All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Macys’

Meredith Vieira Buys El Dorado Penthouse

Meredith Vieira has purchased a penthouse in the famed El Dorado building in New York City for a tidy sum. While it still hasn’t been divulged exactly what the former Today Show host paid for her new digs, the asking price was $8.55 million. Her new place features three bedrooms and four bathrooms, and two large planted terraces. It will …

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Sam’s Club Will Lay Off 2% Of Its Workers

In its largest wave of job cuts in four years, Wal-Mart Stores Inc announced Friday that it would be cutting 2 percent (2,300 jobs) of its workforce at its Sam’s Club retail warehouse chain; Sam’s Club has an estimated 116,000 U.S. employees with 600 locations nationwide. The layoffs are a reaction to compete with big name rivals like members-only warehouse …

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Penney Store Closings of 33 Locations Will Cut 2,000 Jobs

On Wednesday, January 15th, J.C. Penney Co. announced the shutdown of 33 stores mainly located in smaller markets that have been experiencing a continual decline in customer visits. According to Chief Executive Mike Ullman, the clothing company chain has experienced a drastic fall in sales and the closing of selective locations will help to improve the performance of the company’s stores. …

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Macy’s Cuts Jobs Despite Successful Christmas Sales

Bad news for Macy’s employees. The retailer announced on Thursday that it will be laying off about 2500 of its employees despite having successful earnings over the Christmas season. Macy’s announced that it intends to close a total of 5 stores in Arizona, Kansas, Missouri, New York and Utah by this spring. In addition to giving some employees the boot, the remaining staff will take on additional …

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Macy’s Job Cuts: Chain Aims To Save $100 Million

Despite its financial success over the holiday, Macy’s has announced plans for closings and layoffs for 2014. By early spring, the company will be closing five stores in Arizona, Kansas, Missouri, New York, and Utah – opening eight new ones in their stead. This change marks the start of Macy’s imminent restructuring to reduce annual company costs. As they combine …

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Macy’s Cuts Jobs And Plans To Close Five Stores

Macy’s has created a reorganization plan and it includes closing five stores and cutting 2,500 jobs. Currently Macy’s has 840 stores in 45 states either under the Macy’s name or Bloomingdale’s name with approximately 175,000 employees. Soon they will close down stores in Arizona, Kansas, Missouri, New York, and Utah. Though sales for the holiday season rose 4.3% compared to …

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Macy’s Parade Under Fire. Again.

Remember when the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade was a whimsical trip for the imaginations of generations of childhood viewers who loved to watch giant Snoopy and giant Charlie Brown float down 34th St.? Remember when people didn’t have time on their hands to throw a fit about every detail of life that happens to bump up against their feelings? Well, …

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Joan Jett Upsets Ranchers And Farmers?

The veggie-eating hit-maker Joan Jett (along with her Blackhearts) has been selected to play atop a particular Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade float, and some ranchers and farmers don’t seem to be too thrilled about the idea. Actually, they’re pretty ticked off. What could possibly go wrong with the lady who helped produce hits like “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll” and …

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Dump Trump: Petition Calls Out Macy’s For “Birther” Ad

A SignOn.org campaign has garnered over 500,000 signatures calling for Macy’s to release Donald Trump as a spokesperson and pull him from their newest “Magic Of Macy’s” Christmas ad, all because he tugged on Santa’s beard. The petition states that Trump, who is featured in the Macy’s commercial pulling on Santa’s beard and asking if he really is Santa Claus, …

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Macy’s to Introduce Digital Mannequins

Those darn millennials. When they’re not telling me how much they really enjoy that goofy Zooey Deschanel iPhone 4 commercial, they’re explaining just how old fashioned physical mannequins are in this day and age. This may explain why Macy’s is preparing to go digital with their latest in-store advertising gimmick. If mannequins are being phased out to make room for …

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Madonna’s Truth or Dare Shoe Line is Sexy

Soon you can buy Madonna’s Truth or Dare shoe line from a range of stores at your local mall. These dance inspired shoes will range in price from an affordable $89 all the way up to $349. The line will carry over 60 styles that will include booties, heels, and flats. The runway-esque shoes are accented with decorative studs and …

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Amazon Customers Most Satisfied Online Shoppers

Customers of the largest online retailers are more satisfied than ever according to ForeSee Results’ annual report on holiday shoppers.

The ForeSee Results E-Retail Satisfaction Index (U.S. Holiday Edition) jumped 7 percent to 79 on the Index’s 100-point scale, a new all-time high. Websites for Macys, SonyStyle, The Gap, The Home Shopping Network and Overstock.com had the greatest increases in satisfaction year over year, with all five seeing increases of 10 percent or more.

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