February 11, 2016

Online retail platform Jet is getting a better idea of how well its customer service efforts are working with a new tool from service measurement/optimization company StellaService.

February 11, 2016

Blue Nile made its brick-and-mortar debut last June, and the company is so pleased with the results that it plans to add more stores.

February 11, 2016

More than 200 O’Reilly Automotive stores are expected to open in 2016 after the nation’s third largest auto parts retailer logged strong fourth quarter results and its 23rd consecutive year of same store sales growth.  

February 11, 2016

A number of major retail chains are leveraging a mobile app that allows scanners to read barcodes on smartphones.

February 11, 2016

Private equity firm Sun Capital Partners plans to accelerate growth of Furniture Factory Outlet following its acquisition of the 36 store chain.

February 11, 2016

Toys“R”Us has promoted its senior vice president of store operations to a global leadership role.

February 11, 2016

Warm weather hurt sales at Advance Auto Parts in the fourth quarter, but other factors were in play too as the company’s performance lagged competitors.

February 11, 2016

While Whole Foods continues to work on the performance of its flagship stores, the company disclosed new locations and expressed confidence in its 365 format even though the first unit is scheduled to open until May.

February 11, 2016

The contingent of athletes representing Canada at this summer’s Olympic games in Brazil will be feeling strong and confident during the opening ceremonies thanks to a new design deal announced by Hudson’s Bay Company.

February 10, 2016

Target Corp. is set to make history and take the notion of “live” to an entirely new level during the 2016 Grammys Awards, which airs Monday, Feb.15, on CBS.

February 10, 2016

The Body Shop has always been known for being on the cutting edge of sustainability trends, and now the company is unveiling a new global CSR strategy on its 40th anniversary.

February 10, 2016

Cabela’s EVP and Chief Commercial Officer Scott Williams has been elevated to the role of president and given additional responsibilities in a move that positions him to succeed longtime CEO Tommy Millner. 

February 10, 2016

One of the major components of JCPenney's transformation strategy is getting a boost this week when the retailer launches its new Belle + Sky collection aimed at millennials.

February 10, 2016

Retail industry sales will grow an estimated 3.1% in 2016, outpacing the 10 year industry average, as economic headwinds diminish, according to a forecast released by the National Retail Federation.

February 10, 2016

So much for the argument that the U.S. market is saturated with retail stores and e-commerce is hurting mall traffic.

February 10, 2016

Tractor Supply Company continues its rapid expansion, with the grand opening of its 1,500th store, on Feb. 13, in Odessa, Texas.

February 10, 2016

While the digital technologies supporting omnichannel commerce often replace store associates, Saks Fifth Avenue is enhancing its human element.

February 10, 2016

Surpassing $3 billion in annual sales last year was a big deal for Skechers and now CEO Robert Greenberg is banking on the addition of more than 300 new stores to help the company set another sales record in 2016.

February 10, 2016

Staples secured approval of its acquisition of Office Depot from European regulators after agreeing to numerous concessions. Now similar actions may be required if the company is to win over a stubborn U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

February 10, 2016

Same store sales literally fell off a cliff at Citi Trends in the waning days of the fourth quarter and the operator of 522 urban fashion stores is attributing the weakness to the federal government.

February 10, 2016

Seamlessly selling products through Walmart just got a little easier.

February 9, 2016

Retailing Today sister publication Chain Store age announced the winners of its first annual Breakout Retailer Awards, which honors emerging retail/restaurant concepts that are innovative in their segment and show strong potential for growth.
 

February 9, 2016

Strength in the furniture and mattress category during the fourth quarter wasn’t enough to help Conn’s avert same store sales decline with each of the company’s other merchandise classifications reporting weakness.

February 9, 2016

Fourth quarter sales at CVS Health surged 11% to $41.1 billion, enabling the operator of nearly 10,000 stores to surpass a significant annual sales milestone.