07/27/2011 - 16:07

The existence of hunger in America and the concept of food deserts are hard for most Americans to grasp. Simple observations suggests that the majority of us are not missing many meals and grocery stores are so prevalent that profitably operating a food store is a perpetual challenge because of intense competition and the resulting pricing pressure.

07/27/2011 - 14:59

The Jones Group reported Wednesday that second-quarter earnings dropped almost 80% to $5.2 million, compared with $25.7 million in the year-ago period.

07/27/2011 - 14:16

Barnes & Noble announced that Miwa Messer has been named director of the discover great new writers program.

07/27/2011 - 14:09

Supervalu banner Shaw's has implemented the Nutrition iQ program in its stores.

07/27/2011 - 11:31

Kohl’s Department Stores announced that it has awarded 10 students, ranging in age from 10 to 17, with a total of $10,000 in scholarship money for post-secondary education.

07/27/2011 - 09:40

Amazon, which reported record 2Q sales, will get even more help boosting its bottom line now that Toys"R"Us will start selling the online retailer's popular Kindle e-reader.

07/27/2011 - 09:26

The Tommy Hilfiger Group has announced the appointment of John Ermatinger to CEO of the company's Asia business, effective Aug.1.

07/27/2011 - 08:51

The nation’s leading online retailer late Tuesday reported a 51% increase in sales and better-than-expected profits as liquidation of former rival Borders began.