05/12/2011 - 10:14am

Retail sales rose 0.5% in April after a 0.9% increase in March, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.

05/11/2011 - 4:57pm

Target Corp. is setting up three distribution centers in Canada in preparation for its debut north of the border, according to a report in The Globe and Mail.

05/11/2011 - 4:55pm

Ikea on Wednesday flipped the switch on a newly constructed solar energy system at its southwestern U.S. distribution center in Tejon, Calif.

05/11/2011 - 4:53pm

Fifty percent of retailers and almost as many manufacturers (48%) use rebate programs as part of their customer loyalty and promotions mix, according to report by the Aberdeen Group.

05/11/2011 - 4:50pm

Publix Super Markets said that it has reached a deal to sell the Crispers restaurant chain to Healthy Food Concepts, an affiliate of the Miami-based investment group Boyne Capital Partners.

05/11/2011 - 4:43pm

Excluding auto sales, total retail sales in April 2011 grew by 8.8% year-over-year, stronger than March’s growth rate, and substantially higher than the average 7.1% year-to-year growth rate of the previous quarter, according to MasterCard Advisors’ SpendingPulse, a macroeconomic report tracking national retail and service sales.

05/11/2011 - 10:46am

Toys "R" Us is installing the largest rooftop solar power installation in North America at its distribution center in Flanders, N.J.

05/11/2011 - 10:40am

Retailers will pursue major investment in customer relationship management systems, business intelligence systems, and enterprise resource systems for transaction processing, according to a survey of 152 senior financial executives of global retail companies by KPMG International.

05/11/2011 - 10:34am

Zumiez CFO Trevor Lang is leaving the retailer so that he can move back to Atlanta.