The Mysterious Disappearance of Target's Plus Size Section, Explained

Target hasn't had the very best 12 months, customer relations-wise. Back in November, a massive data breach left millions of customers vulnerable to the ass-ache of credit card theft. And in recent weeks, stirrings online suggest that across the country, the store's plus size departments are quietly disappearing. When… » 3/03/14 1:30pm 3/03/14 1:30pm

Utah Mother Buys Up All Of PacSun's 'Offensive' Sexy T-shirts

A mother in Utah was so offended by "indecent" t-shirts sold at a local PacSun, she did what any sane, rational person would do—she spent almost $600 to buy all of them up so they wouldn't be able to corrupt the young, impressionable, God-fearing Christian youths who shop on the regular at PacSun. » 2/18/14 11:25pm 2/18/14 11:25pm

Rejoice: 'Dressing Your Age' Is Dead

A few months ago, I had a couple of hours to kill after work and found myself wandering over to the TopShop a few blocks from work and, as I sometimes tend to do, wasting time by trying on clothing weirder than anything I currently own. It's fun in a movie montage-type way, finding out whether I can pull off a boxy… » 2/07/14 11:20am 2/07/14 11:20am

Target Credit Card Database Hacked; Hide Your Kids, Hide Your Presents

On Thursday, Target announced that a credit and debit card security breach has affected more than 40 million of their customers. Online hackers broke into the retailer's database the day before Thanksgiving and squirreled around in there until Dec. 15, reports the New York Times. Then the retail giant's officials said… » 12/19/13 10:00am 12/19/13 10:00am

If You Want to Avoid Christmas Crowds at the Mall, Now's Your Chance

The thought of visiting any cluster of stores anywhere in America during the month of December seems borderline unbearable. But if you've got to pick up a few Christmas presents and you just cannot with the crowds, judging by this WWD report, you might want to drop everything and go right now. » 12/10/13 12:00pm 12/10/13 12:00pm

Barneys Trying Extra Hard To Be Less Racist This Holiday Season

After two black shoppers complained of being targeted by NYPD assigned to patrol Barneys, the luxury retailer has announced that they will be monitoring the cops in their stores to make sure they're not being racist. Cops, in turn, will monitor the shoppers to make sure none of them are stealing from Barneys. It's the… » 11/27/13 3:30pm 11/27/13 3:30pm

Spill Your Holiday Retail Worker Horror Stories.

Inspired by the thread that grew when I commented on Dodai's post about Macy's and Lord & Taylor's being open on (US) Thanksgiving, lets share our horrible experiences of having to work on days (or even the general holiday season) when most people are enjoying being with friends and family and you are stuck with a… » 10/15/13 9:31pm 10/15/13 9:31pm

Macy's, Lord & Taylor to Open on Thanksgiving, Tryptophan be Damned

Thanksgiving is for being with family, stuffing yourself full of turkey and cranberries, watching cartoon characters float in a parade, and maybe enjoying the broadcast of violent sports. But this year, you'll be able to start your Christmas shopping even earlier: Some stores will be open on the holiday. » 10/15/13 12:40pm 10/15/13 12:40pm

The 5 Most Miserable Things About Working at Abercrombie & Fitch HQ

Cosmopolitan recently published a piece by a former (and anonymous) Abercrombie & Fitch corporate employee and the story speaks worlds about the company's currently flailing brand. Unsurprisingly, the internal operations of the A&F corporate headquarters are just as strange as the company's bizarre founder, Mike "No… » 10/09/13 5:30pm 10/09/13 5:30pm