06/10/2013 - 9:15am

Wal-Mart Stores held its annual shareholders meeting on Friday morning and the most noteworthy development at the event — aside from a $15 billion share repurchase authorization — was a surprise appearance and glowing comments by Hollywood heavyweight Tom Cruise.

06/07/2013 - 4:25pm

Bob Valair, director, energy & environmental management for Staples, will discuss how energy management is helping the retail chain save resources and add to the bottom line during a Chain Store Age Webinar on Tuesday, June 11, 2 p.m. ET (11 a.m PT).

06/07/2013 - 3:53pm

A lot of IT practitioners talk about “keeping the lights on,” or executing simple but essential tasks such as making sure an e-commerce site is actually up and running.

06/07/2013 - 3:46pm

Another executive hired by former J.C. Penney CEO Ron Johnson has apparently left the chain. Kristen Blum, executive VP and chief technology officer, is no longer with Penney, according to various reports that cited a note to investors by Citi analyst Deborah Weinswig.

06/07/2013 - 11:32am

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc. reported a 27% drop in first-quarter earnings amid a cool spring throughout much of the country and rising costs.

06/07/2013 - 11:30am

Americans will spend a little bit more on dad this year, stretching their budgets enough to show their favorite man just how much he is appreciated, according to a survey by the National Retail Foundation.

06/07/2013 - 11:19am

Xcel Brands on Friday announced the debut of Isaac Mizrahi New York, in Southampton, N.Y.

06/07/2013 - 11:18am

Harmons Grocery, a 16-store regional chain in Utah, is reporting significant benefits from the deployment of in-store solutions from Carttronics.

06/06/2013 - 3:16pm

For pure play premium pet food and accessories retailer PetFlow, online marketing is a crucial component of its business.