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Retailer reports 37 percent net earnings plunge...
The Gap Inc. (San Francisco) announced that net earnings fell 37 percent for the second quarter ending Aug. 3, 2002. Net...
Electronics retailer buys six locations from...
Best Buy Co. Inc. (Eden Prairie, Minn.) has purchased six sites from the bankrupt Service Merchandise chain.The locations...
Former Limited executive to head United Retail...
Susan Falk, a former top executive at Body Shop Intl. and Limited Brands, has been named to the newly created position of...
Retailers say they expect to display more,...
September 11 commemorations will feature a lot of special window displays -- especially by New York retailers -- but it...
Bankrupt retailer will shut its 327 stores
Ames Department Stores (Rocky Hill, Conn.), in Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection since August 2001, has announced it will...
Bankrupt retailer wants creditors to adjust terms...
Kmart Corp. (Troy, Mich.) has asked a federal bankruptcy judge for permission to borrow another $500 million so it can pay...
Income, earnings were up; sales were flat
Federated Department Stores Inc. (Cincinnati) reported that its second quarter earnings exceeded the company's original...
Discounters hang in there; Tiffany suffers
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (Bentonville, Ark.) and The TJX Cos. (Framingham, Mass.) reported strong second quarter earnings...
Foot Locker names new president and ceo of Lady...
Nick Grayston, formerly president of Foot Locker Canada, has been named president and ceo of Lady Foot Locker, the 632-store...
Overall numbers are up, but apparel and home...
Retail sales rose for a second consecutive month in July, according to the U.S. Commerce Department. But the larger-than-...

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