By Andrew Asch | May 16, 2019
The future of retail is looking like a chapter out of a science-fiction novel.
Michael Levine, the well-known downtown Los Angeles fabric store, is closing its space at 919 Maple Ave. and its loft at 917 Maple Ave., which sell upholstery fabrics and notions.
Macy’s Inc. is rolling out a new store within a store called Story at Macy’s, which is debuting at 36 Macy’s locations across the country. The shop is the latest chapter in Macy’s multiyear effort to reinvent its 640 department stores.
March business showed a slight uptick for The Buckle Inc., whose same-store sales increased 0.5 percent in a year-over-year comparison.
Winnie Couture opened its first bridal shop in 2001. Nearly two decades later, it is starting to franchise its concept across the country.
With the skyline of Hollywood changing with new construction projects, Eli and Lindsey Myers of Sol Angeles are planning to be right in the middle of it.
As apparel retailer Charlotte Russe continues to wind down during the final steps of its bankruptcy proceedings, the company, founded in Southern California, was able to ensure its name and labels will continue on.
Rue21, the fast-fashion enterprise that now has more than 700 bricks-and-mortar stores across the country, is opening a West Coast buying office in Los Angeles to be closer to clothing manufacturers that supply the company.
The Fred Segal boutique company is on the move. A new Fred Segal store will open in Malibu, Calif., on April 6, and the retailer has a new owner.
The secret sauce for store owners to be successful is often very simple—all they have to do is be on-site to give a sense of personality to the outpost and provide personalized service to make clients feel special.
Guess? Inc. has been undergoing a lot of executive changes this year, but that didn’t hamper its bottom line.
For those who like to be able to shop in the same space where they work, then a new co-workspace at The Bloc in downtown Los Angeles might just be the place.
February sales were soft for retailers including Zumiez Inc., The Buckle Inc. and Cato Corp.
Los Angeles County commands global attention for its entertainment glitz, health-conscious lifestyles and bustling malls, but its ranking for retail-real-estate investment dropped in the recently released 2019 forecast from influential commercial-real-estate brokerage Marcus & Millichap.
Fashion trends come and go, and the way to communicate with customers has been turned upside down.
A growing number of California cities have passed ordinances banning the sale and manufacture of new fur garments. Now the state of California is getting involved.