September 24, 2015

For specialty men’s apparel retailer Knot Standard Inc., custom fit is everything.

September 23, 2015

Smart & Final celebrated the one year anniversary of its public stock offering by telling investors a growth story about differentiation and new store expansion.

September 22, 2015

The nation’s leading automotive retailer ended its most recent fiscal year the same way it has for the past nine years – with double-digit profit growth and a favorable outlook for the coming year.

September 22, 2015

Starbucks Coffee Co. customers across the country can now order and pay ahead.

September 21, 2015

In the 1970s, Saturday Night Live had a cast of comedians that were called the “Not Ready for Prime Time Players”. In 2015, U.S. retailers have a cast of customers that could be called the “Not Ready for EMV Payers.”

September 18, 2015

The two biggest specialty pet retailers in the U.S. may merge. According to Reuters, Petco Holdings Inc. is considering a possible acquisition from chief rival PetSmart Inc.

September 15, 2015

Arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby is embarking on a mission to give away millions of Christmas gifts to chidren in need this holiday season, a mission that will likely appeal to many consumers in its target market.

September 15, 2015

Sears Holdings has turned to a veteran of tech and innovation companies to lead the business unit in charge of the company's most iconic brands.

September 15, 2015

It might still technically be summer, but a new survey from Rubicon Project is showing that the holidays are already on consumers’ minds in the U.S., U.K. and Canada. 

September 4, 2015

The new Star Wars film awoke a promotional force of epic proportions over the weekend, but now retailers are faced with daunting task of driving sales of merchandise tied to a movie that won’t hit theaters for more than three months.

September 2, 2015

Regional supermarket chain Haggen’s acquisition of 146 Albertsons and Safeway stores has been a disaster and the reasons why are detailed in a new lawsuit that heaps blame of the parent company of divested stores.

September 1, 2015

After a monthslong search for a new president and chief executive, the Fresh Market Inc. has turned to a retail veteran to provide leadership at a time when the company's growth has been stagnant. 

September 1, 2015

After a monthslong search for a new president and chief executive, the Fresh Market Inc. has turned to a retail veteran to provide leadership at a time when the company's growth has been stagnant. 

August 25, 2015

Target Corp. has agreed to pay $2.8 million to resolve a hiring discrimination claim filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

August 20, 2015

Thanks to some financial engineering, Sears Holdings overcame a double digit decline in same store sales to produce a second quarter profit or a less severe loss depending on the arithmetic used.

August 13, 2015

Petco is putting a spotlight on the plight of military dogs who are left behind with an uncertain fate in a potentially hostile country.

August 7, 2015

One of Whole Foods Market's key buyers and longtime employees has been honored by one of the leading nonprofit trade associations in the United States.

July 30, 2015

As more retailers embrace the reverse trajectory of opening an online store first and a physical store second, the beauty industry is leading the way.

July 29, 2015

Whole Foods Market Inc. says it is taking the right steps to position itself for the long term and sees demand for more than 1,200 stores in the United States despite reporting a lackluster increase in same store sales for the third quarter.

July 24, 2015

Months after urging its food producers to improve their animal welfare practices, Walmart has decided to expand distribution of the leading free range egg brand in the U.S.

July 17, 2015

Donald Trump contends he doesn’t forget and that could be a bad thing for Macy’s now that polls show the businessman turned politician leading a crowded field of Republican presidential hopefuls and using campaign stops to belittle the department store chain.

July 16, 2015

While the social buzz regarding Amazon Prime Day on Wednesday, July 15, has been not so prime, early reports indicate the event was a success sales-wise. And industry experts said the event was important in other ways too.

July 16, 2015

Under the auspices of ensuring digital opportunity for all Americans, Best Buy has aligned itself with President Barack Obama and several service providers on wide-ranging initiative to improve high speed Internet access.

July 16, 2015

Dollar Tree Inc. has promoted one of its senior executives to be its next chief operating officer.