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Phil Wahba

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Recent articles by Phil:

This Lower Calorie Option Is Now Olive Garden’s Most Popular Dish

Olive Garden's low calorie shrimp scampi is now its top selling dish, showing that its move to healthier is paying off → Read More

Retailers Could Get Slammed by Slowing International Tourism

Donald Trump’s travel ban and the strong dollar are likely to take a toll on luxury retail, particularly in cities like Miami, NY, LA, SF. → Read More

Sears Seeks to Kill Bankruptcy Talk as Stock Collapses

Sears seeks to allay growing fears it is headed for bankruptcy → Read More

Payless Said to Close Up to 500 Stores in Bankruptcy Reorganization

Payless is set to file for bankruptcy in the next week, according to Bloomberg report, hurt by lower traffic and stiffer competition. → Read More

Macy's New CEO Lays Out His Plan to Fix the Department Store

Macy's new CEO Jeff Gennette, lays out his plan to turn the struggling department store chain around. → Read More

Soon, You’ll Be Able to Get Costco Groceries Delivered in 50 Different Cities

The bulk retailer is teaming up with a startup delivery service to make runs to stores. → Read More

Sears Acknowledges ‘Substantial’ Fears It Could Go Bankrupt

Sears Holdings (shld) has recognized for the first time that many people think the retailer is not long for this world. In its annual report released on Tuesday, the retailer, which owns Sears and Kmart, said that its years-long sales declines, "indicate substantial doubt exists related to the Company's ability to continue as a going concern." In other words, many think Sears will go under.… → Read More

Amazon Has a New Tactic to Fight Counterfeits

Amazon launches brand registry to fight counterfeit goods on its site → Read More

Why Kohl’s CEO Still Thinks Having More Stores Is Better

Kohl's CEO prefers to shrink stores rather than close them altogether, betting that technology will let them thrive in smaller spaces. → Read More

Target to Open Flagship Store in New York’s Busiest Shopping District

Target is opening a flagship store in the heart of Manhattan, aiming to take on Macy's, Penney and others and win business from tourists → Read More

J.C. Penney Is Closing These 138 Stores This Spring

J.C. Penney is closing these 138 stores this spring as it looks to focus on the stores with most potential. → Read More

Hacked McDonald’s Twitter Account Calls Donald Trump ‘Disgusting’

McDonald's twitter account was hacked and sent out anti-Trump message and called for Obama's return → Read More

Dollar General Is Giving Store Managers $70 Million in Raises to Improve Service

Dollar General giving stores managers raises to compete with Walmart → Read More

Expensive Handbags Are Going Out of Style

Retail power players reel as consumers tighten their purse strings. → Read More

Walmart looking to more acquisitions to build up its online assortment

Walmart looking to more acquisitions to build up its online assortment → Read More

Neiman Marcus puts itself up for sale after another revenue decline

Neiman Marcus puts itself up for sale after another revenue decline, and Saks Fifth Avenue owner HBC is apparently interested → Read More

J.C. Penney Wants to Remodel Your House

J.C. Penney is testing out offering home remodel services, looking to poach sales from Sears. → Read More

J.C. Penney Wants to Remodel Your House

J.C. Penney is testing out offering home remodel services, looking to poach sales from Sears. → Read More

Men’s Wearhouse Says Its Tuxedo Business at Macy’s Is a Flop

Men's Wearhouse Says Its Tuxedo Business At Macy's is a Bust → Read More

Staples Closing Another 70 Stores as North American Sales Sink

Staples closing 70 more stores as sales continues to slide at its brick and mortar location and it shifts further toward business services → Read More