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January 20, 2014

Amazon has reportedly obtained a patent for “anticipatory shipping,” or a logistics technique using customer behavior and history to prepare items for shipping before they are actually ordered. According to the Wall Street Journal, Amazon received the patent in December 2013.

December 12, 2013

The Home Depot reportedly plans to invest $300 million on technology and supply chain upgrades during its fiscal year 2014, which begins in February 2014. According to the Wall Street Journal, the results will include three new fulfillment centers in California, Atlanta and Ohio by 2016, as well as same-day shipping for some online orders.

July 26, 2013

The Wall Street Journal reported that grocer A&P, which emerged from bankruptcy about a year ago, is up for sale, according to an internal memo the publication obtained.

July 26, 2013

The Wall Street Journal reported that grocer A&P, which emerged from bankruptcy about a year ago, is up for sale, according to an internal memo the publication obtained.

April 12, 2013

JCPenney is turning to Blackstone Group to help raise cash and better position itself financially, the Wall Street Journal reported.

March 5, 2013

JCPenney Co. last Tuesday dominated the retail news as its shares dropped 10.6% to a four-year low after reports that one of its largest shareholders had sold a chunk of the troubled company’s stock.

February 13, 2013

Carolina retailer Harris Teeter may be exploring a sale, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday evening.

January 7, 2013

The breakup of Supervalu to private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management could be announced as soon as Thursday when Supervalu shares third-quarter results with analysts, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal published Friday.

December 1, 2011

Talbots Inc. reported Thursday a loss of $22 million for the third quarter, compared with a profit of $17 million in the year-ago period.

June 3, 2011

Private equity firm Gores Group is in talks to buy more than half of Borders Group's remaining stores, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

April 28, 2011

Regional supermarket chains that offer grocery delivery services may soon have some competition from Walmart if its program is expanded nationwide. According to several reports including one in The Wall Street Journal and another in The New York Times, Walmart is testing its Walmart To Go service in San Jose, Calif.

According to the company’s beta website, customers can shop online for food, beauty and household goods for a delivery fee starting at $5. The company is even offering first time users free delivery on orders of at least $49 when they use a special eVoucher.

April 19, 2011

A report Monday by the Wall Street Journal said that Dish Network Corp. will assume leases on more than 500 Blockbuster stores after it completes its acquisition of the video-rental chain.

April 19, 2011

A report Monday by the Wall Street Journal said that Dish Network Corp. will assume leases on more than 500 Blockbuster stores after it completes its acquisition of the video-rental chain.

February 8, 2011

Barneys New York CEO Mark Lee said Monday that he has plans to launch a renovation program for existing stores as well as an overhaul to the retailer’s website.

December 21, 2010

Supervalu is having difficulty divesting its New-England based Shaw’s chain for more than $1 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday, and the Minnesota grocery conglomerate may be ready to take down its "for-sale" sign.

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