August 21, 2015

It is a case of better late than never at value priced department store retailer Gordmans Stores where the company has the distinction of being one of the last major retailers to sell merchandise on the Internet.

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 19, 2015

True Value's transformation strategy seems to be resonating with shoppers, as the hardware cooperative posted an increase in revenue and sales growth.

August 6, 2015

Off-price shop Stein Mart's strategy of just the right product, at just the right price, at just the right time seems to be working as the retailer reported another quarterly increase in same store sales.

July 9, 2015

Fred's Inc. says the expansion of its specialty pharmacy business helped drive an increase in sales in June.

July 8, 2015

Lowe's is doing all the right things when it comes to customer satisfaction, according to J.D. Power's 2015 Appliance Retailer Satisfaction Study.

June 29, 2015

The Bon-Ton Stores is looking to help pay off a $105 million mortgage on 12 properties with a new deal.

May 14, 2015

Dillard’s joined Macy’s, Kohl’s and JCPenney in reporting lackluster results as a result of weak sales in the first quarter. 

May 13, 2015

JCPenney Company cited strong financial results in the first quarter as the impetus for going on the offensive to gain back share and becoming the “preferred shopping choice for Middle America.”

April 2, 2015

Despite bad publicity from a “60 Minutes” report alleging carcinogens in some of the hardwood it sells, Lumber Liquidators increased sales in the first quarter of 2015.

March 4, 2015

American Eagle Outfitters reported better-than-expected revenue for the fourth quarter, as an improved assortment and fewer discounts drove sales. 

February 27, 2015

E-commerce has shaken up the traditional model of selling solely to wholesalers and retailers. It’s also presented brands with new ways to engage with consumers and increase sales.

February 24, 2015

Expense from a pension settlement and higher selling, general and administrative costs drove Havertys into the red for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014.

February 24, 2015

Dillard’s CEO credited an improved assortment and top-notch service with the company’s best sales performance of 2014 in the fourth quarter.

January 8, 2015

It was a happy holiday from a sales standpoint at Steinmart with the company reporting a 5.8 percent same store sales increase for December.

January 8, 2015

Regional discounter Fred’s strong pharmacy sales weren’t enough to help the company avert a 1.4 percent same store sales decline for the month.

November 21, 2014

CROSSMARK veteran Jim Norred was named president of the sales and marketing services company’s Marketing Solutions Group.

November 17, 2014

Luxury goods retailers face a new competitive challenge from a consignment Web site called Couture Within Reach that has the potential to siphon of traffic and sales.

November 5, 2014

Walgreens reported October sales of $6.8 billion, an increase of 6.9% from the comparable year-ago period.  

October 10, 2014

The recently released 2014 Food, Drink, and Consumer Goods Outlook Survey from audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG is highlighting some key initiatives that consumer goods executives are focusing on to transform their businesses. The goals range from updating operational efficiencies and technology to making a push for product innovation, according to survey results.

October 9, 2014

Family Dollar’s fourth-quarter results were affected by decreased customer traffic, prompting chairman and CEO Howard R. Levine to point out that the company is still in the early stages of its turnaround plan.

 

October 9, 2014

Fred’s CEO Bruce A. Efird is confident about the company’s initiatives to reposition the convenience-center model, expand marketing and implement new technology — all factors that he expects will help restore growth in the fourth quarter and next year.

September 17, 2014

New research from an organization called the Luxury Institute found that half the executives in a recent survey are spending at least 30% of their marketing budget on digital methods with an even larger percentage concerned it isn’t enough.

September 17, 2014

The worldwide introduction of 250 new items in the couldn’t help General Mills overcome other challenges that caused sales and profits to decline during the company’s first quarter.