06/27/2014 - 4:05pm

With the deadline to resolve the union contract negotiations at West Coast closing in, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) on Friday said that undertaking essential measures to avoid work stoppage and preserve reliable channels for retail supply chains should be the top priority.

06/23/2014 - 5:11pm

Although 50% of CEOs say that their supply chain can be a strategic differentiator in the new omni-channel customer paradigm, 83% of worldwide CEOs believe that their retail supply chains are currently “not optimal” for today’s changing retail environment.

06/02/2014 - 10:46am

Dollar General Corp. has opened its 12th distribution center in Bethel, Pennsylvania.

05/30/2014 - 4:55pm

Imports to the U.S. were up in April from March.

05/27/2014 - 11:56am

Target will test same-day delivery in three markets as the online shipping war among retailers continues to gain momentum.

05/21/2014 - 4:11pm

Wal-Mart is reportedly planning to substantially expand its e-commerce operation based in Sunnyvale, California.

05/09/2014 - 11:14am

The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. has secured a 743,000-sq.-ft. lease for a direct-to-consumer fulfillment center in West Jefferson, Ohio, with E Smith Realty Partners.

05/08/2014 - 5:10pm

Amazon has expanded its Sunday delivery service to 15 additional cities. The service launched last year in the Los Angeles and New York metro areas.

05/07/2014 - 4:22pm

Import volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 3.5% in May as negotiators prepare to begin talks on a new contract for West Coast dockworkers, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.