For the second year in a row, Macy’s, Inc. colleagues spent Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 21) giving back.
In its debut year, the Macy’s Singing Christmas Tree was the second-most beloved float in all of the Parade, trailing close behind Santa. This year, we asked: How do you make something so impactful, even better?
The holidays are when Macy’s shines brightest – literally. We celebrated Great Tree Lightings in communities around the country, including Chicago, Atlanta and San Francisco.
The wonder of giving comes in many forms. Macy’s is partnering with Make-A-Wish for the annual Believe campaign for the 11th year, making wishes come true across the country for children with critical illnesses. Our own colleagues are also among the more than 2.6 million people touched by the wishes granted by Macy’s. We’re sharing the special journey of one of this year’s wish kids and she comes from the Macy’s family. Meet Mia DiVenere and receive the gift of inspiration from her story.
This Giving Tuesday, the international day of giving around the holiday season, we will celebrate the way that we give back from the inside out – the North Star Relief Fund.
Clowning around is a lot tougher than it looks! That’s why our Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade clowns get a degree in it. As we gear up for the Parade, Coast to Coast steps behind the scenes at Clown U., the one-day training course for our Parade clowns. Let’s take a look at what a diploma requires in the life of a clown!
Holiday time in New York City is undeniably magical. It’s bright, festive and rich in traditions - many of them created by Macy’s. One of the traditions people look forward to every year is the Macy’s holiday window displays.
We are proud to be an integral part of the local communities we serve, and that includes being there to provide the perfect quinceañera dress.
When it comes to building the teams behind the technology at Macy’s, we’re committed to finding the most talented people for the job – that’s why we recruit rising stars at The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.
As part of The Big Give Back, colleagues across the nation participated in Give Back Days. Here’s a look at some of the ways we showed up for our communities this August.
Macy’s iconic events are part of the fabric of American pop culture. We help create memories for families across the nation and take pride in being part of their traditions. This is true throughout the year, and especially on July 4th.
Thoughts from our Chairman and CEO, Jeff Gennette, about our Macy’s Salutes Those Who Serve campaign, and how we can work together as a company to support America’s veterans.
What does it take to make Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks happen? We spoke to one of the many people involved in planning the iconic event.
Each spring, our Parade team travels across the country surprising high school, college, and community-based marching bands with the exciting news that they’ve been selected to join the Macy’s Parade family.
We’ve heard the message: Think Globally, Act Locally. We know that it’s important to eat locally-sourced food – but why? In this article, the Progress Place chapter of GO GREEN lets us know.
This Earth Week, we’re asking ourselves – “How can we Get Better Every Day?”
Here’s a look at some of the ways we supported our network of local food banks, soup kitchens, and other organizations that directly impact our communities every day.
Creating and celebrating community is in our DNA. March hosts our annual Bag Hunger campaign – a month-long movement at Macy’s to show up in times of need and share joy.
We’re bringing you a preview of the 2018 Flower Show: Once Upon A Springtime before the story begins this Sunday, March 25.
This February, Macy’s celebrated Black History Month across the United States with A-list appearances, eye-opening panels, and important conversations. Read on to learn more about last month’s events.
On Feb. 7, ONYX, our employee resource group aiming to empower black Associates, hosted a panel discussion featuring beauty industry leaders that explored black beauty and talked about next steps on the journey to inclusion.
Days before the Super Bowl, and just 15 minutes from the stadium, Macy’s Mall of America began hosting the ultimate pre-game destination – Macy’s End Zone. The four-day extravaganza brought exciting events to customers including personal appearances by football legends.
The ONYX ERG coordinated our first companywide ‘Day of Service’ on MLK Day. Hear how Associates throughout the country gave back to their communities in honor of Dr. King.
Macy’s Associates in more than 30 cities came together to share holiday spirit with families staying at Ronald McDonald houses as their sick children receive treatment at nearby hospitals.
Macy’s has donated 35,000 new coats through our fifth annual “Buy a Coat & We’ll Donate One” campaign. Coast to Coast sits down with two of the Macy’s Associates who make this campaign come to life.
Macy’s stores around the country celebrated our long-standing tradition of welcoming the holiday season with festive holiday window displays. See displays from around the country, and experience the magic like hundreds of thousands of passersby were able to this holiday season.
The magic of the season is one of the great gifts our company gives to the country. We are thrilled to celebrate the 110th anniversary of the Great Tree Lighting, a tradition that so many generations have enjoyed in Chicago’s most beautiful flagship store.
Take a trip down the streets of Manhattan with a choir of Macy’s Associates atop the Singing Christmas Tree.
Macy’s has been partnering with Make-A-Wish for 10 years to make holiday wishes come true for children with critical illnesses. This year, Coast to Coast takes you behind-the-scenes as some of our Associates share memories of making wishes come true.
