10/20/2014 - 3:46pm

The appointments of new chief executives of major brands always cause a stir, but Gap Inc.’s recent announcement that Art Peck would succeed Glenn Murphy hit Wall Street like a truck.

10/20/2014 - 11:40am

What do supermarkets have to gain from a price war? Judging from the battles that have been raging around the world of late, the answer is--nothing.

10/17/2014 - 2:33pm

Today’s convenience stores face growing pressure to evolve amid the ramped-up expectations of global consumers. 

10/17/2014 - 8:46am

Every year, retailers put fresh spins on evergreen holiday décor, remixing such classics as the Christmas tree and jack-o-lanterns to tempt seasonal shoppers. Though we have yet to see this year's big trend, it's probably safe to say it will not be the Christmas Turkey or Thanksgiving Skeleton.

10/15/2014 - 12:46pm

When most people are asked what the busiest holiday for retailers’ is they immediately cite the traditional holiday season. But most consumers don’t realize back-to-school shopping is the second biggest shopping season in the United States.

10/15/2014 - 9:50am

Plug and Play brings together retailers and start-ups who offer specific technology and expertise that can relieve merchants’ pain points.

10/14/2014 - 10:02am

Hidden in the onslaught of negative headlines about former retail heavyweights, like JC Penney and Sears, is a slew of less-publicized, good news from smaller—many formerly online-only—retailers that are not only weathering the storm but are thriving. 

10/14/2014 - 9:15am

Behind the glitz and window dressing “wow” factor of Apple’s Sept. 9th iPhone 6/6 Plus and Apple Watch announcements, the meaty Apple Pay announcement was really the star of the show.

10/13/2014 - 2:31pm

Retailers are being squeezed by growing consumer individualism, globalization and evolving preferences.