July 22, 2014

Sears Outlet Stores, a subsidiary of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, has leased the former Sears location on E Front Street, expanding Outlet Store operations and services, while offering an economic boost with mass job creation.

March 11, 2014

Smaller format stores are all the rage these days. Dollar General, which already operates nearly 12,000 stores, plans to open 700 more units this year.

January 20, 2014

Former Ulta Beauty CEO Lyn Kirby is reportedly part of a group that acquired Beauty Brands, a cosmetics chain based in Kansas City, Mo.

March 18, 2013

Sam's Club has announced the third installment of The Sam's Club National BBQ Tour, the largest continuous barbecue competition in the United States, sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS).

January 4, 2013

Kansas City-based advertising agency Barkley was hired by Big Lots to help the closeout retailer with a broad range of marketing and brand strategy initiatives.

December 18, 2012

Ikea has received the green light from Merriam’s city council to go ahead with its Kansas City-area store.

October 18, 2012

Sam’s Club cashiers could become an endangered species if an expanded test of a payment platform at a new club in Kansas City is embraced by members.

April 28, 2011

JCPenney's big-and-tall concept will debut next month, and from the company's description, it seems as much a sports bar as it is a clothing store -- without beers on tap.

March 16, 2011

Sam's Club, the official supplier of the Kansas City Barbeque Society, is sponsoring its first national BBQ tour and is awarding $400,000 in prize money -- a first for competitive barbeque.

September 13, 2010

A 300-basis-point same-store-sales lift could be in the cards for Target if it is...

August 22, 2010

Expectations of a 1% to 3% increase in third-quarter same-store sales are due in...

July 11, 2010

Family Dollar Stores has selected Bernstein-Rein Advertising as its first agency of record, the agency...

May 12, 2010

Sam's Club has been named the official supplier of the Kansas City Barbeque Society, the...