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

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 13, 2015

DSW's aggressive store expansion plan is still on track, as the retailer looks to tap growth in existing as well as new markets.

July 22, 2015

What’s wrong with America? Plenty, according to the National Retail Federation, which just slashed its full year retail sales forecast ahead of second quarter earnings announcements from major retailers next month.

July 17, 2015

Mall of America is adding a big experiential retail destination.

June 29, 2015

A new study by Staples shows that many Americans are burnt out and working more than ever thanks to the always on mentality of the connected economy. So why are we so happy? 

June 12, 2015

As the popularity of jerky and other protein-rich snacks continues to skyrocket, the World’s Largest Bag of Jerky was unveiled Friday in New York City.

June 4, 2015

For the third year in a row, Amazon has claimed the top spot in the Reputation Institute’s annual survey of America’s 50 most reputable companies in the retail industry.

May 20, 2015

A month after being named America's favorite home improvement store, Ace Hardware reported record profit in the first quarter of 2015.

May 14, 2015

For the third year in a row, Macy’s is asking shoppers to donate to America’s veterans – but this time there’s a selfie involved.

May 13, 2015

JCPenney Company cited strong financial results in the first quarter as the impetus for going on the offensive to gain back share and becoming the “preferred shopping choice for Middle America.”

April 27, 2015

Ace Hardware is America’s favorite home improvement store and Costco is the favorite for home furnishings, according to a new survey by Market Force Information. 

March 31, 2015

REI is looking to increase sales to its stores by joining the National Park Service on a campaign to lure more visitors to America's national parks.

March 26, 2015

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores is rearranging its appliance retail strategy to better speak to customers and their changing priorities.

March 6, 2015

Sea lions, submarines and enough space for 800 stores. That's what the owners of the Mall of America in Minnesota are proposing for the American Dream mall in the Miami suburbs, which could some day be America's biggest mall, according to the Miami Herald.

February 10, 2015

Walmart is making good on its pledge to boost sourcing of U.S. products by introducing its latest Made in the USA merchandise: bicycles. 

January 22, 2015

The smallest of small businesses are feeling good about 2015 which is good news for Sam’s Club as it appeals to the key member segment.

January 20, 2015

The chief executive of Barnes & Noble Inc.’s retail group will retire May 2.

December 15, 2014

More than 3,200 military members, veterans and their families attended the Holiday for Heroes event at Mall of America.

November 4, 2014

Big Lots celebrates families and mothers in particular through its national holiday television and online campaign launched on Nov. 1.

November 3, 2014

A powerful alliance formed by News American Marketing, Acosta Sales & Marketing and dozens of leading brands and retailers have stepped up again this veterans day to remind Americans to Believe in Heroes.

October 31, 2014

A man behind some of America’s favorite brands will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from Chief Executive magazine.  Leslie H. Wexner, chairman and CEO of L Brands will be honored at the CEO2CEO Summit conference, Dec. 4, 2014, at the New York Stock Exchange.

October 30, 2014

Burlington has partnered with K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers and ABC’s Good Morning America for its eighth annual Warm Coat Warm Hearts coat drive, themed around “Families Helping Families.” 

October 29, 2014

America’s most affluent prefer Nordstrom’s brand of omnichannel retail over some of the biggest luxury retailers out there, according to a new study.