12/15/2010 - 6:27pm

Ikea plans to install solar energy panels on two East Coast stores: Paramus, N.J., and Stoughton, Mass.

12/15/2010 - 6:26pm

Kroger Co. has named Sukanya Madlinger as president of the company’s Cincinnati/Dayton Division.

12/15/2010 - 1:56pm

A survey released Wednesday by the National Retail Federation found that aggressive holiday sales drew shoppers a little earlier this year, but many shoppers still have half their purchasing yet to do.

12/15/2010 - 11:28am

The Labor Department reported Wednesday that the consumer-price index increased 0.1% in November after a 0.2% rise the prior month.

12/15/2010 - 11:18am

First Data Corp. reported Wednesday that dollar volume growth of prepaid card activations was 8.6% in November, a significant increase over November 2009, when activations declined -2.7%.

12/15/2010 - 11:14am

Costco Wholesale Corp. reported in a company filing that its president and CEO James Sinegal saw his total compensation rise 29% to $3.5 million for the 2010 fiscal year.

12/15/2010 - 11:12am

Data warehousing and analytics company Teradata Corp. said Wednesday it has broadened its partnership with Walmart.

12/14/2010 - 5:35pm

A report released Tuesday by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates said that import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to be up 9% in December over the same month last year, and 2010 should end with a 17% increase over last year.

12/14/2010 - 5:32pm

The National Retail Federation announced Tuesday it has revised its holiday forecast upward, from 2.3% to 3.3%.