02/05/2016 - 11:32am

Retailers may find themselves banished to the Island of the Misfit Toys if they do not improve their handling of returned holiday purchases.

02/05/2016 - 10:40am

J.C. Penney is pursuing a possible sale and partial leaseback of its headquarters building in Plano, Texas, as part of an ongoing effort to reduce debt and manage expenses.

02/05/2016 - 10:30am

Kirkland's says weather kept shoppers away from stores in January, but the home furnishings retailer still reported a slight increase in same-store sales for the fourth quarter.

02/05/2016 - 10:23am

The Home Depot is planning (conservatively, it says) to be a $100 billion retailer in 2018 – growing by $13 billion, or the equivalent of 357 stores, without any major change of its footprint.

02/05/2016 - 10:07am

A first-of-it-kinds promotion involving Dick’s Sporting Goods and highlighting the capabilities of the UbeRush delivery service vows to have championship T-shirts in the hands of Carolina Panthers or Denver Broncos fans less than two hours after the Super Bowl ends.

02/04/2016 - 5:07pm

Fabletics, the fashion athletic brand co-founded by actress Kate Hudson, is setting up shop in the nation’s largest shopping mall.

02/04/2016 - 4:10pm

Longtime Amazon executive Steve Kessel, whose team launched the first Kindle e-reader, is leading a retail store initiative at Amazon, ReCode.net reported. The report references two sources familiar with the plans, and states: “It’s not yet clear what those stores will sell or how they will be formatted, but the retail team’s mission is to reimagine what shopping in a physical store would be like if you merged the best of physical retail with the best of Amazon. “ [ReCode.net]

02/04/2016 - 3:54pm

For all their talk about the customer, most retailers have yet to evolve to a business model that is truly customer-centric.

02/04/2016 - 2:42pm

Macy’s is looking to leverage the popularity of the Lunar New Year through a variety of promotions in-store.