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What's to become of Plano's Collin Creek, Lewisville's Vista Ridge? Potential mall owners emerging | Retail

<b>This story is being updated.</b><p>North Texas' two big foreclosed regional shopping malls may soon have new owners.<p>Dallas real estate investor Sam Ware's …

Real Estate

Global share sell-off hits Asia after Wall St, Europe losses

HONG KONG – A global stock market sell-off pulled shares lower in Asia on Wednesday as investors grew cautious following losses on Wall Street sparked by a delayed health care vote. Sentiment was dented in Europe by speculation that European Central Bank stimulus may be wound down if conditions …

Business

Stocks to Watch: Alphabet, Sprint, T-Mobile, Darden Restaurants, J.C. Penney

Among the companies with shares expected to trade actively in Tuesday's session are Google-parent Alphabet Inc., Sprint Corp., T-Mobile US Inc., Darden Restaurants Inc. and J.C. Penney Co.<p>Shares of Alphabet were down 1.2% premarket after the search-engine giant was fined a record $2.7 billion by …

Business

Why Retail Flagships Are Running Aground

It's no secret that retailers are spending less on advertising -- the statistics point to plunges in print, TV and online. But what you won't find on …

Trends

Morning Movers: JC Penney Jumps on Upgrade; Darden Gains on Earnings

Stocks look set for a lower open this morning as a big fine for <b>Alphabet</b> (GOOGL) helps lead tech stocks lower.<p><b>S&P 500</b> futures have fallen 0.1%, while</b> …

Markets

J.C. Penney on the move after Gordon Haskett bump

Gorden Haskett Research Advisors upgrades J.C. Penney (NYSE:JCP) to a Hold rating after having it set at Reduce.<p>The firm thinks J.C. Penney will be …

Business

What Should a Therapist Wear?

When your clothing is meant to help patients heal.<p>“Don't wear blouses and skirts with prints or patterns. Plain colors like beige, navy, and white work best. Choose simple accessories like silver stud earrings and small pendants. Never wear black.”<p>A personal stylist didn’t share this fashion advice …

Fashion

FCC Lays Down Huge Fine, Snap Maps, and Beating Fraud Through Biometrics - Waves of Tech

Podcast: Play in new window |<p>On Episode 360 of The Waves of Tech, we are covering all things tech and diving deep in fines, privacy, store closures, …

Trends

Finding a deal on framing for Mr. Fluff

<b>Dear Answer Angel Ellen:</b> I took a couple of things (my son's kindergarten drawing of our dog, Mr. Fluff; a photo I took in grad school, etc.) to a picture framer. These are more sentimental than anything, so I was not looking to spend too much on the framing. But I almost passed out when I got the …

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The silver linings of NBA players’ draft day suits

Designers bring stories of passion, pride and pain to the inside of jackets<p>Dozens of pink, breast cancer awareness ribbon logos. A photo collage of …

De'Aaron Fox

21 Totally Awesome Places To Shop In Your 30s

In case festival wear isn't really your jam anymore.<p>Posted on June 25, 2017, 18:16 GMT<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community for the best places to shop for clothes when you're in your 30s. Here are some of their faves!<p>1. Mango<p>Their regular prices are about on par with Gap, but their end of season sales …

Clothing

Amazon Didn't Kill JC Penney And Sears Jobs, Bad Leadership Did

The biggest job killer in American retailing isn’t the Amazon technology that features stores without cashiers. It’s bad leadership, which distances itself from its core customers; and the wave of store closures that sends everyone straight to the unemployment lines.<p>At least that’s been the case …

Fortune 500

Amazon.com Just Crushed Department Store Stocks Again With Prime Wardrobe

Prime Wardrobe is Amazon's latest foray into the fashion market. Should department stores be worried?<p>The rapid growth of e-commerce has hit U.S. …

eCommerce

Retail Displacement Remakes Job Force, Looms as Political Issue

WASHINGTON — Amazon has gotten ambitious, and brick-and-mortar retailers have gotten nervous. The online retailer’s purchase of Whole Foods and its announced Prime Wardrobe shipping service caused noticeable dips in the stock prices of many grocery and department stores.<p>But what could be a new …

eCommerce

Eerie photos of abandoned big-box and chain stores

Home Depot

What It's Like To Be 19-Years-Old and Then, Suddenly, A Millionaire

Behind the scenes at the NBA Draft, where the night only starts when your name is called.<p>A 19-year-old sits at a round table near the stage and watches as three other teenagers and a 20-year-old become professional basketball players—and millionaires. Then he hears his name. "With the fifth pick in …

