Finance

09/04/2014 - 4:38pm

Online U.S. retail sales for August 2014 were up more than 11% as compared to the same period the prior year.

09/04/2014 - 4:33pm

Shoppers spent $50.17 billion online during the 2014 back-to-school shopping season, which represents a 16% gain from $43.26 billion in the year-ago period, according to eMarketer.

09/04/2014 - 4:30pm

August 2014 sales results indicate the 2014 back-to-school period had a significant boost to shopping activity.

09/04/2014 - 4:28pm

AccuStore, a provider of site profiling technology and services, announced The Pantry, a chain of 1,500 plus convenience stores, has licensed AccuStore’s site profile management platform with plans to reduce operating costs and improve execution.

09/04/2014 - 4:24pm

The board of directors of Nordstrom Inc. has authorized a repurchase program of up to $1 billion of the company’s outstanding common stock, through March 1, 2016.

09/04/2014 - 11:31am

In a deal that will create a national specialty bedding retail powerhouse, Mattress Firm Holding Corp. has agreed to acquire rival The Sleep Train Inc. for about $425 million.

09/04/2014 - 11:26am

Costco Wholesale Corp. on Thursday reported that its revenue for the fourth quarter climbed 9% to $34.8 billion.

09/04/2014 - 11:13am

Women’s specialty retailer Christopher & Banks Corp. swung to a profit of $3.4 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2014, compared to a net loss of $285,000 in the prior year period.

09/04/2014 - 11:08am

Increases in cost of sales and selling, general and administrative expenses (SG&A) drove a year-over-year reduction in net income during the second quarter of fiscal 2014 at Shoe Carnival Inc.

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