News

08/25/2014 - 17:32

PetSmart has partnered with the City of Sacramento to bring a portable, popup dog park to Sacramento. The dog park, which provides more than 9,000 sq. ft. of space for pet owners and their pets, is now open.

08/25/2014 - 17:17

Amazon has reached an agreement to acquire Twitch Interactive, a leading live video platform for gamers. In July, more than 55 million unique visitors viewed more than 15 billion minutes of content on Twitch produced by more than 1 million broadcasters, including individual gamers, pro players, publishers, developers, media outlets, conventions and stadium-filling e-sports organizations.

08/25/2014 - 16:17

Ann Inc. is being urged to explore options, including a sale, by activist investor Engine Capital and Red Alder. The two firms, who collectively own more than 1% of the outstanding shares of Ann Inc., are publicly urging the company to sell at a substantial premium above current stock price.

08/25/2014 - 12:32

ShopYourWay, the digital loyalty, marketing and shopping platform of Sears and Kmart, has enlisted YouTube celebrities Ricky Dillon and Jenn McCallister to be “curators of cool” for the site.

08/25/2014 - 11:40

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) has presented retired Walmart president and CEO Mike Duke with its 2014 Hall of Achievement Award at the GMA Leadership Forum at The Broadmoor. The Hall of Achievement Award represents the highest honor given by the more than 100 year-old association.

08/25/2014 - 11:30

Two industry retailers were honored for their political advocacy and grassroots support at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Political Involvement Reception during the NACDS Total Store Expo.

08/22/2014 - 15:30

Hibbett Sports president and CEO Jeff Rosenthal said that comparable store sales for the second quarter ended Aug. 2 were softer than expected. However, he is encouraged by improvement in traffic in early August.

08/22/2014 - 15:10

During the fourth quarter, Tuesday Morning Corporation continued working on the final phase of its turnaround program. Judging by its comparable-store sales trend, increased inventory turnover and improved cash position, the company’s plan is working.

08/22/2014 - 12:50

Foot Locker chairman and CEO Ken C. Hicks credited his entire team for once again achieving record levels of sales and profits in the second quarter.

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