Revenues fall across the board, but 2014 is off to a strong start, contractors say.
Retailer posts list of stores affected by breach, including several in the Washington area.
Quick facts about the Chinese e-commerce giant, which will soon debut on the American stock market.
March shopping picked up after a brutal winter kept consumers away from stores.
The discount chain is cutting back as economic measures are starting to hit lower-income shoppers.
The retailer plans to add 50 wholesale stores, hopes elections will pave way for direct sales.
Subscription services offering a kind of curated goody bag are grabbing the attention of major outlets.
Amrita Jayakumar covers national retail trends for The Washington Post. Originally from Mumbai, India, she joined The Post after obtaining her master's degree at the Missouri School of Journalism. In her spare time, she enjoys amateur astronomy and exploring D.C.