September 3, 2015

A year after deciding to end tobacco sales, CVS Health on Thursday released new data from a CVS Health Research Institute study that shows a reduction in cigarette purchases over the past year.

September 3, 2015

The CEO of Genesco Inc. says the company had strong sales despite the later start to the back-to-school season and some pressures to right-size inventories.

September 3, 2015

Ikea will open the largest Ikea store in the United States in Burbank, Calif., next year.

September 3, 2015

The founder and chairman of U.K.-based online luxury retailer Net-a-Porter has unexpectedly resigned from the company ahead of a merger with another e-commerce group.

September 3, 2015

PetSmart is throwing a celebration at its stores that aims to appeal to pet owners and people who want to be pet owners.

September 3, 2015

Fueled in part by increased pharmacy sales, Fred’s reported Thursday that its August sales hit $165.6 million this year, up 12% over August 2014. 

September 3, 2015

Apple is about to embark on a whole new path when it comes to the design of its retail stores, starting with its next project in Memphis, Tenn.

 

September 3, 2015

As the demand for differentiation grows among retailers and suppliers, Daymon Worldwide’s Omni Global Sourcing Solutions has opened a new showroom to allow customers access to in-demand seasonal and general merchandise imports.

September 3, 2015

Sam's Club is taking on Costco in the auto buying program business by teaming up with one of the biggest names in car-shopping in an effort to boost its auto business.

September 3, 2015

Fast-growing online furnishings retailer Wayfair.com plans to host a “Shark Tank-like” business competition for entrepreneurs.

September 3, 2015

A rapidly expanding retailer led by a former top Walmart executive is supposed to produce strong same store sales growth, leverage expenses and increase profits. So why isn’t Five Below?

September 3, 2015

Despite reporting ho-hum same store sales for July, Costco said Thursday that its comps for the fourth quarter and fiscal year were up an impressive 6%.

September 2, 2015

Build-A-Bear Workshop is embarking on an effort to make its iconic in-store experience more fun than ever for kids of all ages with the opening of a new format at America's largest shopping mall.

September 2, 2015

Retailers’ quest to offer shoppers a personalized experience just took a step forward thanks to a newly issue patent designed to detect and eliminate non-human Web traffic.

September 2, 2015

Online retailer ThinkGeek is teaming up with GameStop on a new concept retail store focused entirely on collectibles.

September 2, 2015

Kmart has paid the U.S. government $1.4 million to resolve allegations that it improperly used drug manufacturer coupons and gasoline discounts to reduce pharmacy costs for Medicare patients at Kmart pharmacies.

September 2, 2015

When Macy’s officially unveiled its first off-price stores in New York City on Wednesday, the retailer debuted some new features not commonly found in other discount stores.

September 2, 2015

Regional supermarket chain Haggen’s acquisition of 146 Albertsons and Safeway stores has been a disaster and the reasons why are detailed in a new lawsuit that heaps blame of the parent company of divested stores.

September 2, 2015

The value of a super premium domain name that people instinctively visit during the holidays will be revealed soon as a leading asset disposition firm looks to extract maximum value for Santa.com.

September 2, 2015

New market entries, a newly developed small format and ambitious omnichannel efforts have family footwear retailer Shoe Carnival on a trajectory to surpass $1 billion in annual sales.

September 2, 2015

Staples is injecting more starpower into its latest promotion aimed at supporting education.

September 2, 2015

As Target moves to reimagine the shopping experience for customers who visit its stores, the retailer has applied for two liquor licenses for a future store in Chicago.

September 1, 2015

Amazon.com is reportedly doing some experimental tinkering with the two-day shipping guarantee for its paid Prime loyalty program.

September 1, 2015

Belk Inc. looks like it has found a winner in a just-completed omnichannel back-to-school promotion.