11/18/2011 - 5:31pm

Holiday shoppers are expected to spend $155.43 on average for gift cards this season, and total gift-card spending is projected to reach $27.8 billion, according to a survey released Friday by the National Retail Federation.

11/18/2011 - 5:29pm

One in four consumers will start their holiday shopping this week, according to a survey of more than 1,000 U.S. consumers conducted this fall by Oracle.

11/18/2011 - 5:25pm

Nordstrom said Friday it will shutter its underperforming University Mall store in Orem, Utah.

11/18/2011 - 5:23pm

Toys “R” Us said that it has expanded its mobile offerings for the holiday season, providing an enhanced shopping experience for on-the-go shoppers.

11/18/2011 - 11:39am

The Finish Line announced that Chris Ladd will join the company Nov. 21 as executive VP, chief digital officer.

11/18/2011 - 11:37am

CVS/pharmacy announced it has enhanced shopping and prescription refill functionality for its mobile site (m.cvs.com), as well as iPhone and Android apps for on-the-go customers.

11/18/2011 - 11:30am

With the start of the 2011 holiday shopping season approaching, retailers need to ensure they have plans in place to address the increased risk of a flash mob event, according to Marsh, a leading insurance broker and risk advisor.

11/18/2011 - 11:27am

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market announced it is hiring for more than 20 stores that are set to open early next year.

11/18/2011 - 11:17am

Target Corp. will sell off Zellers’ prescription customer files to other companies and start its own business from scratch once it launches Target in Canada, according to reports in The Globe and Mail.