06/03/2011 - 10:33am

Wal-Mart Stores on Friday kicked off its annual shareholders meeting by announcing a $15 billion stock buyback that will replace a previous $15 billion repurchase plan begun a year ago.

05/26/2011 - 11:12am

We have all seen the sales people come through the office claiming to have the answer to our lighting energy and efficacy concerns. Virtually every “pitch” will deal with LEDs, and only a rare few will be touting the older fluorescent and the new, almost miniature metal halide lamps.

05/19/2011 - 10:28am

Sears Holding Corp. reported Thursday that it recorded a bigger-than-expected loss in the first quarter as its shoppers cut back on spending.

05/18/2011 - 10:07am

Target Corp. on Wednesday reported that its net income in the first quarter rise 2.7% to $689 million, up from $671 million in the year-ago period. Its results, which beat Street expectations, were boosted by its credit-card business as sales came in weaker than expected.

05/17/2011 - 10:18am

Home Depot reported Tuesday that profit rose 12% in the first quarter, beating Wall Street estimates and causing the retailer to boost its outlook for the full year.

05/16/2011 - 10:26am

Wal-Mart Stores may give up its quest to buy a controlling stake in South Africa’s Massmart Holdings Ltd., if South Africa forces local procurement conditions on the retailers, the companies said, the Associated Press reported.

05/16/2011 - 10:22am

J.C. Penney Co. reported Monday that its first-quarter net income rose 6.7% amid cost-cutting and improved sales.

05/11/2011 - 10:30am

Macy’s first-quarter earnings soared and easily beat Wall Street predictions on rising sales, tight expense controls and its efforts to tailor merchandise by region.

05/11/2011 - 9:56am

By Kevin Moffitt, VP Strategy & Customer Experience, CrossView, Inc.