01/13/2016 - 12:11pm

New York City is the best city for shopping in the world, according to a report by Expedia.co.uk, followed by Berlin and Los Angeles. While New York has long been a retail hub, the Expedia study, “The World’s 25 Best Shopping Cities,” also contains a few surprises — Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), for example, is ranked No. 5. [Expedia.co.uk]

01/13/2016 - 11:44am

The Vitamin Shoppe is changing the structure of its board of directors as it looks to enhance its corporate governance practices.

01/13/2016 - 11:36am

Dick’s Sporting Goods is applying advanced analytics to better understand what products it should sell, and at what cost.

01/13/2016 - 10:55am

Operating multiple brands and channels, Guitar Center has struggled in recent years with merchandising challenges such as omnichannel retailing, branding and selling a mix of new and used products.

01/12/2016 - 5:41pm

In an effort to control cost, Aeropostale is reducing its corporate headcount by 13% and CEO Julian Geiger is relinquishing one million stock options that will be doled out to others for retention purposes.

01/12/2016 - 5:38pm

A new study links retailers' success to an omnichannel strategy that includes physical stores.

01/12/2016 - 5:24pm

Another batch of retailers released holiday results this week and provided further evidence that an unusual blend of economic factors and evolving shopping behaviors made for a strange holiday season.

01/12/2016 - 4:50pm

Retailers frequently misjudge the omnichannel needs of their shoppers when they visit stores.

01/12/2016 - 4:31pm

Kroger announced Tuesday the retirement of Fred Meyer president Lynn Gust effective Jan. 31, and the promotion of Jeff Burt to succeed him.