Department Stores Look To Become DestinationsDepartment stores trying to recapture their appeal to consumers are making plans to provide more experiences like spas and restaurants, and offer exclusive selections to transforms the store into more of a destination.
Macy's Plans To Close 100 StoresMacy's says it plans to close about 100 stores next year as the department store operator aims to become more nimble in a competitive market. That represents close to 14 percent of its store base.
Macy's Testing AI For 'Mobile Companion' AppMacy's is testing a mobile tool using artificial intelligence that lets shoppers get answers customized to the store that they're in, like where a particular brand is located or what's in stock.
J.C. Penney: Key Sales Measure Rose During HolidaysJ.C. Penney Co. says a key sales metric rose 3.9 percent during the holiday period as shoppers picked up home goods and other gifts.
Macy's Job Cuts Signal Hard Times For RetailersMacy's is slashing jobs and leaving the Ridgmar Mall in Fort Worth, a harbinger of hard times for retailers after a holiday season that saw a noticeable shift to online shopping and away from physical stores.
Big New Ideas For Fort Worth's Ridgmar MallGK Development has already started a multi-million dollar makeover project at Ridgmar. And now the company is looking at designs that could change Macy's into mixed use space with shops, eateries, open walking space and even hotel or residential space.
Macy's Recalls 2 Martha Stewart Frying Pans After InjuriesMacy's is recalling two Martha Stewart frying pans after customers said metal discs popped off and caused bruises, burns and welts.
Pair Suspected In Arlington Wallet TheftPolice say a few hours after the theft, the victim's credit card was used by the suspects at the Galleria Mall Macy's store In Dallas.
Everyone Loves Same-Day Delivery, Until They Have To PayEveryone likes the idea of same-day delivery. But who wants to pay for it? That's the problem merchants face as the busy holiday shopping season approaches.
Wal-Mart, Others Speed Up Deliveries To ShoppersChristmas won't come early this year, but the gifts might. Just in time for the winter holiday shopping season, Amazon, Wal-Mart, Macy's and other retailers are working to make sure they can deliver online orders faster.
Macy's To Add 85,000 Seasonal WorkersMacy's plans to hire about 85,000 seasonal workers for temporary jobs ahead of the holidays to meet expected higher demand. That is about the same as a year ago.
Some Shoppers Unimpressed By “Prime Day" SalesTouting their Amazon 'Prime Day' sale, officials with Amazon.com say order rates Wednesday surpassed that of 2014 Black Friday sales. But some shoppers aren't impressed with them or other retailers.