01/27/2011 - 5:59pm

Walmart Canada, a unit of Wal-Mart Stores, will invest approximately $500 million on expansion its upcoming fiscal year, which runs from Feb. 1, 2011 to Jan. 31, 2012.

01/27/2011 - 1:47pm

Payless ShoeSource announced that Vincent DeSantis has been promoted to senior VP and chief marketing officer for Payless, reporting to LuAnn Via, CEO of Payless.

01/27/2011 - 11:17am

Rite Aid on Thursday morning posted a same-store sales increase of 1.1% for the four weeks ended Jan. 22, including a 2.2% lift across the front-end and growth of 0.6% in pharmacy comparable sales.

01/27/2011 - 11:15am

Tractor Supply Co. reported that net sales for the fourth quarter increased 19.7% to $1.03 billion from $862.5 million in the prior year's fourth quarter.

01/26/2011 - 5:59pm

Mobile technology ranked as the most important priority for retail in 2011, according to a recent online poll by Retail U.

01/26/2011 - 5:50pm

The retail industry will grow by 5.1% in 2011, the strongest growth in four years, according to Customer Growth Partners’ 2011 Forecast and Outlook.

01/26/2011 - 5:46pm

The National Retail Federation welcomed President Obama’s recognition of the importance of the retail industry to job creation in Tuesday night’s State of the Union address, and pledged to work with the White House on initiatives to promote continuation of the nation’s economic recovery.

01/26/2011 - 5:44pm

The city council of Berwyn, Ill., has unanimously approved a redevelopment agreement with Meijer to anchor the city’s Cermak Plaza shopping center.

01/26/2011 - 5:42pm

Ikea plans to use solar energy in its store under construction in the Denver suburb of Centennial.