September 3, 2015

Target Corp. has a new finance chief and executive VP. Cathy Smith officially joined the discounter on Sept. 1, coming from Express Scripts, the nation’s largest pharmacy benefits manager, where she was also CFO.

August 26, 2015

Chico’s FAS Inc. on Wednesday released better-than-expected second quarter sales and earnings and also announced it was selling off its Boston Proper specialty women’s apparel business.

August 25, 2015

Specialty apparel retailer The Children’s Place Inc. saw its net loss grow and net sales drop in a difficult second quarter of fiscal 2015.

August 25, 2015

Even briefly entertaining a customer’s discriminatory request can potentially turn an employer with a long track record of fairness and equality into the focus of a reputation-destroying viral news story.

August 24, 2015

Papa Murphy’s Holdings Inc. is setting its sights on Jacksonville, Florida.

August 21, 2015

Lands’ End has announced a new omnichannel fall marketing campaign which includes a catalog strategy, complementary digital initiatives and an overall brand advertising campaign.

August 20, 2015

Sam's Club is launching #SmallBizHelp, an interactive social campaign that offers expert advice on starting and running a business.

August 19, 2015

Papa John’s Pizza is getting ready for mobile communications.

August 18, 2015

Francesca’s Holdings Corp. is looking for someone to run its merchandising operation.

August 18, 2015

At least a few shoppers reportedly received a substantial windfall as a result of a computer glitch at Bloomingdale’s.

August 17, 2015

Transwestern’s Chicago office announced it brokered the sale of Town Square of Schaumburg for an undisclosed amount to Tony’s Finer Foods.

August 13, 2015

It’s been a rough week for department stores.

August 12, 2015

Macy’s on Wednesday announced several key initiatives to drive its growth going forward, ranging from new store ventures to digital efforts to an international foray.

August 12, 2015

Macy’s CEO and chairman Terry Lundgren is talking about why the department store giant decided to stop carrying Donald Trump’s menswear collection.

July 22, 2015

There is no shortage of retailers treading on different pieces of retail turf dominated by Amazon.com, and Macy’s is reportedly joining the list.

July 20, 2015

Raley’s Supermarkets is considering hitting the big city.

July 13, 2015

Casey’s General Stores Inc. is set to have its first new CEO in more than a quarter-century. A

July 9, 2015

Every retailer needs a good CFO and that’s especially true at Conn’s where the company’s business model requires balancing the need to grow sales against the charge off risk associated with extending credit to subprime customers.

July 9, 2015

Trader Joe’s is opening a store in the heart of what is arguably the nation’s hippest enclave.

July 8, 2015

The menswear market is hot. Men’s apparel sales in the United States rose 2% in 2014 to $61.3 billion, up from $60.8 billion in 2013.

July 8, 2015

Target Corp.’s Bullseye blog has posted a Q&A with the company’s new chief information officer, Mike McNamara. The British native arrived at Target in February 2015, after 15 years with Tesco PLC.

July 7, 2015

There are a lot of things parents look for when doing back-to-school shopping, but as Randy Newman once sang, it’s money that matters.

July 7, 2015

In this, my 100th and final (except for an occasional contribution) Retail Rap, I wanted to tackle the big question: What’s next? Where is the retail industry — particularly brick-and-mortar — headed in the months and years ahead?

July 2, 2015

dd’s Discounts, a division of Ross Stores, Inc., opened a new store in Tampa on June 27.