Barneys New York officially being sold piece by piece

NEW YORK (AP) — Barneys New York, which once reigned in the world of high fashion, is now being sold piece by piece. The iconic department store retailer, founded in 1923, was offici...

Mattel 3Q results helped by resurgence of iconic Barbie

NEW YORK (AP) — Mattel Inc., helped by the resurgence of Barbie and other iconic toys, on Tuesday reported third-quarter results that handily beat analysts' forecasts and offered evidence that its mul...

Macy's to stop selling real fur by end of fiscal year 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Macy's Inc. says it will stop selling real fur by the end of its fiscal year 2020 at its namesake stores, Bloomingdale's, as well as at its discount outlets. As part ...

Forever 21 fashion chain files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Low-price fashion chain Forever 21, a one-time hot destination for teen shoppers that fell victim to its own rapid expansion and changing consumer tastes, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protectio...

Best Buy sees growth in health care technology for elderly

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's largest consumer electronics chain, known for selling TV sets, cellphones and laptops, is looking to health care as a big source of its future growth. Be...

Honest Co.'s CFO shares lessons learned and his vision ahead

NEW YORK (AP) — The Honest Company, known for its eco-friendly diapers, wipes and cleaning products, is back on the upswing after a series of stumbling blocks. The digital native com...

Walmart to stop selling electronic cigarettes at its stores

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart says it will stop selling electronic cigarettes at its namesake stores and Sam's Clubs following a string illnesses and deaths related to vaping. The nation's...

Fans of NBA could feel impact of China trade wars

NEW YORK (AP) — That LeBron James jersey could get a little more expensive. Companies that make clothing and shoes for the National Basketball Association players are in the crosshai...

Adidas' Greg Thomsen talks outdoors

NEW YORK (AP) — When 40-year outdoor industry veteran Greg Thomsen launched Adidas's U.S. outdoors business back in 2010, he faced some big challenges. The outdoors market was overcr...

Amazon's spending on quick delivery is squeezing its profits

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's ramped up spending on speedier delivery for its Prime customers helped to accelerate its sales in the second quarter. But it also crimped its profits. ...

UPS adds pickup spots at retailers, seeks to fly more drones

NEW YORK (AP) — UPS is responding to the growth in online shopping and pressures for speedy delivery by seeking to expand its drone deliveries and adding thousands of new spots where customers can pic...

Alibaba lets US small, medium businesses to sell on platform

NEW YORK (AP) — China's e-commerce juggernaut Alibaba will allow nearly 30 million small and medium-sized businesses from the U.S. to sell on its platform in the U.S. and around the globe. ...

Penney: We haven't hired advisers for in-court restructuring

NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney says it hasn't hired any advisers to prepare for an in-court restructuring or bankruptcy. The company statement Friday came after investors were rattled b...

Barneys New York evaluating restructuring options

NEW YORK (AP) — Barneys New York may soon join the ever lengthening list of retail stores seeking protection in bankruptcy. The luxury clothing company, faced with high rents and a s...

Secondhand fashion site The RealReal shares rise in debut

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of The RealReal jumped on their first day of trading Friday, as the secondhand-fashion online retailer tests investors' appetite for the staying power of online marketplaces for...