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Several Joe’s Crab Shack Restaurants Abruptly Close With No Warning To Employees

Joe’s Crab Shack and its sibling restaurant chain, Brick House Tavern, will soon have a new owner pending approval by the bankruptcy court. Yet it’s …

Take a Wild Guess Where Ivanka Trump's Fashion Brand Is Opening Its Next Store

We know Ivanka Trump's namesake fashion brand, which she officially cut ties with back in January, is in growth mode, looking to make some social media hires in New York City. Apparently, it's also expanding its retail footprint: The Cut reports that signage has gone up for an Ivanka Trump store, …

Ralph Lauren is trying a new escape tactic to survive the retail apocalypse — and it's dangerous for Macy's

During the company's most recent earnings call, on Tuesday, new CEO Patrice Louvet, announced that the brand would be scaling back on inventory stocked in underperforming department stores.<p>He claimed that by the end of next October, they would end distribution to between 20 to 25 percent of U.S. …

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Tyler, the Creator Visits Converse & Learns How to Make His One Star Sneakers

Last week’s episode of <i>Nuts + Bolts</i> saw Tyler, the Creator trying his hand at stop-motion animation. This time around, however, the versatile creative …

Karl Lagerfeld Opens Up About His Former Partner, Feud With YSL in New Book

The famous rivalry between Karl Lagerfeld and the late Yves Saint Laurent that existed throughout the ‘70s is no secret, but the man who was at the …

Nike just got great news from an unlikely source

Signs point to a rebirth of denim, and it's only a matter of time before jeans become the bottom du jour again, according to a new research note by UBS.<p>As the dominant athleisure trend "moves past its peak" UBS says "a strong denim cycle has begun," citing product experts and fashion …

Gucci Is Fed Up With Forever 21's Alleged 'Blatant Exploitation'

Here's what the new lawsuit means for fashion's finicky trademark law.<p>It's hardly news that Forever 21 (allegedly!) stole fashion designs again, because Forever 21 <i>loves</i> (allegedly!) stealing fashion designs. From Life of Pablo tees, to virtually unknown artists, to H&M—seriously, H&M?—the brand's …

Kim Kardashian’s Company Sued for $100 Million Over Her LuMee Phone Case Endorsement

Trouble is looming over selfie phone cases. <b>Kim Kardashian</b>’s company Kimsaprincess is being sued for $100 million for alleged patent infringement …

Gucci Is Suing Forever 21 Over Alleged Unauthorized Use of Its Iconic Stripes

This could get ugly.<p>In recent months, Forever 21 has landed itself in an ocean’s worth of legal hot water and negative press for issues with “ripping …

Obvious Chinese knockoff ruled trademark infringement of Under Armour

This is way, way worse than Jordan vs. Qiaodan.<p>Chinese company Uncle Martian was ruled a trademark infringement upon Under Armour by a higher court …

On Amazon's heels, Walmart expands grocery pickup service

With a host of new players in the online groceries game, Walmart will need to speed up its services if it wants to keep up with the Internet.<p>To that end, the big-box retailer said Wednesday it will introduce its grocery drive-up service to eight more US markets this month: Kansas City; Boise, …

Chick-fil-A Is Vastly Expanding in New York City

Fast growing fried chicken chain Chick-fil-A had barely opened its second outlet in New York City last week than it was already plotting a much wider …

Same Day Delivery: Best Buy's Plan to Take On Amazon?

Recently, Best Buy announced that it is expanding its test of same-day delivery to 13 major metroplitan markets across the United States. While the company had started this pilot in San Francisco last year, several other cities including New York and Washington D.C. were added later. According to …

Are 'texting friendly' auditoriums coming soon to AMC theaters?

