September 3, 2015

A rapidly expanding retailer led by a former top Walmart executive is supposed to produce strong same store sales growth, leverage expenses and increase profits. So why isn’t Five Below?

September 2, 2015

Build-A-Bear Workshop is embarking on an effort to make its iconic in-store experience more fun than ever for kids of all ages with the opening of a new format at America's largest shopping mall.

August 31, 2015

Christopher Baldwin has been named president and COO at BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc., putting the former Hess Retail CEO in position to succeed Laura Sen as CEO of the 208 unit warehouse club chain.

August 31, 2015

When online shopping club Jet.com launched in July, the retailer’s CEO said he aspired to have 15 million customers spending $20 billion by 2020. From the looks of the website, the prices and the shopping experience, Jet.com has a lot of work to do in order to get anywhere close to achieving that goal.

August 21, 2015

With another difficult fiscal quarter under its belt, the CEO of Gap Inc. says the retailer will begin testing fast fashion merchandise in select stores.

 

August 18, 2015

Specialty retailer Francesca's is losing its head merchant.

August 17, 2015

Jeff Bezos is fighting back against an article in the New York Times accusing the retailer of having a ruthless and even abusive workplace culture.

August 17, 2015

CEO Brian Cornell isn't done retooling the executive leadership team at Target Corp.: The retailer now has a new COO and CFO.

August 16, 2015

Former Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson became the chain drug industry’s first executive to receive the Grocery Manufacturers Association’s highest honor.

August 14, 2015

Another high level defection from Target's merchandising ranks suggests CEO Brian Cornell's strategic vision for the retailer is not universally shared.

August 14, 2015

The CEO of Party City said the earlier Easter holiday hurt its second quarter traffic as the retailer reported a loss.

August 13, 2015

Nebraska-based sportings goods retailer Cabela’s has appointed the former CEO of Coors to its board.

August 12, 2015

Two retail and consumer product goods veterans are the newest members of Target's board of directors.

August 7, 2015

A familiar face has returned to lead Dollar General’s merchandising organization following the departure of David D’Arezzo who leaves the 12,000 unit retailer after serving as chief merchandising officer for 20 months.

August 7, 2015

The CEO of Overstock.com says the company is poised to take advantage of growth opportunities from "crypto-initiatives" and other means as the retailer posted an increase in revenue in the second quarter.

August 7, 2015

Petco is making several changes to its leadership team as the retailer focuses on key omnichannel initiatives.

August 6, 2015

The CEO of Fred's says its stellar sales for July reflect the success of the company's expanded pharmacy business.

August 5, 2015

Boot Barn says its integration of the Sheplers chain helped the company report is 23rd consecutive increase in quarterly same store sales.

August 5, 2015

The CEO of Fairway says promotional and merchandising efforts affected traffic in the first quarter as the company posted a sharp decline in same store sales.

August 4, 2015

Eliminating the multiple nameplates under which Target operates various store types is Chairman and CEO Brian Cornell’s latest move to simplify the retailer’s operations and identity.

August 3, 2015

Just in time for back-to-school season, Barnes & Noble's college bookstore division, which just separated from the the larger books and games retailer, is looking to acquire digital services to speed its growth.

August 3, 2015

Ken Martindale, one of the key architects behind Rite Aid's recent growth, has been promoted to CEO Rite Aid Stores.

July 30, 2015

Procter & Gamble Co. has named a successor to the man who led the company's recent transformation.

July 29, 2015

A veteran retailer with experience in running big national chains has joined City Sports as its new chief executive.