04/19/2011 - 4:54pm

A recent survey by Deloitte found that the proliferation of smartphones – coupled with social network popularity -- has had a significant impact on what consumers expect from retailers and their in-store shopping experience.

04/19/2011 - 10:26am

A report Monday by the Wall Street Journal said that Dish Network Corp. will assume leases on more than 500 Blockbuster stores after it completes its acquisition of the video-rental chain.

04/19/2011 - 10:21am

Fifty percent of Americans use a mobile device to navigate their shopping journey, according to a new study released by Arc Worldwide, Leo Burnett’s marketing services arm.

04/19/2011 - 10:20am

McDonald's New York Tri-State Area and its franchisees said Tuesday they are looking to hire new crew and restaurant management positions in more than 600 restaurant locations throughout the area on April 19.

04/19/2011 - 10:14am

The Food Marketing Institute said that it has appointed Robert Rosado as director of government relations.

04/18/2011 - 4:35pm

Wal-Mart Stores said Monday it is acquiring Mountain View, Calif.-based social media company Kosmix to help strengthen its social and mobile commerce.

04/18/2011 - 4:32pm

Wal-Mart Stores reported in a filing on Monday that its CEO Mike Duke received compensation valued at $18.7 million last year, less than a year earlier, as U.S. store sales dropped.

04/18/2011 - 4:31pm

A report released Monday by First Data Corp., which tracks year-over-year same-merchant activations, redemptions and reloads of merchant-branded prepaid cards in the United States, including spending, gift, incentive and promotional cards, revealed that delayed post-holiday redemptions and incentives drove activations in first quarter 2011.

04/18/2011 - 4:28pm

Chestnut Hill, Mass.-based WS Development and Olympic Realty & Development Corp. announced that they have closed on 42 acres of land in Millcreek, Pa., in conjunction with Walmart.