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Melissa Fares

Hudson's Bay Co loss widens on 'hyper-promotional' retail environment

Sep 12 2019

Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co reported a wider second-quarter loss on Thursday, hurt by store closures, deep discounts and declining sales at the retailer's name brand.

No phones please: Rihanna stages fashion show for exclusive Amazon release

Sep 10 2019

NEW YORK/PARIS Luxury brands and retailers are increasingly collaborating with celebrities, including style bloggers and Instagram stars, to help design collections and jazz up their wares.

Tommy Hilfiger, Zendaya rock Harlem's Apollo Theater for N.Y Fashion Week

Sep 09 2019

NEW YORK In one of the most anticipated New York Fashion Week runway events this season, American designer Tommy Hilfiger unveiled his latest ready-to-wear looks on Sunday in a collaboration with actress Zendaya at the Apollo Theater in Harlem. | Video

Walgreens, CVS, Wegmans ask shoppers to not openly carry firearms

Sep 05 2019

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc , CVS Health Corp and supermarket chain Wegmans Food Markets Inc said on Thursday they would start asking customers to not openly carry firearms in their stores, joining Walmart Inc and Kroger Co , in a change of gun policy following several deadly mass shootings in the United States.

Walmart halts ammunition sales for assault-style rifles; Kroger calls for gun safety

Sep 03 2019

Walmart Inc, the nation's largest retailer, said on Tuesday it would stop selling ammunition for handguns and some assault-style rifles in all its stores across the United States, and called for action on gun safety after a string of mass shootings, including at Walmart stores in Texas and Mississippi. | Video

Tiffany profit tops estimates, Hong Kong and tourism hit sales

Aug 28 2019

Luxury jeweler Tiffany & Co on Wednesday reported quarterly earnings that beat estimates on a drop in marketing costs even as sales were hurt by lower spending by Chinese tourists in the United States and political unrest in Hong Kong. | Video

Nordstrom beats profit estimates as it clears inventory faster and sells more online

Aug 21 2019

Upscale U.S. retailer Nordstrom Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday as it said it had cut costs and cleared more inventory, sending its shares up 10% in extended trading.

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