Direct feeds from OTR editors expressing views on key issues and events in their industries, within and beyond the firm’s core coverage. Snapshots feature industry insights, source commentary and general observations.
Ahead of the holidays, retailers are clamoring to capture business left by Toys-"R"-Us Inc., which closed its final stores in June. “Toys and baby goods are the opportunity. Retailers are focused on it,” said one home supplier.
When Sears Holding Corp. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last week, it didn’t come as a surprise to mall operators or vendors, who had believed for years the retailer was in a free fall.
EV Still Leads Alternative-Fuel Options
Five vendors to the mid-tier channel and one retail brand manager commented on the recent changes in the shipping landscape, both domestically and internationally.
On Sept. 7, Tapestry Inc. debuted its Kate Spade collection designed under Nicola Glass's direction at New York's Fashion Week.
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