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Is Walmart finally in fashion?

The retail giant has refined its stable of brands through partnership, acquisition, expansion, revitalization and divestment.

Ralph Lauren to lay off thousands as pandemic dulls luxury fashion

(Reuters) - Ralph Lauren Corp said on Tuesday it would cut 15% of its global workforce by the end of this fiscal year as the luxury retailer strives to lower costs and ride out the impact of COVID-19 on sales and shopping habits.

Analysts on Nike: We See Short-Term Disruption, Long-Term Dominance

As one of the few firms uniquely positioned to weather retail turbulence, Nike Inc. continues to rank high among analysts as it forges ahead with its hyper-digital direct-to-consumer strategy.

Out of bankruptcy, Neiman Marcus plans a comeback

In an exclusive post-bankruptcy interview, Neiman Marcus’s chief executive Geoffroy van Raemdonck outlines his plans for the American luxury department store chain.

FullBeauty's $41M bid wins Catherines plus brand at auction

With a base purchase offer of $40.8 million for plus-size brand Catherines, plus apparel conglomerate FullBeauty emerged as the winner Wednesday at the Ascena brand's bankruptcy auction.

Why Lululemon is betting on pop-up shops during the holidays

Even though some shoppers are still hesitant to visit stores, not every retailer is shying away from opening new brick-and-mortar locations.

Dick's emerges as COVID-19 era winner with Q2 comps up 20.7%

​Dick's posted its best-ever quarterly earnings and sales figures as consumers spent more time exercising and outdoors in the second quarter.

Kohl's Q2 digital sales spike nearly 60% amid omnichannel push

Kohl's on Tuesday reported that second quarter total revenue dropped 23.1% year over year to $3.4 billion. Net sales fell 22.9% in the quarter to $3.2 billion, compared to a 3.3% decline in the same period last year. Digital sales grew 58%, according to a conference call presentation.

Jane Hali & Associates on retail-dominant earnings week, sector winners & losers

​Jessica Ramirez, retail research analyst at Jane Hali & Associates, talks retail earnings expectations as a slew of companies, including Home Depot, Target and TJ Maxx prepare to report.

JenniferLopez Is Designing a $495 Bag for Coach — Here’s How Else the Brand Plans Bounce Back

​As expected, Coach’s quarterly sales drop was steep, reflecting the deep impact of the pandemic. But executives at the Tapestry-owned label are confident the brand has all the right ingredients in place to bounce back during the fall and holiday seasons.

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