Retail News

Gap to Close Piperlime Brand (January 24, 2015): Gap has announced plans to shutter its Piperlime brand. The website and store will be shut down by the end of April.

SkyMall Files for Bankruptcy Protection (January 23, 2015): SkyMall's parent company Xhibt has filed for bankruptcy protection. The catalog is known for its gadgets and unique items.

Body Central Clothing Chain to Close All Stores (January 10, 2015): The Body Central clothing chain is closing all its stores and firing 2,500 employees.

Wet Seal to Close 338 Stores (January 8, 2015): Wet Seal is closing 338 stores and cutting 3,695 jobs.

C. Wonder to Close All Stores (January 7, 2015): C. Wonder is closing all of its stores. The retail chain was founded by Chris Burch.

UPS Celebrates National Returns Day (December 30, 2014): Four million unwanted gifts will be returned this year, according to UPS. National Returns Day is January 6, 2015.

Bebe Confirms Credit Card Breach (December 7, 2014): Bebe has confirmed a credit card beach at its stores in November.

Teen Girls Clothing Retailer Delia's to Liquidate (December 5, 2014): Delia's is going to shut down and liquidate its asset. The teen clothing retailer was unable to find a buyer.

Amazon Launches Amazon Elements Diapers and Baby Wipes (December 4, 2014): Amazon has entered the baby product market with its own line of diapers and baby wipes.

Girl Scouts Go Digital for Cookie Sales (December 1, 2014): This will be the first year you can buy Girl Scout cookies online. Digital Cookie has gone live, giving more access to Thin Mints and Samoas.

British Shoppers Go Crazy for Black Friday (November 28, 2014): Great Britain has fully embraced Black Friday. British shoppers pushed, shoved and generally lost their minds for the first big UK Black Friday.

Walmart Explains Its Updated Price Match Guarantee (November 16, 2014): Walmart has released a video and FAQ explaining its updated price match guarantee which includes online pricing.

Adobe Study Predicts Lowest Prices Will Fall on Thanksgiving Day (November 6, 2014): A study by Adobe has found that the lowest prices can be found online on Thanksgiving Day.

Alco Stores Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection (October 16, 2014): Alco Stores has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The retailer may close all of its stores in liquidate.

Victoria's Secret Loses Big Trademark Case to Thomas Pink (August 10, 2014): Victoria's Secret lost a big trademark case in London to luxury clothier Thomas Pink over the VS Pink line of underwear.