February 26, 2015

Stronger demand for clothing and accessories during the holiday season helped Kohl's Corp. post an increase in same store sales for the fourth quarter after five straight quarters of decline.

February 26, 2015

The Center for Retailing Excellence just scored another coup with the addition of Walmart COO Judith McKenna to the agenda for an upcoming conference that already included Walmart CEO Doug McMillon. 

February 26, 2015

Walmart is all about leveraging its scale to drive performance, but the application of that mindset can play out in many different ways, as Kathleen McLaughlin, president of the Walmart Foundation, will explain on March 3.

February 26, 2015

Jay Carney spent three years parsing words as president Barack Obama’s top spokesman and now has joined Amazon.com as senior vice president of worldwide corporate affairs, according to Politico.

February 25, 2015

Staples Inc. is tapping into a new revenue stream by launching a lending program aimed at small businesses.

February 24, 2015

Michaels is trying to drive digital engagement with customers by giving away the springtime trip of a lifetime. 

February 24, 2015

American Apparel is bolstering its omnichannel effort with two new hires in marketing and digital engagement. 

February 24, 2015

Target Corp. reportedly thinks having a range of organic products matters. According to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Target has selected 31 new brands to participate in the second year of its “Made to Matter” program, which promotes new sustainable, organic and natural goods.

February 23, 2015

Lingerie retailer Frederick’s of Hollywood is reportedly closing at least 31 of its 93 stores as part of a broader re-engineering effort. 

February 23, 2015

The National Retail Federation and the Retail Industry Leaders Association are celebrating a tentative agreement on a labor dispute that caused problems at 29 West Coast ports. 

February 23, 2015

Amazon.com is looking to push farther into the category of high-end couture, according to a new report from Bloomberg.

February 20, 2015

In a move that could alter political debate and improve the image of the world's largest retailer, Walmart announced that it will raise the minimum wage of its employees to as much as $10 per hour by 2016. The decision has received mixed reaction.

February 20, 2015

Ann Inc. may be in talks with at least two potential buyers, according to a report this month from Bloomberg.

February 20, 2015

Amazon is expanding its same-day delivery service not just to all of Manhattan, but to other New York City boroughs as well, with unknown implications for the retail industry.

February 19, 2015

Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. has appointed an apparel industry veteran as CEO.

February 19, 2015

While Kmart has been closing many of its stores as it seeks to restructure the company, the retailer has quietly launched a pilot program to re-brand itself as K-Fresh. 

February 19, 2015
Walmart CEO Doug McMillon talks about changes at Walmart.
 
February 18, 2015

Express Inc. is turning to Kate Upton again as an integral part of the company’s turnaround strategy. 

February 18, 2015

Luxury online retailer Gilt Groupe has been preparing for an IPO for a year now, but didn’t have enough cash. Now the retailer says it has raised another $50 million from venture backers. 

February 18, 2015

Target Corp. is reportedly localizing the assortments at its smaller-footprint Target Express stores to a high degree. 

February 18, 2015

Tractor Supply Company is marching ahead with plans for growth in 2015 by opening its 1,400th store.

February 18, 2015

Whole Foods is putting its motto -- whole foods, whole people, whole planet -- to the test with a new initiative to alleviate poverty through microcredit.

February 17, 2015

Acosta Sales & Marketing has appointed Randall J. Weisenburger to its board of directors. 

February 17, 2015

A new set of stiff federal regulations reportedly may limit or even scuttle Amazon.com’s plans for a drone-based aerial delivery service.