12/16/2014 - 11:27am

The top holiday purchase items this year range from the less personal to the very personal. 

12/16/2014 - 11:21am

Struggling consumer electronics retailer RadioShack Corp. has named Carlin Adrianopoli, a consultant with strategic advisory and interim management services firm FTI Consulting, as its new interim CFO. Adrianopoli replaces Alix Partners managing director Holly Etlin, who was named interim CFO in September 2014 to replace previous CFO John Feray after he resigned.

12/15/2014 - 12:44pm

The U.S. retail tradition of ‘Cyber Week’ is spreading north. 

12/15/2014 - 12:21pm

In the last several years, restaurant revenue declined 22 to 45% during the post-Thanksgiving holiday period. 

12/15/2014 - 12:17pm

More than half (56%) of Christmas shoppers surveyed typically have gifts left to purchase by the time "Panic Saturday,” the last Saturday to shop for holiday gifts before Christmas (also referred to as "Super Saturday"), rolls around.

12/15/2014 - 12:01pm

PetSmart Inc. has agreed to be purchased for about $8.7 billion by a consortium of buyers led by private equity firm B.C. Partners and also including pension fund manager La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and private equity firm StepStone.

12/12/2014 - 5:25pm

Consumers view the “right” payment method, (accessing points, discounts, and special offers,) as a critical part of the purchase process – good news for branded private label cards which allow retailers to cultivate loyalty, improve operating results, and gain sustainable competitive advantage. 

12/12/2014 - 12:59pm

Toys ‘R Us Inc. shrunk its net loss to $213 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2014 from $605 million in the year ago, helped by expense controls and a less intense promotional enviroment. 

12/12/2014 - 12:58pm

The massive cost cutting plan outlined on Thursday, Dec.11, by RadioShack is likely not sufficient to forestall a restructuring of the company's debt in the near term, according to Fitch Ratings.