Strong sales in home and furniture were cited by Dillard’s as key factors to modest comparable store sales growth in the fourth quarter, as overall sales in the 13-week period ending February 2 were flat.
Bloomingdale’s has long offered its customers a broad selection of housewares. Now, the upscale department store is adding major appliances to its mix.
Hudson’s Bay Co. has refuted recent reports it had signed a binding agreement to sell or combine its European business or properties but acknowledged that it is in discussions with Signa Holding GmbH exploring a potential joint venture and has signed a non-binding letter of intent with that firm.
Nordstrom’s special committee of the board said it has ended discussions with members of the Nordstrom family and their efforts to acquire and take the department store retailer private.
Macy’s is rolling out two new digital initiatives that officials with the department store retailer feel will help boost the shopping experience for its customers.