May 26, 2015

Declining sales and mounting losses at online retailer Geeknet weren’t enough to deter Hot Topic from paying a steep price to acquire the retailer of products designed to appeal to the geek in everyone. 

May 26, 2015

Nordstrom is looking to increase its capital efficiency by selling its credit card portfolio to a Canadian bank.

May 22, 2015

Former Sears and Walgreens finance executive Atul Kavthekar is joining LivingSocial as CFO to help execute the e-commerce company’s ongoing re-invention strategy.

May 20, 2015

A legal veteran of Abercrombie & Fitch and Harvard Law grad has been named general counsel for Big Lots. 

May 20, 2015

Target’s turnaround efforts are apparently paying off for the company, which reported a nearly 52% surge in first quarter profit on strong sales of fashion, home and beauty products. 

May 18, 2015

Big Lots is looking to get a piece of the $1 billion pet products pie with a new and exclusive partnership with the American Kennel Club.

May 15, 2015

Big Lots employees in Ohio will be going to work for their communities in 2015, but not in a retail store. 

May 14, 2015

Skechers USA Inc. is making a big donation to support children affected by the earthquake in Nepal.

May 14, 2015

Target is shedding an obscure division that many people didn’t even know existed, as CEO Brian Cornell continues with his transformation of the company.

May 12, 2015

As some retailers increasingly use gamification to drive customer engagement and growth, GameStop is taking the concept to a new level with its latest promotion. 

May 11, 2015

Both first-time and repeat customers were on the rise for Wayfair in the first quarter, suggesting the company is doing what it takes to grow into a powerful player in e-commerce. 

May 10, 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.

May 8, 2015

Barnes & Noble is targeting train passengers by offering a curated collection of free eBooks and eMagazines to Amtrak customers.

May 8, 2015

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

May 7, 2015

Hhgregg is partnering with Maytag once again on an omnichannel giveaway that honors everyday American heroes.

May 7, 2015

An “intense focus” on brand-building and improved product assortments led True Value to post a loss in the first quarter. 

May 5, 2015

In the South, it’s never too early to talk about football, which is why N.C.-based department store Belk made a big college football announcement this week.

May 5, 2015

Wayfair is leveraging the popularity of HGTV’s hit series “Fixer Upper” by partnering with the stars of the show on upcoming marketing campaign. 

May 1, 2015

Specialty retailer Christopher & Banks has come up with an innovative celebration of women to drive traffic this Mother’s Day. 

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.