11/23/2011 - 10:09am

A coalition of retail organizations, including the National Retail Federation, the Food Marketing Institute and the National Association of Convenience Stores, have filed a lawsuit charging that the Federal Reserve failed to comply with a new law requiring it to reduce fees bank charge retailers when shoppers use credit cards.

11/22/2011 - 5:22pm

A Monday report by Bloomberg said that Royal Ahold NV will grow its online business, expand its store count in Belgium and add 150 convenience operations in an effort to ramp up sales.

11/22/2011 - 5:17pm

A survey released Tuesday by Deloitte, which polled 1,000 consumers, found that the majority – 51% – will shop in stores or online over the Thanksgiving weekend.

11/22/2011 - 5:15pm

The third annual Retail Finance Outlook released Tuesday by CIT Group found that 80% of retail executives expect their holiday sales to increase or remain the same as last year.

11/22/2011 - 5:12pm

Nielsen’s annual Black Friday Shopping Survey found that 80% of consumers don’t plan to shop on Black Friday.

11/21/2011 - 5:03pm

Up to 60% more shoppers will enter stores on Dec. 26 than on the same day last year, according to ShopperTrak, the world's largest provider of retail and mall foot traffic counting services.

11/21/2011 - 4:53pm

American Eagle Outfitters will pay a signing bonus of $3.3 million along with a base salary of $1 million to its new incoming CEO Robert L. Hanson, the Pittsburgh Business Times reported.

11/21/2011 - 4:52pm

Walmart has the most engaged users across its social media platforms as the days count down to the holiday shopping season, according to a study by the social media and digital analytics company Socialbakers.

11/21/2011 - 4:50pm

More than 50 professional shoplifters have been arrested in an undercover operation in the Chicago area, the Chicago Tribune reported.