July 6, 2015

American Apparel Inc. is launching a restructuring plan aimed at cutting costs as the retailer looks to turn around its struggling business.

May 20, 2015

Expenses related to a corporate restructuring led Etsy Inc. to report a huge loss in the first quarter.

April 10, 2015

The parent company of Safeway and Albertson's has promoted its executive chairman and created a four-person Office of the CEO.

April 9, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance reported quarterly earnings for the first time since the December merger of Walgreen Co. and Alliance Boots and said it plans to close about 200 stores in the United States.

March 30, 2015

Best Buy has announced that it is shutting down its Future Shop stores in Canada, consolidating under the Best Buy name and spending $200 million on its e-commerce capabilities.

March 20, 2015

Mattress Firm Holding Corp. is revving up its growth in fiscal 2015, with plans to open as many as 220 new stores this year.

March 20, 2015

Cost-cutting efforts ongoing at Toys “R” Us Inc. didn’t stop the retailer from reporting a profit in the fourth quarter.

March 3, 2015

Target Chairman and CEO Brian Cornell unveiled a wide-ranging growth strategy that combines familiar concepts with dozens of new initiatives related to merchandising, digital, expense control, process improvement and a major shift in corporate culture designed to drive growth for the next five years.

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. 

January 27, 2015

An extra week of sales and accelerating food inflation helped Delhaize Group, the owner of Food Lion stores, post profits that beat analyst estimates.

January 21, 2015

The restructuring of Walmart’s senior executive ranks continues with the latest round of appointments involving some familiar leaders in new roles with curious titles as well as some key resignations.

January 15, 2015

RadioShack Corp. is reportedly preparing to file for bankruptcy as early as the beginning of February. 

December 22, 2014

Embattled retailer American Apparel Inc. is restructuring its board amid rumors that the company is evaluating an offer to sell itself at a hefty premium.

December 19, 2014

The person behind the retro marketing campaign at RadioShack is out. 

November 11, 2014

ECRM compared retail circular advertising in October 2013 vs. October 2014 and noted trends occurring across top retail chains.

October 21, 2014

The world’s leading beverage company is intensify efforts to generate high single digit earnings per share growth after strategies introduced earlier this year have been slow to take hold and third quarter earnings fell 13%.

October 15, 2014

A much anticipated acceleration of small format Walmart stores failed to materialize on Wednesday when the retailer announced plans to curtail domestic new store growth in 2016.

October 9, 2014

Family Dollar’s fourth-quarter results were affected by decreased customer traffic, prompting chairman and CEO Howard R. Levine to point out that the company is still in the early stages of its turnaround plan.

 

October 9, 2014

Walmart is set to announce its 2015 growth priorities next week and in a clear sign of an accelerating Neighborhood Market rollout, the retailer has created a new organizational structure made up of seasoned operators and accomplished merchants.

September 18, 2014

Gordon Brothers Group, a global advisory, restructuring and investment firm specializing in the retail, consumer products, industrial and real estate sectors, has promoted Kenneth S. Frieze to the role of CEO.

August 7, 2014

Snyder’s-Lance is promising an innovation filled product pipeline for 2015 that includes meal-replacement snacks to drive growth for retailers following a pivotal second quarter for the company.

August 6, 2014

Toys“R”Us has appointed Chetan Bhandari as the company’s SVP, corporate finance and treasurer. He will report to EVP and CFO Mike Short.

July 23, 2014

Footwear maker Crocs is undergoing a major restructuring that includes closing stores and job cutbacks.

July 10, 2014

Just a month after activist investor Carl Icahn became Family Dollar’s largest shareholder prompting concerns of a hostile takeover, the company reported its third straight quarterly decline in same-store sales.