News

02/29/2012 - 11:10

Consumer confidence in February shot up from last month to the highest level since a year ago, according to The Conference Board.

02/29/2012 - 11:07

Tractor Supply Co. has increased its estimated domestic store growth potential to 2,100 locations from a previously estimated 1,800 stores.

02/29/2012 - 10:36

When people are working -- whether at a small business or large corporation -- they need office supplies, so when a company such as Staples delivers a retail sales increase for the fourth quarter, it is good sign that the economy is improving.

02/28/2012 - 13:16

Consumers trust retailers will provide them with safe, effective products -- no easy task when one considers the numerous items any given company can sell. This is especially true for such retailers as Wal-Mart Stores, which has approved a partnership with SGS for safety and compliance testing for all wireless and automotive products sold through Walmart and Sam's Club, both in store and online, for the U.S. market.

02/28/2012 - 12:44

After more than a year since it first filed Chapter 11, A&P has won approval to exit bankruptcy.

02/28/2012 - 11:33

A survey sponsored by in-store commerce provider AisleBuyer found that nearly 40% of smartphone-carrying shoppers have abandoned their in-store purchases because of long lines, while 21% will abandon their purchases if there are no registers open.

02/28/2012 - 11:24

Sears quietly added all nine of its Great Indoors stores to the list of store closings on Feb. 23.

02/28/2012 - 10:50

Office Depot swung to profitability during the fourth quarter, despite a 5% comp sales decline at North American retail stores where the retailer shunned promotional activity during the holidays.

02/27/2012 - 17:15

Express has appointed Michael Keane to the position of EVP human resources.

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