October 13, 2015

The Deals stores Dollar Tree acquired nearly a decade ago never turned into a meaningful growth vehicle for the company and soon the banner will disappear.

September 18, 2015

The two biggest specialty pet retailers in the U.S. may merge. According to Reuters, Petco Holdings Inc. is considering a possible acquisition from chief rival PetSmart Inc.

September 4, 2015

The True Value Company family has expanded with the addition of Pittsburgh-based Busy Beaver Home Improvement Centers.

September 2, 2015

Regional supermarket chain Haggen’s acquisition of 146 Albertsons and Safeway stores has been a disaster and the reasons why are detailed in a new lawsuit that heaps blame of the parent company of divested stores.

August 24, 2015

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners is adding a department store to its growing portfolio, which includes such brands as Aeropostale, Jones New York and Nine West.

August 20, 2015

Thanks to some financial engineering, Sears Holdings overcame a double digit decline in same store sales to produce a second quarter profit or a less severe loss depending on the arithmetic used.

August 18, 2015

The world's largest home improvement chain is benefiting from Americans spending more on their homes than on their wardrobes, as Home Depot reported record sales and earnings in the second quarter.

August 17, 2015

QVC just gained some credibility among hipsters and millennials by buying a popular Internet flash sale site that caters to those younger shoppers.

July 30, 2015

After announcing in January that it would close all of its 127 retail locations, Jones New York is back -- at least in the Great White North.

July 29, 2015

A veteran retailer with experience in running big national chains has joined City Sports as its new chief executive.

July 29, 2015

TJX has been on a growth and revenue spree of late, and now the off-price retailer is apparently looking to expand down under.

July 27, 2015

Bronto Software has released the 2015 version of its popular Holiday Resource Center to help retailers optimize marketing strategies and drive sale growth.

July 22, 2015

The Home Depot Inc. is spending about $1.6 billion in an acquisition squarely aimed at better meeting the needs of its professional customers.

July 21, 2015

At a time when the future of the company is unclear, Belk Inc. is reportedly building another flagship store.

July 9, 2015

A former chief financial officer of Walgreens is joining the board of directors at ConAgra Foods as the company deals with the interest of activist investors.

July 9, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance appears to be just getting started.

June 30, 2015

Several months after its CEO resigned in September, Pep Boys says it is reviewing strategic alternatives, including a possible sale, merger or other deal.

June 22, 2015

Martha Stewart is going to be fussing over her lifestyle collection of turquoise mixing bowls and gingham kitchen towels from a whole new vantage point.

June 19, 2015

Office Depot shareholders approved of the company’s acquisition by Staples in a vote that will prove to be largely symbolic if federal regulators determine a deal involving two direct competitors is not in the best interest of consumers. 

June 2, 2015

The “unnamed strategic bidder” who outbid Hot Topic to purchase Geeknet Inc. has been revealed. 

May 28, 2015

The integration of Zales helped Signet Jewelers turn i a robust financial performance in the first quarter.

May 26, 2015

Nordstrom is looking to increase its capital efficiency by selling its credit card portfolio to a Canadian bank.

May 18, 2015

Ascena Retail Group may be looking to attract younger, more career-oriented shoppers with its $2.15 buyout of rival Ann Inc.

May 18, 2015

Surging rents in Manhattan have claimed another victim, and this time it's one of the city's most iconic retail establishments.