February 26, 2015

Off-price department store operator Steinmart is looking to capitalize on favorable business trends this year with an aggressive expansion plan that will see the company add 11 new stores. 

February 26, 2015

Stronger traffic and an increase in the size of the average basket are among the reasons Ross Stores’ CFO cited for the company's robust fourth quarter performance. 

February 26, 2015

Record digital and mobile sales propelled HSN Inc. to a better-than-expected 10% increase in sales in the fourth quarter.

February 26, 2015

Apparently a lot of consumers shopped for lingerie and bath products this holiday season, if the profits at L Brands Inc. are any indication. 

February 26, 2015

Better than expected fourth quarter same store sale growth and big increase in gross margins have JCPenney eyeing potentially faster topline growth in 2015. 

February 26, 2015

Stronger demand for clothing and accessories during the holiday season helped Kohl's Corp. post an increase in same store sales for the fourth quarter after five straight quarters of decline.

February 26, 2015

Sears Holdings continues to lose money –- lots of it –- and same store sales declined again during the holidays, but the severity of the company’s losses have diminished, which has Chairman and CEO Edward Lampert believing further improvement is coming as the company transforms to what he calls “a leading integrated membership-focused company.” 

February 26, 2015

The CEO of Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. credits consumers’ increasingly strong “desire to eat healthier” with his company’s big sales surge in the fourth quarter. 

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 26, 2015

Jay Carney spent three years parsing words as president Barack Obama’s top spokesman and now has joined Amazon.com as senior vice president of worldwide corporate affairs, according to Politico.

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 25, 2015

Target’s better than expected 3.8% fourth quarter same store sales increase softened the sting of a massive $5.1 billion charge the company said it would take related to its retreat from Canada. 

February 25, 2015

Hudson’s Bay Company is forming two joint ventures valued at $4 billion as it aims to bring even more value its lucrative property portfolio. 

February 25, 2015

Kohl’s is joining the army of retailers focusing on the high-margin beauty category by adding an upscale skin-care brand to its assortment. 

February 25, 2015

Lowe’s grew same store sales 7.4% in the fourth quarter and surpassed the high bar Home Depot set the prior day in terms of profitability as well as store expansion. 

February 25, 2015

Despite weak sales and possible criminal charges from the Department of Justice, Lumber Liquidators Inc. plans to keep its aggressive expansion plans in 2015.

February 25, 2015

As Dollar Tree prepares to absorb the costs associated with its pending acquisition of Family Dollar, the discounter beat Wall Street estimates of earnings for the fourth quarter. 

February 25, 2015

Staples Inc. is tapping into a new revenue stream by launching a lending program aimed at small businesses.

February 25, 2015

It’s no wonder Macy’s is pouring $1 billion into opening off-price stores when you look at the financial results TJX Co. reported for the fourth quarter. 

February 24, 2015

Expense from a pension settlement and higher selling, general and administrative costs drove Havertys into the red for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014.

February 24, 2015

Dillard’s CEO credited an improved assortment and top-notch service with the company’s best sales performance of 2014 in the fourth quarter.

February 24, 2015

Home Depot posted a better-than-expected fourth quarter performance, but warned that a strong dollar could hurt its results for the year. 

February 24, 2015

As Macy’s undergoes aggressive changes to better compete in an omnichannel retailing world, the company reported a decline in profit for the fourth quarter. 

February 24, 2015

Michaels is trying to drive digital engagement with customers by giving away the springtime trip of a lifetime.