09/22/2011 - 9:50am

The National Retail Federation said Thursday it welcomed legislation that would require the State Department to speed up the visa application process for citizens from three key countries, saying the move would make it easier for tourists and business travelers to spend money in U.S. stores.

09/22/2011 - 9:44am

Jewelry chain Birks & Mayors said Wednesday that its president and CEO Tom Andruskevich has said he will resign from the company, effective spring 2012, and will continue in a new board role as vice chairman.

09/22/2011 - 9:43am

Pet retailer Passionate Pets said Thursday it has named Keith Martin, former senior VP operations at Petco, to its board of directors.

09/21/2011 - 3:56pm

he Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Houston on Wednesday, charging Bass Pro Outdoor World with alleged racial discrimination in its hiring practices dating back to 2005, the Associated Press reported.

09/21/2011 - 3:48pm

Gap’s Personal Advancement and Career Enhancement program was recognized by former President Bill Clinton at the Clinton Global Initiative, held in New York City.

09/21/2011 - 3:39pm

RadioShack will begin selling Barnes & Noble’s Nook brand of electronic reading devices and accessories at its stores on Oct. 3.

09/21/2011 - 3:37pm

Express has promoted Matthew C. Moellering to the position of COO, and appointed D. Paul Dascoli as CFO.

09/21/2011 - 3:33pm

SAP announced it will acquire business-to-business (B2B) integration provider Crossgate, Munich.

09/21/2011 - 3:31pm

Alliance Data Systems Corp., a provider of loyalty and marketing solutions derived from transaction-rich data, announced it has signed a new long-term agreement to provide private label and co-branded credit-card services for Marathon Petroleum Corp., Findlay, Ohio.