09/06/2011 - 5:25pm

Blockbuster Canada Co. is winding down operations. Grant Thornton Ltd., the receiver in charge of selling the chain, announced that it is seeking a court order to shut down the company’s remaining 253 stores.

09/06/2011 - 5:18pm

Fifteen percent of Web searches on Black Friday will be done on mobile devices, according to a study by Google’s AdMob.

09/06/2011 - 5:15pm

Kronos said Tuesday that its latest Kronos Retail Labor Index, which characterized the current state of the demand and supply sides of the labor market within the U.S. retail sector for the month of August, was unchanged from the month prior.

09/06/2011 - 5:10pm

In the wake of the power outages caused by Hurricane Irene and other powerful summer storms, Price Chopper is reviewing its back–up plan and considering buying bigger generators, according to The Business Review.

09/06/2011 - 10:43am

The Kroger Co. said Friday that its Kroger Delta Division, based in Memphis, has acquired eight Memphis-area Schnucks grocery stores that the company will convert and re-open under the Kroger banner over the next few weeks.

09/06/2011 - 10:40am

A Friday report by Reuters said that a former Borders Group employee is attempting to represent a class of about 300 Ann Arbor, Mich., workers in suing the bankrupt retailer for not giving proper notice of impending mass layoffs.

09/01/2011 - 4:28pm

Terry Lundgren, CEO of Macy’s, has been appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York board of directors.

09/01/2011 - 12:26pm

Hot Topic announced that two new executives have joined the company, Don Hendricks as CIO and Jeff Allison as senior VP planning and allocation.

09/01/2011 - 11:17am

Jim Sinegal, the much-admired CEO and co-founder of Costco Wholesale Corp., plans to step down effective Jan. 1.