November 2, 2015

Amazon’s first permanent physical store has opened in its hometown of Seattle and guess what? It looks lot like the bookstores whose demise it facilitated.

September 25, 2015

Six months after opening a Skechers concept shop, Meijer is taking the next step in what appears to be a more ambitious rollout of the branded shop to additional footwear departments.

September 25, 2015

Six months after opening a Skechers concept shop, Meijer is taking the next step in what appears to be a more ambitious rollout of the branded shop to additional footwear departments.

September 25, 2015

We live in the age of the empowered consumer – with little patience and sky-high demands for personalized shopping experiences.

September 25, 2015

We live in the age of the empowered consumer – with little patience and sky-high demands for personalized shopping experiences.

September 24, 2015

Executing merchandise optimization, or at least performing it so the end game is won, can be confusing and convoluted since “optimization” seeps into almost every retail activity.

September 24, 2015

Executing merchandise optimization, or at least performing it so the end game is won, can be confusing and convoluted since “optimization” seeps into almost every retail activity.

September 23, 2015

Holiday sales will increase between 3.5% and 4%, slower than last year’s 5.2% growth, as favorable economic tailwinds are offset by lingering negatives, according to an annual forecast by Deloitte’s Retail and Distribution Practice.

September 23, 2015

Holiday sales will increase between 3.5% and 4%, slower than last year’s 5.2% growth, as favorable economic tailwinds are offset by lingering negatives, according to an annual forecast by Deloitte’s Retail and Distribution Practice.

September 23, 2015

Macy’s Inc. relatively new to the outlet sector but it’s making up for lost time.

September 23, 2015

Macy’s Inc. relatively new to the outlet sector but it’s making up for lost time.

September 21, 2015

In the two months since the Department of Labor announced its proposed new overtime standards, much has been written about what it may mean for employers both big and small.

September 21, 2015

In the two months since the Department of Labor announced its proposed new overtime standards, much has been written about what it may mean for employers both big and small.

September 17, 2015

Macy’s Inc. is getting in touch with a new omnichannel payment option.

September 17, 2015

Macy’s Inc. is getting in touch with a new omnichannel payment option.

September 17, 2015

While the financial industry is supporting the use of chip-and-signature cards to meet the upcoming Oct. 1 EMV mandate, consumers are less convinced.

September 17, 2015

While the financial industry is supporting the use of chip-and-signature cards to meet the upcoming Oct. 1 EMV mandate, consumers are less convinced.

September 17, 2015

Star Wars merchandise is shaking up the busy fall retail season, according to a new report.

September 17, 2015

Star Wars merchandise is shaking up the busy fall retail season, according to a new report.

September 16, 2015

It is the season before the season when retailer revelations about plans to hire temporary workers offer insight into holiday expectations. One of the best indicators of what to expect this Christmas comes courtesy of UPS.

September 16, 2015

It is the season before the season when retailer revelations about plans to hire temporary workers offer insight into holiday expectations. One of the best indicators of what to expect this Christmas comes courtesy of UPS.

September 15, 2015

Retailers that depend on Disney products for a big chunk of sales are in for a treat compliments of the company’s new “Star Darlings” line.

September 15, 2015

Retailers that depend on Disney products for a big chunk of sales are in for a treat compliments of the company’s new “Star Darlings” line.

September 15, 2015

Sears Holdings has turned to a veteran of tech and innovation companies to lead the business unit in charge of the company's most iconic brands.