02/05/2016 - 11:55

It’s been quite common of late to hear retailers cite warm weather and intense competition as sources of sales weakness, but the prize for originality goes to PriceSmart after the warehouse club operator reported a January same store sales decline.

02/05/2016 - 10:54

JCPenney is pursuing a possible sale and partial leaseback of its headquarters building in Plano, Texas, as part of an ongoing effort to reduce debt and manage expenses.

02/05/2016 - 10:43

A high single digit decline in retail traffic in November and early December caused retailers to cut orders of HanesBrands products, but not enough to keep the leading apparel suppliers from posting impressive profit growth and its third consecutive year of record sales.

02/05/2016 - 10:24

Kirkland's says weather kept shoppers away from stores in January, but the home furnishings retailer still reported a slight increase in same store sales for the fourth quarter.

02/05/2016 - 10:05

The Home Depot is planning (conservatively, it says) to be a $100 billion retailer in 2018 – growing by $13 billion, or the equivalent of 357 stores, without any major change of its footprint.

02/05/2016 - 08:28

A first-of-it-kinds promotion involving Dick’s Sporting Goods and highlighting the capabilities of the UbeRUSH delivery service vows to have championship T-shirts in the hands of Carolina Panthers or Denver Broncos fans less than two hours after the Super Bowl ends.

02/04/2016 - 17:09

Longtime Amazon executive Steve Kessel, whose team launched the first Kindle e-reader, is leading a retail store initiative at Amazon, ReCode.net reported.

02/04/2016 - 16:54

For all their talk about the customer, most retailers have yet to evolve to a business model that is truly customer-centric.

02/04/2016 - 14:58

GameStop Corp. has entered into a partnership that will expand the retailer from selling video games to video-game publishing, the Dallas Business Journal reported.