09/27/2011 - 5:23pm

Macy’s and J.C. Penney Co. rank as the nation’s top “local” advertisers, according to a new report from RSR Research.

09/27/2011 - 5:20pm

A Bloomberg report on Tuesday said that Borders Group has garnered court approval for the sale of its intellectual property to Barnes & Noble after a recent question about privacy issues was resolved.

09/27/2011 - 5:18pm

Best Buy Co. said Tuesday that it has cut its 2011 seasonal hiring plans to about half of last year’s staff numbers, in a move to curtail costs. This year’s plans call for 15,000 holiday workers, compared with 29,000 hired last year.

09/27/2011 - 5:17pm

The developers of Rock Hill Galleria, in Rock Hill, S.C., said Tuesday that the 470,000-sq.-ft. regional mall will initiate a comprehensive renovation and expansion of mall anchor J.C. Penney.

09/27/2011 - 5:15pm

Williams Sonoma-owned home-furnishings retailer West Elm said Tuesday that it will make its Washington State debut with a new store in Seattle, slated to open Oct. 6.

09/27/2011 - 5:12pm

A Tuesday report by CNN Money, citing a regulatory filing, said that private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners is raising $5 billion for its sixth private equity fund.

09/27/2011 - 5:10pm

Staples said Tuesday it is promoting Christine Komola to CFO, effective Feb. 1.

09/27/2011 - 1:35pm

Wal-Mart Stores announced that Eduardo Castro-Wright, 56, vice chairman and CEO of the company’s global e-commerce and global sourcing businesses, will retire on July 1, 2012.

09/27/2011 - 10:55am

Office Depot said Monday that the president of its international division has been terminated effective immediately, for having what the retailer called an “improper relationship” with a co-worker.