August 26, 2015

The J.C. Penney Co. Inc. is in the green again – at least when it comes to taking its sustainability responsibilities very seriously.

August 10, 2015

Swedish furniture giant Ikea is always coming up with inventive and innovative products to appeal to its core shoppers, but this time the retailer is marking a first in the industry.

July 22, 2015

What’s wrong with America? Plenty, according to the National Retail Federation, which just slashed its full year retail sales forecast ahead of second quarter earnings announcements from major retailers next month.

July 10, 2015

Coty is buying 43 beauty brands from Procter & Gamble Co., including Miss Clairol, Covergirl and Max Factor.

April 22, 2015

For those shoppers who are sick of lugging phone chargers from room to room, Ikea has a solution: The Swedish retailer is launching a new line of home furnishings with wireless chargers.

April 15, 2015

Some of the biggest names in retail soon will be honored in the nation’s capital when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy host an annual event to recognize Energy Star Partners of the Year. 

April 6, 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded its 2015 Energy Star Sustained Excellence Award to Kohl’s and Staples in recognition of the companies’ continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency initiatives.

January 26, 2015

To succeed in today's dynamic industry, retailers need to offer a seamless shopping experience that never loses sight of customer needs, both in-store and online. 

December 17, 2014

Kroger has gotten the ultimate green seal of approval from the EPA. 

November 21, 2014

Walmart is fulfilling its promise earlier this year to make a big investment in solar energy: The retailer has accepted bids from SunEdison and SolarCity to install as many as 400 new solar systems on its facilities over the next four years.  

November 18, 2014

The IKEA Group has made its largest investment ever in renewable energy by buying a 165-megawatt wind farm in Cameron County, Tex.

November 5, 2014

Bulbs.com, is set to help businesses save big when switching to energy efficient lighting products. 

October 30, 2014

Technological advancements and shifting shopper expectations have prompted Meijer and GE Lighting to embark on a major merchandising and first-of-its-kind education initiative.

October 27, 2014

Ricola, a manufacturer of herb drops, on Wednesday announced the introduction of Revitalizing Herb Drops, which work to restore energy.

October 27, 2014

Ricola, a manufacturer of herb drops, on Wednesday announced the introduction of Revitalizing Herb Drops, which work to restore energy.

October 3, 2014

Just a couple of days after elevating Ray Cotton to SVP, chief compliance and sustainability officer, Lumber Liquidators has launched a new section of its website dedicated to sustainability.

August 28, 2014

China is known for some of the worst air pollution in the world and to help improve the situation Walmart has launched a new initiative focused on helping suppliers reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

August 15, 2014

The Coca-Cola Company plans to acquire a 16.7% interest in Monster Beverage Corporation in an unconventional partnership arrangement involving brands, global distribution and $2.15 billion in cash.

August 14, 2014

Raley's Supermarkets worked with NRG eVgo to unveil an electric vehicle (EV) fast charging station at a retail location in Northern California that features both industry standard fast chargers: CHAdeMO and SAE Combo.

August 13, 2014

Bebida Beverage Company (BeBevCo), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of relaxation and energy products, is rolling out its flagship beverage, KOMA Unwind Liquid Relaxation, at select 7-Eleven stores in the Quad Cities.

July 29, 2014

Walmart’s sustainability efforts are benefitting fuel cell provider Plug Power Inc., which said a contract it secured with the retailer earlier this year has already been expanded.

July 23, 2014

Lowe's has launched new products for its Iris smart home solution. The move comes three weeks after Staples threw its hat into the connected home space with its own platform.

July 23, 2014

Macy’s has announced a series of new initiatives in its multi-year strategic program to enhance environmental sustainability. They are consistent with the company’s sustainability principles first adopted in 2008 and implemented with increasing intensity during the past six years.

July 8, 2014

What if you could replicate the physical in-store experience on the web? The concept sounds incredibly powerful. Retailers could connect product experts with key audiences to demonstrate and sell physical products, just like in-store.