01/15/2016 - 10:55

The pet products category is hugely important to Tractor Supply and now the nation’s largest operator of farm and ranch stores has devised an innovative approach to drive demand at its nearly 1,500 stores.

01/15/2016 - 10:39

Walmart said it will close 269 stores worldwide this year, including many of its smallest stores, in an unprecedented move CEO Doug McMillon characterized as being more disciplined about growth.

01/15/2016 - 10:37

Amazon.com's China division has registered as an ocean freight forwarder, which will give the e-commerce giant more control over shipping products from Chinese factories to U.S. shoppers, according to Reuters.

01/14/2016 - 13:17

Home Depot, Lowe’s and Lumber Liquidators have a new online competitor to cope with after Wayfair.com announced ambitious plans to sell and install flooring.

01/14/2016 - 10:26

Holiday sales declined at Best Buy and the company reduced earlier guidance even though CEO Hubert Joly said the company’s seasonal strategy was well-executed. What’s up with that?

01/13/2016 - 15:46

Shoptalk is out to break the mold of what constitutes a retail industry event and the clearest indication of that philosophy is a digital brochure that showcases an expanding roster of speakers and the image of a monkey sitting on a toilet. Seriously.

01/13/2016 - 15:29

Walgreens, along with a host of other retailers, on Tuesday opted into Visa's Visa Checkout to help facilitate an omnichannel shopping experience.

01/13/2016 - 11:30

Dick’s Sporting Goods is applying advanced analytics to better understand what products it should sell, and at what cost.

01/13/2016 - 09:55

Almost every major brand has experimented with SMS marketing services. Some programs have been wildly fruitful while others were abandoned after only a few months.