03/17/2015 - 4:30pm

Starbucks Corp. is publicly calling for better race relations and public discussion of racial issues in the U.S. The company took out full-page advertisements promoting better race relations in the New York Times and USA Today earlier this week, and also is encouraging employees and customers to participate in the effort.

03/17/2015 - 4:00pm

Arby's Restaurant Group Inc. (ARG) is promoting John Bowie, senior VP of operations, to COO, reporting to Paul Brown, CEO.

03/17/2015 - 3:44pm

The National Retail Federation (NRF) has formally asked the House to approve legislation that would overturn a National Labor Relations Board(NLRB) regulation allowing what it terms “ambush” union organizing elections, saying the rule infringes on employee and employer rights and is an attempt to favor union organizing.

03/17/2015 - 3:41pm

West Marine will open a new 20,000-sq.-ft. flagship Midwest store on North Halsted Street in Chicago on April 23.

03/17/2015 - 2:37pm

Deb Berman, chief marketing officer of The J.C. Penney Co. Inc., has left the company. In a statement, J.C. Penney said Berman left of her own accord.

03/17/2015 - 11:29am

Costco Canada has reportedly had its license to import fish into Canada suspended.

03/16/2015 - 4:13pm

Dollar General Corp. plans to increase employee income by making more working hours available to them, as opposed to raising salaries.

03/16/2015 - 3:45pm

Lids Sports Group has upgraded its inventory management system so that the retailer now provides consumers access to companywide inventory in retail stores, as well as its centrally located distribution centers.

03/16/2015 - 11:14am

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