01/14/2016 - 4:57pm

Amazon  is on track to acquire the 75% of the French package-delivery company Colis Privé that it doesn’t already own during the first quartet, according to the Seattle Times. Some analysts believe it’s only the beginning of a move by the Internet giant to eventually launch a package-delivery service that will one day compete with UPS, FedEx and others. [Seattle Times]

01/14/2016 - 4:33pm

On Tuesday, President Obama delivered his seventh and final State of the Union address to the Congress.

01/14/2016 - 4:26pm

Temperatures might be at a bitter low across the country, but it's that time again for big-box home improvement stores.

01/14/2016 - 4:05pm

The downsizing continues at Sears Holding Corp.

01/14/2016 - 3:15pm

Recent rate increases for shipping services by UPS and FedEx and the pending Jan. 17 rate increase for U.S. Postal Service (USPS) shipping services, are challenging businesses -- especially small retailers and e-retailers -- to look for new and innovative solutions to optimize their shipping operations, according to Pitney Bowes.

01/14/2016 - 2:53pm

Retailers still working on compliance with the EMV chip-based card payment standard have a new technology option.

01/14/2016 - 12:43pm

Home Depot, Lowe’s and Lumber Liquidators have a new online competitor to cope with after Wayfair.com announced ambitious plans to sell and install flooring.

01/13/2016 - 3:00pm

Sheetz, the family-owned and operated convenience store chain, announced it will invest more than $15 million to raise the wages of store employees across the company.

01/13/2016 - 2:51pm

There is a growing disconnect between shoppers’ growing in-store service expectations and retailers’ current service offerings and focus for the coming year.