As Macy’s Associates, we can feel great pride about the Thanksgiving Day Parade. Since the historic first march in 1924, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has been an epic celebration and a signature of our company brand. Every year, the parade captivates millions of viewers and makes unforgettable memories during the holiday season.
We can’t wait for a special surprise in the 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade – the Macy’s Singing Christmas Tree Choir. We’re sharing the scoop and a video on the selection process and what we can look forward to on the big day as we get ready to celebrate Macy’s, our Associates and our customers in a really big way.
Hear from PRIDE members about what this group means to them and our company and find out what Associates did to celebrate Spirit Day.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month; it’s a cause near and dear to the heart of our company. Read on to learn more about the efforts Macy’s and our Associates are putting forth to fight breast cancer, and the story of how one special necklace is making a difference in the search for a cure.
Every year, women in technology from all over the world meet at the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC), the world’s largest gathering of women in computing. Learn about Macy’s connection to this event and hear from women at Macy’s about its impact on them.
Saddle up and show your support from Sept. 27 – Oct. 2. Join Macy’s in the fight against breast cancer as we partner with Ralph Lauren’s Pink Pony Campaign.
Giving back is always in fashion at Macy’s. This summer, nearly a thousand Macy’s, Inc. Associates nationwide united to make a difference in their local communities. To all our Associates who gave back, thank you. Prepare to be inspired by these photos and stories!
Over the decades, the inspiring spirt of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has kept us warm throughout chilly November. This year, Macy’s has planned a big surprise for the first time in parade history.
Read stories from your fellow Macy’s, Inc. Associates about what the United Way campaign means to them and how it has impacted their own lives and their communities. Get inspired and find out how these individuals championed for change.
The longevity of partnerships with many of America’s great brands is a true source of strength for Macy’s. Step behind the scenes with Coast to Coast at the annual Macy’s Brand Partner Day and celebrate the spirit of collaboration with us. It’s this spirit of partnership that informs our success creating the best products, assortments and experiences for our customers.
Thoughts from our President and CEO, Jeff Gennette, about our annual Got Your 6 campaign, and how we can work together as a company to support America’s veterans.
Our CEO, Jeff Gennette, hit the road again on the second leg of a Town Hall tour that took him around the country. See what Jeff did at each stop and take a “tour” of your own with our Coast to Coast photo gallery of Jeff’s trip!
In his early days as CEO for Macy’s, Inc., Jeff Gennette asked our Associates for their Bright Ideas. Read on to see what we are doing to turn those Bright Ideas into action and how our top 70 leaders demonstrated quick decision-making.
See how Macy’s colleagues teamed up with the Cincinnati Reds and Cohen Recycling in a 3-day electronics recycling drive.
The future of fashion took center stage as the University of Cincinnati DAAP (College of Design, Architecture, Art & Planning) presented its annual fashion design show on April 28. Macy’s has served as the show’s presenting sponsor for 12 years.
Macy’s Metro Center store in Washington, D.C. took on a decidedly international flair on April 26 for a special VIP celebration honoring ambassadors and diplomats on the 10th anniversary of Passport DC and the Around the World Embassy Tour.
What this Macy’s team is doing to give back will inspire you. Read our employee giveback testimonial from Macy’s director of Visual Production, Tracy Swan, and why her journey is one of a kind.
GUEST WRITER: Tracy Swan, director of Visual Production at Macy’s, Inc.Spotlight
We displayed our commitment to sustainability in a special way during Earth Week 2017 by hosting dedication events for our solar technology installations. Our high-efficiency solar panels create energy from unused roof areas.
Our commitment to creating a more sustainable environment is reflected in the inspiring work of our Go Green Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). From coast to coast, here’s what you did to make Earth Week 2017 just a little more green.
Macy’s Flower Show has been an iconic tradition for the past 70 years. We went behind-the-scenes in an interview to find out what made this show different from year’s past. If you didn’t catch the flowers in person, or if you want to see the show again, the flowers are still blooming ... in our Coast to Coast photo gallery of this spectacular show-stopper.
The energy of our company was undeniable as Macy’s kicked off its annual Big Meeting on March 23, 2017. The meeting was particularly momentous as it opened with executive chairman and former CEO, Terry Lundgren, closed with new CEO and president, Jeff Gennette, and revealed the new brand purpose and corporate strategy.
Macy’s is partnering with TLC’s Say Yes to the Prom to empower high school students for success, starting by finding the perfect dress!
What does authenticity mean in the workplace? What does inclusion look like for an entire corporation? Macy’s executives stepped up to address difficult questions, including how a large corporate entity expresses commitment to its employees during times of racial violence and cultural division.
Bag Hunger has been a symbol of our commitment to localized involvement in the communities where we live and work for 20 years. Employees across the country contribute food, money and their time to food pantries and soup kitchens. This year, we are celebrating our milestone anniversary by giving our customers the chance to give back with us through the “Make Good Cents” Campaign.
