As the corporate board reviews a privatization bid, Hudson’s Bay entered into definitive agreements to sell its remaining stake in its German real estate joint venture and divest a related retail joint venture to its partner, Signa, for $1.5 billion.
Stage Stores’ comparable sales were down in the first quarter ended May 4, but the retailer said it was encouraged by its off-price store conversion plan and its expansion of the home department.
Nordstrom reported that its net sales decreased 3.5% for the first quarter. The company said its top-line results were impacted by three areas— loyalty, digital marketing and merchandise— which contributed to declines across its full-price and off-price businesses, in both stores and online.
Stein Mart is installing Amazon Hub Lockers in nearly 200 of its stores across 28 states. Amazon Hub Lockers are secure, self-service kiosks that provide customers of the online retailer an alternative delivery option to pick up and return their Amazon packages.
Alliance Data Systems has signed a new agreement to provide private label credit card services and a loyalty program for off-price retailer Burlington Stores.
The National Father’s Day Council will recognize Tom Kingsbury, president, CEO and chairman of Burlington Stores, as a 2019 “Father of the Year” honoree. The 78th annual Father of the Year Awards will be presented at the New York Hilton Midtown Hotel on June 13.
Stage Stores has received notice from the New York Stock Exchange that it has regained compliance with NYSE continued listing criteria that require listed companies to maintain an average closing share price of at least $1 over a consecutive 30 trading-day period.