07/30/2012 - 10:51am

Wal-Mart Stores announced on Monday that the retired chairman of accounting and consulting firm KPMG International has joined its board of directors, effective immediately.

07/30/2012 - 10:50am

Williams-Sonoma has named Julie Whalen as permanent CFO. Whalen replaces Sharon McCollam, who retired in March.

07/30/2012 - 10:48am

Seven Walmart stores in Missouri were evacuated after receiving bomb threats but no explosives were found and no injuries were reported, according to Reuters.

07/30/2012 - 10:45am

OrderMotion, a web-based platform for direct-to-consumer (D2C) campaign and order management, announced that Midwest consumer goods retailer Alco Stores selected OrderMotion's OMX platform as the back-office technology best suited to grow with its online volume demands while also leveraging its Magento eCommerce front-end system.

07/27/2012 - 2:07pm

A Thursday report compiled by Reuters and published in the Chicago Tribune said that U.S. authorities are weighing whether or not to launch a wide-scale investigation of the retail industry for bribery violations.

07/27/2012 - 2:06pm

A Thursday report by Supermarket News said that Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market has eliminated as many as 40 positions at its corporate offices.

07/27/2012 - 2:03pm

General Growth Properties said it has established a partnership with online charity organization DonorsChoose.org as part of GGP’s Celebrate Schools! philanthropic initiative.

07/27/2012 - 10:01am

Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Co. said it will shutter most of the remaining 64 Zellers stores that aren’t being converted to Target locations.

07/27/2012 - 9:59am

New Orleans has rolled out the red carpet in order to assure the first Costco location in the state.