May 1, 2015

Tuesday Morning Corp. completed its turnaround initiative in the third quarter, closing 21 stores and narrowing its loss to $2.8 million.

April 30, 2015

The Food 4 Less and Ralph’s divisions of Kroger Co. are asking shoppers in the Southern California area to support the Special Olympics. 

April 29, 2015

Best Buy is looking to expand its smartphone offerings for America's growing population of aging adults with a San Diego-based company called GreatCall.

 

April 28, 2015

Cost-conscious consumers are continuing to seek out bargains at Supervalu's stores, prompting the company's profit to soar 50% in the fourth quarter.

April 24, 2015

As retailers feel the pressure to raise wages for employees, GameStop is focusing on education by giving staffer an incentive to enter the classroom.

April 24, 2015

Former Walgreens CEO Greg Wasson is one of three top retail industry executives confirmed as inductees into the Grocery Manufacturers Association’s Hall of Achievement when the trade group holds a gala event in conjunction with its annual meeting this fall.

April 23, 2015

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores is embracing its branding as “America’s Appliance Experts” with a refresh of seven stores in Arizona, among other states.

April 22, 2015

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc., which had disappointing financial results in its last quarter, said CEO W. Bruce Johnson will leave the company Aug. 1.

April 21, 2015

TargetExpress, the retailer’s newest and smallest format store yet, is now open in San Francisco and Berkeley and designed with local city dwellers in mind. 

April 15, 2015

Membership-based online retailer Jet is partnering with QVC parent company Liberty Interactive’s marketing and virtual inventory solutions provider CommerceHub to help retailers and brand capitalize on the soon-to-launch Jet e-commerce platform. 

April 10, 2015

ECRM compared retail circular advertising in March 2014 vs. March 2015 and noted trends occurring across top retail chains.

April 10, 2015

Shoppers looking for Swedish mustard or cheap bathroom rugs won’t have to ask themselves “Why isn’t there an Ikea in Las Vegas?” for very much longer. 

April 7, 2015

Lowes Foods has selected a new customer engagement platform as the regional grocery chain continues to invest in an overhaul of its omnichannel capabilities.

April 6, 2015

Lands' End has added a digital component to its sponsorship of the White House Easter Egg Roll this year.

April 6, 2015

Atlas Technology Group, one of the fastest growing retail technology solution providers in the consumer goods industry, has named a new president.

April 6, 2015

Omnichannel solutions provider RichRelevance has hired a former WalmartLabs executive to serve as its chief product officer.

April 3, 2015

Midwestern grocery chain Cub Foods is introducing special needs shopping carts that combine the functionality of a wheelchair with a traditional cart. 

March 31, 2015

Home Depot, which was hit by a widely publicized data breach in 2014, has reportedly hired its first chief information security officer, according to the Wall Street Journal.

March 31, 2015

Airline passengers mourning the loss of in-flight catalog SkyMall may soon find a familiar sight in their seat pockets.

March 27, 2015

Forbes is reporting that Amazon.com is in the preliminary stages of a deal to buy luxury retailer Net-a-porter, which could be its biggest acquisition ever according to the magazine.

March 25, 2015

Belk’s efforts on community involvement received a boost in 2015, as the company reported that it donated more than $21.5 million to local communities last year. 

March 25, 2015

Fred's Super Dollar has signed an agreement to acquire Reeves-Sain Drug Store, a private specialty and retail pharmacy company based in the Nashville, Tenn., area, for $66 million.

March 20, 2015

Big Lots hopes to give back to the communities it serves with a new charity focused on hunger, housing, health care and education.

March 20, 2015

Build-A-Bear Workshop is hoping that its new Easter Collection will persuade shoppers to hop right in for a chance to buy one of the retailer’s new customizable holiday toys.