De'Aaron Fox

We Went to Sears for the First Time in More Than 10 Years and Instantly Saw Why It's Dying

I haven't been inside a Sears store for more than 10 years, until Thursday, June 22. And, wow, did I learn a lot.<p>Mainly, I came away with a better …

Investing

BaggingThe Future: 7 Ways Grocery Will Change By 2020

The item supermarkets don’t yet sell by the pound is the one Americans crave most: convenience. In time, that will change.<p>The table is already set for it. When it comes to meeting a household’s grocery needs, we are facing a famine of sorts — not of food, but of capacity. From a lack of time to a …

Business

Fearing Border Tax, Retailers Boost Lobbying 31 Percent

by Kennett Werner<p>It’s been a remarkably tough year for the retail sector. So far in 2017, retailers have set a record pace for bankruptcies and store closings. Household names are faring no better than small shops: J.C. Penney said it would shutter 138 locations in July; Macy’s expects 68 locations …

Congressional Committees

Retailers want to work out your wallet — and your body

NEW YORK — Stores like Saks and Urban Outfitters are looking to work out more than your wallet.As retailers struggle to draw in shoppers who have …

Trends

Job Alert: J.C. Penney will hire 350 in metro Atlanta

The company plans to hire for customer service and support positions, cashiers, specialists, beauty consultants, stylists and other positions.

Employment

Painesville police officer accused of mishandling dying dog in front of children

Painesville residents are taking to Facebook to accuse a Painesville police officer of allegedly kicking a dying dog in the head and throwing the …

Cleveland

Sears to shut 20 more stores, according to report

SPRINGFIELD — Sears will close 20 more stores, according to a report by Business Insider, but no Massachusetts or Connecticut locations are on the …

Western Massachusetts

Sears to Close in San Diego, Along With 200 Other Stores

Another Sears store is set to close in San Diego, along with 200 other stores shutting down this year.<p>The store located at University Towne Center …

California

Amazon’s Nike deal took a billion dollar bite out of competing retailers

Work hard, have fun, make money.<p>Amazon is in the business of everything and is one of the biggest companies in the world. When it makes moves, retailers feel it.<p>News yesterday that Nike would be selling its sneakers directly through Amazon wreaked havoc on other sporting retailers. Competing sports …

Whole Foods

Six signs you have a toxic boss

Uber has been plagued with scandals that led to CEO Travis Kalanick’s forced resignation. Here’s what you can learn from the fallout – and how to spot toxicity in your own workplace.<p>Uber has trailblazed the ride-sharing industry, spread to 662 cities worldwide and has made a billionaire out of …

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Amazon just hammered another 'nail in the coffin' for Macy's, Sears, and JCPenney

With its Prime Wardrobe program, Amazon has rocked yet another industry: Apparel.<p>Amazon moving in on the space more aggressively is “another nail into the department store coffin,” Wells Fargo analyst Ike Boruchow wrote in a note to clients.<p>Industry stalwarts like Macy's, Sears, and JCPenney have …

Trends

Compelling Vietnam: Foreign investors unfazed by Trump's trade deal rebuff

HANOI: Every 45 seconds or so, a neatly wrapped VanHeusen dress shirt destined for a J C Penney store in the United States drops off a new production …

Vietnam

CEO Talks: Marvin Ellison

Marvin Ellison at J.C. Penney in Queens.<p>George Chinsee/WWD<p>CEO Talks: Marvin Ellison Sets Roadmap for Pumping Up J.C. Penney<p>A mockup of the Libby …

Walmart adds Minnesota stores to locations that will no longer match rivals' prices

It’s a step few other retailers have taken yet, but analysts say could be coming down the pike.

Minneapolis