04/15/2015 - 5:14pm

The Retail Industry Leaders Association has released the 2015 Retail Sustainability Management Maturity Matrix, a tool for retail sustainability executives to identify possible pathways to strong environmental sustainability programs. The Matrix, co-developed by RILA and Deloitte Consulting LLP, represents the collective knowledge of many industry experts as to leading sustainability management practices.

04/14/2015 - 5:17pm

Pet Supplies Plus, the nation’s largest pet retail franchise with more than 300 locations in 25 states, announced it has signed six new franchise agreements to bring its neighborhood pet store concept to Boca Raton, Florida; Tampa, Florida; Stephenville, Texas; Elizabethtown, Kentucky; Hartland, Michigan and Greenville, South Carolina.

04/14/2015 - 11:29am

99 Cents Only Stores Inc. plans to open nine new stores in Arizona, California and Texas between April 16 and April 18.

04/14/2015 - 11:08am

As part of a wide-ranging fiscal update, Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. is updating its fiscal 2017 sales target to $8.7 billion to $9 billion.

04/10/2015 - 3:41pm

Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th will open its first store in Los Angeles County, in the Beverly Connection shopping center in Beverly Hills California.

04/10/2015 - 3:36pm

A new chapter in the ongoing saga of RadioShack started on Friday with Sprint launching retail operations in 1,435 RadioShack stores.

04/10/2015 - 11:05am

Ikea has broken ground for its future Las Vegas store.

04/08/2015 - 4:40pm

Tiger, the Danish discount chain known for its low prices and design emphasis, is entering the United States, opening a 5,000-sq.-ft. flagship in May, in New York City.

04/08/2015 - 2:42pm

Brand consultancy Interbrand has come up with a fascinating list of “must sees,” or 10 inspiring retail experiences (as of April 2015).