August 24, 2015

Sears Holdings Co. has made an interesting choice to lead its hardlines division.

August 19, 2015

Staples says the $6.3 billion deal to buy rival Office Depot is still on track despite the retailer’s deepening sales declines in the second quarter.

August 17, 2015

QVC just gained some credibility among hipsters and millennials by buying a popular Internet flash sale site that caters to those younger shoppers.

August 11, 2015

A collection of crowdfunded products introduced on Staples Web site is being billed as a “first-of-its-kind-entrepreneurial store.”

August 11, 2015

An early proponent and innovator of retail health care clinics has joined Walmart in a new role that suggests the world’s largest retailer is ready to make some major moves.

July 23, 2015

Walmart wants to advance its long-term growth prospects in China and has acquired full ownership of an e-commerce company in which it already held a majority stake to further that objective.

July 20, 2015

In the e-commerce fight between China's Alibaba and JD.com, Taylor Swift has declared a winner.

July 17, 2015

The former head merchant for Staples has been named president and CEO of eBags Inc. 

July 14, 2015

With Amazon.com’s share price approaching $500 on the heels of a highly publicized 20th anniversary promotional event, the struggling Books-A-Million chain announced a deal to go private for a paltry sum.

July 13, 2015

It’s no secret that a big part of Wal-Mart’s strategy is to maintain its market share in the face of competition from Amazon.com, and maybe even steal some away.

July 8, 2015

Walmart is joining forces with a new supplier database provider to support the retailer’s manufacturing initiative, which aims to find U.S. suppliers to manufacture products.

July 2, 2015

Family Dollar had a dip in profit in the third quarter as the company reported higher costs ahead of its planned merger with Dollar Tree.

June 30, 2015

Two days before Kraft shareholders are scheduled to vote on a merger with Heinz, the company announced a slew of new executives.

June 25, 2015

Online pricing intelligence provider 360pi compared Amazon.com and Walmart.com prices earlier this year in a dynamic pricing study and discovered Walmart changed its prices more often than Amazon.

June 22, 2015

Martha Stewart is going to be fussing over her lifestyle collection of turquoise mixing bowls and gingham kitchen towels from a whole new vantage point.

June 18, 2015

No great surprise that Walmart sits atop the Fortune 500 list of the world’s largest companies with its annual revenues of $485.6 billion. 

June 17, 2015

A search is underway for a new CEO to execute a massive transformation at one of the world’s largest retailers. Getting to the interview will require U.S. executives to take a very long flight and the successful applicant will need good listening skills to decipher the accent of co-workers.

June 4, 2015

The CEO of Best Buy says brick-and-mortar stores are absolutely vital to beating Amazon.com and other retail rivals.

May 28, 2015

Amazon is upping the ante in the fulfillment wars by expanding its same-day delivery service for Prime members to more markets and making it free. 

May 21, 2015

Demand for iPhone 6, big TVs and appliances surged at Best Buy in the first quarter, enabling the company to report a much-better-than expected same store sales increase.

May 18, 2015

Ascena Retail Group may be looking to attract younger, more career-oriented shoppers with its $2.15 buyout of rival Ann Inc.

April 27, 2015

Office Depot will urge its stockholders to support a merger with Staples by asking them to vote in favor of the $6.3 billion acquisition by Staples at an annual meeting, according to a regulatory filing. 

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 23, 2015

A major new credit agreement has been secured by the 262 store Hancock Fabric chain with Wells Fargo Capital and the newly formed Great American Capital Partners subsidiary of B. Riley Financial.