May 21, 2015

Kirkland’s Inc. says it is still on track to open as many as 40 new stores in 2015 after reporting solid financial results in its latest quarter.

May 21, 2015

Improved merchandising and e-commerce initiatives helped Shoe Carnival post first quarter gains in profits, earnings and sales.

May 21, 2015

Stein Mart is not only growing its footprint but the off-price retailer is also growing same store sales as well.

May 20, 2015

A month after being named America's favorite home improvement store, Ace Hardware reported record profit in the first quarter of 2015.

May 20, 2015

Kohl’s is testing the off-price waters by opening a store in Cherry Hill, N.J., in June called "Off Aisle by Kohl's," the company has confirmed.

May 13, 2015

Digital interactions are expected to influence 64 cents of every dollar spent in retail stores by the end of 2015, or $2.2 trillion, according to Deloitte.

May 13, 2015

The brick-and-mortar shopping experience is getting a social makeover at Tanger Factory Outlet Centers. 

May 8, 2015

When Target pulled out of Canada, it was widely speculated that Walmart would snap up some of Target's locations. But Walmart has decided to acquire only 13 stores, a deal worth $136 million.

May 7, 2015

Supply chain disruptions from the West Coast port labor dispute and tighter underwriting for its in-house consumer credit curbed same-store sales at Conn’s in the first quarter.

May 4, 2015

WinCo Foods LLC is marking its 100th store opening with a huge celebration in Texas on May 7.

April 30, 2015

Amazon has climbed to the top of the social shopping ranks, thanks in part to the introduction of #AmazonCart and #AmazonBasket.

April 29, 2015

Smart & Final Stores Inc. credited strong merchandising and marketing initiatives with the retailer's impressive jump in same store sales for the first quarter.

 

April 27, 2015

Gas, beer and cigarettes still dominate convenience store sales, but fresh items are making some surprising inroads. 

April 27, 2015

Families this year are ready to splurge on jewelry, flowers, gift cards, brunch and apparel for mom.

April 21, 2015

The Tile Shop had good results for its first fiscal quarter of 2015, with double-digit sales growth and steady progress in other key areas. But with the housing market rebounding, one may wonder why sales weren't even stronger.

April 17, 2015

Merchandising and marketing concepts such as shoppable videos, digitized stores and social campaigns on Instagram and Twitter were alien ideas to retailers just a few years ago. Not anymore, according to Tom Ebling, CEO of cloud-based e-commerce solutions provider Demandware, who has a unique perspective on what it means to be a “connected brand.”

 

April 9, 2015

After reporting standout results for the holiday quarter, Costco had a drop in same store sales in March that the retailer blamed on the earlier-than-normal Easter holiday. 

April 8, 2015

ShopperTrak is teaming up with a shopping app called Shopkick to enhance the value proposition retailers offer to their customers in-store. 

April 6, 2015

Atlas Technology Group, one of the fastest growing retail technology solution providers in the consumer goods industry, has named a new president.

April 3, 2015

Midwestern grocery chain Cub Foods is introducing special needs shopping carts that combine the functionality of a wheelchair with a traditional cart. 

April 2, 2015

Meijer has announced that it will invest nearly $50 million to remodel and expand four supercenters in Ohio, bucking a trend set by Walmart and other retailers of focusing on smaller stores.  

April 1, 2015

Retailers are mostly meeting the needs of today’s omnichannel customer, but there’s still room for improvement, according to a new study. 

March 30, 2015

New data from two leading retail industry trade groups show that, once again, the demise of the nation’s malls is greatly exaggerated. 

March 25, 2015

Destination XL Group Inc. reached a new level of performance in the fourth quarter with a whopping 16.4% same store sales increase.