Bachrach Menswear Stores Closing After Filing for Second Bankruptcy

By Deborah Belgum | March 1, 2018

Centuries-old Bachrach menswear stores is closing all its outposts across the country.

Commonwealth Opens in DTLA

After 13 years of running high-end streetwear shops in Washington, D.C., and Virginia Beach, Va., Commonwealth is scheduled to open a boutique at 2008 E. Seventh St. in downtown Los Angeles’ Arts District.

Will Tax-Free Online Sales Die With Newest Challenge?

The issue of whether e-commerce retailers have to charge sales tax for out-of-state purchases could be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

October Sales Strong

Cash registers were ringing during October, and retailers reported good sales.

Santa Monica Place Being Refinanced by Owner

As the mall world continues to spin with winners and losers, The Macerich Co. reported solid financial results for the third quarter and said it is refinancing its high-end Santa Monica Place.

Vimmia Opens First Shop

Featuring mannequins cast in yoga poses, the first boutique for the activewear brand Vimmia recently opened in Los Angeles’ exclusive Brentwood neighborhood.

Arts District Shops Hit Roadblock

Guerilla Atelier, Apolis and Poketo are among the retailers who have closed or relocated recently.

Nordstrom Rack Takes a DTLA Bow

Nordstrom Rack Takes a DTLA Bow

Nordstrom Rack opened a 27,000-square-foot space at the Fig­at7th retail center in downtown Los Angeles’ Financial District on Oct. 26.

DTLA’s Please Do Not Enter Opens in WeHo

DTLA’s Please Do Not Enter Opens in WeHo

After a venturing into Los Angeles’ Westside with a pop-up shop, downtown Los Angeles’ Please Do Not Enter boutique made its bid for the Westside market permanent.

LAEDC Files Amazon HQ Bid

Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp. has put in a formal bid to e-commerce giant to build its second corporate headquarters in Los Angeles County.

September Sales Good

September delivered good news to retailers, according to Kevin Perkins of market-research firm Retail Metrics.

Retailer Mona Moore to Help Pioneer Lincoln in Venice

For more than seven years, fashion retailers have been prospecting the occasional gritty environs of Lincoln Boulevard in Santa Monica, Calif., and the neighboring Venice area of Los Angeles. Lisa Bush, owner of the Mona Moore boutique, says that the thoroughfare is ready for fashion.

NRF: Solid Holiday Season Forecast

U.S sales for the holiday 2017 season will increase 3.6 percent to 4 percent over last year. Excluding autos, gas and restaurants, U.S. retailers stand to rack up $678.75 billion in sales during the upcoming holiday season, according to a forecast from the National Retail Federation.

Westfield Unveils $1 Billion Remodel in Century City

Westfield Unveils $1 Billion Remodel in Century City

Westfield Corp. marked the finish of a $1 billion remodel of its Westfield Century City retail center in Los Angeles with a gala event Oct. 3, featuring appearances by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and 1970s hitmakers The Village People. The event took place at a new performance space called The Atrium, located by the center’s full-line Nordstrom, which also opened for business on Oct. 3.

A New Fred Segal Takes a Bow

A New Fred Segal Takes a Bow

A Fred Segal boutique emporium opened for business Sept. 26 at the edge of the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, Calif.

PacSun’s Schoenfeld, Macerich’s Coppola Talk Retail’s Fall and Possible Rise

Headlines say that fashion retail is being pummeled. Others believe a bright future is coming into focus.