News

09/19/2014 - 12:30pm

GNC Holdings named Jeffrey R. Hennion as executive VP, chief marketing and e-commerce officer.

09/18/2014 - 5:15pm

Nearly one-quarter (24%) of retailers expect a significant increase (5% or more) in year-over-year sales during the 2014 holiday season, while another 70% are predicting sales will be on par with the 2013 season, according to a survey by global management consultancy Hay Group.

09/18/2014 - 5:10pm

Walmart on Thursday said it plans to hire 60,000 temporary workers for the holiday season, an increase of nearly 10% from last year.

09/18/2014 - 5:08pm

Lululemon Athletica signed leases to open two new stores in the Soho section of downtown Manhattan, including its first-ever freestanding store for men, The Real Deal reported.

09/18/2014 - 5:06pm

Seasonal hiring in the retail sector is expected to outpace 2013, according to a report by Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

09/18/2014 - 10:49am

Costco Wholesale Corp will stop accepting American Express cards at its stores in Canada, effective January 1, 2015.

09/18/2014 - 10:47am

Rite Aid Corp. reported better-than-expected profit and sales for the second quarter.

09/18/2014 - 10:44am

Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, the 1, 600-unit global franchise, has entered into a partnership with Meijer.

09/18/2014 - 10:40am

Gordon Brothers Group, a global advisory, restructuring and investment firm specializing in the retail, consumer products, industrial and real estate sectors, appointed Kenneth S. Frieze as CEO, effective Oct. 1.