Richard Collings

Richard Collings

Richard Collings is Adweek's retail reporter. He previously reported on retail and consumer products at publications such as The Deal and TheStreet.

Fairway, Papyrus Bankruptcies Give Retailers the January Chills

Following mixed holiday sales results, several retailers face the prospect of bankruptcy or restructuring.

Glossier and Taco Bell Rank Among the Top Brands in Building Online Communities

The Zyper Community Index 2020's methodology included fan actions, positive brand sentiment and audience size.

US Census Bureau and NRF Report Holiday Sales Increase, but Analysts Aren’t Jolly

The vast majority of American households 80% have less discretionary income than they did a decade ago.

Gap Decides Not to Spin Off Old Navy Into Separate Company

Gap, which is also the parent of Banana Republic, is nixing its plans to spin off Old Navy.

Payless ShoeSource Emerges From Bankruptcy, Relaunching Brand in the U.S.

New executive management team will be led by CEO Jared Margolis.

Just Salad Likely to Pursue Private Equity or IPO Within 2 Years to Fund Growth

The quick-service chain serves up environmentally sustainable food service alongside healthy menu options.

Holiday Comparable Sales Results Continue to Roll In, Showing Modest Growth

Holiday results trend upward, providing much needed cheer.

As Store Footprint Grows, Five Below Will Likely Launch National Advertising in 2021

The retailer also plans to make creating a customer loyal program a priority this year, after its 2019 plan was derailed by tariffs.

Lululemon Projects Higher Comparable Sales for the Holidays

Athletic apparel retailer revises its guidance upward for Q4, which included the holiday shopping season.

Kohl’s, JCPenney and Urban Outfitters’ Sales Indicate an Uninspiring In-Store Holiday Season

Kohl's and JCPenney both reported comparable sales declines, while Urban Outfitters warned its profit margin would be under pressure.