June 17, 2015

A Walgreens store in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood is co-hosting its reopening with Hallmark on Tuesday, unveiling an updated Hallmark department tailored to the neighborhood’s LGBT population. 

June 16, 2015

Fast growing grocery delivery service Instacart is adding a value-oriented chain to its network of grocery stores.

May 29, 2015

Earlier this year, San Francisco sent shockwaves through the business community when it enacted the “Retail Workers Bill of Rights.” Now a California lawmaker wants to extend the measure throughout the state.

May 26, 2015

Saks Fifth Avenue is expanding its off-price business to major urban centers with a new OFF 5th store opening in downtown San Francisco. 

May 13, 2015

Macy’s Chairman and CEO Terry Lundgren offered plenty of reasons why the company’s first quarter sales were worse than expected – but also noted the confluence of factors that caused the disappointing results are largely behind the company. 

April 28, 2015

Leading specialty retailer Petco has expanded home delivery with Instacart.

April 21, 2015

TargetExpress, the retailer’s newest and smallest format store yet, is now open in San Francisco and Berkeley and designed with local city dwellers in mind. 

April 17, 2015

Retailers with a presence in Denver, San Antonio, Nashville, Fort Lauderdale and Dallas should expect strong sales in the months ahead based on a new report which identifies those cities as the nation’s hottest housing market.

March 6, 2015

Sephora is focusing on developing new strategies and technologies for both in-store and mobile shopping with a new hub situated close to Silicon Velley.

December 15, 2014

Banana Republic is taking an innovative approach to last-minute holiday shoppers this year: top-notch perks and special discounts for procrastinators.

October 6, 2014

Ten Target stores in the San Francisco area are experimenting with a new mobile shopping app called Curbside, which promises to deliver the next generation of commerce.

September 26, 2014

Mars has announced a number of leadership changes, which include the departure of Todd Lachman, current president of the company's global pet care division.

September 26, 2014

Uniqlo's latest interactive global campaign, called the ‘Uniqlo Selfless Selfie Project,’ encourages consumers to take a selfies and give back this holiday season.

September 15, 2014

Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s will be among the first retailers to support the new Apple Pay mobile payment system, which will be available beginning this fall on new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus mobile devices, as well as on the newly unveiled Apple Watch. It’s just part of the company’s expanding omnichannel strategy.

September 12, 2014

Foot Locker has enlisted crowdsourced delivery service Deliv so it can offer online customers same-day delivery.

September 8, 2014

Whole Foods is aiming to make life for customers in 15 cities a little more convenient. The company has entered into a partnership with grocery delivery service Instacart that enables customers to have Whole Foods Market products delivered to them in one hour.

September 5, 2014

Target is expanding its TargetExpress format outside the Minneapolis area for the first time. The retailer plans to open two new stores in San Francisco’s financial district and Berkeley, California, in March 2015.

August 14, 2014

BitPay, a payment service provider (PSP) specializing in e-commerce, B2B and enterprise solutions for the bitcoin digital currency, has expanded its San Francisco office with several new hires.

August 6, 2014

Juvenile products manufacturer Bendon, Inc. has entered the premium craft market following a recent acquisition that also creates the potential for expanded distribution.

July 23, 2014

Leading brand consultancy Interbrand named Josh Feldmeth CEO to succeed Lee Carpenter who is leaving the firm after 12 years.

July 9, 2014

Lands’ End plans to leverage San Francisco-based Secret Sauce Partners’ Fit Predictor service to improve the online shopping experience.

June 26, 2014

The Sports Authority enlisted the aid of current and former San Francisco 49ers greats to promote awareness of 18 stores it remodeled recently in the Bay Area.

June 16, 2014

Crowdsourced grocery delivery provider Instacart is expanding its same day and one-hour service to new markets after receiving $44 million in funding from some big name Silicon Valley investors.

June 9, 2014

Roughly 1,300 American Eagle Outfitters employees are participating this year in the retailer’s second annual AEO Better World Community Day.