Macy’s plans to hire approximately 80,000 seasonal workers for positions at its namesake and Bloomingdale’s stores, call centers, distribution centers, and online fulfillment centers nationwide for the 2017 Christmas and holiday season.
A national survey and peer review program from The Values Institute has anointed Amazon as America’s most trustworthy brand.
Macy’s is expanding its same-day delivery service of products purchased online at macys.com, bloomingdales.com and both brands’ mobile apps.
Macy’s is making organizational changes, including the appointment of Hal Lawton as president, and is restructuring its merchandising operations.
Sensio and Macy’s are teaming to raise the profile of the department store’s exclusive Crux brand of small electrics with the launch of the “Copperstyle Your Kitchen” sweepstakes.
Macy’s beat analyst estimates, and asserted that it was making progress on its performance, although sales and comps continued to decline in the second quarter.
The National Retail Federation has elected Macy’s executive chairman Terry Lundgren chairman of its board of directors.
Michelle Israel has been promoted to lead Macy’s Backstage and Bloomingdale’s The Outlets off-price divisions, according to a report by WWD. She will hold the title of senior vice president overseeing both divisions.
If imitation is indeed the most sincere form of flattery, then there are a few retailers that should feel good about themselves.