August 11, 2015

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

August 10, 2015

Dollar General is upping its commitment to beauty with an expanded lineup of products and an in-store beauty magazine.

August 7, 2015

A familiar face has returned to lead Dollar General’s merchandising organization following the departure of David D’Arezzo who leaves the 12,000 unit retailer after serving as chief merchandising officer for 20 months.

July 13, 2015

Despite all the hype surrounding Apple Pay and other digital wallet solutions, so far consumer response to the digital wallet phenomenon has been one big shrug of the shoulders.

July 9, 2015

The online checkout space keeps getting more crowded.

June 11, 2015

Batteries Plus Bulbs is upgrading its payment terminals and software to prepare for the EMV liability shift at its 650 U.S. locations. 

June 2, 2015

Strong sales of tobacco products, candy and snacks helped drive Dollar General's same-store sales up nearly 4% in the first quarter.

June 1, 2015

Dollar General has hit another milestone, this time in the small town of Juliette, Georgia.

May 28, 2015

Dollar General elevated COO Todd Vasos to the role of CEO, filling a position held by Rick Dreiling who is sticking to his original retirement timetable after losing out to Dollar Tree in the bidding for Family Dollar.

May 15, 2015

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) spoke out in Washington, D.C., this week on the steps retailers are taking to protect against data breaches.

April 27, 2015

Families this year are ready to splurge on jewelry, flowers, gift cards, brunch and apparel for mom.

April 14, 2015

Leading department store retailer Nordstrom has developed a unique approach to community giving by returning 1% of gift card sales to local nonprofit groups.

April 6, 2015

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) is reportedly asking major credit card companies to postpone the October 2015 deadline for U.S. retailers to comply with the Europay, Mastercard Visa (EMV) chip-based payment card standard. 

March 23, 2015

The resurgence of the housing market has Lowe’s feeling optimistic, to the tune of $5 billion. 

March 11, 2015

GameStop is trying to make it even easier for customers to shop its stores and website by expanding its gift card exchange program. 

March 11, 2015

Sephora is looking to drive faster digital growth by leveraging a cloud-based prepaid commerce program.

March 9, 2015

Who needs Family Dollar? After a failed bid to acquire its smaller rival, Dollar General is on the move and extending its presence to three new states. 

January 29, 2015

Overstock.com rode the wave of e-commerce during the holidays to an 18% increase in profits.

January 22, 2015

Dollar General CEO Rick Dreiling had planned to retire in a few months, but after Family Dollar shareholder’s snubbed his company’s buyout offer, Dreiling said he’ll stick around a bit longer.

January 22, 2015

After months of delay and a failed bid by Dollar General, Family Dollar shareholders agreed to be acquired by Dollar Tree in a deal that creates a combined company with more than 14,000 locations, estimated annual sales of $19 billion and compelling growth opportunities. 

January 21, 2015

More than 200 retail and technology professionals surveyed on show floor at the recent National Retail Federation convention offered a mix of disturbing and enlightening thoughts on the state of EMV readiness, omnichannel investments and mobile wallet winners.

January 15, 2015

Dollar General issued a statement Thursday indicating the company is having trouble winning support from the Federal Trade Commission on a $9.1 billion bid for Family Dollar Stores. 

January 12, 2015

While an increasing number of retailers are using smartphones and tablets as mobile payment terminals, the payment process can be tricky. Now leading payments provider Verifone has a solution to that problem: PAYware Mobile e355. 

January 12, 2015

Family Dollar is urging its shareholders to support a buyout offer from rival discounter Dollar Tree with less than two weeks remaining before a vote on the pending deal.