Gymboree Files BankruptcyChildren's clothing retailer Gymboree Corp. is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the latest sign of traditional retailers' struggles as shoppers shun stores and buy online.
J.Crew To Cut 150 Jobs To Offset LossesJ.Crew, the preppy clothing retailer, said Tuesday that it will cut about 150 jobs to trim costs.
Sears: 'Substantial Doubt' Stores Can Remain OpenSears has said that after years of losing money that there is "substantial doubt" it will be able to keep its doors open.
Facebook Launches Ebay Like Online MarketplaceFacebook says some 450 million people use its site — mainly the "Groups" feature — to buy and sell stuff locally so it's launching a marketplace feature.
4th Of July Retail Sales Like 'Black Friday' In JulyIf the sales are any indicator, it’s like Christmas in July as retailers pushed to make the 4th of July weekend the next ‘Black Friday.’
Best Places For Office Wear In San FranciscoIn San Francisco, office wear is basically casual. Nonetheless, both men and women will find a cluster of independent clothing retail shops along Sacramento Street in Presidio Heights. Gentlemen can also head downtown or to the Financial District for some traditional haberdasheries.
Chuck Williams, Founder of Williams-Sonoma, Dies at 100The home goods retailer said Williams died peacefully of natural causes Saturday.
Cyber Monday Was Biggest Online Shopping Day EverShoppers spent more than $3 billion online this "Cyber Monday," making it the biggest online shopping day ever.
Best Places To Buy Yoga Gear In San FranciscoYoga is a hot trend to not only get a great work out but also focuses on the spiritual, surrounded by it's own culture. Although there are several larger chain stores you can find apparel and gear from, we take a look at some of the best local shops in the San Francisco area.
San Francisco Retailers Struggle To Fill Minimum Wage Positions In Face Of Flexible Tech JobsSan Francisco has a unique problem with filling jobs – stores are hiring, but people aren't applying, and some are blaming tech.
Developers Aim For Affordable Housing, New Community At Alameda PointA new development plan is taking shape at Alameda Point that will bring affordable housing to the area.
San Francisco Giants' Modified Mission Rock Plans Include Shorter Buildings, Affordable HousingThe San Francisco Giants have modified plans for a mixed-use development near AT&T park to include shorter buildings and more affordable housing.