09/19/2011 - 4:02pm

Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is beginning to see cautious increases over last year again, ending a summer-long downturn as retailers prepare for the holiday season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

09/19/2011 - 3:59pm

Robert Thacker, former chief marketing officer at Target, has been appointed executive director for Adopt-A-Classroom, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting teachers and ensuring all children have equal access to quality education.

09/19/2011 - 3:55pm

Family Dollar Stores has named Trey Johnson to the newly created position of senior VP – food.

09/19/2011 - 9:09am

Best Buy Co. is reviewing its 11 stores in the United Kingdom, according to the Sunday Express.

09/16/2011 - 4:10pm

Barnes & Noble has bought some of Borders Group’s intellectual property along with other bidders, Crain’s New York reported.

09/16/2011 - 4:08pm

Stein Mart announced the appointment of Jay Stein as interim CEO, effective immediately, following the retirement of David H. Stovall, Jr., who has held that position since 2008.

09/16/2011 - 3:08pm

Costco Wholesale Corp won a federal appeals court decision that blocks women who accused the company of gender bias from suing as a group.

09/16/2011 - 3:05pm

The outsourcing of real estate and facilities management (REFM) activities is expected to expected to hold steady or increase, according to the inaugural KPMG 2011 global real estate and facilities management outsourcing pulse survey.

09/16/2011 - 3:03pm

Katz Group Canada has announced the retirement of industry veteran Andy Giancamilli as CEO, effective Feb. 2, 2012.