February 24, 2015

Office Depot posted a larger profit in the fourth quarter, but the retailer says currency pressures, market challenges and its tentative merger with Staples could negatively affect sales in 2015. 

February 19, 2015

Increased traffic and better than expected same store sales growth at U.S. stores were bright spots in the retailer’s fourth quarter earnings CEO Doug McMillon characterized as good despite a one cent increase in earnings per share. 

February 18, 2015

British supermarket giant Tesco has named John Allan as chairman, ending a four-month search after Richard Broadbent resigned amid an accounting scandal. 

February 12, 2015

GNC Holdings Inc. is looking to 2015 as a year of expansion. The retailer plans to open 125 total net new domestic and retail segment locations, and has plans for more.

February 9, 2015

Gap Inc. is raising its profit guidance based on its fourth-quarter sales and reduced taxes. 

February 6, 2015

Bebe stores CEO Jim Wiggett credited a compelling merchandise assortment with helping to drive the company’s success in the second quarter.

February 5, 2015

Sally Beauty Holdings reported decreased profits for the first quarter, but the company’s just-named CEO says new marketing programs will be paying off soon.

February 4, 2015

Costco’s same store sales flat-lined in January, disappointing many analysts who had expected a 1.2% increase.

February 2, 2015

Stanley Black & Decker and Newell Rubbermaid reported modest but steady growth in the fourth quarter, results that position both companies on solid ground going forward.

January 29, 2015

Amazon’s Prime membership seemed to be the golden ticket to stronger sales for the e-commerce giant in the fourth quarter. 

January 16, 2015

Home Depot’s CEO Craig Menear will take over as chairman of the board when Frank Blake retires Feb. 2. 

December 29, 2014

Walgreens is poised to start 2015 off with a bang, as the company has nearly finalized its mega-deal with Alliance Boots. 

December 22, 2014

Despite reporting a 33% year-over-year decline in profits during the third quarter, Pier 1 Imports CEO Alex Smith said he is confident in the chain’s value proposition going forward in 2015.

December 19, 2014

Citing strong consumer demand for its products, Nike reported a big boost in revenue and profit for the second quarter.

December 18, 2014

Rite Aid is raising its guidance for 2015 after a big jump in same store sales lifted the company in the third quarter.

December 16, 2014

VeriFone and First Data are teaming up to help U.S. merchants reduce their exposure to data breaches and expedite merchant acceptance of EMV-enabled credit and debit cards.

December 11, 2014

The acquisition of Jos. A. Bank in June weighed heavily on Men’s Warehouse in the third quarter, as the company reported a profit decline of 82% due to expenses related to the integration of the rival clothier’s operations. 

December 11, 2014

RadioShack CEO Joe Magnacca contends the company’s core strategies are working even though evidence of the success was hard to see between a steep third quarter loss and double digit same store sales decline.

December 5, 2014

Genesco detailed succession plans for its CFO on a day that the company also reported weaker-than-expected earnings for the fiscal third quarter and lowered its outlook for the full year.

December 4, 2014

Challenging times continue for teen retailer Aeropostale, as an 11 percent drop in same-store sales leads the company to report its eighth straight quarterly loss.

December 3, 2014

Abercrombie & Fitch reported net income of $18.2 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2014, compared to a net loss of $15.6 million in the same period the prior year and beating Wall Street forecasts.

October 23, 2014

Wall Street has tolerated Amazon’s excesses for a long time, but a much larger than expected third quarter loss and tepid fourth quarter outlook was more than the company’s most ardent supporters could stomach.

October 8, 2014

Costco reported a rise in sales and same-store sales for the fourth quarter.

October 2, 2014

Rite Aid reported $2 billion in sales for the four weeks ended Sept. 27, representing a 4.5% increase over the comparable year-ago period.