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Rolling Acres Mall in Akron, Ohio.

More than 8,600 stores are closing in 2019 as the retail apocalypse drags on — here’s the full list

The discount chain Fred's said Monday it plans to liquidate all its stores. Sears, Kmart, Party City, and Walgreens have also announced closings.
The CEO said that change is "overdue."

Gap’s CEO says the retailer wants to shift Banana Republic from a ‘historically’ ‘skinny brand’ to one that’s more...

Gap first acquired the chain in 1983, just five years after the apparel brand's founding. Recently, the retailer has struggled with lagging sales.
Old Navy is expanding to 2,000 stores.

Old Navy plans to expand to about 2,000 stores — nearly doubling its existing total — as it spins off from Gap

Old Navy is planning to nearly double its store locations from 1,140 to 2,000, part of its forthcoming spinoff from parent company Gap, Inc.
Northgate Mall was eerily abandoned.

America’s first mall is about to be redeveloped into offices, homes, and an NHL training center. We went inside and found it eerily empty.

Northgate Mall was America's first shopping center to be called a mall. But after years of struggles, it's going to get a new identity.

The CEO of Athleta explains why the brand has been successful, and it’s a stark reminder of why Gap is struggling

Athletics wear brand Athleta has become one of Gap's biggest sweet spots along with the recently spun-off Old Navy.
Estée Lauder CEO Fabrizio Freda earned $48.8 million in total compensation in 2018, according to the AFL-CIO.

The 30 highest-paid CEOs in retail

Some of top-paid retail CEOs work for companies including Tesla, Walmart, BJ's Wholesale Club, PepsiCo, and Gap.
Estée Lauder CEO Fabrizio Freda earned $48.8 million in total compensation in 2018, according to the AFL-CIO.

The 30 highest-paid CEOs in retail

Some of top-paid retail CEOs work for companies including Tesla, Walmart, BJ's Wholesale Club, PepsiCo, and Gap.
The sale signs were hard to ignore.

We went to a Gap store and saw why its sales have been struggling

Three months after Gap Inc. announced it would split into two publicly traded companies, the retailer continues to face an uncertain future.

Gap craters as sales slump at Old Navy

Shares of Gap were down more than 17% on Friday after the company missed analyst expectations for Q1 earnings, driven by slow sales at Old Navy.

Victoria’s Secret got whacked by Trump’s tariffs. Here’s why fashion stocks are suffering.

Investors have fled Victoria's Secret, Tiffany's, and other fashion brands due to their reliance on Chinese shoppers and suppliers.