November 5, 2015

Price match guarantees and claims of fantastic deals have become passé, so Staples is employing a new promotional tactic this holiday season that speaks directly to its core customer.

November 2, 2015

Amazon’s first permanent physical store has opened in its hometown of Seattle and guess what? It looks lot like the bookstores whose demise it facilitated.

October 27, 2015

Kroger customers who don’t have time to do their own shopping have another option.

October 23, 2015

One of the retail industry’s true innovators, Staples co-founder Tom Stemberg, passed away on Friday at the age of 66.

October 15, 2015

Costco is adding a bit of digital expertise to its ranks with its latest new board member.

October 14, 2015

Eight start-up companies comprising the inaugural class of the newly formed XRC Labs accelerator are looking to have a big impact on the retail industry.

October 13, 2015

The Deals stores Dollar Tree acquired nearly a decade ago never turned into a meaningful growth vehicle for the company and soon the banner will disappear.

October 9, 2015

J.C. Penney CEO Marvin Ellison contends the retailer’s turnaround plan is working and by executing three key strategies it will achieve a financial milestone that was unthinkable a few years ago.

September 29, 2015

GameStop must know something other retailers don’t judging from the retailer’s plans to increase holiday hiring.

September 29, 2015

Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) is launching a wide-ranging corporate growth and efficiency initiative, with omnichannel technology at the center. 

September 29, 2015

The big winner in The Home Depot’s innovation award program goes to a line of cordless outdoor power equipment fueled by a 58-volt battery.

September 29, 2015

Michael Rouleau was never seen as a long-term leadership solution as Tuesday Morning’s CEO, but the veteran retailer’s abrupt departure with no immediate successor named reveals the off-price retailer lacked a succession plan.

September 29, 2015

Jill Stanton was named interim president of Old Navy after the top executive at Gap Inc.’s fastest growing division left the company to become CEO of Ralph Lauren.

September 29, 2015

Specialty apparel retailer True Religion has found something to connect the physical to the virtual. The Manhattan Beach, California-based chain, which operates about 900 stores globally, has launched an e-commerce site that links its customer experience across channels.

September 29, 2015

Walmart has extended its grocery pick up service to eight additional markets and is alluding to the possibility of a more significant roll out in the months ahead.

September 28, 2015

Big Lots is giving customers a chance to support a cause likely to appeal to a large part of its core market: pediatric health care.

September 28, 2015

Proponents of the motto “image is everything” will be pleased with a new partnership eBay Inc. is launching. 

September 28, 2015

A strong roster of rock icons is coming to Lucky Brand stores and wholesale customers thanks to a licensing deal with Epic Rights.

September 28, 2015

Walmart has taken a big step toward becoming 100% supplied by renewable energy.

September 28, 2015

Whole Foods Market says it is slashing more than 1% of its workforce in an effort to lower prices for its customers and invest in technology upgrades, as the company fights against increasing competition in the organic grocery space.

September 25, 2015

Between new formats, e-commerce efforts and supply chain initiatives, interesting times are ahead for Bed Bath & Beyond – even if second quarter sales were weak and profits declined.

September 25, 2015

The growth aspirations of Conn’s were revealed in the span of a few days recently when, with a new CEO at the helm, it entered the Georgia market and increased its presence in Colorado.

September 25, 2015

The bankrupt Haggen supermarket chain has listed 111 locations for sale, many in California, as the company looks to refocus its operations on 37 stores in the Pacific Northwest.

September 25, 2015

We live in the age of the empowered consumer – with little patience and sky-high demands for personalized shopping experiences.