June 23, 2015

A study of 10,000 U.S. consumers revealed H-E-B, Publix and Trader Joe's are tops when it comes to making customers feel delighted.

June 17, 2015

Pier 1 Imports reported same store sales growth for the first quarter, which the company’s CEO credited to the completion of an omnichannel transformation. 

June 11, 2015

Restoration Hardware earnings surged in the first quarter on strong sales, giving a boost to the company as it embarks on expanding its business with new stores with larger showrooms.

June 9, 2015

Things are looking up for yogawear retailer Lululemon Athletica Inc., which reported a large increase in revenue from online sales in the first quarter.

June 3, 2015

Family owned chocolate manufacturing Group CÉMOI (www.cemoi.fr/en), founded in 1962, is heir to a 200-year tradition of French chocolate, which began in 1814 with the creation of the first chocolate plant in the Pyrenees. Today the group is spreading this chocolate tradition throughout the world

June 2, 2015

The struggling Justice brand and the West Coast port dispute held back Ascena Retail Group Inc. in the third quarter as the company awaits its acquisition of Ann Inc. to close later in 2015.

May 29, 2015

Rapidly growing western wear retailer Boot Barn Holdings Inc. showed no signs of slowing down in the fourth quarter.

May 26, 2015

After reporting disappointing financial results for the first quarter, the Fresh Market can use all the help it can get in communicating its value proposition to shoppers. 

May 22, 2015

The Fresh Market says its planned exit from California led to higher costs and lower profit in the first quarter, but analysts say the company may be in trouble.

May 21, 2015

Demand for iPhone 6, big TVs and appliances surged at Best Buy in the first quarter, enabling the company to report a much-better-than expected same store sales increase.

May 21, 2015

Kirkland’s Inc. says it is still on track to open as many as 40 new stores in 2015 after reporting solid financial results in its latest quarter.

May 19, 2015

As other major retailers report sluggish sales, home improvement stores such as Home Depot Inc. are benefitting from rebounds in the housing market and the weather.

May 19, 2015

The Obama administration’s plan to revise federal overtime regulations would likely “hollow out” low- and mid-level management positions in the retail industry and result in a shift toward more hourly and part-time workers, according to a new National Retail Federation (NRF) report. 

May 19, 2015

Strong traffic continues to boost sales and profit at TJX Cos. Inc., which raised its annual guidance after reporting that earnings rose 4.5% in the first quarter.

May 15, 2015

Fast-growing retailer shoes.com is on track to generate $300 million in sales after reporting a blockbuster first quarter.

May 11, 2015

Both first-time and repeat customers were on the rise for Wayfair in the first quarter, suggesting the company is doing what it takes to grow into a powerful player in e-commerce. 

May 7, 2015

The earlier Easter holiday put a damper on traffic at L Brands’ stores, which reported a 1% drop in same store sales for May. 

May 6, 2015

HSN’s push to make it easier for smartphone shoppers to buy its products online was successful in the first quarter, with the multichannel retailer reporting a 31% increase in mobile sales. 

May 1, 2015

Athleisure apparel continues to be a driver of growth for Columbia Sportswear Co., which posted record sales in its first quarter. 

April 10, 2015

L Brands continued to be a bright spot in specialty retail in March, reporting a 9% increase in same-store sales.

April 8, 2015

Bed Bath & Beyond indicated in its fourth quarter earnings report that it may be joining Walmart and other retailers with plans to increase wages.

April 2, 2015

Weaker-than-expected demand for guns led to a decrease in same store sales for Sportsman’s Warehouse in the fourth quarter. 

March 27, 2015

The sports retail market has been strong for Foot Locker and similar retailers, but not for Finish Line, which reported a drop in holiday quarter profit.

March 26, 2015

GameStop’s strongest growth in 2015 will have little to do with gaming as the company plans to open between 350 to 550 stores in technology brands segment while paring its GameStop store presence.