02/08/2011 - 11:28am

A report released Tuesday by the Federal Reserve said that U.S. consumer borrowing rose in December for a third consecutive month, led by the first increase in credit-card charges in more than two years as holiday sales improved.

02/08/2011 - 11:26am

Performance Bicycle, the nation’s largest specialty bike retailer, announced that in April it will open six new stores in four states nationwide.

02/08/2011 - 11:24am

Appliance and electronics retailer Hhgregg reported Tuesday that net income for the quarter ended Dec. 31 rose 18.4% to $26.9 million, compared with $22.7 million in the year-ago period.

02/08/2011 - 11:19am

Multiple news sources reported late Monday that discounter Big Lots is exploring its options, including a potential sale. No reports have yet been confirmed by the retailer.

02/08/2011 - 11:14am

New research indicates that rebate programs are rising in favor with consumers and continuing to grow as a strategic approach for marketers.

02/08/2011 - 11:12am

C-store operator The Pantry said Tuesday that it narrowed its loss for the quarter ended Dec. 30 to $12.2 million, compared with a loss of $26.1 million a year earlier.

02/08/2011 - 11:11am

McDonald's Corp. reported Tuesday that global same-store sales increased 5.3% in January, comprised of a 3.1% rise in the United States, a 7% increase in Europe and a 5.2% increase in Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa.

02/07/2011 - 5:22pm

Barneys New York CEO Mark Lee said Monday that he has plans to launch a renovation program for existing stores as well as an overhaul to the retailer’s website.

02/07/2011 - 5:18pm

A report released Monday by The Conference Board said that retail employers expanded their work forces in January.