April 28, 2015

JCPenney Company Inc. has named one of its board members as its next EVP and chief marketing officer.

April 24, 2015

With the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs underway, what better way for Sears Canada to spark interest in its product assortment than the addition of a brand inspired by a player who on-ice exploits earned him the best nickname ever. 

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

Macy’s Inc. is teaming up with a former Victoria’s Secret Angel to develop a new line of contemporary bras and panties designed to appeal to women who are looking for the "perfect fit and shape."

April 20, 2015

Another high-end designer is making a limited edition pit stop at a mass market retailer. This time it's Kohl's, which plans to offer a line from Thakoon Panichgul this fall.

April 15, 2015

Kmart is taking its long-running affiliation with March of Dimes to a new level this year with the help of America’s fiercest fitness expert. 

April 15, 2015

Tracy Margolies has returned to Saks Fifth Avenue to leading the department store retailer’s merchandising efforts. 

April 14, 2015

Who hasn’t prematurely hit the send button on an email? However, when it happened to a JCPenney executive who disclosed first quarter same store sales to an analyst, it begs the larger question of why the pair were even having a conversation about sales with two weeks left in the quarter. 

April 14, 2015

Kohl’s is moving toward a $300 million threshold in its long-running Kohl’s Cares cause merchandise program with the latest iteration of the program involving products from the author and illustrator team of Philip and Erin Stead. 

April 14, 2015

Leading department store retailer Nordstrom has developed a unique approach to community giving by returning 1% of gift card sales to local nonprofit groups.

April 13, 2015

Saks Off 5th is joining the likes of Nordstrom Rack, Marshalls and Old Navy as the newest tenant at a Southern California shopping center that serves by value conscious residents of a community synonymous with celebrity and glamour.

April 13, 2015

Sears Holdings will eventually need to sell more stuff to shoppers to remain viable as a retailer, but in the meantime the company has shown itself to be more adept at generating cash through complex real estate deals that unlock the value of an increasingly less productive store base. 

April 9, 2015

An early Easter helped Stein Mart post an impressive 7.9% boost in same store sales for the first quarter.

April 7, 2015

A big jump in digital sales and the integration of Saks Fifth Avenue helped Hudson’s Bay Co. post a larger increase in profit in the fourth quarter.

April 6, 2015

Century 21, the coveted off-price store beloved by fashionistas in the Northeast, has announced that it will be heading south for its next location.

April 3, 2015

The president of Saks Fifth Avenue has resigned after 15 months at the department store chain’s helm.

April 2, 2015

Belk Inc. has hired Goldman Sachs to explore its strategic options, including the possibility of a sale that could value the family owned department store chain at as much as $4 billion, Reuters reports.

April 1, 2015

Sears Holding Corp. is looking to raise more than $2.5 billion by selling its stores to a real estate investment trust. 

March 31, 2015

Kohl’s is betting big on the notion that its new focus on health and wellness will increase sales. 

March 30, 2015

John A. Bryant, chairman, president and CEO of Kellogg Co., has been elected to the Macy’s Inc. board of directors.

March 30, 2015

Sears has teamed up with organizers of a next-generation athletic event that involves slogging through mud to promote its best-selling Kenmore brand in stores, online and via social media. 

March 27, 2015

Belk blamed costs associated with strategic initiatives for its drop in profit in the fourth quarter. 

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 17, 2015

JCPenney has lost its chief marketing officer at a time when the company has been trying to rebuild its brand image.