Content about Television in the United States

July 18, 2014

Rob Brown, an actor best known for his role on the HBO series “Treme,” has reportedly settled a discrimination lawsuit against Macy’s and the city of New York.

New York – Rob Brown, an actor best known for his role on the HBO series “Treme,” has reportedly settled a discrimination lawsuit against Macy’s and the city of New York. According to Reuters, Brown’s suit accused three Macy’s security guards in a New York store of handcuffing him, publicly accusing him of credit card fraud, and marching him through the store before harassing and mocking him in a detention cell for an hour in a June 2013 incident.

July 9, 2014

Wayfair is launching program integration on HGTV shows including "Brother vs. Brother" and "Flipping The Block."

Boston – Wayfair is launching program integration on HGTV shows including "Brother vs. Brother" and "Flipping The Block." This integration is part of a broader partnership, which through program integration and daily sales events on Wayfair.com, lets consumers shop directly from HGTV shows.

March 14, 2014

The economy is in better shape than many people think — especially when you look under the hood at some of the parts, CNBC senior analyst Ron Insana told attendees at Chain Store Age’s 50th annual SPECS show.

New York — The economy is in better shape than many people think — especially when you look under the hood at some of the parts, CNBC senior analyst Ron Insana told attendees at Chain Store Age’s 50th annual SPECS show. Insana was a keynoter at the event, which was held at the Gaylord Texan Hotel, Grapevine, Texas, March 9 – 12, and brought together retail executives in store planning & design, construction and facilities. Attendance was up 25% over last year's year's show.

February 14, 2014

Major British supermarket chain Tesco plc has reportedly been the victim of a data breach. According to CNBC, hackers have gained access to the personal data of more than 2,000 Tesco customers and posted it online.

Cheshunt, U.K. — Major British supermarket chain Tesco plc has reportedly been the victim of a data breach. According to CNBC, hackers have gained access to the personal data of more than 2,000 Tesco customers and posted it online.

December 18, 2013

Whole Foods Market sees the potential to expand to 1,200 stores throughout the United States, which is nearly three times the number of locations it currently operates worldwide, the company’s co-chief executives co-CEOs John Mackey and Walter Robb said in an interview on CNBC on Tuesday.

New York -- Whole Foods Market sees the potential to expand to 1,200 stores throughout the United States, which is nearly three times the number of locations it currently operates worldwide, the company’s co-chief executives co-CEOs John Mackey and Walter Robb said in an interview on CNBC on Tuesday.

November 25, 2013

Victoria’s Secret, in partnership with travel retailer Hudson Group, has opened a new beauty & accessories store in Los Angeles International Airport's Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT).

East Rutherford, N.J. -- Victoria’s Secret, in partnership with travel retailer Hudson Group, has opened a new beauty & accessories store in Los Angeles International Airport's Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT).

November 14, 2013

HSN is launching an integrated marketing partnership with Spanish-language media company Univision Communications that will offer a fully integrated experience for U.S. Hispanic consumers.

New York – HSN is launching an integrated marketing partnership with Spanish-language media company Univision Communications that will offer a fully integrated experience for U.S. Hispanic consumers.

October 4, 2013

NAI MLG Commercial has announced three recent lease transactions:

MilwaukeeNAI MLG Commercial has announced three recent lease transactions:

  • Chiropractic Care Center has taken 1,189 sq. ft. on Mayfair Road in Wauwatosa, Wis., from Devo Management Company LLC.
  • Kellow Corporation has leased 2,625 sq. ft. on 162nd St. in New Berlin, Wis.
  • CrossFit West Allis has signed into 2,250 sq. ft. on S. 56th St. in West Allis, Wis. IBEX I is the landlord.
May 29, 2013

Nickelodeon has opened a 'Nick Shop' on the first level of the Toys "R" Us flagship in New York City’s Times Square.

New York -- Nickelodeon has opened a 'Nick Shop' on the first level of the Toys "R" Us flagship in New York City’s Times Square.

May 9, 2013

Robert S. Pick, senior VP of corporate development of Comcast Corporation, has been appointed to the board of directors of ValueVision Media Inc., a multichannel retailer operating as ShopNBC.

Minneapolis – Robert S. Pick, senior VP of corporate development of Comcast Corporation, has been appointed to the board of directors of ValueVision Media Inc., a multichannel retailer operating as ShopNBC. Pick joined Comcast in 1989 and since that time has worked on ventures including the NBC Universal joint venture with GE Corporation, the acquisition of AT&T Broadband, and many other strategic acquisitions and partnerships.

