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 28, 2015

Amazon is going to make it very easy for startups to launch, market and distribute their products to hundreds of millions of Amazon customers across the globe. 

July 28, 2015

Columbia Sportswear’s retail aspirations arrived in South Florida in the form of a new 5,600-sq.-ft. concept store called Performance Fishing Gear.

July 28, 2015

Kohl’s is looking to mold the minds of the next generation of retailers with an innovative new program for students.

July 27, 2015

With last year's leftover school supplies stored in the closet and other supplies readily obtainable all year long, back-to-school shoppers may be in no hurry to fill their shopping carts by August.

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 22, 2015

Mandy Ginsberg isn’t a household name in the retail industry but J.C. Penney thinks its newest board member can help improve online customer engagement.

July 22, 2015

What’s wrong with America? Plenty, according to the National Retail Federation, which just slashed its full year retail sales forecast ahead of second quarter earnings announcements from major retailers next month.

July 21, 2015

Bon-Ton Stores has hired a 30-year veteran of the retail industry as its chief operating officer.

July 21, 2015

Retailers today are in a constant search for the industry’s Holy Grail – delivering an omnichannel brand experience across all touchpoints. Unfortunately, this quest to deliver on the promise of the omnichannel experience has given rise to a troublesome and pervasive problem known as fake omnichannel or “’fomni.”

July 21, 2015

While paid search and email marketing still top retailers’ list of effective customer acquisition channels, social media has moved up the ranks to become an important tool for engaging with and attracting new customers. 

July 21, 2015

While paid search and email marketing still top retailers’ list of effective customer acquisition channels, social media has moved up the ranks to become an important tool for engaging with and attracting new customers. 

July 21, 2015

Free flowing venture capital dollars in the digital age have made business incubators and accelerators commonplace, but until now the retail and consumer packaged goods industry didn’t have one it could call its own.

July 20, 2015

Francesca's is adding a retail industry veteran to its board. 

July 20, 2015

Rite Aid is targeting consumers looking for quality and convenient health care with the debut of telemedicine kiosks at some of its stores. 

July 17, 2015

Mall of America is adding a big experiential retail destination.

July 17, 2015

Digital promotions platform RetailMeNot has found a new partner to provide retailers with enhanced marketing analytics. 

July 16, 2015

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

July 16, 2015

Staples Inc. has unveiled several enhancements to its e-commerce operations, including new looks for its websites and streamlined checkout features.

July 16, 2015

Stride Rite is revamping its brand platform to implement product and service improvements, including an exclusive line of footwear at Target.

July 15, 2015

There was good news for retailers in the International Council of Shopping Centers’ annual BTS (Back-to-School) Consumer Spending Survey.

July 15, 2015

After spending more on school supplies and electronics in 2014, parents this year will head into the back-to-school season evaluating what their children really need before spending on new items. 

July 15, 2015

A former chief information officer at Walmart is joining retail technology firm Newgistics.

July 15, 2015

Checkpoint Systems Inc. has created a new tool for retailers looking to decrease shrink and increase conversion rates.