September 1, 2015

Belk Inc. looks like it has found a winner in a just-completed omnichannel back-to-school promotion.

September 1, 2015

The acquisition of Family Dollar in the second quarter led Dollar Tree Inc. to report quarterly sales that were up more than 48% from a year ago.

September 1, 2015

After a monthslong search for a new president and chief executive, the Fresh Market Inc. has turned to a retail veteran to provide leadership at a time when the company's growth has been stagnant. 

September 1, 2015

In the latest example of clicks to bricks, online upscale discounter Gilt.com has launched a new service at its New York office that sounds a lot like what retailers call a “store.”

September 1, 2015

Guitar Center has crowned the winner of its Cover Me promotion, which aims to jump-start the career of amateur musicians.

September 1, 2015

Regional supermarket operation H-E-B wants to make its customers lives’ better and believes its new relationship with Instacart accomplishes that objective.

September 1, 2015

Kroger already has a good relationship with shoppers, but the retailer is looking to elevate its brand even further by making a key hire in reputation management.

September 1, 2015

Shoppers at Lowe’s stores in Canada will soon be able to turn their purchases into miles toward air travel.

September 1, 2015

Retailers will reveal their 2015 holiday strategies in the weeks ahead and as they do so the National Retail Federation is offering a powerful new resource filled with industry best practices to benchmark against for this year and beyond.

September 1, 2015

Ebags is quickening the pace of its digital innovation by teaming up with Iterate Studio to create two new tech research labs. 

August 31, 2015

Some surprising differences are revealed in new research from Nielsen about which brands men and women trust the most.

August 31, 2015

Williams-Sonoma is spicing up its store format.

August 31, 2015

Christopher Baldwin has been named president and COO at BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc., putting the former Hess Retail CEO in position to succeed Laura Sen as CEO of the 208 unit warehouse club chain.

August 31, 2015

An innovative company incubated in the fashion tech lab Macy’s helped launched has struck a deal that will expose its roster of designers to the department store retailers’ mass market audience.

August 31, 2015

Macy's is set to open its new format, Backstage, this week in Queens, and the retailer gave the Associated Press a sneak peak of the new effort and what's in store.

August 31, 2015

Some major retailers are participating in the 30th Retailing Summit conference hosted by The Texas A&M University’s Center for Retailing Studies at Mays Business School.

August 31, 2015

When online shopping club Jet.com launched in July, the retailer’s CEO said he aspired to have 15 million customers spending $20 billion by 2020. From the looks of the website, the prices and the shopping experience, Jet.com has a lot of work to do in order to get anywhere close to achieving that goal.

August 31, 2015

Neiman Marcus is expanding its 3-D app called Snap. Find. Shop. to include all categories within the store.

August 31, 2015

Sports Authority is encouraging customers to line up early on Saturday, Sept. 5 for the retailer’s annual winter sports blowout sale identified for the past 61 years by the quirky name Sniagrab.

August 31, 2015

A new website –- part social network, part online marketplace -- is partnering with dozens of well-known retailers to reward shoppers who promote their products on social media.

August 31, 2015

Salads and fancy pizza will soon be on the menu at a very limited number of Target locations.

August 31, 2015

The holiday season is rapidly approaching. For years, gift cards have remained the most requested gifts in America but with the billions of dollars worth of gift cards that will be sold this holiday season, not all will be used. That’s because gifters aren’t always spot on with their purchases and if the card isn’t a match for the consumer it may go unused, a lose-lose for all parties involved.

August 28, 2015

The turnaround plan at Big Lots, which is helping the retailer grow profit and same store sales, is also prompting some management changes.

 
August 28, 2015

Workwear brand Carhartt has opened a flagship in the city where it was founded in 1889.