Tractor Supply Company reported that net sales for the fourth quarter increased to $1.29 billion, or 3.7% over the prior year's 14-week period.
Consumer confidence in January fell to its lowest point since November 2011, according to the Conference Board.
Most retailers in Canada are ready for a phase-out of one-cent coins, a national retailing trade group said Wednesday.
The future grocers of America will get a taste of what its like to work in the industry, thanks to a new, interactive exhibit by Food Lion on display at the Children's Museum in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Limited access to healthy, affordable food choices, is an oft-cited reason for poor food habits among the nation's less fortunate.
Digital coupons are increasingly being used as a marketing tool for major brands, as evidenced by the rise in such offers between 2011 and 2012.
Amazon.com reported that net sales increased 22% to $21.27 billion in the fourth quarter, compared with $17.43 billion in fourth quarter 2011.
Ahold USA has named Mark McGowan as EVP merchandising. He will lead a merchandising team that supports Ahold USA and its four divisions: Stop & Shop New England, Stop & Shop New York Metro, Giant Landover and Giant Carlisle.
Amazon, which gained attention for its expanded Kindle line and growing e-commerce footprint, captured the second spot on BrandIndex's list of most buzzed about U.S. brands for 2012.
Safeway is offering its customers the ability to earn reward points redeemable at participating Exxon or Mobil gas stations.