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Department Stores Try Discounting Prestige Makeup For The First Time

How desperate are department stores to get shoppers in the door and spending money? Chains including Lord & Taylor, Macy’s, and Bloomingdales are taking the unusual step of actually discounting their cosmetics, trying to get back prestige cosmetics sales that have drifted to cosmetics-only stores like Sephora and Ulta. [More]

Adam Fagen

Retail Apocalypse Claims 2,000 More Jobs As Hudson’s Bay Scales Back Workforce

Earlier this year it looked like Hudson’s Bay — the company behind Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor, and Gilt — was looking to expand its footprint by way of purchasing either Macy’s or Neiman Marcus. Now, the retailer looks to be doing the opposite and cutting back by eliminating some 2,000 positions amid lower than expected sales.  [More]

Lord & Taylor Gets Slap On Wrist For Paying Instagram “Influencers” To Run Secret Ads

Lord & Taylor Gets Slap On Wrist For Paying Instagram “Influencers” To Run Secret Ads

If you’re getting paid to chat up a product or brand on social media, you need to disclose your relationship with what you’re shilling. That’s why retailer Lord & Taylor ended up in hot water with the Federal Trade Commission after paying high-profile Instagram accounts to secretly market their clothing without revealing that these were just ads. [More]

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Lord & Taylor Launching Yet Another Off-Price Chain

Earlier this year, we learned that Macy’s was opening its own off-price stores called Macy’s Backstage, and Kohl’s is opening an off-price store called Off Aisle by Kohl’sto unload returned merchandise. Now Lord & Taylor wants to join the party with their own off-price store, called Find @ Lord & Taylor. [More]

6 Major Retailers Selling Real Fur As "Faux"

6 Major Retailers Selling Real Fur As "Faux"

Six big retailers are selling jackets advertised as having “faux” fur, but the fur is actually from real animals. It’s not only mean, it’s a violation of the federal Fur Products Labeling Act. An investigation by the Humane Society of The United States * found jackets sold at Saks, Neiman Marcus, Lord & Taylor, Dillards, Yoox and Bloomingdales containing the faux “faux” fur. Much of the world’s fur is processed in China, a place where they skin animals alive for their fur.