My Dribble – Daily Articles About Nothing Specific

Wet Seal Says It Closed 338 Stores, Laid Off Almost 3,700 Workers

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The teen fashion retailer, under fire for giving workers a day’s notice they would lose their jobs, finally issued a statement on the layoffs this morning. View this image › This photo from redditor DevoidSauce, taken Sunday at a Wet Seal in Seattle, has gone viral. Redditor DevoidSauce / Via i.imgur.com Wet Seal, which has […]

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Walmart Will Offer Tax Refunds In Cash At Stores This Year

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The world’s biggest retailer has been offering more and more in the way of financial services to its shoppers. View this image › Rick Wilking / Reuters Walmart is offering Americans the chance to pick up their tax refunds in cash this year, as the world’s biggest retailer moves deeper into offering financial services to […]

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The Makers Of “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood” Will Release A Katy Perry Game

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Glu Mobile, the company behind “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood,” says it’s repeating its formula with Katy Perry. (You know, the singer who was the backup act for Left Shark at the Super Bowl.) View this image › Glu Mobile / Via phx.corporate-ir.net The company behind “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood,” the addictive mobile game that’s been downloaded more […]

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Michael Moore blasts retailers that are open for business on Thanksgiving

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http://twitter.com/#!/MMFlint/status/405934175607214080 Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore is calling for a Thanksgiving Day boycott on chain stores that are open for business today. He’s not the only one who is unhappy: http://twitter.com/#!/WhitneySandefur/status/406001249570414592 http://twitter.com/#!/STR8_KILLER/status/405990677928230912 http://twitter.com/#!/AuzzieBakes/status/405984491216175104 http://twitter.com/#!/Sabreenabee/status/405958373905948673 http://twitter.com/#!/_saraellen/status/405912710816497664 http://twitter.com/#!/jbiedrzycki45/status/405896580320223233 http://twitter.com/#!/kristinpuhl/status/405990220610285568 http://twitter.com/#!/Aaengelhart/status/405842789218271232 On the other hand, not everyone who has to work today is upset about it: http://twitter.com/#!/tatumchambers/status/405904650316283904 http://twitter.com/#!/__Beeyouteeful/status/406000459191562240 http://twitter.com/#!/ktowngamblr/status/405999879219998721 […]

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Retail’s Winter Of Death Has Claimed Thousands Of Stores

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In the clothing and accessories business alone, eight big-name bankruptcies and closures have hit the retail industry the last two months, shutting more than 1,000 stores. The closed doors are symptoms of a bigger problem: America simply has too many stores. View this image › BuzzFeed News American retailers selling clothing and accessories have been […]

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Darrell Issa blasts Obama admin after discovering ‘HHS exec destroyed emails’

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News that HHS exec destroyed emails relevant to a congressional investigation means Obama Admin has lost/destroyed emails for >20 witnesses — Darrell Issa (@DarrellIssa) August 7, 2014 Another day, another batch of “missing” emails, according to House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa. This time the problem is with the Department of Health & Human Services and […]

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Macy’s Is Making Its Own Version Of T.J. Maxx And Nordstrom Rack

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The “off-price” channel, home of discounted designer goods, is the place to be in retail. Macy’s plans to pilot a new off-price chain as well as expand its Bloomingdale’s outlet locations. Macy’s Facebook Facebook: Macys TJ Maxx Facebook Facebook: tjmaxx   The success of T.J. Maxx and Nordstrom Rack is pulling Macy’s into the off-price […]

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How To Run Out Of Cash While Owning Half Of American Apparel

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Dov Charney, the founder of American Apparel, told Bloomberg News that he’s “down to” his last $100,000 and sleeping on a friend’s couch. How is that possible? American Apparel founder Dov Charney made headlines today for telling Bloomberg News he’s down to his last $100,000 and sleeping on a friend’s couch on New York’s Lower […]

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Headscarf Case Cements The Abercrombie “Look” In Legal History

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Under former CEO Mike Jeffries, Abercrombie & Fitch developed a hyper-specific look for its customers and its employees. That look has now stumbled its way into the Supreme Court. View this image › Samantha Elauf (center) her mother Majda Elauf (left), and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission General Counsel David Lopes leave Supreme Court Wednesday. Chip […]

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