03/26/2015 - 10:37am

During the next three years, 250% more retailers are transitioning to a single order management solution (OMS) to support a unified commerce experience across all channels, according to a new special report by Boston Retail Partners.

03/25/2015 - 5:21pm

Five Below Inc. on Wednesday reported better-than-expected fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $33.3 million. It also confirmed plans to open 70 stores in 2015, up from 62 in 2014.

03/25/2015 - 5:18pm

PayPal Inc. has agreed to pay $7.7 million in a deal to settle charges by the U.S. Treasury Department that the electronic payments giant violated numerous sanctions programs against countries that include Iran, Cuba and Sudan, Reuters reported.

03/25/2015 - 5:13pm

Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $26 million in its fiscal fourth quarter.

03/25/2015 - 5:08pm

The boards of directors of A.R.E. (the Association for Retail Environments) and POPAI (Point of Purchase Advertising International) have voted to enter a due diligence phase and work in good faith toward a definitive agreement to merge the two associations.

03/25/2015 - 4:21pm

Facebook hopes to transform the way  customers communicate with retailers by re-inventing the customer service platform.

03/25/2015 - 4:18pm

Kleinfeld Hudson’s Bay, a glamorous bridal shop on the top floor of the Hudson’s Bay’s flagship and headquarters building in Toronto,  took the big prize — Store of the Year — in the Association for Retail Environments 2015 Design Awards.

03/25/2015 - 3:08pm

Fred's announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire EntrustRx, a specialty pharmacy operation that has a strong regional presence in the Southeast, as well as the single Reeves-Sain retail pharmacy in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

03/25/2015 - 11:02am

In my 20-plus year career working with retailers, when sales do not meet forecasted expectations, gas prices and the weather are always the factors retailers point to for explanation. Oil prices are low and are expected to remain so for the next two quarters, so why haven’t we seen robust spending?