Nineteen of the nation’s leading retail and CPG companies received perfect scores on the 2013 Corporate Equality Index compiled by the Human Rights Campaign.
Amazon.com has entered into a content licensing agreement with A+E Networks to add prior seasons of series from A&E, Bio, History and Lifetime to the Prime Instant Video service.
Online holiday season sales grew 14% to $42.3 billion, a little short of comScore’s pre-season forecast.
In what turned out to be one of the stranger holiday seasons in recent memory retailers fought through a range of unconventional headwinds to deliver an uneven performance.
Despite solid sales trends at Family Dollar during the company’s first quarter ended November 24, margins contracted and profits were less than expected.
Gap has added one more brand to its existing portfolio, purchasing Intermix Holdco for approximately $130 million in cash.
Weaker than expected December sales at Target will cause fourth quarter profits to come in at the low end of an earlier forecast, the company said.
The hunt is on for a new chief executive at Safeway following the resignation of longtime chairman and CEO Steve Burd.
Nordstrom plans to open another new Rack store this spring in Maine as the number of off price locations now exceeds the company’s full price stores.
Amazon contends that 2012 was a record-breaking holiday season for businesses selling on its popular online Webstore platform.