12/07/2016 - 1:20pm

The National Retail Federation and a coalition representing retailers, manufacturers, truckers, transportation intermediaries and other business groups have asked the Federal Maritime Commission to set new policy preventing terminal operators and ocean carriers from charging unfair fees when uncontrollable incidents such as storms and strikes keep cargo from being picked up from ports on time.

12/07/2016 - 11:28am
Alibaba’s newest partnership is further expanding the global reach of mobile payments.
 
12/06/2016 - 12:46pm
In a move that is likely to help it attract new talent — and hold on to existing employees — Ikea U.S. has announced one of the most generous and inclusive parental leave programs in the U.S. retail industry. 
 
12/05/2016 - 11:27am
Walmart has agreement to a settlement in a lawsuit that accused the retailer of discrimination against gay employees who were unable to get healthcare coverage for their same-sex spouses.  
 
12/05/2016 - 11:23am
Rebecca Minkoff is looking to bring self-checkout to fashion retailing.
 
12/01/2016 - 5:20pm
Visa’s new acquisition promises consumers more digital security when making payments on their laptop, mobile app, or connected device.
 
11/30/2016 - 5:25pm
Sheetz is moving forward as planned to implement the changes outlined in the new overtime rule.  
 
11/30/2016 - 5:06pm
A new report reveals that some big retailers are cracking down on toxic chemicals in consumer products, while others are serious laggards.
 
11/30/2016 - 3:45pm
The need for digital transformation, more integrated IT and operations, business security, and rethinking the future of work are among the themes that dominate IDC Retail Insight’s top 10 predictions for worldwide retail 2017.