| Jul 8, 2013
| 8:06 AM
Andy Murray took the men's trophy at Wimbledon on Sunday, becoming the first Brit to do so in 77 years. And he remained all-Brit at the Champions' Ball on Sunday night -- both he and girlfriend Kim Sears were clad in Burberry. [Styleite]
| May 13, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian's Khroma beauty line is being renamed Kardashian Beauty after a legal challenge from Florida-based Kroma Makeup. The products should arrive in stores including Sears and CVS in two to three weeks. [The Cut]
| Sep 15, 2012
Tom Sims, an innovative skateboarding and snowboarding pioneer and former world champion who helped bring snowboarding to the masses by pushing ski resorts to embrace the fledgling sport in the 1980s, has died. He was 61.
The founder of Sims...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Kmart’s woes — sliding sales, worried investors — would make any retailer want to curse. But as it turns out, the discounter’s dirty mouth may prove to be a saving grace.
The chain, which has a bit of a fuddy-duddy reputation,...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 1:53 PM
J.C. Penney Co. is falling deeper into a rut, reporting yet another quarter of tanking sales and net loss as the department store chain struggles in its reinvention.
The Plano, Texas, company reported a net loss of $552 million, or $2.51 a share, in its...
| May 16, 2013
| 8:49 AM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported slight upticks in revenue and profit in its first quarter, but the retail behemoth still missed Wall Street’s expectations and watched its stock suffer in morning trading.
The Bentonville, Ark., mega-chain blamed...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Portrait studios at Sears and some Wal-Mart stores — the scenes of innumerable family photos — have unexpectedly closed as their operator, CPI Corp., goes out of business.
The portrait provider said in a statement on its website that all...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Thirty workers walked off the job Wednesday at the warehouse of a luggage supplier to Wal-Mart Stores Inc to protest alleged retaliation from managers after employees complained about poor working conditions, organizers said.
The workers, who are not...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is hoping to nab a wider portion of holiday and back-to-school shoppers by widening its layaway program to include more products and stretch the pay-back period.
Back for a second year in a row because of customer demand, the service...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 11:18 AM
It’s an unlikely pairing: Cosmopolitan, the magazine known for its frank sex advice and sultry photo spreads, will debut a line of products for J.C. Penney, the struggling retailer often associated with dowdiness.
Cosmo announced Thursday that it...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:33 AM
Toys R Us and Macy’s, two major holiday shopping destinations, are teaming up for the Christmas rush by opening pop-up stores from the toy giant within the department store.
The temporary Toys R Us units inside 24 Macy’s stores nationwide...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 8:33 AM
J.C. Penney said it will be offering haircuts to children for free starting in November after a trial program last month resulted in 1.6 million crops.
Kids in kindergarten through sixth grade will be eligible for free cuts every Sunday starting Nov. 4,...