02/05/2016 - 1:16pm

While rumors of Amazon launching a chain of physical bookstores seem to be exaggerated, there is no question that pure-play retailers are beginning to make inroads into the brick-and-mortar channel.

02/05/2016 - 1:12pm

Lululemon Athletica will open the first U.S. outpost of the brand’s design incubator “lab” format in downtown Manhattan, in March.

02/05/2016 - 12:44pm

Amazon.com has been typically tight-lipped about the performance of its Handmade at Amazon online arts and crafts marketplace since its October 2015 launch. However, Amazon has shared some exclusive early results with TheStreet. Find out if Etsy needs to be worried. [TheStreet]

02/05/2016 - 12:44pm

It’s been quite common of late to hear retailers cite warm weather and intense competition as sources of sales weakness, but the prize for originality goes to PriceSmart after the warehouse club operator reported a January same-store sales decline.

02/05/2016 - 12:44pm

 Party City Holdco Inc. is looking to broaden its e-commerce reach.

02/05/2016 - 12:21pm

We often talk about how to avoid, deter and block bots. But much opportunity lies in figuring out how to distinguish between good and bad bots, and to understand how the distinctions change across applications and environments, especially within the retail industry.

02/05/2016 - 11:32am

Retailers may find themselves banished to the Island of the Misfit Toys if they do not improve their handling of returned holiday purchases.

02/05/2016 - 10:40am

J.C. Penney is pursuing a possible sale and partial leaseback of its headquarters building in Plano, Texas, as part of an ongoing effort to reduce debt and manage expenses.

02/05/2016 - 10:30am

Kirkland's says weather kept shoppers away from stores in January, but the home furnishings retailer still reported a slight increase in same-store sales for the fourth quarter.