February 8, 2016

Nordstrom is launching a new national marketing campaign with print, digital and video components as the retailer seeks to improve its connection with younger customers.

February 5, 2016

JCPenney is pursuing a possible sale and partial leaseback of its headquarters building in Plano, Texas, as part of an ongoing effort to reduce debt and manage expenses.

February 4, 2016

Positive trends with its online business were not enough to help Kohl’s offset in-store weakness and intense competition which pressured profits and caused a significant downward revision in guidance.

February 4, 2016

Macy’s is looking to leverage the popularity of the Lunar New Year through a variety of promotions in-store.

February 2, 2016

Large appliances are back at select J.C. Penney stores after a 30 year hiatus and when – not if – the merchandising initiative is rolled out more broadly the contribution to same store sales growth could be huge.

February 1, 2016

Macy’s named longtime executive Peter Sachse to a new position with added responsibility for merchandising and said Justin S. MacFarlane joined the company as chief strategy, analytics and innovation officer.

January 29, 2016

Macy's has partnered with one of the hottest online retailers to open a pop-up shop of handmade wares at its legendary store in Manhattan.

January 27, 2016

Macy’s is looking to inspire shoppers once again this February with promotional events tied to the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women campaign.

January 26, 2016

Belk is inviting couples engaged to be married to attend an Engagement Party during the month of February in the home department at their local store. 

January 21, 2016

Macy’s announced that a Bloomingdale’s store will open in spring 2017 in Kuwait as part of the company’s strategic partnership with Al Tayer Group LLC.

January 21, 2016

Count Macy’s among the retailers who realize a seamless customer experience starts in the back end.

January 20, 2016

Kmart on Wednesday announced the launch of its new Pharmacy Savings Plus program, an initiative aimed at saving underinsured or uninsured patients money on their prescriptions and other pharmacy services.

January 19, 2016

As more millennials enter the real estate market and a rising number of homeowners invest in updating their homes, J.C. Penney is re-entering the appliance business.

January 19, 2016

Dillard’s Inc. is giving more than $850,000 to local Chapters of Ronald McDonald House Charities after selling its exclusive Southern Living Christmas Cookbook.

January 19, 2016

J.C. Penney Company appointed Joe McFarland as executive VP of stores, effective immediately, succeeding Tony Bartlett.

January 14, 2016

The downsizing continues at Sears Holding Corp.

January 14, 2016

The Bon-Ton Stores says its holiday sales were negatively affected by unseasonably warm weather in November.

January 13, 2016

Shoptalk is out to break the mold of what constitutes a retail industry event and the clearest indication of that philosophy is a digital brochure that showcases an expanding roster of speakers and the image of a monkey sitting on a toilet. Seriously.

January 8, 2016

In what was arguably one of the strangest holiday season in recent memory – for a variety of reasons – retailers have reported a variety of results ranging from impressive to outright awful.

January 7, 2016

Leading department store operator Hudson’s Bay Company confirmed months of speculation and agreed to pay what appears to be a modest sum to acquire online luxury retailer Gilt Groupe.

January 7, 2016

Less than 12 hours after Macy’s shared bleak holiday results, J.C. Penney said enhanced digital capabilities helped it to produce strong holiday season same store sales growth which allowed the company to reaffirm its full year profit forecast.

January 6, 2016

Macy’s said warm weather took a huge toll on holiday sales, which were much worse than expected, prompting the company to announce major cost-cutting moves.

December 23, 2015

Some of the retail industry’s most innovative, influential and accomplished leaders passed away in 2015. The following is a look at some of those who made a difference and the impact they had on retail.

December 22, 2015

Off-price retailer Burlington Stores named the former president and COO of Bright Horizons Family Solutions as the newest member of its nine-person board.