Wet Seal Closing Over 300 Stores; Nearly 3,700 Losing JobsThe retailer said Wednesday it decided to close the stores after reviewing its financial condition and failing to negotiate meaningful concessions from landlords.
Bebe Discloses Data BreachBebe stores Inc. said Friday that it recently detected suspicious activity on computers that run the payment processing system used for its stores, making it the latest company to disclose a data breach.
New Jersey Lawmaker Would Limit Thanksgiving HoursState Sen. Richard Codey is considering a bill that would prevent stores from opening before 9 p.m. so employees can enjoy the holiday with their families.
'No Hoodies' Signs: Offensive Or Merely A Way For Store Owners To Protect Themselves? Signs asking customers to take off their hoodies or masks before entering are popping up on many corner stores in South Philadelphia.
$35K Cocktail Machine, Limited-edition Maserati Among Offerings In This Year's Neiman Marcus Christmas BookHoliday shoppers with a limitless budget and taste for opulence could also spend $425,000 for a trip to the Academy Awards, complete with invitations to the Vanity Fair Oscar party.
Home Depot Confirms Breach In US, Canada StoresIf you shopped at any Home Depot at any time since April and paid with plastic, you could be a victim.
Chipotle: Don't Bring Guns In Our StoresChipotle is asking customers not to bring firearms into its stores after it says gun rights advocates brought military-style assault rifles into one of its restaurants in Texas.
Staples To Close Up To 225 Stores In North AmericaStaples will close up to 225 stores in North America by the end of next year as it seeks to trim about $500 million in costs annually by 2015.
Power Restored At Christiana Mall After Second Outage Of Holiday SeasonThe lights are back on at Delaware's Christiana Mall after a partial power outage closed 100 stores and the food court for more than seven hours Wednesday.
'Showrooming' Via Smartphone Grows In Popularity, But What Does It Mean For Local Businesses?New research takes a look at how brick-and-mortar stores can keep customers from pointing-and-clicking their way out the door.
Pennsylvania Lawmakers Hear About Privatizing Liquor StoresA push to privatize wine and liquor stores in Pennsylvania is getting no support from a panel of Democratic state lawmakers. The House Democratic Policy Committee is hearing testimony on Thursday in Philadelphia.
NJ Brothers Busted In Baby Formula Theft RingAuthorities say three New Jersey brothers have been arrested for allegedly selling baby formula stolen from retail stores in several southern states.