April 26, 2013

Goldman Sachs has put together a $1.75 billion financing package for J.C. Penney Co., with the loan backed by the retailer’s real estate and other assets, according to CNBC.

New York -- Goldman Sachs has put together a $1.75 billion financing package for J.C. Penney Co., with the loan backed by the retailer’s real estate and other assets, according to CNBC.

The news, which has not yet been confirmed by Penney, comes a day after investor George Soros reported a 7.9% stake in the company. Goldman also has not responded to a request for comment.

Earlier this month, Penney borrowed $850 million from its $1.85 billion revolving credit facility to boost its cash position and buy inventory.   

January 17, 2013

Lord & Taylor is teaming up with Lifetime's popular "Project Runway" television show for the program’s eleventh season, making it the show’s exclusive retail sponsor.

New York - Lord & Taylor is teaming up with Lifetime's popular "Project Runway" television show for the program’s eleventh season, making it the show’s exclusive retail sponsor.

As part of the sponsorship deal, the show will feature a custom-built “accessory wall” featuring an assortment of Lord & Taylor’s shoes, handbags and accessories, which contestants will use to complete their looks during each challenge.

February 8, 2012

The popular television talk show host and comedian Ellen DeGeneres said she was “proud and happy” that J.C. Penney remained committed to her after One Million Moms asked the retailer to dump her as a spokesperson because she is gay.

New York City -- The popular television talk show host and comedian Ellen DeGeneres said she was “proud and happy” that J.C. Penney remained committed to her after One Million Moms asked the retailer to dump her as a spokesperson because she is gay.

The group, a division of the conservative American Family Association, warned they would boycott J.C. Penney stores if the chain did not go along with their request.

DeGeneres addressed the issue on Tuesday at the taping of her television show. The show will air on Wednesday.

February 6, 2012

J.C. Penney Co. on Friday said it fully backs its partnership with the popular television star and comedian Ellen DeGeneres. Its support comes after One Million Moms, an extension of the conservative American Family Association group, asked the retailer to dump DeGeneres as a spokeswoman because she is a lesbian.

New York J.C. Penney Co. on Friday said it fully backs its partnership with the popular television star and comedian Ellen DeGeneres. Its support comes after One Million Moms, an extension of the conservative American Family Association group, asked the retailer to dump DeGeneres as a spokeswoman because she is a lesbian.

December 7, 2011

J.C. Penney launched a strategic alliance with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia to create a comprehensive retail experience featuring Martha Stewart products, know-how and advice.

New York City -- J.C. Penney launched a strategic alliance with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia to create a comprehensive retail experience featuring Martha Stewart products, know-how and advice.

November 28, 2011

Target will donate $5 million to local schools nationwide as part of the company's commitment to give $1 billion for education by the end of 2015.

Minneapolis -- Target will donate $5 million to local schools nationwide as part of the company's commitment to give $1 billion for education by the end of 2015.

Target has teamed up with "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" and its viewers to select 50 schools in need to receive a $100,000 grant. Viewers are encouraged to submit the name of a school that needs help, along with a compelling story that explains why the school should receive a grant, to "The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”

October 3, 2011

Lands' End announced the promotion of Tim Martin to COO and CFO and Chris Kolbe to brand president.

Dodgeville, Wis. -- Lands' End  announced the promotion of Tim Martin to COO and CFO and Chris Kolbe to brand president.  

Martin most recently served as senior VP, CFO. Kolbe most recently served as chief merchandising and design officer for Lands' End.

 

July 12, 2010

Retail real estate broker and shopping guru Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of Prudential Douglas Elliman’s...

June 8, 2010

A local Los Angeles television station reported that a bottle bomb exploded on the second...

March 30, 2010

Teen actress and Disney Channel star Selena Gomez will launch a line of clothing at...

October 18, 2009

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia said on Friday it was unable to agree to terms with...

January 3, 2008

Cincinnati Macy’s chairman Terry J. Lundgren is slated to appear on an upcoming episode of...

December 31, 2007

She’s the Oprah Winfrey of the retail industry—compassionate, creative and charismatic. Maxine Clark, 58,...

March 14, 2007

Bentonville, Ark., Wal-Mart...