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 27, 2015

Less than a week after getting shareholder approval to sell itself to Dollar Tree Inc., Family Dollar said fewer discounts led to increased December sales. 

January 27, 2015

For many supermarkets, having an effective grocery shopping app is a key component of their omnichannel toolkit. But how to design it? 

January 27, 2015

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has cleared the merger of supermarket operators Safeway Inc. and Albertsons, creating a larger competitor to rival chain Kroger. But there is one caveat.

January 26, 2015

Things didn’t work for Target in Canada, but that hasn’t deterred Japan’s Fast Retailing Co., from announcing plans to enter the market with its UNIQLO format. 

January 26, 2015

Now that gasoline is cheaper, the fuel-savings component of retailer loyalty programs isn’t such a powerful draw. So retailers such as Kroger are employing new tactics to keep customers interested. 

January 26, 2015

NJOY, an independent e-cigarette and vaping company, on Monday announced the appointment of Paul Sturman as its new CEO and president.

January 24, 2015

The fourth quarter edition of Walmart Supplier News is now available for viewing.

January 23, 2015

The Macy’s Bloomingdale division is pursuing a micro-seasonality promotion opportunity with an Asian-inspired marketing campaign.

January 23, 2015

Home Depot’s efforts to advance tech innovation in retail will be getting a big boost from the company’s latest initiative.

January 22, 2015

Dollar General CEO Rick Dreiling had planned to retire in a few months, but after Family Dollar shareholder’s snubbed his company’s buyout offer, Dreiling said he’ll stick around a bit longer.

January 22, 2015

After months of delay and a failed bid by Dollar General, Family Dollar shareholders agreed to be acquired by Dollar Tree in a deal that creates a combined company with more than 14,000 locations, estimated annual sales of $19 billion and compelling growth opportunities. 

January 22, 2015

Sears Holdings announced on Thursday that Phil Keough has joined the company as SVP and president, pharmacy.

January 22, 2015

Walmart is capping off the end of its fiscal year with a flurry of activity, as the retailer is poised to open more stores in Canada. 

January 22, 2015

Weak retail traffic and fewer sales at Sears hurt Lands’ End Inc. during the peak holiday season.

January 21, 2015

Improved conversion and customer service at Brown Shoe’s Famous Footwear stores are the anticipated benefits of a new merchandise allocation and replenishment solution the company has deployed.

January 21, 2015

It may not feel like it in many parts of the country, but spring, the busiest time of the year for home improvement stores, is just around the corner. And Lowe’s is wasting no time in getting ready.

January 21, 2015

Target may have ruffled some feathers in the past with what some considered a lack of plus-size offerings. But the retailer seems to be making up for it now. 

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 20, 2015

Top executives from Target, Walgreens and Cabela’s have joined the already robust Board of Directors at the Retail Industry Leaders Association.

January 20, 2015

With retail executive titles becoming increasingly exotic, credit Walmart for coming up with an unusual sounding title for a position that other retailers might describe as chief omnichannel officer.

January 20, 2015

Walmart is hoping to increase the cash in in-store shoppers’ wallets this year by offering a new tax refund service. 

January 18, 2015

Retailers interested in fine-tuning their digital pricing strategies may want to look at a new index called the Price Perception Index.

January 16, 2015

Home Depot’s CEO Craig Menear will take over as chairman of the board when Frank Blake retires Feb. 2.