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.

10/18/2011 - 3:52pm

Plus-size retailer Charming Shoppes said it expanded its online reach globally, allowing worldwide online access to fashion brands Lane Bryant, Cacique, Catherines, Fashion Bug and Loop 18, as well as the more than 300 brands offered at the company's new plus-size shopping hub, Sonsi.com.

10/18/2011 - 3:50pm

Department store retailer Belk has named Mark Chandler as executive VP operations, reporting to Johnny Belk, president and COO.

10/18/2011 - 3:49pm

A Monday report by Bloomberg said that U.K. online grocery sales are expected to nearly double in the next five years, as more shoppers use mobile phones and the internet to buy food.

10/18/2011 - 3:47pm

Location-based shopping app shopkick said it has forged a partnership with 228-unit Giant Eagle to implement mobile marketing technology called kickbuys at its grocery stores.

10/18/2011 - 10:01am
10/18/2011 - 9:49am

A Monday report by Reuters said that female employees, both current and former, of Ruth's Chris Steak House have sued the company, alleging gender discrimination.

10/18/2011 - 9:46am

Hancock Fabrics said its interim president and CEO Steven Morgan has been named the company’s permanent chief, and he will also continue to serve as a member of the company’s board of directors.