News

11/18/2014 - 17:08

Increased use of tablets and smartphone this holiday season will help online sales grow 16% to a record $61 billion, but desktop computers still dominate, according to the online measurement firm comScore. 

11/18/2014 - 16:44

Former Guess? and Victoria’s Secret executive Amber Fredman-Tarshis has joined Pacific Sunwear of California to help the teen retailer brand reconnect with customers. 

11/18/2014 - 15:19

For many shoppers, it’s that time of year to skip the holiday meal, devise a shopping strategy and get in line, right? Well, not if you are a Toys”R”Us Rewards member. The company is now among the growing ranks of retailers looking to create an aura of exclusivity with shoppers by promoting early access to the hottest holiday prices. 

11/18/2014 - 13:39

A surprisingly strong 5.8% same store sales increase at Home Depot’s U.S. stores suggests shopper behavior was little affected by revelations of a data breach earlier this year.

11/18/2014 - 13:15

As companies increasingly turn to user-generated content (UGC) to promote their products, Rivet Works has announced its launch as the first content marketing software designed to boost active engagement between people and their favorite brands.

11/18/2014 - 12:08

Following in the footsteps of other major retailers, Bi-Lo Holdings, the parent company of Winn-Dixie, Harveys and BI-LO grocery stores, has announced that it will begin accepting Apple Pay in its retail locations.

11/18/2014 - 11:48

The fourth quarter is off to a very strong start at TJX Companies, according to CEO Carol Meyrowitz, who expects an exciting mix of initiatives to yield a low single digit fourth quarter comp increase and profit growth.

11/18/2014 - 11:47

The IKEA Group has made its largest investment ever in renewable energy by buying a 165-megawatt wind farm in Cameron County, Tex.

11/17/2014 - 16:37

Build-A-Bear Workshop has transformed its stores into Santa's Workshops to provide toys for all the children on the "nice list," with the help of Santa's reindeer team.

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