May 22, 2015

The proposed $19 million deal between Target Corp. and MasterCard stemming from the retailer's 2013 data breach has fallen apart after it failed to get the support of 90% of the banks affected by the breach

May 19, 2015

Starbucks and music streaming service Spotify will establish a multi-year relationship that will link its 7,000 U.S. company-operated stores in the U.S. and My Starbucks Rewards loyalty members with Spotify’s global users.

May 18, 2015

It took close to a year, but Ann Inc., owner of the Ann Taylor and Loft banners, has followed the wishes of major shareholders including Engine Capital LP and Red Alder LLC and agreed to an approximate $2.15 billion buyout from specialty apparel rival Ascena Retail Group Inc.

May 13, 2015

U.K. home and garden retailer Homebase is using IBM Commerce to provide more personalized shopping experiences by integrating in-store, online and mobile channels.

May 13, 2015

IBM is releasing new design and analytics features as part of IBM marketing cloud to enable brands to address the rising complexity marketers face engaging with customers as individuals.

May 6, 2015

IBM and Facebook on Wednesday announced they are teaming up to help retailers and other brands provide more personalization in their marketing efforts on the social network.

April 23, 2015

A major new credit agreement has been secured by the 262 store Hancock Fabric chain with Wells Fargo Capital and the newly formed Great American Capital Partners subsidiary of B. Riley Financial.

April 21, 2015

I think there’s a tendency to lump all store closings together, when the reality is much more nuanced and complex. Not all store closings are created equal, so I wanted to break the recent announcements down into several different categories.

April 21, 2015

Simply Fashion Stores Ltd. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and announced plans to liquidate nearly all of its assets.

April 15, 2015

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust and The Macerich Company announced that they have reached a tentative agreement with the City of Philadelphia on a redevelopment and re-branding of the Gallery shopping mall and transit center in the heart of Center City.

April 10, 2015

A new chapter in the ongoing saga of RadioShack started on Friday with Sprint launching retail operations in 1,435 RadioShack stores.
 

March 12, 2015

Retail real estate firm Simon, in partnership with fashion and retail event company Decoded Fashion, has announced the 10 finalists in its "Future of Retail: Meet the Disruptors" competition.

February 27, 2015

Global information company The NPD Group has partnered with Slice Intelligence to provide comprehensive, retailer-independent e-commerce data available.

February 23, 2015

Non-profit PatientsLikeMe is working with Walgreens to help make it easier for people to understand how the medications they take may affect them.

February 11, 2015

The Finish Line Inc. is running an omnichannel promotion linked to the upcoming pro basketball all-star weekend in New York City.

February 11, 2015

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

February 9, 2015

Alibaba Holding Group Inc. is bolstering its mobile commerce position by purchasing a $590 million minority stake in Chinese smartphone manufacturer Meizu.

January 27, 2015

Albertsons and Safeway announced on Tuesday that they have received clearance from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for the companies' proposed merger, which was announced on March 6, 2014.


January 26, 2015

GameStop is running its annual “Re-Fun Your Refund” program.

January 23, 2015

Schneider Electric and Autodesk are teaming up to advance building information modeling (BIM) technology and principles for building lifecycle management.

January 22, 2015

L’Oreal USA is venturing into e-commerce via a partnership with with StyleSeat, an online platform for beauty and wellness services.

December 30, 2014

 

One of the more innovative real estate tech products to emerge in recent years is Property Payments, a collaboration between MasterCard and International Bancard. CSA talked with David Iafrate, CEO, International Bancard, about the new product and what it will deliver to the industry.

December 17, 2014

CST Brands Inc and CrossAmerica Partners LP have agreed to jointly purchase 22 convenience stores in San Antonio and Austin, Texas from Landmark Industries, their third combined acquisition in less than three months.

December 12, 2014

Hooters of America is partnering with Forum Analytics for a customized real estate planning and market-optimization solution.