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 29, 2015

Walmart has extended its grocery pick up service to eight additional markets and is alluding to the possibility of a more significant roll out in the months ahead.

September 25, 2015

Six months after opening a Skechers concept shop, Meijer is taking the next step in what appears to be a more ambitious rollout of the branded shop to additional footwear departments.

September 25, 2015

The bankrupt Haggen supermarket chain has listed 111 locations for sale, many in California, as the company looks to refocus its operations on 37 stores in the Pacific Northwest.

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 24, 2015

Sam’s Club and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation are investing in an innovative program to help spawn the next generation of entrepreneurs.

September 22, 2015

Don’t assume that the layoff of 275 IT employees in August 2015 by Target Corp. means the retailer is reducing its focus on in-house technology operations.

September 22, 2015

A planned secondary stock offering by Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings means the rapidly expanding outdoor retailer no longer meets the definition of a “controlled company” but the private equity firm that brought the company public last year will still own a huge stake.

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 18, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Thursday announced the appointment of Jason Ausili as director, pharmacy affairs, effective Sept. 28.

September 18, 2015

The Home Depot is building physical infrastructure to support online operations.

September 17, 2015

Target Corp. has operated an innovation lab in San Francisco since 2013, but now the retailer is eyeing a more accelerated and outward-focused approach to innovation.

September 15, 2015

Target is entering the grocery delivery fray by offering its customers same-day delivery of groceries and other items through Instacart as a way to challenge Amazon and other retailers.

September 14, 2015

Food Lion is showcasing its redesign of its private label products by offering a special discount to customers who buy its store brands.

September 10, 2015

Kroger on Thursday announced the appointment of four EVPs to lead key lines of business.

September 4, 2015

The new Star Wars film awoke a promotional force of epic proportions over the weekend, but now retailers are faced with daunting task of driving sales of merchandise tied to a movie that won’t hit theaters for more than three months.

September 4, 2015

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

September 1, 2015

Guitar Center has crowned the winner of its Cover Me promotion, which aims to jump-start the career of amateur musicians.

August 31, 2015

Sports Authority is encouraging customers to line up early on Saturday, Sept. 5 for the retailer’s annual winter sports blowout sale identified for the past 61 years by the quirky name Sniagrab.

August 25, 2015

Fast growing e-commerce firm Instacart is now delivering groceries to a 17th major U.S. metropolitan area.

August 25, 2015

Bentonville now has something in common with Buenos Aires, Seoul, Bangalore and Istanbul. 

August 21, 2015

It is a case of better late than never at value priced department store retailer Gordmans Stores where the company has the distinction of being one of the last major retailers to sell merchandise on the Internet.

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 12, 2015

Two retail and consumer product goods veterans are the newest members of Target's board of directors.