10/04/2012 - 4:30pm

Starbucks Coffee Co. founder and CEO Howard Schultz said his company plans to add 1,000 stores in the U.S. in the next five years, according to a Bloomberg report.

10/04/2012 - 11:48am

Uniqlo will open its first store on the West Coast, in San Francisco, on Oct. 5.

10/04/2012 - 11:44am

HP announced that its technology is powering an interactive, hands-on experience for shoppers and visitors at the new McCormick World of Flavors store in Baltimore.

10/03/2012 - 4:34pm

Regional chain The Running Specialty Group announced it has acquired five Dallas-based Run On! stores, bring the total number of stores to 24.

10/03/2012 - 4:32pm

Green-building consulting firm Paladino and Co. said it has acquired S.D. Keppler & Associates, a green consultancy out of Rockville, Md.

10/03/2012 - 10:30am

The Bon-Ton Stores said it will close its Elder-Beerman store in Springfield, Ohio.

10/03/2012 - 10:22am

Family Dollar Stores reported that net income for the quarter ended Aug. 25 inched up to $80.9 million from $79.8 million in the same period last year.

10/02/2012 - 11:38am

Audio products company Parametric Sound Corp. said that Build-A-Bear Workshop will include its directed sound product in six newly designed stores that will be opened across the U.S. this year.

10/01/2012 - 4:47pm

Data released Monday by the Associated General Contractors of America revealed that construction spending declined between July and August to an annualized rate of $837 billion, but increased compared with August 2011 driven largely by growing demand for residential, lodging and education construction.