11/16/2012 - 6:38pm

The city council of Portland, Ore., voted to expand the city's one-year old plastic bag ban, voting 5-0 to phase out plastic checkout bags at an estimated 5,000 restaurants and retailers.

11/16/2012 - 6:34pm

PGA Tour Superstore announced it will open its first Northeast location, in Paramus, N.J., on Nov. 21.

11/16/2012 - 6:18pm

Casual Male Retail Group reported Friday a loss of $1.6 million in the third quarter, flat with the prior year’s third quarter.

11/15/2012 - 6:49pm

GameStop plans to close 200 stores by next year, Bloomberg reported.

11/15/2012 - 6:40pm

Ikea announced it is submitting plans to the City of Burbank, Calif., for a new and larger store to replace its current location among the Swedish retailer’s presence in the Los Angeles area.

11/15/2012 - 12:05pm

Tommy Bahama Group Inc. said its first Tommy Bahama global flagship store will open on Nov. 17 at 551 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.

11/15/2012 - 11:33am

Starbucks Coffee Co. announced it will acquire specialty tea chain Teavana Holdings for $620 million in a move to gain traction in the $40 billion global tea industry.

11/14/2012 - 1:26pm

Aeropostale announced it has acquired online women's fashion footwear and apparel retailer GoJane.com, based in Ontario, Calif.