October 14, 2015

Eight start-up companies comprising the inaugural class of the newly formed XRC Labs accelerator are looking to have a big impact on the retail industry.

September 25, 2015

A new marketplace has launched with the goal of helping retailers and suppliers keep up with the blistering pace of innovation that is transforming their world.

September 22, 2015

Walmart has returned to its acquisitive ways in Silicon Valley with the purchase of PunchTab, a four-year old company with talent and technology to help the retailer’s Sam’s Club division better personalize offers.

September 17, 2015

A group of pharmacy workers within Target Corp's store in Brooklyn, N.Y., have won a vote to form a microunion, making it the first unionized store at the retailer since its inception in 1902, according to Reuters.

September 16, 2015

Gordmans Stores has named a veteran from Hancock Fabrics to take over as chief financial officer.


September 11, 2015

Rite Aid associates plan to honor 274 students who have been named recipients of Folds of Honor educational scholarships provided by the Rite Aid Foundation’s KidCents program.

September 4, 2015

The True Value Company family has expanded with the addition of Pittsburgh-based Busy Beaver Home Improvement Centers.

September 2, 2015

Online retailer ThinkGeek is teaming up with GameStop on a new concept retail store focused entirely on collectibles.

August 28, 2015

The CEO of Michaels says an improved merchandising strategy and a focus on the customer experience helped drive sales growth at the specialty retailer in the second quarter.

August 24, 2015

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners is adding a department store to its growing portfolio, which includes such brands as Aeropostale, Jones New York and Nine West.

August 16, 2015

Former Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson became the chain drug industry’s first executive to receive the Grocery Manufacturers Association’s highest honor.

August 6, 2015

A Northern California mountaintop retreat was the perfect venue for the nation’s largest arts and crafts retailer to host the inaugural Michaels Makers Summit.

August 5, 2015

Fast-growing Kriser's Natural Pet store is expanding in the Chicago area as the retailer looks to leverage what has become a $58 billion industry.

August 4, 2015

After 20 years of focusing on just five states in the Midwest, Meijer is continuing an estimated $750 million investment in its sixth state -- Wisconsin -- with the opening of two more stores in Wauwatosa and Oak Creek.

July 31, 2015

The power of Bass Pro Shops’ brand of retail was evident at the company’s newest store opening where shoppers were undeterred by a massive traffic jam and a lack of parking which forced some grand opening attendees to walk nearly a mile for a look inside.

July 29, 2015

A veteran retailer with experience in running big national chains has joined City Sports as its new chief executive.

July 22, 2015

In a classic case of “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em,” Neiman Marcus is deepening its relationship with an organization that could be viewed as a competitor.

July 20, 2015

Francesca's is adding a retail industry veteran to its board. 

July 20, 2015

Ross Stores is crossing off a big chunk of its to-do list as the retailer moves forward with its plans to open 90 stores in 2015.

July 20, 2015

Skechers is teaming up with a U.S. toymaker to execute an omnichannel launch of a new line of dolls based on the retailer's most popular character.

July 17, 2015

Few retailers make as big an impact on the environment as Kroger, but the high performing supermarket chain has made huge progress against sustainability priorities during the past decade and now is ready to take on a new set of goals.

June 29, 2015

Barnes & Noble is debuting a strangely appropriate omnichannel promotion for a retailer who might wish it could go back to an era in which bookshops were more relevant. 

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 19, 2015

Anna's Linens has hired Hilco Merchant Resources and Gordon Brothers Group to begin going-out-of-business sales at all retail locations.