was still fairly rare and was seen by some as a last alternative when movie scripts and TV...