August 27, 2015

Dollar General grew customer traffic and average ticket for the 30th consecutive quarter even as the company refocuses on efforts to strengthen topline growth.

August 27, 2015

In a first, West Elm, a Williams-Sonoma subsidiary, will make its products available outside of the brand’s own stores and website.

August 21, 2015

On the heels of another successful quarter from off-price rival TJX, Ross Stores Inc. also reported a spike in same store sales for the second quarter.

August 21, 2015

The Fresh Market is not so fresh anymore to shoppers, if the retailer's second quarter results are any indication.

August 21, 2015

The chief executive at Tuesday Morning says the company efforts to rehabilitate sales growth are working, as the company posted an increase in same store sales.

August 20, 2015

Stage Stores Inc. lowered its profit forecast for the year and said it plans to close at least 90 underperforming stores as the retailer invests more on digital.

August 17, 2015

A new study seems to support the theory that holiday shopping is often starting earlier than commonly thought, especially online. 

August 13, 2015

Kmart is taking a comedic approach to its back-to-school promotions this year with an eccentric ad campaign.

August 13, 2015

Off-price retailer Stein Mart is accelerating the implementation of its store growth strategy just as thrifty shoppers increasingly flock to discounters.

August 5, 2015

Target has become one of the largest retailers to enhance the in-store shopping experience while simultaneously bridging its physical and online experiences with new technology. 

August 5, 2015

Boot Barn says its integration of the Sheplers chain helped the company report is 23rd consecutive increase in quarterly same store sales.

July 30, 2015

As more retailers embrace the reverse trajectory of opening an online store first and a physical store second, the beauty industry is leading the way.

July 30, 2015

West Marine's renewed focus on omnichannel growth seems to be paying off as the specialty retailer reported a big spike in same store sales in the second quarter.

July 27, 2015

With last year's leftover school supplies stored in the closet and other supplies readily obtainable all year long, back-to-school shoppers may be in no hurry to fill their shopping carts by August.

July 24, 2015

The pervasiveness of smartphones is making this back-to-school season the most technology-influenced ever, and a new study from Synchrony Financial provides fresh insight on the impact digital tools are having.

July 22, 2015

In a classic case of “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em,” Neiman Marcus is deepening its relationship with an organization that could be viewed as a competitor.

July 15, 2015

There was good news for retailers in the International Council of Shopping Centers’ annual BTS (Back-to-School) Consumer Spending Survey.

July 15, 2015

After spending more on school supplies and electronics in 2014, parents this year will head into the back-to-school season evaluating what their children really need before spending on new items. 

July 15, 2015

Checkpoint Systems Inc. has created a new tool for retailers looking to decrease shrink and increase conversion rates.

July 7, 2015

Although summer vacations have just begun for many schoolchildren, parents already have back-to-school shopping on their minds.

July 7, 2015

The Container Store may have cleared the low bar it set for itself in the first quarter but reporting a loss and another quarter of negative same store sales can’t feel good.

 

July 6, 2015

New research from global marketer Epsilon sheds fresh insight on how to influence shoppers on an increasingly convoluted path to purchase. 

July 4, 2015

U.S. grocery shopping habits appear to be changing as consumers increasingly seek out the convenience of online ordering when it comes to food, according to a new study.

June 30, 2015

Looking for a piece of the growing off-price pie, Kohl's has officially opened its Off Aisle concept in New Jersey.