Black Friday 2022: What time does Macy’s, Walmart, Best Buy, Kohls and others open Friday?
If you have your eye on a new TV or an Apple Watch this holiday season, your wait is almost over. According to the National Retail Federation, a record 166.3 million consumers are expected to shop during the Thanksgiving weekend. While more stores are closing on Thanksgiving this year, almost all will be open on Friday. Black Friday 2022 store hoursApple: Most locations open at 8 a.m.Bass Pro Shop: Opens at 5 a.m.Bath & Body Works: Opens at 6 a.m. Ulta: Open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.Walmart: Opens at 5 a.m.World Market: Opens at 7 a.m.©2022 Cox Media Groupwftv.com
Wall Street ticks higher, adding to gains after big rally
APTOPIX Financial Markets Wall Street Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Friday, July 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) (Seth Wenig)NEW YORK — (AP) — Wall Street is tacking a bit more onto its big gains from a day earlier, as more profit reports roll in from big U.S. companies on Wednesday. The S&P 500 was 0.8% higher in morning trading, a day after soaring 2.8% for its best day in weeks. Nasdaq, the company behind its namesake trading exchange, jumped 5.9% after delivering stronger profit and revenue than Wall Street expected. Northern Trust fell 4.5% after its profit fell short of forecasts.wftv.com
Bath & Body Works criticism a possible lesson: Charity CEO
Philanthropy-Bath-And-Body-Works Bath & Body Works products for Black History Month are on display on Feb. 11, 2022 in Daytona Beach, Fla. The head of a civil rights nonprofit that receives donations from Bath & Body Works said she hopes the criticism of the company’s Black History Month Collection becomes a learning experience. Bath & Body Works said on Wednesday its CEO, Andrew Meslow, would step down in May, citing health reasons. Its Black History Month collection is currently listed on its website. “Bath & Body Works has a commitment to fostering a culture that is inclusive, embraces social change, takes action and is accountable,” the company spokesperson said.wftv.com
‘Culture Appropriation at Its Finest’: Internet Slams Bath & Body Works’ Black History Month Line
Bath & Body Works InstagramBath & Body Works unveiled a new collection for Black History Month—and social media users had some serious opinions.Wrapped in limited-edition packaging inspired by kente cloth, the line of soaps, perfumes, lotions, and candles sparked debate online about whether the company was indulging in cultural appropriation or truly highlighting the achievements of Black Americans.“Celebrate Black History Month in every way,” a newsletter announcing the collection read. The comnews.yahoo.com
Group steals $45K in candles, fragrances from Florida Bath & Body Works, police say
Group steals $45K in candles, fragrances from Florida Bath & Body Works, police say A trio of thieves targeted Bath & Body Works stores in the Tampa Bay area, stealing $45,000 worth of candles, air fresheners and body spray, investigators said. (Clearwater Police Department/Clearwater Police Department)CLEARWATER, Fla. — A trio of thieves targeted Bath & Body Works stores in the Tampa Bay area, stealing $45,000 worth of candles, air fresheners and body spray, investigators said. Investigators said the group, who all live in St. Petersburg, also stole $30,000 of items from other locations in the Tampa Bay area. They are accused of stealing $15,000 worth of products from the Bath & Body Works at the mall in Clearwater during multiple visits, and some $30,000 at other locations throughout the Tampa Bay area. The suspects targeted candles, air fresheners and body spray in the thefts.wftv.com
Oregon: Settlement with Victoria 's Secret owner ends 'fear'
Victoria's Secret-Harassment Settlement FILE - This Feb. 24, 2021 file photo shows the entrance to a Victoria's Secret store at a shopping mall in Pittsburgh. Oregon officials believe a $90 million settlement with the parent company of Victoria’s Secret guarantees an end to its culture of harassment and fear. The settlement comes as Victoria’s Secret is splitting from L Brands to become its own public company. L Brand's board chair, Sarah Nash, said the settlement marks the full and final resolution of the stockholders’ claims of workplace misconduct. The settlement was scheduled to be filed in that court and is subject to court approval, L Brands said.wftv.com
Florida shoppers assaulted with bear repellent during suspected candle thief’s escape
