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Jan 22, 2020

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A look at why retailers may be closing so many stores

by Marielle Segarra Jan 21, 2020
Are retailers shedding space because they have too much or because they're not giving customers the best store experience?
People walk through a nearly empty shopping mall in March 2017 in Waterbury, Connecticut.
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When does it make sense for a company to split in two?

by Marielle Segarra Jan 17, 2020
Last year, Gap announced it would sell off Old Navy. This week, it changed its mind. Why?
An Old Navy and a GAP store in Times Square, New York City.
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Target's winning streak slows with disappointing holiday sales

by Meghan McCarty Carino Jan 15, 2020
The retailer missed the mark on electronics and toy sales.
A Target cashier rings up customers at a Target store in Albany, California.
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Where traditional retail stands heading into 2020

by Sabri Ben-Achour Jan 9, 2020
Some retailers are announcing store closures. Do holiday season sales have anything to do with it?
Macy's is set to close some stores after a tough year. Above, a Macy's store in Chicago.
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Retailers find value in their bricks and mortar

by Amy Scott Jan 7, 2020
Bed Bath & Beyond is the latest to sell stores ... only to lease them back.
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A sign of the times: Montreal project aims to save vintage signage

by Emma Jacobs Dec 26, 2019
It's a rescue and restoration mission.
The neon sign from the Silver Dragon Café was taken down when the business was acquired by a new owner. It joined the collection of the Montreal Signs Project.
(Montreal Signs Project)

Toys R Us opens second store with a focus on experiences

by Florian Martin Dec 25, 2019
The retailer hopes to gain a competitive edge by offering a unique customer experience in smaller stores.
Toys R Us opened its second experiential store in Houston’s Galleria mall.
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The Season

For these retailers, the holiday season is crucial — and has deadlines

by Sean McHenry Dec 18, 2019
This holiday season, we're following several retailers from the end of November to the start of the New Year. This is part two of our series.
A holiday sale in New York City.
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Remember Big Mouth Billy Bass?

by Amy Scott Dec 18, 2019
The inventor of one of the most popular novelty toys looks back.
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Is a rise in store theft at Home Depot really linked to the opioid crisis?

by Andy Uhler Dec 13, 2019
Some are skeptical the chain retailer's "shrink" is due to opioid addiction.
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