June 29, 2015

With many retailers such as Walmart and Target focused on opening smaller stores, Midwest supermarket operator Roundy’s is thinking big in Chicago with its newest Mariano’s location.

June 26, 2015

Talk about a perfect storm. As if the role of the CMO isn’t changing fast enough in all industries, the retail industry itself is undergoing major disruption and rapid transformation. As a result, retail CMOs certainly have their work cut out for themselves. 

June 25, 2015

The woman who put the “T” in Tarjay is stepping down from her role as chief merchandising officer and adding some uncertainty about the retailer’s direction under the leadership of chairman and CEO Brian Cornell. 

June 18, 2015

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune is reporting that Target laid off 140 staffers and eliminated 50 open positions at its headquarters on Wednesday.

June 15, 2015

Target’s annual meeting was pretty much a non-event on June 10, aside from the fact that a corporate structure in which Brian Cornell serves as both chairman and CEO doesn’t sit well with many shareholders. 

June 15, 2015

Target chairman and CEO Brian Cornell commented on the chain’s new partnership with CVS Health in a Q&A on Target’s blog, A Bullseye View. Here are some excerpts: 

June 15, 2015

Target plans to sell its pharmacy business to CVS Health for $1.9 billion and rebrand its nearly 1,700 prescription departments as CVS/pharmacy in a blockbuster deal that stunned the health care world.

June 10, 2015

Value priced teen retailer Five Below is making a big splash in the Sunshine State this month with the opening of nine stores there as the company continues to expand across the country.

June 10, 2015

Brian Cornell, Target Corp. Chairman and CEO, and Larry Merlo, CVS Health president and CEO, discuss the long-term prospects and benefits of a partnership between the two companies, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.

June 5, 2015

Target has quietly announced its next Lilly Pulitzer: a collaboration with another U.S. designer who will create a collection of new apparel, accessories, pet goods and home furnishings for the retailer.

June 4, 2015

Target.com won’t beat Amazon.com, but Target will by following three core philosophies the retailer’s top digital executive and Amazon.com alum Jason Goldberger shared with attendees at the Internet Retailer Conference and Exposition. 

June 3, 2015

Xcel Brands Inc. has appointed a veteran marketing executive of Target to the Xcel board of directors.

June 1, 2015

Men's Wearhouse is turning to a veteran of Google and Bebe Stores to be its new chief digital officer in charge of all digital and omnichannel initiatives.

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 20, 2015

Target’s turnaround efforts are apparently paying off for the company, which reported a nearly 52% surge in first quarter profit on strong sales of fashion, home and beauty products. 

May 15, 2015

Party City’s CEO says robust sales prompted an “impressive” increase in same store sales in the first quarter, the company’s first quarterly report after an April IPO. 

May 14, 2015

Target is shedding an obscure division that many people didn’t even know existed, as CEO Brian Cornell continues with his transformation of the company.

May 13, 2015

On the heels of Walmart's decision to acquire 13 Target locations in Canada comes an announcement from Lowe's, which has also decided to acquire 13 Target Canada leases as well as distribution center in MIlton.

May 13, 2015

Walmart is partnering with Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba to allow customers to make purchases using mobile devices in 25 of its stores in southern China.

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 6, 2015

The fashions and style of the American West are apparently resonating with shoppers of the Sundance Catalog, as the company is gearing up for big retail expansion.

April 27, 2015

Ace Hardware is America’s favorite home improvement store and Costco is the favorite for home furnishings, according to a new survey by Market Force Information. 

April 23, 2015

O’Reilly Automotive says it plans to build a new distribution center in Texas to help support its 205 new stores in 2015. 

April 22, 2015

What’s wrong with the retail Industry? Corporate Responsibility Magazine is out with the 2015 version of its 100 Best Corporate Citizens and only three, that’s right, only three retailers were worthy of inclusion on the list.