February 27, 2015

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores is aiming to attract more families with a new corporate giving campaign.

February 27, 2015

Kohl’s is sponsoring a Milwaukee-area school grant program for the third year in a row.

February 27, 2015

E-commerce has shaken up the traditional model of selling solely to wholesalers and retailers. It’s also presented brands with new ways to engage with consumers and increase sales.

February 27, 2015

A new e-commerce startup is aiming to shift the paradigm in the world of online shopping with the release of a customizable deal dashboard.

February 26, 2015

A week after announcing that it would boost wages for its employees, Walmart is stepping up again in a big way with a commitment to close the skills gap of entry level workers. 

February 25, 2015

Ace Hardware’s formula of localizing merchandise and offering individualized customer service is continuing to pay off for the hardware retail cooperative. 

February 24, 2015

American Apparel is bolstering its omnichannel effort with two new hires in marketing and digital engagement. 

February 20, 2015

Best Buy is following the lead of Target and other retailers by partnering with a new app called Curbside at some of its stores. 

February 20, 2015

Omnichannel commerce is exposing organizations as "legacy channel impaired." The roles, responsibilities and skills retailers need to sustain success in this brave new commerce world have not kept pace. 

February 19, 2015

Kohl’s is standing behind its stated mission to “give back” to the communities it serves by announcing that it donated nearly $18 million in 2014. 

February 17, 2015

Acosta Sales & Marketing has appointed Randall J. Weisenburger to its board of directors. 

February 17, 2015

The Walmart Foundation is funding a three-year initiative to identify new ways in which the non-profit, public and private sectors can better work together to serve veterans. 

February 13, 2015

There’s a reason why so many shoppers love Wegman’s. A Valentine’s Day promotion spotted the day before the holiday in a Buffalo-area store featured twin ribeye steaks, packaged ready-for-the-flame in a disposable, heart-shaped broiler pan.

February 13, 2015

Williams-Sonoma is leveraging the brand equity of a renowned culinary competition, not to mention famed celebrity chef Thomas Keller, to attract more foodies to its stores.

February 12, 2015

GNC Holdings Inc. is looking to 2015 as a year of expansion. The retailer plans to open 125 total net new domestic and retail segment locations, and has plans for more.

February 12, 2015

Hhgregg is taking a different approach to President’s Day promotions this year by focusing on the ladies –- the First Ladies, that is. 

February 12, 2015

The sweet smell of barbeque will be in the air of central Florida later this month when Sam’s Club kicks of its fifth annual National BBQ Tour with prizes totaling $500,000 and participation from 700 teams. 

February 12, 2015

Staples is trying to attract more small business customers with a new service at the copy and print center. 

February 12, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores is giving a big boost to its Canadian operations even as Target shuts downs its failed Canadian venture. 

February 10, 2015

Amazon.com has long considered itself a pioneer of social shopping. But now the retailer has introduced a game-changing new service that allows customers to do their own social media marketing. 

February 10, 2015

Free stuff and flexible employment opportunities for athletes are key elements of Dick’s Sporting Goods first ever partnership with the U.S. Olympic Committee.

February 10, 2015

Traditional preprint circulars continue to dominate many retailers’ promotional offerings but digital coupon momentum is accelerating judging from strong 2014 results at Coupons.com.

February 10, 2015

The Finish Line is looking to upgrade its customer experience capabilities with the addition of a new chief omnichannel officer and executive vice president.

February 10, 2015

Neiman Marcus is entering the social shopping fray by launching its first ever user-generated content contest on Instagram.