March 31, 2015

Books-A-Million continued to benefit from a spike in book sales and the popularity of Minecraft and Disney’s “Frozen” in the fourth quarter, as same store sales and profit increased. 

March 30, 2015

Ascena Retail Group has named Brian Lynch, a 35-year fashion and retail industry veteran, as president and CEO of its Justice stores

March 30, 2015

Christopher & Banks Corp. has named a former Macy's executive to its board of directors.

March 30, 2015

John A. Bryant, chairman, president and CEO of Kellogg Co., has been elected to the Macy’s Inc. board of directors.

March 27, 2015

Trendy teen retailer American Apparel reported a deep decline in fourth quarter revenue, as the company grapples with a social media scandal and losses stemming from an investigation of its former CEO.

March 27, 2015

The sports retail market has been strong for Foot Locker and similar retailers, but not for Finish Line, which reported a drop in holiday quarter profit.

March 27, 2015

Forbes is reporting that Amazon.com is in the preliminary stages of a deal to buy luxury retailer Net-a-porter, which could be its biggest acquisition ever according to the magazine.

March 26, 2015

Amazon is accelerating the expansion of its one-hour delivery servcie with a rollout of the program in Dallas.

March 25, 2015

Barnes & Noble is launching a Twitter giveaway to promote its famous in-store Storytimes. 

March 25, 2015

Christopher & Banks Corp. says it will keep executing its strategic plan after posting a profit of $32.2 million for the fourth quarter.

March 25, 2015

Destination XL Group Inc. reached a new level of performance in the fourth quarter with a whopping 16.4% same store sales increase.

March 25, 2015

It’s the busiest time of year for the Home Depot and this cool time lapse video from store 116 in Woodstock, Ga., shows the considerable effort that goes into resetting the retailer’s indoor seasonal department. For more on the retailer's spring time efforts check out the following, http://builtfromscratch.homedepot.com/merchandising-spring

 

March 24, 2015

Fresh & Easy plans to close 55 stores, which would leave the chain with about 110 locations, the Orange Country Register reported. 

March 24, 2015

It’s the busiest time of year for the Home Depot and this cool time lapse video from store 116 in Woodstock, Ga., shows the considerable effort that goes into resetting the retailer’s indoor seasonal department.

March 24, 2015

The nation’s largest retailer of swimming pool supplies and equipment continued its march toward 1,000 units this month with five new locations in Florida and a new prototype near its Phoenix headquarters.

March 19, 2015

The national rollout of Amazon.com's one-hour delivery service has begun with the addition of two major east coast urban areas. 

March 19, 2015

Just two years after starting the job, the general counsel at Dollar General has been promoted to executive president.

March 19, 2015

Target Corp. has agreed to pay $10 million in a proposed settlement of a class-action suit related to the company’s 2013 data breach, according to court documents filed Wednesday. The retailer confirmed the news in a CBS News report.

March 19, 2015

In case you missed it, the first quarter edition of Walmart Supplier News is now available. For perspective on Walmart COO Judith McKenna’s quest for operational excellence and a wide range of Walmart-related topics click here

March 17, 2015

DSW Inc. says it plans to open as many as 35 new stores this year after reporting that its profits shot up 10% in the fourth quarter.

March 17, 2015

After opening its first stores in Alabama this month, tween and teen retailer Five Below is taking Kentucky off its expansion list next, with new stores there opening this week.

March 17, 2015

CST Brands is celebrating the grand opening of a new distribution center that aims to fuel its ambitious expansion plan in Texas. 

March 16, 2015

Trendy pet retailer Kriser's is opening another store in the Houston market as it blazes a trail of expansion across middle America.

March 16, 2015

Chicago-based True Value Co. showed its true colors -- and legacy when it comes to producing and selling paint -- on Monday during the city’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade.