February 27, 2015

Gap Inc. is looking to add a little pink magic to its product design — and is bringing back a company veteran to do it.

February 26, 2015

Pizza retailer Domino’s, which recently shortened its name from “Domino’s Pizza,” is reportedly turning to social media to promote the name change and also locate out-of-date signs.

February 23, 2015

Frederick’s of Hollywood is reportedly closing at least 31 of its 93 stores as part of a broader re-engineering effort.

February 11, 2015

Chico’s FAS Inc. may be the next big-name retailer to undergo an acquisition.

February 3, 2015

In its first acquisition in 10 years, Macy’s has signed an agreement to acquire luxury beauty products retailer Bluemercury for $210 million in cash.

February 3, 2015

Retailers should love the latest predictions for consumer spending on the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday.

January 27, 2015

Papa John’s International Inc. is taking its Super Bowl focus off trivial football inflation concerns and on something that matters – free pizza.

January 21, 2015

Ecova announced it has been selected Chuck E. Cheese’s to provide utility expense and data management services.

January 20, 2015

Chuck E. Cheese’s is running a dance-themed omnichannel promotion featuringYouTube stars Shaniah Jones and D’Squared Live. Kids can win free tickets by learning to “do the Chuck E.,” an original dance, at Chuck E. Cheese’s locations.

January 20, 2015

Roundy’s Inc. has selected Market6’s retailer/supplier collaboration software platform, Market6 Foundation, to deliver a new vendor collaboration portal for Roundy’s enterprise-wide merchandising team and consumer goods supplier community.

January 15, 2015

Bob’s Discount Furniture has leased a 751,966-sq.-ft. warehouse and distribution building in Shorewood, Illinois, as it prepares to expand its growing retail furniture business into the Chicago area.

January 14, 2015

McDonald’s USA is turning to digital menu boards for improved merchandising at more than 14,000 stores.

January 13, 2015

That well-known business guru Rod Stewart once sang, “… every picture tells a story don't it.” We’re not sure about Rod’s pictures — or his grammar for that matter — but in today’s “omnichannel” retail world, every channel tells a story or, more correctly stated, every channel offers a different opportunity to tell the same story.

January 8, 2015

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. is reportedly considering the step of taking itself private.

December 30, 2014

DO embrace technology: It can show you what you need BEFORE you set your feet on the ground. Google Earth/Street view can give you a sense of the macro-features, but remember that these online technologies can be six to 12 months out of date.

December 23, 2014

Macy’s knows the holiday spirit doesn’t suddenly fade on Dec. 26. 

December 18, 2014

Kohl’s Department Stores has gotten in on the non-stop holiday shopping action by promoting itself as the place to be for “A Sale So Big We’re Open Non-Stop” beginning 6 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 19 through 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 24. 

December 18, 2014

Through the new online letter collection component of Macy’s “Believe” holiday marketing campaign, customers were able to create and send a digital letter to Santa to benefit Make-A-Wish while having the opportunity to participate in Macy’s Guinness World Records official attempt for the longest wish list to Santa. 

December 5, 2014

Swedish fashion giant H&M’s higher-end brand COS will make its New York debut on Friday, in the SoHo section of Manhattan.

November 21, 2014

Forest City Ratner Companies, owner and developer of Westchester’s Ridge Hill in Yonkers, New York, announced that The Container Store will occupy 25,000 sq. ft. on Market Street across from The Whole Foods Market Yonkers. 

November 17, 2014

Sam’s Club will launch its Black Friday sale online on Thursday, Nov. 27 just after midnight EST with free standard shipping on Black Friday items.

November 17, 2014

Sam’s Club will launch its Black Friday sale online on Thursday, Nov. 27 just after midnight EST with free standard shipping on Black Friday items.

November 4, 2014

Best Buy Co. Inc. has appointed J. Patrick Doyle, president and CEO of Domino’s Pizza, to its board of directors. Doyle, 51, has been president and chief executive officer of Domino’s since March 2010. 

November 4, 2014

Fast-fashion for plus-sized women: That’s what eloquii.com is on a mission to deliver. While a retail format that offers runway-inspired looks for shoppers sized 14 to 24 is a no-brainer, the concept is practically radical in fast-fashion retailing.