Trends

'Psychologically scarred' millennials are killing countless industries from napkins to Applebees — here are the businesses they like the least

Millennials' preferences are killing dozens of industries.<p>There are many complex reasons why millennials' preferences differ from prior generations, including less financial stability and psychological scars from growing up during the recession.<p>"I think we have got a very significant psychological …

Business

Attention Kate Middleton Style Fans—This Is The Next Big Royals-Inspired Fashion Trend

Kate Middleton often shows us that although she’s a royal now, she’s still a normal wife and mom. She repeats outfits just like we do! Such is the …

Fashion

Master Fall’s Hottest Fashion Trends With These Under-$50 Finds

Is there anything better than scoring a major fashion find without breaking your budget? Okay, maybe a few things, but it’s still pretty freaking sweet. And for those of us who don’t have unlimited disposable income (raises hand), it’s that much sweeter. Luckily, there seem to be more brands than …

Clothing

2 Rules for Investing in the Retail Apocalypse -- The Motley Fool

If you don't want to get burned by failing retailers, stick to these guidelines.<p>There's no question that the retail industry is in upheaval. Retailer …

Stocks

Aldi Partners With Instacart to Launch Grocery Delivery | Food & Wine

Aldi will be partnering with Instacart to deliver groceries straight to your home, introducing some competition for Amazon.<p>Instacart lets users …

Aldi

Americans are buying more food at Walmart

Competition is heating up among U.S. grocery chains, but Americans are increasingly buying their food at Walmart.The retailer on Thursday said food …

Denver

Brand Of Brothers: Abercrombie Or American Eagle

Examining retail brand names for a long term investment.<p>Reviewing earnings and sales growth with reports throughout the week.<p>Determining the better …

Stocks

Target Seeks to Revamp Its Struggling Grocery Section | Food & Wine

Everyone loves Target, but <i>not</i> everyone seems to love the discount chain's grocery business. As <i>Fortune</i> reports, food accounts for approximately 20 …

Food and Beverage

Zombieland No More, as These New Retailers Invade Some Malls

Many probably think the dying shopping mall, once at the heart of suburbia, would work well as a set prop for AMC Networks' (AMCX) zombie apocalypse …

Investing

The 11 Masterminds Behind Your Favorite Celebrity Style

Behind (almost) every well-dressed celebrity is a top celebrity fashion stylist crafting her look. Introducing the world to up-and-coming designers, …

Fashion Trends

Like yesterday's fashion, has Center City's retail revival been discontinued?

Is the party over for Center City retail?<p>Those fancy suits in Armani Exchange at 1429 Walnut St. are no more.<p>And don’t count on buying jeans in True …

Philadelphia

Target Shows How a Traditional Retailer Can Make Progress -- The Motley Fool

Investors can breathe easy, at least for the time being.<p>Shares of big-box retailer <b>Target</b> (NYSE:TGT) rallied after a good second-quarter report …

Stocks

ZAMBIA: Food Company Zambeef Masala receives overwhelming response from Ndola residents

LUSAKA – Crowds of shoppers flocked to Ndola’s Masala area as Zambeef opened its latest macro outlet, seen as the company’s most popular store …

News (South Africa)

Under Armour cheated on Dick's Sporting Goods with Kohl's — and it massively backfired

• <b>Under Armour has reportedly upset Dick's Sporting Goods after it started working with Kohl's, according to WSJ.</b>• <b><br>Department store Kohl's is known for aggressive discounting.</b>• <b><br>Analysts say the Under Armour and Kohl's partnership has diminished Dick's ability to sell at full price.</b><p>Once upon a time, …

Business

The retail slump is hitting New York City’s SoHo neighborhood

The share of empty storefronts in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood jumped from 4.7% in 2011 to 23.1% in 2017.

