07/22/2011 - 3:04pm

Mike Boylson, formerly executive VP and CMO of J.C. Penney, has traded retailing for baseball.

07/22/2011 - 10:10am

Books-A-Million confirmed it has submitted a bid to purchase, among other things, the inventory, fixtures, equipment, and leasehold interests for 30 Borders locations.

07/22/2011 - 10:07am

Blockbuster announced that it has assumed contracts with property owners nationwide and will maintain operations of more than 1,500 U.S. Blockbuster stores that would have closed under liquidation, as approved in a New York bankruptcy court this week.

07/21/2011 - 5:11pm

Target, Kohl's and J.C. Penney ranked highest among discounters in consumer perception in the first half of 2011, according to YouGov BrandIndex.

07/21/2011 - 5:10pm

A Bloomberg report on Thursday said that consumer confidence stagnated last week, as the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index was minus 43.3 in the period to July 17, the highest since April, compared with minus 43.9 the prior week.

07/21/2011 - 5:08pm

DemandTec said Thursday that Latin America’s largest drugstore retailer Farmacias Ahumada S.A. (FASA) has extended its agreement to use DemandTec’s advanced pricing analytics to drive profit and customer loyalty.

07/21/2011 - 10:34am

A Wednesday report in the Dallas Business Journal said that Neiman Marcus has hired a new chief human resources officer.

07/21/2011 - 10:33am

Family Dollar Stores said Thursday that it has named Christopher Nielsen to the position of VP -- loss prevention.

07/21/2011 - 10:31am

OfficeMax announced Thursday that Steve Parsons has been named executive VP and chief human resources officer for the office supply chain, effective July 25.