10/26/2015 - 9:14am

Japanese tire manufacturer Bridgestone is accelerating its growth plans in the United States by acquiring the Pep Boys auto parts chain, just as Americans are keeping their cars longer.

10/23/2015 - 10:33am

Headquarters layoffs are spreading throughout the retail industry with J.C. Penney joining Walmart and Dollar General in making deep cuts to its non-store workforce.

10/23/2015 - 9:36am

Amazon surpassed analysts’ expectations on Thursday, posting a 23% increase in revenue and its second consecutive quarterly profit. But according to a report by The Street, Amazon’s fast-growing cloud services business was the biggest story, bringing in $2.1 billion in revenue for the quarter. [The Street]

10/23/2015 - 9:31am

A veteran retailer has taken the reins at Vince, a leading-edge contemporary fashion label and retailer.

10/22/2015 - 4:20pm

Fresh & Easy, which opened its first store in 2007 and was U.K. giant Tesco’s first U.S. venture, is closing its stores, the Los Angeles Times reported. The chain, which was never able to gain a foothold in the competitive U.S. grocery market, filed Chapter 11 in 2013, and was acquired by grocery billionaire Ron Burkle's Yucaipa Cos. with a loan from Tesco. [Los Angeles Times]

10/22/2015 - 3:55pm

Amazon.com’s third quarter sales increased 23% to $25.4 billion and the online retailer and tech giant posted a huge improvement in profitability.

10/22/2015 - 3:51pm

A federal investigation related to Lumber Liquidator’s illegal timber trafficking has ended with a guilty plea and some damning statements by prosecutors.

10/22/2015 - 2:06pm

Cabela’s smaller stores are not as productive as the company would like, so the outdoor retailer is putting the brakes on new store growth while it focuses on productivity.

10/21/2015 - 11:00am

The Bon-Ton Stores announced it will close its Elder-Beerman stores in the Huntington Mall in Huntington, West Virginia and the Lima Mall in Lima, Ohio.