New York City

Gabriela Hearst's Prize-Winning Fall Collection Will Make You Reconsider Wool

The designer explored the "ultra luxury side" of wool for fall 2017.<p>Taking home a prize-winning piece of fashion just got easier: Gabriela Hearst won the Fall 2017 International Woolmark Prize for womenswear and the collection has landed exclusively at MyTheresa (shop it here). Encompassing pieces …

Fall Fashion

Millennials Spend More on Groceries Than Any Other Generation

As a collective generation that has completely revolutionized the American business market as a whole, Millennials are reportedly generating more …

Millennials

From shell necklaces to pineapples: this week’s fashion trends

What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this week<p><b>Going up</b><p><b>Isaac Newton</b> We’re sure he would be thrilled to know he’d helped inspire Lucky Blue Smith and Stormi Bree’s baby name. Fingers crossed Gravity doesn’t have too bad a time at school.<p><b>Adidas</b> <b>Adilette velvet pool sliders</b> The aesthetic mid-point …

Fashion Trends

Britain's 'big four' supermarkets fight for their lives

Credits Matt Cardy/GettyAlt Text SupermarketGerman discounters Aldi and Lidl are transforming British shopping habits In Depth Friday, August 18, …

Tony Blair

Millennials have a new attitude about cleavage that's forcing 'breastaurant' Hooters to close locations and change its strategy

Millennials are less interested in breasts than their elders.<p>People from the age of 18 to 24 are 19% less likely to search for breasts on …

Twin Peaks

Old Navy Is Still The Only Part Of Gap Inc. That’s Doing Well

As retailers continue to struggle to keep sales up and stores open, Gap Inc. has been able to stay profitable. It’s all thanks to one brand, Old Navy.<p>…

Consumer News

Foot Locker has a Nike problem

Foot Locker sells sneakers and clothes from many of the top brands in the sportswear industry, and Nike, including its Jordan brand, is by far the label that dominates its stores. Last year, about 68% (pdf, p. 26) of the products Foot Locker purchased came from Nike, according to the company’s …

Lifestyle

Pizza innovation signals forthcoming QSR shift

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Last week, pizza chain Little Caesars announced a new service called the Pizza Portal that streamlines the order-ahead process.<p>Now, customers placing an order for pickup via …

Business

Sports retail industry in crisis as Foot Locker shares crater

The sports retail industry is reeling on Friday as Foot Locker Inc. (FL) became the latest athletic-wear outlet to see its shares crater after subpar quarterly earnings.<p>Foot Locker’s same-store sales declined a whopping 6% in the second-quarter. Company executives blamed the decline in part on …

Business

Marketers Need To Adapt To Shifting Football Habits

The NFL season is rapidly approaching, but marketers may want to rethink treating those media buys as the holy grail.<p>Foursquare’s case study of …

Advertising Industry

The New York Times Thinks Bubble Tea Is A New Trend

Proving once again that it's on the cutting edge of what's new and now, the <i>New York Times</i> published a piece about the discovery of the "exotic" and "complicated" beverage that is bubble tea, aka boba.<p>Now, nobody will ever extoll the paper for being <i>au courant</i>, but in this case, Twitter users blasted …

Journalism

Some Gas With That Sandwich? Convenience Dominates Fuel Market

Major oil companies have been steadily squeezed out of the U.S. retail gasoline business, where refueling your stomach has become as important as …

Oil

Foot Locker Follows Other Sportswear Retailers in Reporting Weaker-Than-Expected Sales

The New York-based chain also said it would close about 130 stores this year, more than previously announced<p>Foot Locker Inc. followed other sportswear retailers in reporting weaker-than-expected sales for its latest quarter, a sign that the athleisure market may be running out of steam.<p>Its sales at …

Markets

Amid retail price war, US dollar stores stand their ground

U.S. dollar stores have not become collateral damage, as feared, in a price war among big retailers including Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Kroger Co, which has pushed down prices of key items such as eggs and laundry detergent.<p>Dollar Tree Inc and Dollar General Corp, which together operate more than …

Business

'What we're seeing is a revolution': How the internet is remaking the British High Street

• <b>British High Street in flux as shops close, sales fall, and visits decline;</b>• <b><br>The rise of online shopping is to blame, with traditional retailers struggling to adapt;</b>• <b><br>But experts say High Street will adapt — expect to see more coffee shops in supermarkets, DJs in clothes stores, and other "experiences"</b> …

Business