March 31, 2015

A new deal between IBM and The Weather Company promises to give retailers and suppliers access to a new range of insights to drive all manner of demand forecasting, merchandising and replenishment decision-making.

March 27, 2015

Retailers can measure every aspect of shoppers’ behavior on their Web sites and now an agreement between Nielsen and RetailNext means some of the same insights can be obtained from the physical world.

February 27, 2015

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores is aiming to attract more families with a new corporate giving campaign.

February 27, 2015

NPD Group and Slice Intelligence have announced a partnership that the companies say will create a more comprehensive data offering for retailers.

February 24, 2015

Office Depot posted a larger profit in the fourth quarter, but the retailer says currency pressures, market challenges and its tentative merger with Staples could negatively affect sales in 2015. 

February 20, 2015

As the popularity of online reviews continues to increase among shoppers, Walgreens announced it is working with a Yelp-like website to make it easier for patients to read reviews about the medications they take.

February 11, 2015

An agreement between Mobiquity Networks and personal shopping concierge service ShopAdvisor is giving retailers intriguing new options to drive sales by serving offers to shoppers predisposed to purchase certain products. 

February 5, 2015

PetSmart’s nationally acclaimed initiative to help house the pets of homeless families is expanding. 

January 27, 2015

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has cleared the merger of supermarket operators Safeway Inc. and Albertsons, creating a larger competitor to rival chain Kroger. But there is one caveat.

January 23, 2015

Target already has famous TV chef GIada De Laurentis selling her products on its shelves, but the retailer is teaming up with another celebrity foodie for a new product line.

January 16, 2015

Unilever is trying to grow sales of men’s skin care products by targeting fathers with innovative workshops at Sam’s Club.

January 12, 2015

Retailers looking to take retail innovation to the next level may want to look at GameStop and its new omnichannel partnership with Microsoft. 

December 22, 2014

Belk Inc. has renewed its agreement with eBay Enterprise to manage multi-site customer support. 

December 22, 2014

Office Depot has been awarded two contracts valued in excess of $400 million. 

November 26, 2014

Destination Maternity has appointed the managing partner of investment firm Voce Capital to the company's board of directors.

November 26, 2014

The ranks of smokers may be dwindling but there is one place where lighting up remains socially acceptable and one iconic brand is capitalizing on the situation. 

November 20, 2014

As Dollar Tree moves forward with its acquisition of Family Dollar, the company reported an increase in same-store sales and expressed a favorable holiday outlook. 

November 3, 2014

Customers and Shop Your Way members can shop Black Friday deals at most Sears stores starting as early as 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving.

October 29, 2014

Office Depot, Inc. is continuing its holiday initiatives.

October 14, 2014

Costco has extended its product offering to shoppers in mainland China by establishing a storefront on the Tmall e-commerce platform operated by Alibaba Group.

October 1, 2014

PowerReviews, a leading provider of ratings, reviews and question-and-answer technology, is partnering with Olapic, a visual commerce platform for collecting, curating and sharing customer photos and videos on e-commerce sites.

September 30, 2014

It’s official. Following a strategic review of the company’s growth strategies and structure, the eBay board has approved a plan to separate the company’s eBay and PayPal businesses into independent publicly traded companies in 2015, subject to customary conditions.

September 25, 2014

Sears Canada president and CEO Douglas C. Campbell has resigned his spot so he can return to the United States by the end of the calendar year to tend to personal family issues. The board will commence a search for a new CEO immediately.

September 12, 2014

Anheuser-Busch has teamed up with Gratafy to launch a mobile gifting pilot on Facebook designed to enable real-time connections between the beer brand and its customers.