Adam Aron was, until recently, running Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Just three months ago, he became CEO of cinema giant AMC Entertainment, catapulting him into one of the top positions in the movie business.<p>The Los Angeles Times spoke to Aron, 61, at the film industry conference CinemaCon at Caesars …

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Walmart's Plan to Catch Amazon? Vastly Expand Its Online Assortment

Walmart (wmt) might be one of the largest online retailers around, but its assortment is pretty limited compared to that of main rival Amazon.com …

13 photos that show why New York City's Four Seasons restaurant is so iconic

The restaurant's current location at 99 East 52nd Street has been its home for more than 50 years. However, due to a rent hike and struggles with Aby Rosen, the restaurant's landlord at the Seagram Building, the Four Seasons has been on thin ice for over three years now, and it's set to close on …

Veggie Grill is poised to push into middle America

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This Small Walmart Competitor's Stock Just Soared to an All Time High

Shares of Ollie’s Bargain Outlet (olli) zoomed up 12% in mid-day trading Thursday, after the discount retailer posted fourth quarter earnings that …

Milkshake Slinger Black Tap Eyes Expansion in UWS, Midtown

Black Tap is looking to get even bigger. The relatively new burger restaurant — which has become flooded with customers after its crazy milkshakes went viral — is eyeing new spaces in other neighborhoods, including the Upper West Side and Midtown, a spokesman with the restaurant confirms. …

How retail stores are using virtual reality to make shopping more fun

The next item you try on at the mall might be a virtual reality headset.<p>No longer relegated to video gamers, VR is coming to amusement parks, movie theaters and classrooms. But the technology presents a major opportunity for retailers as they try to lure fickle shoppers into their stores, …

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KFC is fixing a major mistake to compete with Chick-fil-A

KFC announced last week it is publicly recommitting to the quality of its products, with employee retraining and a new satisfaction guarantee. The company is calling the process "Re-Colonelization."<p>"Customers were saying, 'Your food doesn't taste the same,'" Jason Marker, KFC's US president, said …

Here's What Entrepreneur Readers Think KFC's Big Announcement Could Be

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>After receiving an invitation to an event next week to hear about KFC’s “transformational announcement” that will be “the biggest fast food story of 2016,” we at <i>Entrepreneur</i> couldn’t help but speculate.<p>We imagined the Colonel emerged as a …

Fast Food Workers on Reddit Spill What Never to Order at Their Restaurants

If you're in a rush, don't go for the fried chicken.<p>Fast food can be pretty gross. But some of it is definitely more gross than the norm.<p>Thanks to some fast food workers of Reddit, those insider secrets have been revealed. In a recent Reddit thread called "Fast food workers - What should we never …

Millions of people are paying for Jay-Z's music streaming app

Jay-Z's music streaming app Tidal now has 3 million paid subscribers, just 12 months after its official launch, according to the company.<p>That means Tidal has tripled its paid subscriber base over the past 6 months, as it passed the 1 million subscriber threshold in September 2015.<p>While impressive, …

Jay Z unleashes 'giant lawsuit' against former Tidal owners

Thought Tidal couldn’t get any more controversial? You were wrong.<p><b>[UPDATE]: A spokesperson from Tidal has confirmed the news to MBW. They said: “We</b> …

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McDonald's Plans to Add More Than 1,000 Restaurants in China

McDonald's is adding more than 1,000 restaurants in China and is hunting for an investment partner in Asia to speed its expansion and smooth over a rough recent history in the region.<p>Over the next five years, the Oak Brook, Ill., company wants to build out its franchise business in China, Hong Kong …

Why brands should compete with brands and not retailers

Prev.<p>[Title for Previous Page]<p>Next<p>[Title for Next Page]<p>March 29, 2016<p>Ecommerce and digital media are merging at an ever increasing pace, including …

Restaurants have most at stake over $15 minimum wage

California's restaurants and retail stores would be ground zero for the impact of the proposed statewide $15 minimum wage.<p>The retail and food industries alone employ nearly a third of all workers who will get a raise if Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal passes the Legislature, according to an analysis by …

Cara gobbles up Quebec’s St-Hubert chicken chain for $537-million

Cara Operations Ltd., the largest Canadian-owned restaurant company, welcomed Quebec's rotisserie chicken chain St-Hubert Group to its table Thursday, securing both a beloved brand and access to an important market.<p>Vaughan, Ont.-based Cara will take on 117 restaurants in a $537-million deal that …

Chipotle might be getting into the burger business

The made-to-order burrito artists at Chipotle might soon be expanding their culinary reach, massively extending the varieties of gastrointestinal …