07/31/2012 - 4:54pm

Best Buy Co. has signed a lease to open a 37,740-sq.-ft. store at The Fountains at Farah, a new power-lifestyle shopping center located in El Paso, Texas.

07/31/2012 - 4:52pm

A Tuesday report by Bloomberg said that Valery Energy Corp. has unveiled plans to sell or spin off its network of 1,000+ gas and diesel stations across the United States and Canada, valued at up to $5 billion.

07/31/2012 - 4:50pm

National Grocers by Vitamin Cottage said that its first Arizona store – in Flagstaff – has opened, and will be joined by two additional stores located in Sedona and Prescott.

07/31/2012 - 11:24am

Coach Inc. reported that net income for the quarter ended June 30 rose 24% to $251.4 million, from $202.5 million in the same period last year, topping Wall Street projections.

07/31/2012 - 11:22am

A survey released Tuesday by Deloitte found that shoppers are prepped to spend on back-to-school items, and plan to use their mobile phones in the process.

07/31/2012 - 11:19am

A Tuesday report by Bloomberg said that J. Crew will open its first Asia store – in Hong Kong – as early as 2013. CEO Millard “Mickey” Drexler told the news service that the retailer is also seeking sites in Beijing and Shanghai.

07/31/2012 - 11:18am

A survey by The E-tailing Group and MyBuys found that consumers are more comfortable sharing data with retailers than they are with social networks, especially if it enhances the shopping experience.

07/31/2012 - 11:03am

Toys “R” Us said that by the end of 2012 it will have opened eight new stores and remodeled 13 existing locations to the side-by-side Toys “R” Us/Babies “R” Us model.

07/30/2012 - 5:42pm

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program launched the 2012 National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings with a record 3,200 buildings across the country going head to head to improve energy efficiency, lower utility costs and protect health and the environment.