04/28/2015 - 11:26am

If Darth Vader scared you, then you’ll probably want to check out the new online “Star War”s hub that Toys “R” Us Inc. is launching as part of a year-long omnichannel promotion tied to the classic movie franchise, which returns with a new film in December.

04/28/2015 - 9:51am

Chain Store Age recently had the chance to speak with noted consumer trend expert Faith Popcorn, founder and CEO of marketing consulting firm Faith Popcorn’s BrainReserve, about steps McDonald’s can take to reverse its struggling fortunes. Popcorn’s insights come on the heels of McDonald’s reporting a 33% year-over-year drop in profits for first quarter 2015.

04/27/2015 - 3:52pm

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced during its Annual Meeting, the election of new officers, four new executive committee members and five new board of directors member for the coming year.
 

04/27/2015 - 2:27pm

Whether it’s on jewelry or apparel, gift cards or brunch, families this year are expected to spend more for Mother’s Day than they have in the last decade or more.  And the largest portion of that spending will be at U.S. department stores.

04/27/2015 - 11:21am

Valpak’s new coupon app for Apple Watch will deliver watch wearers savings in a high-tech way for the traditional coupon-mailer.

04/24/2015 - 3:48pm

Sears Canada Inc. is reportedly reducing some departments while expanding others in a move to capitalize on the retreat of Target from the Canadian retail landscape.

04/24/2015 - 3:39pm

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is overhauling both how its stores operate and how it markets its brand image.

04/24/2015 - 3:29pm

Net-A-Porter is reportedly partnering with Harper’s Bazaar on an interactive ad.

04/24/2015 - 3:25pm

Frequency of customer visits and customer delight are crucial indicators of customer loyalty.