September 18, 2015

The two biggest specialty pet retailers in the U.S. may merge. According to Reuters, Petco Holdings Inc. is considering a possible acquisition from chief rival PetSmart Inc.

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 14, 2015

Chico’s FAS Inc. may be considering a sale to one of several private equity suitors.

September 10, 2015

Crocs Inc. has a new interim finance chief after its CFO resigned to take the same position at West Marine.

September 9, 2015

Conn’s is selling off much of its consumer debt and appointing a new CEO as the specialty retailer looks reposition its business.

August 25, 2015

DSW says its investments in becoming a more “customer-centric” company are paying off, as the retailer reported sales and earnings growth in the second quarter.

August 19, 2015

Lowe’s was hoping not to be outshined by Home Depot’s strong financial results, but hopes turned into missed opportunities Wednesday as Lowe's reported disappointing profit growth.

August 14, 2015

Retailers rely on a combination of dividend payments and share repurchase programs to return cash to stockholders, but the latter method is coming under scrutiny as Democrats look to leverage the populist theme of income inequality during the 2016 presidential campaign.

August 11, 2015

Rite Aid is finally moving to embrace a mobile-first strategy by making a major announcement about paymants.

August 11, 2015

A collection of crowdfunded products introduced on Staples Web site is being billed as a “first-of-its-kind-entrepreneurial store.”

July 17, 2015

Macy's Inc. should split off its real estate holdings into a separate company to maximize shareholder value, Starboard Value hedge fund manager Jeffrey Smith said during an investor presentation, according to several news reports.

July 10, 2015

The private equity firms that paid a premium to take Michaels private nearly a decade ago continue to gradually unwind their majority position in the nation’s largest arts and crafts retailer.

July 7, 2015

Express Inc. has named a new CFO, and the retailer did not look far to fill the role.

July 6, 2015

Lowe's says it is making an investment in its long-term financial strategy with its latest move on its finance team.

July 6, 2015

Lowe's says it is making an investment in its long-term financial strategy with its latest move on its finance team.

July 2, 2015

QVC has named a Procter & Gamble veteran as its next business planning and analysis chief, as the company looks to maximize efficiencies and organizational synergy.

July 2, 2015

QVC has named a Procter & Gamble veteran as its next business planning and analysis chief, as the company looks to maximize efficiencies and organizational synergy.

June 30, 2015

Pier 1 Imports has named a former finance executve of Tuesday Morning, Michaels, Kmart and Sears as its new chief financial officer.

June 25, 2015

Dollar General Corp. has promoted one of its finance executives to serve as interim chief financial officer.

June 25, 2015

E-commerce solutions provider Digital River Inc. has named a Groupon executive as its next CFO.

June 25, 2015

The largest supermarket operator in the United States is on fire, so it makes sense that the Kroger Co. approved its first stock split in 16 years and a 13.5% dividend increase.

June 10, 2015

Target is doubling the amount of its share buyback authorization from $5 billion to $10 billion and boosting its quarterly dividend by 7.7%, confirming the contents of a statement it published inadvertently and took off its website earlier on Tuesday.

June 1, 2015

Dollar Tree has agreed to sell 330 of its stores to the private-equity firm Sycamore Partners in order to get regulatory approval for its $8.5 billion purchase of Family Dollar.

May 28, 2015

Higher prices for generic drugs contributed to a net loss of $29,000 for Fred's in the first quarter.