April 24, 2015

As retailers feel the pressure to raise wages for employees, GameStop is focusing on education by giving staffer an incentive to enter the classroom.

April 24, 2015

Former Walgreens CEO Greg Wasson is one of three top retail industry executives confirmed as inductees into the Grocery Manufacturers Association’s Hall of Achievement when the trade group holds a gala event in conjunction with its annual meeting this fall.

April 24, 2015

Kay Jewelers has launched an innovative jewelry collection designed to drive traffic to its stores this Mother’s Day. 

April 24, 2015

Meijer has partnered with Scotts-MiracleGro to create an unprecedented lawn and garden section in its stores, just in time for the spring gardening season. 

April 24, 2015

QVC customers can now watch the omnichannel retailer’s content on their Apple Watch.

April 24, 2015

Target and Sports Authority are getting into the folding bike business, one of the fastest-growing segments in the $6 billion U.S. bike market. 

April 24, 2015

With the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs underway, what better way for Sears Canada to spark interest in its product assortment than the addition of a brand inspired by a player who on-ice exploits earned him the best nickname ever. 

April 24, 2015

Those who failed to grasp the significance of the iPhone when it launched in 2007 are not going to make the same mistake twice with the introduction of the Apple Watch –- a wearable technology device that hit the market April 24 with some well-deserved hype and considerable transformative potential. 

April 24, 2015

The old expression, “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime,” was taken to heart at Whole Foods where a recent fundraising campaign will provide loans to help people improve their lot in life. 

April 23, 2015

Volatile demand for firearms is easing at Cabela’s, which reported a profit rise of 6.9% in the first quarter.

April 23, 2015

Amazon.com’s sales growth in the first quarter continued to outpace the overall e-commerce growth rate, especially Web services, but expenses related to interest and currency exchange caused the online leader to report a $57 million net loss.

April 23, 2015

Walmart increased hourly pay for employees earlier this year but top executives didn’t earn as much as they could have after the company came up short on key metrics. 

April 23, 2015

The TJX Cos. Inc. announced Wednesday that Chairman Bernard Cammarata will retire following the company’s annual shareholder meeting scheduled for June 11.

April 23, 2015

A major new credit agreement has been secured by the 262 store Hancock Fabric chain with Wells Fargo Capital and the newly formed Great American Capital Partners subsidiary of B. Riley Financial. 

April 23, 2015

The new focus on health and wellness merchandise at Kohl’s gets a big boost this week with the addition of an exclusive Gaiam women’s apparel collection. 

April 23, 2015

O’Reilly Automotive says it plans to build a new distribution center in Texas to help support its 205 new stores in 2015. 

April 23, 2015

Publix pharmacies surpassed a major milestone this month, filling more than 50 million free prescriptions for its customers in the past eight years.

April 23, 2015

Saks Fifth Avenue is launching a garden-themed merchandising campaign just as floral patterns dominate the fashion runways this spring. 

April 23, 2015

Sears Holdings Corp. is hoping to spark a turnaround in its struggling Hometown and Outlet Stores division with a refresh of seven stores in Arizona, among other states.

April 23, 2015

Suppliers to Walmart are always looking for ways to align themselves with the retailer and develop strategies that drive sales. Nothing could be more instructive on that front than 2015 version of a Global Responsibility Report, which reveals the company’s extensive social and environmental commitments and accomplishments. 

April 23, 2015

Expansion plans are under way at surging Tractor Supply Co., which had a 5.7% increase in same store sales and a 19% increase in earnings in the first quarter.

April 23, 2015

Victoria's Secret has recruited a couple of Angels to help the retailer launch a new holiday for women: International Bombshells Day. 

April 23, 2015

Walmart detailed a wide range of considerable accomplishments in its eighth annual Global Responsibility Report released this week, but what the world really want to know is what’s up with those toilets at Pico Rivera, Calif., supercenter. 

April 22, 2015

Staples is looking to Martha Stewart once again to re-invigorate its home office product assortment.