01/05/2012 - 13:34

The nation’s discounters and department store retailers turned in mixed results for December, with many chains citing unseasonably warm weather that sapped demand for cold-weather merchandise.

01/05/2012 - 13:22

Many retailers reported solid sales gains for December, but the deep discounts and promotions that shoppers have come to expect cut into profits.

01/05/2012 - 11:45

Safeway on Thursday announced the sale of 16 of its Genuardi's stores in the greater Philadelphia area to Giant Food Stores, a division of Ahold USA.

01/05/2012 - 11:34

Investment research firm Morningstar has named the outgoing CEO of Costco Wholesale as its 2011 CEO of the Year, the company said Wednesday.

01/05/2012 - 11:28

Macy’s Inc. announced a strategic plan on Wednesday to open new stores in select markets as well as to close a series of underperforming units.

01/05/2012 - 11:01

Spire, a provider of actionable shopper analytics to leading retailers and manufacturers, has announced hat Mike McMahon has joined the company as president.

01/05/2012 - 10:17

Joe Namath he’s not. Target chairman, president and CEO Gregg Steinhafel assured investors last month that December comps would exceed November’s 1.8% increase, but then Thursday morning reported a disappointing 1.6% increase and a reduced profit forecast.

01/04/2012 - 17:19

Shopko Stores Operating Co. said Wednesday that Shopko and Pamida will merge to create one of the largest U.S. retailers focused on serving smaller and rural communities.

01/04/2012 - 15:37

The first CEO of Sam's Club, Ronald Loveless, has been named vice chairman of U.S. Preventive Medicine.