Stories tagged: Macy's
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 3:37 p.m.
After years of decline, Spokane’s skywalks are getting a boost
The city’s upper avenues once served as busy footpaths between bustling commercial centers. Today, two new skywalks are under construction at the former downtown Macy’s at a cost of about …
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017
Downtown Spokane’s Madonna holiday lighting display in storage amid construction
An iconic display of Madonna and Christ Child lighting up a corner of downtown Spokane during the holiday season will remain in storage for a second year as funds sought …
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 3:42 p.m.
Permits indicate Nike Factory Store planned for old downtown Macy’s building
A Nike Factory Store will be the major tenant in the old Macy’s building in downtown Spokane, according to permits filed with the city Tuesday.
Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 12:13 p.m.
Santa’s in town? You need an appointment this year
Santa Claus may be coming to town, but you’ll need a reservation to see him.
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 12:52 p.m.
Department stores: Macy’s sales fall, Kohl’s profit drops
Macy’s sales fell as it had a hard time pulling shoppers through its doors and Kohl’s reported a drop in quarterly profit Thursday, underscoring just how challenging the holiday shopping …
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017
The Dirt: New skywalks coming downtown
Two Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen locations are closer to opening in the Spokane region, one in Post Falls and the other on North Division St.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 10:28 a.m.
New skywalks coming to downtown Spokane
Two skywalks torn down for the redevelopment of the old Macy’s building in downtown Spokane will be replaced for $800,000.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 2:11 p.m.
Macy’s, Best Buy expanding same-day delivery service
Macy’s and Best Buy are expanding their same-day delivery as they aim to become more competitive with online leader Amazon.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 8:16 p.m.
Department store chains see key sales figures fall again
Macy’s, Kohl’s and Dillard’s all said Thursday that a key sales figure fell again in the latest quarter as customers increasingly shop online, at discount stores and elsewhere. Nordstrom, the …
Sun., June 25, 2017
9 projects that will transform Spokane’s city center
Spokane is in the midst of major transformations, with $800 million in public and private investment pouring into the city’s downtown and nearby neighborhoods.
Wed., June 7, 2017, 7:43 a.m.
Macy’s CEO vows to keep shoppers’ attention as malls fade
Macy’s Chief Executive Officer Jeff Gennette is optimistic about the future of the largest department-store chain, even if it doesn’t look much like the store R.H. Macy imagined.
UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 7:04 p.m.
Things keep getting worse for Macy’s
Macy’s, it seems, can’t catch a break. The beleaguered retail chain, which has been aggressively closing stores in recent months, announced more bad news Thursday: Sales were down in the …
Thu., May 11, 2017, 8:06 a.m.
Lower sales drag down Macy’s profit, results miss forecast
Lower sales dragged down Macy’s profit during the first quarter as customers’ habits shift to more online shopping and retail locations lose traffic.
UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 1:06 p.m.
Wallet discovered in downtown Spokane building belongs to Women’s Army Corps veteran, dates to 1950s
The effects of Isolde Zitzewitz, who served in the military for decades and attained high security clearance according to her nephew, tumbled out of a pipe in the old Macy’s …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 7:01 p.m.
Macy’s, Bon Marche inspire new name for downtown Spokane building under renovation
The former Macy’s building in downtown Spokane has a new name. After about 300 different names were submitted via a contest to name it, Centennial Properties said on Thursday the …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 2:58 p.m.
Macy’s to close stores, cut jobs amid weak sales
Macy’s says it is eliminating more than 10,000 jobs and plans to move forward with 68 store closures after a disappointing holiday shopping season. The department store chain also lowered …
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 6:10 p.m.
Macy’s project on track, with developer and city negotiating design specifics
Renovations to the former Macy’s building in downtown Spokane are still on schedule, although a city review board has questions about specifics of the project design.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 9:52 a.m.
Burlington’s Cascade Mall, site of fatal shooting, to honor first responders
A heavy police and fire presence is expected at Cascade Mall today, but people should not be alarmed, officials said. The mall, Macy’s and the city of Burlington are hosting …
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 12:06 p.m.
Macy’s to close store in Salem
Macy’s Inc. has announced plans to close its store at the Lancaster Mall in Salem early next year.
Tue., Sept. 27, 2016, 3:37 p.m.
Before Burlington mall shooting, courts ordered mental health treatment for suspect
Assaults on his parents and inappropriate sexual behavior at school led judges to order mental health treatment for the young man charged with killing five people at a Washington state …
Tue., Sept. 20, 2016, 5:08 p.m.
Macy’s to hire about 83,000 holiday workers
Macy’s plans to hire about 83,000 people for the busy holiday shopping season, about equal to the number of hires last year.
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016, 11:18 a.m.
Downtown Spokane Macy’s to be renovated for retail and apartments
Centennial Properties, which purchased the shuttered Macy’s in downtown Spokane this summer has released its plans for turning the department store into apartments and new retail space.
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 4:50 p.m.
Cornerstone of downtown Spokane’s skywalk system to be replaced
The City Council signed off on an agreement this week calling for the replacement of the downtown skywalk spanning Wall Street and linking the old Macy’s department store and River …
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016, 12:21 p.m.
Macy’s to close 100 stores
Macy’s will be closing about 100 stores in an attempt to trim its footprint as more customers shop online, the department store announced Thursday.
Wed., July 20, 2016, 12:06 p.m.
Macy’s tests artificial intelligence tool to improve service
Macy’s is testing a mobile tool using artificial intelligence that lets shoppers get answers customized to the store they’re in – like where a particular brand is located or what’s …
Wed., June 15, 2016, 2:29 p.m.
Strike looming at Macy’s New York store
Workers at Macy’s flagship store in New York City are threatening to strike if there is no new contract by a midnight deadline.
Thu., June 9, 2016, 11:10 a.m.
Cowles Co. buying downtown Macy’s building
The company that owns River Park Square has won the bidding to the recently closed Macy’s in downtown Spokane. The announcement was made today by Centennial Properties, a subsidiary of …
Fri., May 13, 2016, 8:33 a.m.
JC Penney CEO says future will depend less on apparel
Shares of J.C. Penney tumbled 10 percent before the opening bell Friday after posting an unexpected sales drop, capping a miserable week for retailers.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 8:50 a.m.
Macy’s struggles go on … outlook slashed
Macy’s slashed its full-year profit and sales expectations as the department store chain struggles to lure shoppers seemingly in an extended funk.
Mon., May 9, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
Downtown Spokane Macy’s bids due Wednesday
Offers to buy the former Macy’s department store building in downtown Spokane are due Wednesday, and two local organizations say they are interested.