This year is special because it’s the 20th Anniversary of Bag Hunger at Macy’s. Tell us what giving means to you and your story could be featured on Coast to Coast.
Macy’s brought a heartfelt message to the runway during New York Fashion Week. See all the action from our recap of Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection 2017 Fashion Show presented by Macy’s.
Bloomingdale’s 59th Street store gave customers a chance to start the year on a healthy note by hosting a morning yoga class with Hilaria Baldwin, co-founder of Yoga Vida and author of “The Living Clearly Method,” on Jan. 28.
This is the month dedicated to celebrating centuries of African American contribution to society. During Black History Month this February, Macy’s is hosting a series of events celebrating the influence of black culture on America, and you won’t want to miss out.
Macy’s again will kick off New York Fashion Week as the presenting sponsor for the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection 2017 at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9 in New York City. Click here for a sneak peek!
Bloomingdale’s Fashion Director Brooke Jaffe welcomed the celebrity cast of the Bravo show, “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce.” Check out the star-studded scene with our photo gallery of the panel at the 59th Street flagship store.
Macy’s celebrated National Believe Day on Dec. 9 by again partnering with Make-A-Wish to grant “Wishes Across America” for children with life-threatening medical conditions. Experience some of the magic through these photos of wishes granted on National Believe Day.
Bloomingdale’s continued its long-standing relationship with Broadway during the holiday season through a multi-tiered partnership with the highly anticipated show, “Dear Evan Hansen.”
In celebration of the 90th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Coast to Coast asked you to share what the Parade means to you – and wow, you certainly did! So, grab a tissue, and enjoy these very special Parade stories from your friends and co-workers.
Emojis, Snapchats and Apps, Oh My! The countdown to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is on! Are you ready? Whether you’re watching from home or live along the parade route, here’s how you can fully immerse yourself in Parade action this year. With live coverage and behind-the-scenes looks at the inflation of the balloons, dance rehearsals, performances, floats, and more, we’ve got you covered. Also, share your Parade excitement with Macy’s Parade apps, emojis, and a vote for Macy’s in a BIG contest!
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death in women, after lung cancer. Early detection can save your life.
Macy’s invited associates and customers to join the fight against breast cancer in October with an inspirational and fashionable campaign that puts the focus on a disease that affects women and those who love them.
Bloomingdale’s Continued Their Support for Long-standing Partners in the Cause
There’s a special place in our hearts for our Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. This year, we celebrate the 90th anniversary – it is a beloved part of holiday celebrations across the country and around the world. Now, we want to hear about how the Parade is part of your Thanksgiving Day celebrations.
Kors Week is returning to Macy’s Oct. 9-16 and is even bigger than the event of years past. Get ready for new products, in-store fashion events, shopping parties, trunk shows, and a new addition of men’s merchandise. Macy’s celebration of the Michael Kors power brand promises exciting additions this year.
Every September, New York City kicks off Fashion Week before it heads around the world to London, Milan and Paris. The weather is starting to cool down with the season change, but it won’t be long until you can starting sporting the looks that were spotted at the S/S 2017 shows.
Earlier this month, Coast to Coast invited you to Take A Front Row Seat to the second annual Macy’s Presents Fashion’s Front Row. If you weren’t able to attend the event, missed the broadcast on E!, or just want to re-live the whole thing again, we’ve got you covered.
We asked you to stand with us, and you responded in force.
Macy’s provides fans with an exclusive inside view into the fashion frenzy of Fashion Week for fans everywhere, once again kicking off New York Fashion Week with an event that makes the high-fashion runway accessible to all.
Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s customers celebrated their good fortune at Lunar New Year celebrations in select stores.
Each year in the New York City and Cincinnati central offices, Terry Lundgren, Macy’s chairman and CEO, convenes a “Breakfast Club” of cross-functional Millennial executives to share ideas. Breakfast Club networking events launched in New York City nearly 10 years ago and have included Live Healthy sports challenges; recently, they took on a Give Back element.
Through the Partners in Time annual Bag Hunger initiative, teams across the country came together this spring to feed children in need this summer, a time when school-based meals are not available and food pantry supplies run low.
Cincinnati is home to a vibrant arts community that makes the city a great place to live and work. That’s why associates in the Cincinnati Central Office heeded the invitation to “come out to play” in support of more than 100 arts and community organizations during its annual ArtsWave campaign earlier this year. ArtsWave is the largest united arts fund in the country.
Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s have created or embraced long-standing holiday traditions throughout the country. For example, thousands of New York natives and out-of-town shoppers crowd the sidewalks of New York City each year to enjoy the spectacular holiday window displays. See what Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s have in store for this season in cities nationwide.
Not all stars are in the heavens. See who’s been visiting Macy’s.