11/03/2015 - 12:20pm

Chief marketing officers at leading U.S. retailers are forecasting a 4.2% increase in overall holiday store sales, according to the 10th annual BDO USA survey.

11/03/2015 - 12:18pm

Genesco is expanding its reach geographically and generationally with its latest acquisition.

11/03/2015 - 11:20am

Mega deals worth more than $1 billion drove the U.S. retail and consumer sector’s strong third quarter, according to PwC’s U.S. quarterly R&C Deals Insights report.

11/03/2015 - 10:57am

Office Depot achieved impressive third quarter same-store sales growth and asserted that its merger with Staples could close as early as this year.

11/03/2015 - 10:25am

The splitting up of the eBay empire continues.

11/02/2015 - 5:29pm

A private equity group better known for investing in established companies is creating a new dollar store brand after acquiring 330 Family Dollar stores from Dollar Tree.

11/02/2015 - 4:37pm

The New York Times is reporting that Texas grocery chain HEB is planning on distributing some 15% of the company’s shares to employees who are over 21 and have worked at least 1,000 hours in a calendar year. “So many in retail are competing in the race to the bottom, and people are the largest cost. So it seems logical to cut people, and lots of folks are doing it,” H-E-B president and CEO Craig Boyan said. “We think that’s a trap. We believe the race for the bottom cheapens the American experience. It’s bad for the country and bad for companies.” [New York Times]

11/02/2015 - 2:24pm

Exceptional customer service continues to drive growth at Publix Supermarkets, which had strong earnings and same-store sales growth in its third quarter.

10/30/2015 - 3:44pm

The merger agreement between Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite Aid must be consummated by Oct. 27, 2016, or the deal is off, according to documents filed to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday.