June 25, 2015

Sears has opened a new connected home flagship store near Silicon Valley and Ryan Ciovacco, president of consumer electronics and connected solutions, spoke with Retailing Today about the major initiative.

June 18, 2015

Ace Hardware wants shoppers to think summer paint projects by introducing a new curated color palette for the warmest season of the year.

June 18, 2015

Home Depot and Lowe’s have nothing on four Ace Hardware operators who were recipients of the retail cooperative’s annual “Coolest Hardware Stores’” awards. 

June 17, 2015

Petco is joining the increasingly large group of retailers offering on-demand delivery of their products.

June 16, 2015

Fast growing grocery delivery service Instacart is adding a value-oriented chain to its network of grocery stores.

June 11, 2015

Low-price grocery chain Aldi is coming to Southern California, as the retailer hastens plans to open at least 45 stores in that state by the end of 2016.

May 29, 2015

Earlier this year, San Francisco sent shockwaves through the business community when it enacted the “Retail Workers Bill of Rights.” Now a California lawmaker wants to extend the measure throughout the state.

May 11, 2015

Retailers and consumer goods companies already know that California leads the nation when it comes to burdensome regulatory requirements. Now, the situation could go from bad to worse with enforcement looming of a complex law known as the Transparency in Supply Chains Act. 

April 30, 2015

The Food 4 Less and Ralph’s divisions of Kroger Co. are asking shoppers in the Southern California area to support the Special Olympics. 

April 17, 2015

Retailers with a presence in Denver, San Antonio, Nashville, Fort Lauderdale and Dallas should expect strong sales in the months ahead based on a new report which identifies those cities as the nation’s hottest housing market.

April 9, 2015

Petco is leveraging the combined power of video and celebrities with its latest promotion, "Think Adoption First."

April 7, 2015

99 Cents Only Stores is accelerating its expansion plan with several new stores planned for 2015. 

March 24, 2015

Clean, quiet and efficient are the benefits 99 Cents Only expects to derive from a switch to natural gas fueled vehicles at its main distribution center in California.

March 20, 2015

As burgeoning food retailer Haggen charts a path of expansion across the West Coast, the company is also making some key executive moves to support its growth in the Southwest.

March 19, 2015

Value-oriented food retailer Smart & Final Stores Inc. plans to accelerate its expansion plans after posting double-digit sales growth in the fourth quarter.

March 18, 2015

The CVS Health Foundation is backing up its promise to make a $5 million  commitment to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids by announcing the first four winners of grants.

March 6, 2015

The Fresh Market will cede some of its market share to its biggest competitor even as it posted strong fourth quarter earnings and an upbeat outlook for 2015.

February 9, 2015

Petco is leveraging the power of its multichannel capabilities to educate its shoppers about pet nutrition.

January 23, 2015

Macy’s plans to quadruple the size of a central California distribution facility that has played a key role in the execution of the retailer’s omnichannel strategy. 

January 21, 2015

Solid Gold pet food is partnering with Petco to donate an estimated $500,000 of premium pet food to selected pet charities nationwide. 

January 14, 2015

The digital innovations keep coming at Nieman Marcus, where the luxury retailer has introduce a new concept called the MemoryMirror.

January 8, 2015

Pacific Sunwear said it will lose less money in the fourth quarter than originally expected after its California lifestyle product assortment resonated with holiday shoppers and drove a 9% same store sales increase.

January 6, 2015

With Chinese-made products suspected in the deaths of more than 1,000 dogs it’s no wonder Petco has removed Chinese-sourced food products from its 1,300 stores.

December 22, 2014

Little known food retailer Haggen Northwest Fresh will grow its store base more than 800% following a Federal Trade Commission mandate that Albertson’s and Safeway divest 168 stores.