12/15/2011 - 10:44am

Toys"R"Us announced that its stores nationwide will remain open for 112 uninterrupted hours beginning at 6am on Tuesday, Dec. 20 and continuing through 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

12/15/2011 - 10:37am

Tiffany & Co. announced that Stephane Lafay has been appointed to the newly-created position of group VP - Asia-Pacific Region and President - Tiffany Japan.

12/15/2011 - 10:32am

IBM announced a definitive agreement to acquire Emptoris Inc., a leading provider of cloud and on-premise analytics software that brings more intelligence to procurement and supply chain operations with spend, supplier and contract management for “smarter commerce.” Financial terms were not disclosed.

12/14/2011 - 5:07pm

The Consumer Intentions and Actions survey released by the National Retail Federation and conducted by BIGresearch found that, as of the second week in December, the average person has completed 46.5% of their holiday shopping.

12/14/2011 - 5:04pm

The IBM Benchmark snapshot, released Wednesday, of online retail data showed growing strength in the category.

12/14/2011 - 5:03pm

REI (Recreational Equipment Inc.) announced that it will open its first location in Ohio next fall at Rockwood Commons in Cincinnati.

12/14/2011 - 10:29am

Stein Mart Inc. said that it has been put on notice by the Nasdaq exchange because it did not file its third-quarter results by the deadline.

12/14/2011 - 10:28am

Christopher & Banks Corp. said Wednesday it has named Joel N. Waller as president for a one-year term, effective immediately.

12/14/2011 - 10:25am

Kohl’s Corp. said that it has expanded its partnership with Vera Wang Group to launch Princess Vera Wang, a junior collection that will be sold exclusively by Kohl’s beginning August 2012.