September 22, 2015

The top-ranked home appliance e-commerce website has been identified.

September 18, 2015

The CEO of one of America’s most prominent discount retail chains has joined the board of directors of quick service restaurant operator Yum Brands. 

September 11, 2015

As Target Corp. continues its transformation under CEO Brian Cornell, news came out that the retailer is not renewing its contract with licensed apparel company Cherokee.

September 1, 2015

Build-A-Bear Workshop continues the transformation of its store experience — and business.

August 17, 2015

Buoyed by constant customer connectivity, consumer product firms are gaining a much clearer and timelier picture of their end customers, and also directly engaging them near or in real time.

August 11, 2015

Gap Inc. is still searching for its turnaround.

August 6, 2015

A fast-growing start-up wants to help retailers and other brands market their goods on Instagram.

August 6, 2015

The apparel selection on Alibaba Group’s third-party marketplace is getting a lot bigger.

July 27, 2015

South Korean beauty fave TonyMoly is laying down U.S. roots.

July 17, 2015

C. Wonder, which shuttered all its stores and filed Chapter 11 early this year, is getting a second chance—sort of.

July 14, 2015

Papa Murphy’s Holdings Inc. is minding the store when it comes to marketing.

July 2, 2015

Pinterest is rolling out its “Buyable Pins” feature, which allow consumers to purchase items directly from Pinterest visual displays, to users of its iPhone and iPad apps.

June 25, 2015

Here are several key insights that U.S. retailers need to understand in order to succeed with the increasingly important Chinese consumer:

June 25, 2015

How does a fashion brand stay competitive in a world of heightened expectations and quick turnover trends?

June 23, 2015

Consumers are continuing to abandon national food, beverage and household brands. According to Deloitte's annual American Pantry Study of more than 354 brands across 34 product categories, nearly three in four (73%) consumer packaged goods (CPG) categories show an overall decline in their brands' "must-have" status, meaning that shoppers would purchase whether on sale or not.

June 23, 2015

Disney and Ralph Lauren, vertical brands with a strong retail presence, are the highest-ranked retailers in a new Brand Keys survey of what brands U.S. consumers consider the most patriotic.

June 23, 2015

Consumers are turning to user-generated social media images and videos to help them make purchasing decisions.

June 16, 2015

Authentic Brands Group LLC (ABG) , whose brands include Jones New York and Juicy Couture, has closed on its purchase of Frederick's of Hollywood Group for an undisclosed sum.

June 3, 2015

Xcel Brands Inc., a brand management and development company, has appointed a veteran marketing executive of Target to the Xcel board of directors.

June 1, 2015

Consumers are predominantly using social media as a tool to give positive feedback, according to eDigitalResearch.

May 18, 2015

Target has informed established CPG companies including Campbell Soup, Kraft, General Mills and Kellogg Co. that it will promote their brands less to place more emphasis on brands that meet the changing preferences of modern consumers.

May 13, 2015

Moms with kids younger than 18 are known to be discerning, and only two retailers made the list of top 10 best perceived brands among these special ladies.

May 1, 2015

It’s official – 2015 is the year of beacons. From supermarkets to museums, airports to retail shops, brands across industries are trying their hand at Bluetooth Low Energy technology to better connect with consumers and pass along timely information. Beacons are beneficial to brands, allowing them a more intimate connection to consumers, but to successfully implement, brands must embrace best practices for addressing audiences, making sure they’re adopting messaging strategy and cadence correspondent to shopper needs.

April 23, 2015

Dunkin’ Brands Group had a slam-dunk first quarter, with first quarter profit growth of 11.7%, a revenue increase of 8.1%, and U.S. same-store sales growth of 8% in its Baskin-Robbins unit. The Dunkin’ Donuts segment saw same-store sales climb a more modest 2.7%.