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.

July 28, 2015

The CEO of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. says sales and earnings are growing at the California-based retailer despite the recreational impacts of the drought in that state.

July 14, 2015

A unique sponsorship and promotional effort that only a retailer based in Southern California would think of is set to begin August 1.

July 14, 2015

QVC is ramping up its distribution network on the West Coast with a new, state of the art facility in Ontario, Calif.

July 14, 2015

The latest back-to-school promotion from Staples includes deeper discounts, a free trip to California for 50 students, and a new TV advertising campaign.

July 1, 2015

The Modesto, Ca.-based Save Mart chain of 217 supermarkets has embarked on a major rebranding effort in the Bay Area where a new 61,000-sq.-ft. protoype bears a reimagined Lucky California banner.

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.