April 27, 2015

Executives at Abercrombie & Fitch Co. think that taking the sex out of its ads will solve the retailer's traffic problems, according to new reports. But the retailer may have more work to do than just firing the beefcake models.

April 24, 2015

Books-A-Million Inc. is entering the self-publishing market, taking on the CreateSpace service from Amazon as well as numerous other self-publishing companies.

April 24, 2015

The Top 100 is Retailing Today’s look at the best retailers in America. We comb through annual reports and regulatory filings to arrive at our annual ranking of the best retailers in America based on annual sales, number of stores, e-commerce capabilities, profitability and operational efficiency. In addition to the annual rankings based on financial and operational metrics, The Top 100 also features: 

April 24, 2015

With the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs underway, what better way for Sears Canada to spark interest in its product assortment than the addition of a brand inspired by a player who on-ice exploits earned him the best nickname ever. 

April 24, 2015

Those who failed to grasp the significance of the iPhone when it launched in 2007 are not going to make the same mistake twice with the introduction of the Apple Watch –- a wearable technology device that hit the market April 24 with some well-deserved hype and considerable transformative potential. 

April 23, 2015

Walmart increased hourly pay for employees earlier this year but top executives didn’t earn as much as they could have after the company came up short on key metrics. 

April 23, 2015

The TJX Cos. Inc. announced Wednesday that Chairman Bernard Cammarata will retire following the company’s annual shareholder meeting scheduled for June 11.

April 23, 2015

Walmart detailed a wide range of considerable accomplishments in its eighth annual Global Responsibility Report released this week, but what the world really want to know is what’s up with those toilets at Pico Rivera, Calif., supercenter. 

April 22, 2015

HSN Inc. has appointed a new chief marketing officer to drive growth for the $3.6 billion multichannel retailer. 

April 22, 2015

What’s wrong with the retail Industry? Corporate Responsibility Magazine is out with the 2015 version of its 100 Best Corporate Citizens and only three, that’s right, only three retailers were worthy of inclusion on the list.

April 22, 2015

The IRI Summit 2015 conference this week in Austin is helping senior manufacturers and retailers find growth in CPG manufacturing, retail and health care

April 22, 2015

Macy’s Inc. is teaming up with a former Victoria’s Secret Angel to develop a new line of contemporary bras and panties designed to appeal to women who are looking for the "perfect fit and shape."

April 21, 2015

Sportsman's Warehouse is resorting to a cash giveaway to ensure a strong crowd at its newest store as it expands in Oregon. 

April 21, 2015

TargetExpress, the retailer’s newest and smallest format store yet, is now open in San Francisco and Berkeley and designed with local city dwellers in mind. 

April 20, 2015

Sports retailer Adidas is trying to strengthen its “green” credentials with a promise to use plastic waste from the oceans in some of its products.

April 20, 2015

Rite Aid Corp. announced Monday that Steve Rempel, a highly experienced information technology executive, has been named Rite Aid's SVP and chief information officer.

April 20, 2015

Overwhelming demand for Target's Lily Pulitzer collection caused a shopping frenzy over the weekend both in stores and online. 

April 19, 2015

Verizon is out with its annual cyber security report and while the findings are disturbing the good news is that retailers can thwart many a breach attempt by focusing on a handful of basic attack patterns. 

April 17, 2015

Foot Locker introduced its first smartphone mobile app and a new series of “Shoemoji” emoticons that enable a new type of communication among smartphone users.

April 16, 2015

An inventory build at Lowe’s in preparation for the launch of a new HGTV Home brand of paint was cited as the source of strong sales growth by paint supplier Sherwin Williams.

April 16, 2015

Shares of Party City enjoyed a nice first-day pop on April 16 after the company completed its initial public stock offering.

April 15, 2015

Evine Live, the digital commerce company formerly known as ShopHQ, named Penny Burnett senior vice president and chief merchandising officer. 

April 15, 2015

H&M gave new meaning to the phrase “pop-up store” with a merchandising initiative at its Times Square location focused on conscious commerce.

April 14, 2015

Aspiring musicians with big dreams but no way to pay for them now have options thanks to a new credit initiative launched at the nation’s leading musical instrument retailer.