July 29, 2015

The spring and summer have brought a flurry of new store concepts, from established players, international newcomers and online stars. Check out the six below.

July 29, 2015

The TJX Cos. Inc. apparently has a taste for vegemite.

July 28, 2015

A veteran retailer with experience in running big national chains has joined City Sports as its new chief executive.

July 22, 2015

The Home Depot Inc. is spending about $1.6 billion in an acquisition squarely aimed at better meeting the needs of its professional customers.

July 21, 2015

A new rival to Amazon.com has officially taken flight. Jet.com, a membership-based e-commerce platform that promises to beat Amazon Prime prices using “profit-free pricing,” launched as of July 21.

July 20, 2015

July 20 will always be a huge day in the history of PayPal Holdings Inc.

July 10, 2015

The upcoming spinoff of its PayPal unit may not be the only deal eBay Inc. has in the works.

July 9, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance appears to be just getting started.

July 9, 2015

DTZ, a leader in commercial real estate services, announced that a limited partnership formed by Weingarten Realty Investors of Houston acquired The Summit at Scottsdale, a 190,408-sq.-ft. retail center anchored by Safeway and Target, for $54.1 million.

June 25, 2015

The transformation of Target Corp. under the leadership of new CEO Brian Cornell continues with the departure of one of its top-ranking executives.

June 19, 2015

San Jose, Calif. – eBay Inc. has sold its 28.4% stake in Craigslist back to the online classified ad service inn a confidential settlement agreement. eBay initially purchased the stake from Craiglist in 2004, but the two parties have been involved in litigation for years.

June 17, 2015

Starbucks Corp. said it plans to close all 23 La Boulange retail (bakery café) locations by the end of September, as well as the two baking facilities serving the locations.

June 16, 2015

Marketing services company Connexity Inc. has acquired the PriceGrabber retail lead generation platform and network.

June 15, 2015

Phillips Edison Grocery Center Reit II Inc. has purchased the Old Alabama Square center in Alpharetta, Ga.

June 10, 2015

Cloud-based software provider NetSuite Inc. has completed the acquisition of Bronto Software Inc., a cloud-based commerce marketing company.

June 2, 2015

GameStop Corp. will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Geeknet’s common stock for $20 per share in cash, or about $140 million.

June 1, 2015

Boot Barn Holdings announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sheplers, a 116-year old western lifestyle company with 25 stores across the United States. The purchase price was put at $147 million in cash.

May 29, 2015

InvenTrust Properties Corp. has acquired Westpark Shopping Center, a 176,935-sq.-ft., 95% leased shopping center located in Glen Allen, Virginia, for $33.75 million.

May 28, 2015

Signet Jewelers Ltd. topped Wall Street earnings estimates for the first quarter of fiscal 2016.

May 27, 2015

Online specialty retailer Karmaloop Inc. has named Seth Haber as CEO.

May 26, 2015

Specialty teen retailer Hot Topic is acquiring Geeknet, parent company of online retailers ThinkGeek and ThinkGeek Solutions, for approximately $122 million, which is more than double the company’s market value.

May 26, 2015

Nordstrom and Toronto-based TD Bank Group announced an agreement under which TD will acquire Nordstrom's existing U.S. Visa and private label consumer credit card portfolio, which currently totals about $2.2 billion in receivables.

May 20, 2015

Meijer announced Wednesday that it has signed an agreement to acquire Aureus Health Services, a national specialty pharmacy and health services company based in Pittsburgh, and a portfolio company of BelHealth Investment Partners, to enhance its customer offerings, particularly to patients with complex chronic conditions.

May 19, 2015

PayPal may have to fork over $25 million in a proposed settlement for allegedly deceiving consumers with the PayPal Credit service, formerly known as BillMeLater.