07/15/2011 - 2:40pm

A report released Thursday by the National Retail Federation, which expanded on earlier news by the U.S. Commerce Department, showed that warm weather, reduced gas prices and strong Father’s Day promotions helped power retail sales for the 12th consecutive month and past Wall Street expectations.

07/15/2011 - 2:21pm

Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. president John Haugh said Thursday that he will resign as the company’s president, as reported by the St. Louis Business Journal.

07/15/2011 - 2:18pm

Children’s retailer Naartjie Kids said Thursday it opened its first Saudi Arabia flagship store on July 9 in the Riyadh Gallery Mall.

07/15/2011 - 2:12pm

Giant Eagle on Thursday unveiled its first two compressed natural gas fueling stations in the Pittsburgh area at its Beechnut Drive retail support and distribution center, according to a report by Drug Store News.

07/15/2011 - 11:05am

Safeway Inc. announced that the president of its Chicago-area Dominick’s Finer Foods division, Don Keprta, has resigned.

07/15/2011 - 10:23am

Parago, the nation’s largest rebate provider, has announced the launch of GoRebate Mobile, the first mobile shopping applications for iPhone and Android focused on rebates that allow marketers to deliver rebates directly into the hands of value-seeking consumers.

07/14/2011 - 4:51pm

Borders Group moved closer to liquidation after a judge on Thursday approved its motion to auction itself off with an offer from liquidators as its opening bid.

07/14/2011 - 11:28am

A report released Thursday by the U.S. Commerce Department showed that retail sales in June experienced a slight uptick of 0.1%.