September 22, 2015

Consumers looking for arts and crafts online may soon have a new destination.

September 21, 2015

Usually retailers are not pleased when hackers get into their systems, but Walmart Stores Inc. is very happy with three hackers in particular.

September 18, 2015

The two biggest specialty pet retailers in the U.S. may merge. According to Reuters, Petco Holdings Inc. is considering a possible acquisition from chief rival PetSmart Inc.

September 15, 2015

It might still technically be summer, but a new survey from Rubicon Project is showing that the holidays are already on consumers’ minds in the U.S., U.K. and Canada. 

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 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, 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’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, 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 and 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 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.