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Federated Department Stores Incorporated

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  • Buyer has been bold about name changes

    Will the name Marshall Field's become a footnote in Chicago retailing history? Federated Department Stores Inc., which on Monday finalized its proposal to purchase Field's parent May Department Stores Co., is not shy about changing the names of the...
  • Discount retailers add Santa Claus

    Department stores and shopping malls long have enjoyed a holiday advantage: Santa Claus. The same parents who bought toys at Wal-Mart would take the kids to Macy's to sit on Santa's lap and have their picture taken. This year, though, they won't have to...
  • Sales put Sears in better position

    Ending a six-month slump, Sears, Roebuck and Co. bounced back in October to handily beat Wall Street's estimates and boost its stock price by 5 percent. While Sears pleasantly surprised analysts Thursday, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell short of expectations...
  • May sales dim Sears' 2nd-quarter outlook

    Experiencing weakness in every department of its traditional mall stores, Sears, Roebuck and Co. was one of the few major retailers to post disappointing May sales, and the Hoffman Estates merchant on Thursday provided a more somber assessment of its...
  • Retailers try more subtle sales this year

    With the holiday shopping season already under way, many of the nation's leading retailers say they plan to avoid the kind of deep, across-the-board discounts that gave last year's season an air of desperation -- and crimped profits. Instead, many are...