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UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 5:57 p.m.

Department stores make room for used fashion

As department stores watch their customers flock to secondhand stores, some are trying to bring them back by partnering with online resale sites.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 2:49 p.m.

Strong economy does little to lift department store sales

Many investors had expected department stores to enjoy robust sales over the holidays in light of a U.S. economy buoyed by low unemployment, higher wages, strong consumer confidence and cheap …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 12:35 p.m.

Stores fighting for Black Friday sales aim for convenience

Retailers are offering much of their Black Friday deals online, but shoppers still showed up at malls and stores around the country looking for discounts – and also to take …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 8:35 p.m.

Despite cold, balloons fly at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade

Frigid temperatures and blustery winds were no match for holiday cheer as giant character balloons took to the skies, and performers on floats and marching bands made their way through …

Macy’s investors not buying Macy’s sales rebound

Macy’s raised its annual profit forecast as the department store reported an unexpected increase in a key sales measure.

UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 8:02 p.m.

Stay Alfred adds units in the M Apartments to its vacation rental portfolio

Now, Stay Alfred has added Spokane to its rental portfolio. The company will rent out 15 units at the M Apartments.

UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 12:56 p.m.

Plenty in store for new tenants at The M Apartments

The long-awaited opening of The M apartments in the former Macy’s building is so close, you can smell it, and it smells like paint. Crews are on every floor of …

UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018, 4:23 p.m.

Nike store to open Thursday in former downtown Macy’s building

Rumors, speculation and anticipation have come to an end with the announcement that a Nike Factory Store will open Thursday in the former Macy’s building downtown.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 5:52 p.m.

Macy’s to launch a clothing line geared toward Muslims

The department store chain said it teamed up with a boutique called Verona Collection and plans to sell the collection of modest dresses, tops, cardigans and hijabs online. The clothing …

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 …

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 …

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.

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.

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 …

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 …

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.

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 …

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 …

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 …

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.

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 …

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.

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 …

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.