12/01/2011 - 5:38pm

Rue21 Inc. reported that its third-quarter profit surged 22% to $8.7 million, from $7.1 million a year earlier, as the apparel retailer opened dozens of new stores during the period.

12/01/2011 - 5:36pm

A report released by First Data Corp. found that dollar volume for the Thursday-Friday shopping period grew 6.3% over last year, and transaction growth was 7.3%.

12/01/2011 - 5:34pm

Zumiez Inc. reported that net income for the quarter ended Oct. 29 rose 14.8% to $14.1 million, from $12.3 million in the prior fiscal year.

12/01/2011 - 5:26pm

A report released Thursday by Kronos Inc. found that hiring in the retail sector continues to make marked improvements.

12/01/2011 - 5:23pm

A new survey by website technology company Modapt and communications firm Morrissey & Co., evaluating mobile phone users’ holiday shopping habits and plans, found that more than half of respondents are making purchases using their mobile devices.

12/01/2011 - 5:19pm

A report released by email and cross-channel marketing solution provider Responsys found that promotional email marketing volume during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend hit an all-time high, helping to drive significant increases in online sales.

12/01/2011 - 5:18pm

Cross-channel merchandise planning and assortment solution provider 7thonline said that sports brand Oakley has selected 7thonline Merchandise and Assortment Management to increase the productivity of its inventory and merchandising process.

12/01/2011 - 12:18pm

Talbots Inc. reported a loss of $22 million for the third quarter, compared with a profit of $17 million in the year-ago period.

12/01/2011 - 12:12pm

Charming Shoppes reported that its loss in the 3Q narrowed to $13 million from a loss of $18.8 million a year earlier.