12/23/2014 - 4:34pm

“Super Saturday,” the Saturday before Christmas (Dec. 20), was not quite super for retailers expecting a sales bonanza. 

12/23/2014 - 4:32pm

More than 160 national, state and local trade associations and organizations, representing the interests of the global supply chain and local communities, wrote to President Barack Obama Dec. 23 to urge the administration’s immediate involvement in the ongoing contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association.

12/23/2014 - 4:29pm

Guitar Center has chosen retailing veteran Darrell Webb to be the company's new president and CEO.

12/23/2014 - 4:25pm

Spend on prepaid gift cards is on the rise this holiday season, as a significant majority (70%) of shoppers plan to purchase gift cards this season, according to an interim holiday spending report released by Stored Value Solutions, a provider of gift cards and stored value services.

12/23/2014 - 12:25pm

Cost synergies from its ongoing merger with U.K. drugstore chain Alliance Boots GmBH helped boost net earnings at Walgreen Co. 

12/23/2014 - 11:11am

Retail sales worldwide, including both in-store and Internet purchases, will total nearly $22.5 trillion this year. 

12/23/2014 - 11:02am

The weekend of Dec. 20-21, which included “Super Saturday” (the last Saturday before Christmas) saw the highest daily back-to-back Internet traffic from online consumer retail shopping activity since tracking began before the Thanksgiving weekend. 

12/22/2014 - 4:12pm

A Delaware judge has denied a request  to block Tuesday's vote by Family Dollar Stores on a  $8.5 billion take-over bid by Dollar Tree,  saying dissident shareholders "failed to demonstrate a reasonable probability of success on any of their claims."  

12/22/2014 - 11:43am

Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc. (ARCA) has named Jeffery Ostapeic as the company's CFO.