03/23/2016 - 10:54am

Delays in the required certification of payment terminals that accept credit and debit cards with embedded chips are frustrating many retailers, particularly midsized ones, and also costing them as, since Oct. 1, stores that cannot accept chip cards have had to shoulder the cost of fraud — and banks are not shy about passing along the bill, the New York Times reported. “Merchants have gotten slammed because they weren’t able to get certified, because the networks failed to provide the necessary resources to do that,” said Mallory Duncan, general counsel for the National Retail Federation. [New York Times]

03/23/2016 - 10:07am

 Ethnic grocery chain H Mart is expanding its partnership with Instacart nationally.

03/23/2016 - 9:48am

Top merchants from Walmart, CVS Health and Family Dollar are among a group of consumer packaged goods leaders gathering in Chicago soon for a first-of-its-kind event focused on one of the industry’s most daunting challenges.

03/23/2016 - 9:39am

Teen retailer Zumiez has enhanced its omnichannel strategy by using its stores as local fulfillment centers for online purchases.

03/22/2016 - 4:53pm

The Kroger Co. has named new leaders for its Roundy's and Mariano's grocery chains.

03/22/2016 - 4:34pm

Starbucks Corp. announced a major initiative to help the nation’s neediest citizens.

03/22/2016 - 3:46pm

Former Amazon executive Arthur Valdez is scheduled to start a high-level supply chain job at Target next week, but a lawsuit by the online retailer could prevent him from doing so while having a chilling effect on other retailers keen to poach talent from Amazon.

03/22/2016 - 12:41pm

Store managers from 2,000 Aaron’s location gathered in Washington, D.C., for their annual meeting and to participate in a wide range of unique community outreach efforts.

03/22/2016 - 12:31pm

In case you needed yet another reminder of how competitive the online delivery vertical is getting, online deal platform Groupon is adding a new city of operation to its OrderUp on-demand food delivery app.