department stores: December 2008 Archives

Retail coverage in newspapers

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Some interesting reading this weekend from two major newspapers.

Barron's: Struggling to Survive at the Mall. Summarizes a lot of what we've been seeing this season, and reports on a wide range of brands and department stores. Since it's Barron's, each company comes with a stock price evaluation as well.

New York Times: Handful of Niche Chains Stay Alive in Retailing. The teen market is doing better than most this season, particularly at Urban Outfitters, and other retailers (like Kohl's and Aeropostale) are well-positioned to weather the recession.

Former Mervyn's locations

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Hey, how about some good news? Forever 21 and Kohl's made a joint acquisition of 46 former Mervyn's stores. Fifteen of the locations will become Forever 21 stores and the other 31 will turn into Kohl's. Kohl's is maintaining its plan to open 50 new stores in 2009.

Timely Demise tracks the retail industry as it changes with our unprecedented economic environment. By David Wertheimer. Did I miss something? Drop me a line.

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