04/10/2014 - 4:52pm

Kris Abrahamson has been named as VP retail consultancy of shopper marketing agency The Mars Agency.

04/10/2014 - 4:50pm

TableSavvy, a real-time, last-minute dining reservation system, is launching its first-ever mobile app for iPhone users. Chicagoland restaurants can post last-minute available tables through TableSavvy's online platform.

04/10/2014 - 12:04pm

Increasing tax burdens (76%) are the top concern of retail CEOs, according to PwC’s 17th Annual Global CEO Survey. Worries about the tax burden were followed by the government response to the fiscal deficit and debt burden (74%), over-regulation (69%), the high and volatile prices of raw materials (68%), and exchange rate volatility (64%).

04/10/2014 - 11:40am

Panera Bread has unveiled a series of integrated technologies to enhance the customer experience at its restaurants.

04/10/2014 - 11:36am

Dollar year-over-year volume growth during the month of March 2014 remained positive at 2.1%, but slipped from February’s growth of 2.4%, according to the First Data Corp. SpendTrend report.

04/10/2014 - 11:33am

Destination Maternity Corp. reported declining net and same-store sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2014, compared to the same period a year earlier.

04/10/2014 - 11:31am

EBay Inc. has reached an agreement with investor Carl Icahn, ending the proxy contest before the company’s upcoming annual meeting of stockholders. Icahn is withdrawing both his proposal to separate the company’s PayPal business and his two nominees to the company’s board of directors.

04/10/2014 - 11:28am

RadioShack opens its latest custom concept store, located in Boston, April 10.

04/10/2014 - 11:18am

In accordance with the terms of its merger agreement with Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc., The Men’s Wearhouse has extended its all-cash tender offer for $65 per share for all of the currently outstanding shares of common stock (including associated stock purchase rights) of Jos. A. Bank to April 23, unless further extended.

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