September 22, 2015

Walmart has returned to its acquisitive ways in Silicon Valley with the purchase of PunchTab, a four-year old company with talent and technology to help the retailer’s Sam’s Club division better personalize offers.

September 21, 2015

After an initial public stock offering earlier this year, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings has added public company governance experience to its board with the appointment of Rue21’s top executive.

September 14, 2015

As the first major retailer to kick off Hispanic Heritage Month, Macy's partering with three Latino celebrities on special in-store events.

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.

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 27, 2015

While sales at Chico’s appear to be improving, the specialty retailer's turnaround plan also includes selling off one of its divisions.

August 26, 2015

Macy's is looking to woo customers with an offer that no fashion-loving shopper can refuse: the use of a free personal stylist.

August 24, 2015

Lands’ End has announced a new omnichannel fall marketing campaign which includes a catalog strategy, complementary digital initiatives and an overall brand advertising campaign.

August 18, 2015

DICK'S Sporting Goods says its focus on omnichannel retailing is yielding fruitful results, as the company reported an increase in profit and sales for the second quarter.

August 17, 2015

Sporting goods retailer Cabela’s is making some changes in its executive leadership.

August 13, 2015

Kohl’s has joined other major retailers this week reporting disappointing earnings and same store sales growth.

August 12, 2015

Lowe’s is giving an overhaul to its store format strategy when it opens in New York City this week. 

August 12, 2015

Macy’s may be counting on key growth initiatives to generate sales during the holidays after reporting another disappointing quarter of financial results.

August 12, 2015

At a time when the Chinese currency is being devalued and Macy’s financial results are disappointing investors, the company is forming an exclusive partnership with Alibaba.

July 17, 2015

Donald Trump contends he doesn’t forget and that could be a bad thing for Macy’s now that polls show the businessman turned politician leading a crowded field of Republican presidential hopefuls and using campaign stops to belittle the department store chain.

July 17, 2015

Kohl’s is looking to make a difference in the lives of many of its customers with a vast volunteer effort involving all its stores, thousands of its employees and 160 hospitals.

July 16, 2015

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet raised $143 million in a wildly successful initial public stock offering that positions the company for steady expansion of its 181 unit store base beyond core markets.

July 9, 2015

Every retailer needs a good CFO and that’s especially true at Conn’s where the company’s business model requires balancing the need to grow sales against the charge off risk associated with extending credit to subprime customers.

July 6, 2015’s latest gambit to encourage shoppers to buy a $99 Prime membership and goose second quarter sales involves the creation of quasi-holiday called “Prime Day.” 

June 23, 2015

Disney and Ralph Lauren are among the iconic American brands consumers consider the most "patriotic," according to a new survey.

June 23, 2015

As competition for online sales becomes ever more aggressive, Sam’s Club has unveiled a "shocking" new promotion to attract shoppers to its website. 

June 12, 2015

Liberal economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman and Bloomberg financial columnist Barry Ritholz weighed in this week with points of view on Walmart’s recent investment in wages and other changes to improve worker satisfaction. 

June 4, 2015

Kohl’s is stepping up again to make summer activities free for families this summer through a partnership with Summerfest.

June 4, 2015

Sam's Club is looking to gain an edge over Costco by overhauling its already first-in-its-category buy online, pick up in store service to appeal to more business customers.