March 30, 2016

In a history-making move that would have a direct impact on the retail industry and food service sector, the state of California has moved closer to raising the statewide minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022.

March 18, 2016

Should Walmart and Costco be required to pay employees the same minimum wage?

March 3, 2016

Costco’s profit fell short of analysts’ estimates at the mid-point in its fiscal year, but business trends were solid in the company’s second quarter with a 4% same store sales increase at U.S. locations.

March 1, 2016

Sam's Club is building a team of regional U.S. buyers to bring in more local and organic groceries in order to attract wealthier customers and better compete with Costco.

February 16, 2016

The former head of global health and well-being at Procter & Gamble is the newest member of the board of directors at BJ’s Wholesale Club.

February 4, 2016

Same store sales at Costco were mostly flat in January across the globe, mirroring reports from other retailers reporting soft sales.

January 20, 2016

Sam's Club is teaming up with a national nonprofit dedicated to mentoring small business owners to launch the 2016 American Small Business Championship. 

January 19, 2016

Sam’s Club has entered into an agreement with Visa to begin accepting Visa credit cards starting Feb. 1.

January 14, 2016

Costco hopes to sell more high-definition televisions and merchandise in clubs after going live with its revamped Costco TV Network.

January 8, 2016

In what was arguably one of the strangest holiday season in recent memory – for a variety of reasons – retailers have reported a variety of results ranging from impressive to outright awful.

January 7, 2016

Costco Wholesale Corporation on Wednesday reported net sales of $12.5 billion for the month of December, which includes the five weeks ended Jan. 3, 2016, an increase of 3%.

December 11, 2015

BJ's Wholesale Club has promoted its COO to president and chief executive officer just months after recruiting him from Hess Retail Corp.

December 9, 2015

Don’t be fooled by Costco’s tepid sales growth and first quarter profit decline. The company is accelerating expansion and pursuing some intriguing digital partnerships while members continue to renew at record rates.

November 9, 2015

Sam’s Club is introducing a new way for shoppers to get a head start on their holiday shopping: Pre-Black Friday.

November 5, 2015

October was a good month for Costco, which reported growth in same store and total sales.

November 4, 2015

Veteran Safeway merchant Toby Noiles has joined Sam’s Club in a senior role as the warehouse club operator creates a new organizational structure for its food and beverage business.

October 30, 2015

For the second time in less than a month, Costco has elected a veteran of the telecommunications industry to serve on the retailer's board of directors.

October 5, 2015

Sam’s Club has made some expansive personnel and strategy changes focused on merchandising on the same day that Walmart announced job cuts at its home office in Bentonville, Ark.

September 30, 2015

A strong dollar and tumbling gas prices made Costco’s fourth quarter sales results seem weak. They weren’t and now the company plans to open 12 more clubs before year end.

September 24, 2015

Sam’s Club and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation are investing in an innovative program to help spawn the next generation of entrepreneurs.

September 10, 2015

In the latest move in its battle against Costco, Sam's Club is going to start accepting the very form of payment that Costco rebuffed earlier this year.

September 3, 2015

Sam's Club is taking on Costco in the auto buying program business by teaming up with one of the biggest names in car-shopping in an effort to boost its auto business.

September 3, 2015

Despite reporting ho-hum same store sales for July, Costco said Thursday that its comps for the fourth quarter and fiscal year were up an impressive 6%.

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.