12/04/2015 - 12:19pm

Barnes & Noble’s new CEO Ron Boire, who took the reins of the company in September, wants to transform the chain into a “lifestyle brand” by expanding its selection of toys, games, gadgets and other gifts, according to a report in The New York Times. [The New York Times]

12/04/2015 - 12:15pm

Despite overall declines in several key metrics, there were some good signs for brick-and-mortar retailers during November.

12/04/2015 - 11:50am

J.Crew Group didn’t get any relief in its third quarter. On the heels of another decrease in sales and a widening loss, the company is bringing in a former Ann Inc. executive to help turn things around.

12/04/2015 - 11:44am

The latest autumn migration involves grocery chain Giant Eagle.

12/04/2015 - 11:36am

Big Lots narrowed its loss in the third quarter as the retailer attracted more shoppers to its stores with new merchandising and marketing strategies.

12/04/2015 - 11:02am

The big news for retailers this holiday season has been the strong surge in online shopping. It’s not that high online volumes weren’t expected; estimates placed online purchases to be as high as 20% of total holiday sales this year.

12/04/2015 - 10:57am

Strong same-store sales in the third quarter did not keep Genesco Inc. from lowering its guidance, as the company takes steps to reduce inventory through promotions and discounts.

12/04/2015 - 10:35am

Fast-growing teen retailer Five Below grew even faster in the third quarter, as the company reported an increase in same-store sales and raised its outlook.

12/03/2015 - 5:45pm

Ulta Beauty's formula of one-stop shopping for prestige, mass and salon beauty products continued to produce impressive sales and earnings growth in the third quarter.