07/18/2011 - 4:37pm

Fewer people applied for jobs in the retail sector in June, according to the July Kronos Retail Labor Index.

07/18/2011 - 4:37pm

Liz Claiborne Inc. is looking to sell its Mexx apparel brand to a private-equity firm, according to Bloomberg. Leonard Green & Partners, Sun Capital and Golden Gate Capital are among the firms that have shown an interested in Mexx, the report said.

07/18/2011 - 4:36pm

John Haugh announced that he plans to retire as president of Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc., effective July 22, according to a company filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

07/18/2011 - 4:34pm

Gordon Brothers Group announced that Gary M. Talarico joined the firm as president and CEO reporting to the Board of Directors. Michael Frieze will assume the role of chairman, board of directors.

07/18/2011 - 11:00am

Walmart will break ground on a new supercenter in Denton, Maryland, the week of September 19. The 152,888-sq.-ft. store will also feature a Subway.

07/15/2011 - 2:21pm

Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. president John Haugh said Thursday that he will resign as the company’s president, as reported by the St. Louis Business Journal.

07/15/2011 - 2:18pm

Children’s retailer Naartjie Kids said Thursday it opened its first Saudi Arabia flagship store on July 9 in the Riyadh Gallery Mall.

07/14/2011 - 11:17am

The Subway restaurant chain announced that a franchisee in Toledo, Ohio, has opened the brand's 8,000th non-traditional location— in a two million-sq.-ft. automobile assembly facility that produces Jeep and Chrysler vehicles.