July 2, 2015

Barnes & Noble is hoping that hiring a CEO with experience launching electronics products will help revive its Nook e-reader division.

July 2, 2015

With consumers’ “I want it now” mentality, today’s retailers seem to be investing in ways to get products to customers faster. Retailers are scrambling to get their products to customers with overnight, same-day, four-hour, one-hour and other delivery options. Such offers help on two fronts: they satisfy the needy customer and give the perception that one retailer is offering more options than others to differentiate the brand.

July 2, 2015

With consumers’ “I want it now” mentality, today’s retailers seem to be investing in ways to get products to customers faster. Retailers are scrambling to get their products to customers with overnight, same-day, four-hour, one-hour and other delivery options. Such offers help on two fronts: they satisfy the needy customer and give the perception that one retailer is offering more options than others to differentiate the brand.

June 30, 2015

Leadership of the Kroger Co.’s retail operations is in limbo following the retirement of COO Mike Ellis, with no immediate successor named.

June 29, 2015

Accenture is looking to help retailers move more quickly to digital with its acquisition of Javelin Group, a retail strategy consulting and digital transformation services provider. 

June 29, 2015

Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM) continues to expand its capabilities and has done so again with another key retail industry hire.

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 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 26, 2015

The Consumer Goods Forum has elected two new board members with broad packaged goods and retail experience.

June 26, 2015

NCR’s legacy as a cash register company is long gone following the recent launch of a major retail initiative with top technology partners that positions the company as an enabler of omnichannel execution.

June 25, 2015

Champs Sports is elevating its value proposition for shoppers by launching an Under Armour store-within-a-store. 

June 25, 2015

Sears has opened a new connected home flagship store near Silicon Valley and Ryan Ciovacco, president of consumer electronics and connected solutions, spoke with Retailing Today about the major initiative.

June 25, 2015

Online pricing intelligence provider 360pi compared Amazon.com and Walmart.com prices earlier this year in a dynamic pricing study and discovered Walmart changed its prices more often than Amazon.

June 24, 2015

Digital media company Catalina is launching a new solution that personalizes the deals found in weekly retail ad circulars. 

June 24, 2015

Much of the retail industry’s annual costs in returns can be prevented, according to a new survey.

June 23, 2015

A major U.S. retailer has launched preorders for the Pebble Time, just days after the Apple Watch became available at Apple's own retail stores. 

June 23, 2015

The National Retail Federation is recognizing the nation's top law enforcement officers with the organization's annual loss prevention awards.

June 18, 2015

Home Depot and Lowe’s have nothing on four Ace Hardware operators who were recipients of the retail cooperative’s annual “Coolest Hardware Stores’” awards. 

June 18, 2015

On the heels of big news from rival drugstore CVS this week, Rite Aid says it is expecting its EnvisionRx acquisition to increase the company's annual revenue by as much as 18.6%.

June 17, 2015

A search is underway for a new CEO to execute a massive transformation at one of the world’s largest retailers. Getting to the interview will require U.S. executives to take a very long flight and the successful applicant will need good listening skills to decipher the accent of co-workers.

June 17, 2015

Jared is introducing an exciting luxury retail experience that aims to shake up the jewelry shopping category.

June 17, 2015

Petco is joining the increasingly large group of retailers offering on-demand delivery of their products.

June 17, 2015

Texting and checking social media sites aren’t on any retailer’s job description for store level hourly positions, but those and other Internet-enabled activities are sapping the productivity of workers, according to a CareerBuilder study. 

June 16, 2015

Efforts to transform the customer experience and optimize e-commerce capabilities at Toys”R”Us are getting a boost in Europe with a new distribution center.