25 Plus-Size Holiday Dresses That’ll Sleigh This Season

Whether you’re hosting a dinner at home, attending a work holiday party, or need a dress that’ll effortlessly transition from gift giving to champagne popping, ’tis the season for tulle and sequins.Ready your heels and your favorite festive jewelry. Here, we’ve found some of our favorite plus-size holiday dresses that’ll

JC Penney shares surge on surprisingly strong sales

JC Penney reported an increase in third-quarter same-store sales that was twice what analysts expected, sending its shares up 15 percent in premarket trading on Friday. The retailer said comparable sales rose 1.7 percent, compared with the 0.6 percent to 0.8 percent it had forecast last month. Analysts on

Nordstrom Just Low-Key Dropped A Huge Fall Sale

Nordstrom just quietly dropped a sale so good, we can’t keep it a secret.Favorite designer brands like Rag & Bone, Joie, Sam Edelman, ASTR, and Halogen have fall must-haves like blazers, dresses, sweaters, bags, boots and more up to 40 percent off now through Nov. 12.Instead of sorting through the

Nordstrom can’t find financing to go private

Nordstrom, the struggling upscale department store, will not be going private anytime soon.The chain’s founding family on Monday called off plans to buy the 69 percent of the $7 billion chain it didn’t already own — citing difficulties in financing the deal.The Post reported exclusively earlier this month that the

Nordstrom shelves plans to go private

Nordstrom said it has suspended plans to take itself private, just weeks after The Post reported that it has run into trouble financing the deal.The upscale department-store chain’s shares fell more than 6 percent in early trades after the company announced it was putting talks on hold. In a written

Nordstrom can’t find financing to go private

Nordstrom, the struggling upscale department store, will not be going private anytime soon.The chain’s founding family on Monday called off plans to buy the 69 percent of the $7 billion chain it didn’t already own — citing difficulties in financing the deal.The Post reported exclusively earlier this month that the

Nordstrom buyout unlikely due to high interest rates

The Nordstrom family has turned down the commitments from the biggest leveraged lenders because the interest rates were too high and terms too tough, two sources told The Post.With little chance of receiving much less expensive rates, a buyout of their company is not likely, the sources said.In recent days,

Nordstrom’s founding family wants chain to go private

Nordstrom’s founding family on Tuesday was close to partnering with a Los Angeles private equity firm to try and take the struggling retailer private — but the effort still faces steep odds, The Post has learned.The family is in talks with Leonard Green & Partners and, if selected, the firm

Off-price retailers are losing their steam

The once red-hot off-price operations of upscale department stores have cooled considerably.Over the past several months, Neiman Marcus has closed three of its Last Call off-price stores — and this week the Dallas chain said it would be “assessing” the Last Call portfolio “to ensure we have the right mix

Steve Madden is dominating department store sneaker sales

It’s not all gloom and doom at department stores — at least not for Steve Madden.The accessories designer is rising to the top of the shoe heap, selling more women’s fashion sneakers than most of his competitors at Nordstrom, Macy’s, Bloomingdales, Lord & Taylor and Dillards this year, per a

Steve Madden is dominating department store sneaker sales

It’s not all gloom and doom at department stores — at least not for Steve Madden.The accessories designer is rising to the top of the shoe heap, selling more women’s fashion sneakers than most of his competitors at Nordstrom, Macy’s, Bloomingdales, Lord & Taylor and Dillards this year, per a

The company that makes Ugg boots is under attack

If the company that owns Ugg boots doesn’t step into line, its board could get kicked to the curb.Activist investment fund Marcato Capital, which has been prodding Ugg’s struggling parent Deckers Outdoors to sell itself, threatened to wage a proxy battle to replace all of its board directors if they

The company that makes Ugg boots is under attack

If the company that owns Ugg boots doesn’t step into line, its board could get kicked to the curb.Activist investment fund Marcato Capital, which has been prodding Ugg’s struggling parent Deckers Outdoors to sell itself, threatened to wage a proxy battle to replace all of its board directors if they

Amazon wants to take over your closet next

Amazon.com is entering the fashion subscription-box business.Sure, the e-commerce giant shook the supermarket world Friday when it unveiled its takeover of Whole Foods — but on Tuesday, it revealed its latest foray into that other realm of day-to-day living: clothing. And like last week with grocers, its latest move hit

Amazon wants to take over your closet next

Amazon.com is entering the fashion subscription-box business.Sure, the e-commerce giant shook the supermarket world Friday when it unveiled its takeover of Whole Foods — but on Tuesday, it revealed its latest foray into that other realm of day-to-day living: clothing. And like last week with grocers, its latest move hit

Amazon wants to take over your closet next

Amazon.com is entering the fashion subscription-box business.Sure, the e-commerce giant shook the supermarket world Friday when it unveiled its takeover of Whole Foods — but on Tuesday, it revealed its latest foray into that other realm of day-to-day living: clothing. And like last week with grocers, its latest move hit

Amazon wants to take over your closet next

Amazon.com is entering the fashion subscription-box business.Sure, the e-commerce giant shook the supermarket world Friday when it unveiled its takeover of Whole Foods — but on Tuesday, it revealed its latest foray into that other realm of day-to-day living: clothing. And like last week with grocers, its latest move hit

Amazon wants to take over your closet next

Amazon.com is entering the fashion subscription-box business.Sure, the e-commerce giant shook the supermarket world Friday when it unveiled its takeover of Whole Foods — but on Tuesday, it revealed its latest foray into that other realm of day-to-day living: clothing. And like last week with grocers, its latest move hit

Nordstrom shares spike as founding family explores going private

Nordstrom is tired of getting kicked around in the public markets.The founding family of Nordstrom said Thursday it is exploring a deal to take the Seattle-based department store chain private.The surprise announcement sent Nordstrom shares soaring as much as 20 percent in premarket trades. They closed up 10.3 percent to

Nordstrom shares spike as founding family explores going private

Nordstrom is tired of getting kicked around in the public markets.The founding family of Nordstrom said Thursday it is exploring a deal to take the Seattle-based department store chain private.The surprise announcement sent Nordstrom shares soaring as much as 20 percent in premarket trades. They closed up 10.3 percent to

Why taking Nordstrom private is a bad idea

So the descendants of John W. Nordstrom say they want to take the retailer private. In this nosediving retail environment, if that’s not a crime, then it is just plain stupid.While the company’s shareholders liked the idea of a bailout — sending shares up 10 percent, to $44.63, on the

Nordstrom shares spike as founding family explores going private

Nordstrom is tired of getting kicked around in the public markets.The founding family of Nordstrom said Thursday it is exploring a deal to take the Seattle-based department store chain private.The surprise announcement sent Nordstrom shares soaring as much as 20 percent in premarket trades. They closed up 10.3 percent to

Nordstrom shares spike as founding family explores going private

Nordstrom is tired of getting kicked around in the public markets.The founding family of Nordstrom said Thursday it is exploring a deal to take the Seattle-based department store chain private.The surprise announcement sent Nordstrom shares soaring as much as 20 percent in premarket trades. They closed up 10.3 percent to

Nordstrom shares spike as founding family explores going private

Nordstrom is tired of getting kicked around in the public markets.The Seattle-based department store’s founding family said Thursday it is exploring a deal to take the chain private.The surprise announcement sent Nordstrom shares soaring as much as 20 percent in premarket trades. The stock recently changed hands at $45.10, up

Nordstrom shares spike as founding family explores going private

The founding family of Nordstrom said Thursday it is exploring a deal to take the Seattle-based department store chain private.The surprise announcement sent Nordstrom shares soaring as much as 17 percent in premarket trades.A group of family execs including Nordstrom co-presidents Blake Nordstrom, Peter Nordstrom, and Erik Nordstrom have formed

Macy’s warning crashes stock, sinks shares of rival retailers

Macy’s warning on Tuesday that its gross margins could be thinner than previously forecast crashed its shares — as well as those of rival chains.Macy’s shares fell 8.3 percent, to $21.90.Meanwhile, JCPenney shares were off 4.1 percent, to $4.72, Nordstrom shares declined 3.7 percent, to $40.14, and shares of Kohl’s

Macy’s warning crashes stock, sinks shares of rival retailers

Macy’s warning on Tuesday that its gross margins could be thinner than previously forecast crashed its shares — as well as those of rival chains.Macy’s shares fell 8.3 percent, to $21.90.Meanwhile, JCPenney shares were off 4.1 percent, to $4.72, Nordstrom shares declined 3.7 percent, to $40.14, and shares of Kohl’s