Florida shoplifter gases at least 35 with bear repellent At least 35 South Florida shoppers and mall employees were injured Saturday, July 17, 2021, when a man reportedly sprayed bear repellent inside a Bath & Body Works store before fleeing with two bags of stolen candles, authorities confirmed. (Alexander Filon/Getty Images/iStockphoto)DORAL, Fla. — At least 35 South Florida shoppers and mall employees were injured Saturday when a man sprayed bear repellent inside a Bath & Body Works store before fleeing with two bags of stolen candles, authorities confirmed. >> Read more trending newsAccording to police, the man sprayed the store manager in the face with the chemical irritant before making his getaway from Miami International Mall in a yellow taxi, WPLG reported. The manager was taken to the hospital in serious condition, WFLA reported. We could breathe it.”Fifteen Bath & Body Works employees and customers were impacted by the repellent inside the store, and more than a dozen people outside the store were also affected, WPEC reported.wftv.com
Les Wexner exits board, severs last ties to retail empire
FILE - This Sept. 19, 2014 file photo shows retail mogul Leslie Wexner, at the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, Ohio. Wexner is severing his last ties with the retail empire that he founded in 1963. L Brands, which operates Victorias Secret and Bath & Body Works, said the 83 year-old billionaire, along with his wife Abigail, won't stand for reelection to the board of directors. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)NEW YORK – Billionaire retail icon Les Wexner is severing his last ties with the retail empire that he founded in 1963. The company said in February it intended to complete the separation of its Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works businesses by August.
Victoria's Secret owner L Brands shares rise after retailer hikes outlook, reinstates dividend
L Brands said in a press release that it plans to repay $1.03 billion of debt using $1.1 billion of cash on hand. L Brands is still forging ahead with its plans to separate Victoria's Secret from Bath & Body Works, which it expects to complete by August. Last year, L Brands had struck a deal to sell Victoria's Secret to private equity firm Sycamore Partners. L Brands shares are up more than 180% over the past 12 months. Find the full press release from L Brands here.cnbc.com
Victorias Secret closing 251 stores, while Bath & Body Works to shutter 51 stores
Published: May 22, 2020, 8:44 amVictoria's Secret will permanently close 251 of its stores in the U.S.Parent company L Brands made the announcement Wednesday. Victoria's Secret currently has just over 1,000 locations in the U.S. and Canada. L Brands also plans to close 51 of its Bath & Body Works stores. Almost all of Victorias Secret and Bath & Body Works locations have been closed since March 17 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Total company sales fell 37% in the quarter that ended May 2.
Victoria's Secret parent L Brands sales tumble 37%, with stores shut during coronavirus pandemic
Victoria's Secret parent company L Brands reported Wednesday its third straight quarterly loss and fourth consecutive drop in sales, as its stores were forced shut for most of the period due to the coronavirus pandemic. Overall, L Brands' same-store sales rose 4%, while they surged 41% at Bath & Body Works and dropped 13% at Victoria's Secret. It said it expects to permanently shut roughly 250 Victoria's Secret and PINK stores across North America this year. L Brands on May 4 announced it struck an agreement with private-equity firm Sycamore Partners to terminate its Victoria's Secret deal. L Brands said it had $957 million in cash on hand at the end of the first quarter.cnbc.com
Bath & Body Works' owner could see sales of hand sanitizer and soap rise as deadly coronavirus spreads
Hand sanitizer sales improved with the outbreak of the H1N1 flu, and our product is differentiated by our broad assortment of fragrances." Soaps and sanitizers represent about 20% of L Brands' overall sales, Evercore has estimated. Shares of L Brands were down more than 2.5% Monday afternoon, hovering around $20.14. L Brands' stock has fallen a little more than 26% over the past 12 months. A representative from L Brands wasn't immediately available to respond to CNBC's request for comment.cnbc.com
Too soon? Fall candles are out at Bath & Body Works
If the summer heat has you down and youre dreaming of cooler fall temps, maybe the scents of fall will help. Remember its only July, but Bath & Body Works announced earlier this week fall candles are now in stores. So if you need an early start to fall and cant wait another 45 days, these candles will do the trick. Copyright 2019 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.