September 3, 2015

A rapidly expanding retailer led by a former top Walmart executive is supposed to produce strong same store sales growth, leverage expenses and increase profits. So why isn’t Five Below?

September 3, 2015

Despite reporting ho-hum same store sales for July, Costco said Thursday that its comps for the fourth quarter and fiscal year were up an impressive 6%.

September 2, 2015

Online retailer ThinkGeek is teaming up with GameStop on a new concept retail store focused entirely on collectibles.

September 2, 2015

Regional supermarket chain Haggen’s acquisition of 146 Albertsons and Safeway stores has been a disaster and the reasons why are detailed in a new lawsuit that heaps blame of the parent company of divested stores.

September 2, 2015

As Target moves to reimagine the shopping experience for customers who visit its stores, the retailer has applied for two liquor licenses for a future store in Chicago.

September 1, 2015

Amazon.com is reportedly doing some experimental tinkering with the two-day shipping guarantee for its paid Prime loyalty program.

September 1, 2015

The acquisition of Family Dollar in the second quarter led Dollar Tree Inc. to report quarterly sales that were up more than 48% from a year ago.

September 1, 2015

After a monthslong search for a new president and chief executive, the Fresh Market Inc. has turned to a retail veteran to provide leadership at a time when the company's growth has been stagnant. 

September 1, 2015

Regional supermarket operation H-E-B wants to make its customers lives’ better and believes its new relationship with Instacart accomplishes that objective.

September 1, 2015

Kroger already has a good relationship with shoppers, but the retailer is looking to elevate its brand even further by making a key hire in reputation management.

August 31, 2015

Christopher Baldwin has been named president and COO at BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc., putting the former Hess Retail CEO in position to succeed Laura Sen as CEO of the 208 unit warehouse club chain.

August 31, 2015

When online shopping club Jet.com launched in July, the retailer’s CEO said he aspired to have 15 million customers spending $20 billion by 2020. From the looks of the website, the prices and the shopping experience, Jet.com has a lot of work to do in order to get anywhere close to achieving that goal.

August 28, 2015

Would-be experts are portraying a federal appeals court ruling in the Neiman Marcus data breach case as a tipping point toward victims of cyber fraud, one that may lead to a wave of successful class-action lawsuits filed against retail chains. 

August 28, 2015

Ulta Beauty is continuing to deliver blockbuster financial results by attracting blockbuster numbers of shoppers to its stores. 

August 27, 2015

As Amazon.com deals with the fallout from a New York Times article over working conditions, another media outlet reports the retailer is scaling back its consumer device division and laying off dozens of employees in its hardware development center.

August 27, 2015

Retailers that stock the world’s top drugstore brands may be in for some competition from Pharmabox, which plans to install its first automated kiosk in a mall in the Miami area.

August 27, 2015

The holiday force has awakened earlier than ever at Walmart with the Aug. 28 launch of a major initiative called Toy Week.

August 26, 2015

Target is looking to return to the days when shoppers flocked to its stores for fabulously designed products, thanks to new directon from CEO Brian Cornell.

August 26, 2015

Walmart plans to stop selling certain types of assault and sporting rifles, the company said on Wednesday.

August 25, 2015

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

August 24, 2015

Store pickup at Target, Best Buy and other major retailers is getting a boost from a whole new innovation from tech startup Curbside.

August 24, 2015

Target Corp. is doing a little shopping of its own with a new sourcing solution that gives its buyers an online shopping-like experience.

August 24, 2015

As the 10th anniversary of Hurrican Katrina approaches, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are making a commitment to disaster relief efforts.

August 21, 2015

Amazon.com is planning to open a fifth fulfillment center in the state of Texas.