Consumers value salesperson expertise above all else, but they often find such expertise lacking, according to eXperticity’s first-ever Retail Buying Experience survey.
J.C. Penney Co. reassured investors that sales trends are improving and reaffirmed its forecast calling for positive same-store sales results in the third quarter, Reuters reported.
Hudson’s Bay Company has appointed Michael Crotty as executive VP, chief marketing officer, Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor.
Home furnishings retailer West Elm announced that it will open a store in Mill Valley, Calif., on Nov. 7.
Meijer announced that it is now operating one of the largest all-clean diesel fleets in North America.
Von Maur Department Stores has opened its first location in the Northeast.
GNC Holdings Inc. will use customer-centricity solutions from dunnhumbyUSA across all facets of its marketing to more effectively segment and engage with in-store and online customers.
Daily mobile/online retail revenues surge an average of 55% on Cyber Monday (the Monday after Thanksgiving), but a corresponding surge in attacks drives hard losses, on average, as much as $500,000 per hour or $8,000 per minute.
Dick’s Sporting Goods opens five new stores across the U.S. on Nov. 8.
J. Crew Group., Inc. is reporting several strong preliminary results to date for its third quarter of fiscal 2013.