10/20/2011 - 4:02pm

Barnes & Noble said Thursday it has expanded its BN.com Marketplace, adding over one million new products to the catalog.

10/20/2011 - 9:22am

A Thursday report by Bloomberg said that South Africa’s Competition Appeal Court began hearing a government lawsuit filed to compel regulators to review a decision allowing Wal-Mart Stores to acquire 51% interest in Massmart Holdings Ltd.

10/19/2011 - 4:08pm

The National Retail Federation’s 2011 Holiday Consumer Intentions and Actions Survey, conducted by BIGresearch and released Wednesday, found that holiday shoppers plan to spend an average of $704.18 on holiday gifts and seasonal merchandise, down slightly from last year’s $718.98.

10/19/2011 - 4:05pm

Sears Holdings Corp. said Wednesday that it has expanded its online Sears Toy Shop, as a means to capture its share of the growing internet-based toy shopping trend.

10/19/2011 - 12:02pm

Apple is closing its stores for several hours on Wednesday so employees can watch a webcast of a memorial service celebrating the life of Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs, the Associated Press reported.

10/19/2011 - 11:57am

Ashley Furniture Industries has selected TD Retail Card Services (TDRCS) to develop and administer a private label credit card program for its Furnish123 retail concept.

10/18/2011 - 4:03pm

A report released Tuesday by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates said that import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 2.6% in October over the same month last year and should reach its highest level of the year as retailers stock up for the holiday season.

10/18/2011 - 3:54pm

Global supply chain solution provider RedPrairie Corp. said that Sleepy’s, The Mattress Professionals has signed an agreement to use RedPrairie Warehouse Management, Workforce Management, Transportation Management and Fleet Management solutions for its distribution centers and delivery fleet of almost 400 vehicles.