September 15, 2016

Find out which companies are the largest U.S. retailers. Compare their sales, earnings and store growth year over year. Analysis includes detailed financial comparisons of specific publicly held retail companies segregated by retail category.

December 21, 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.

October 28, 2015

Venture Commercial has completed two leases on behalf of Northern Tool + Equipment in White Bear Lake, Minnesota, in the White Bear Marketplace, and in Live Oak, Texas, in The Village at Forum Parkway Shopping Center.

October 16, 2015

Bankrupt American Apparel predicts in its reorganization plan that it will turn profitable in 2016, the Los Angeles Times reported. The company also warned that founder and ousted CEO Dov Charney remains a risk to its future. (Los Angeles Times)

October 6, 2015

Target is showing off an updated look at its redone store in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

September 29, 2015

Watch out Uber, Amazon may just steal away your drivers. The online giant is launching an Uber-like program, called Flex, which uses on-demand independent contractors to deliver Amazon packages.

September 29, 2015

GameStop must know something other retailers don’t judging from the retailer’s plans to increase holiday hiring.

September 29, 2015

Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) is launching a wide-ranging cost-cutting initiative and corporate realignment strategy, with omnichannel technology at the center.

September 29, 2015

Michael Rouleau was never seen as a long-term leadership solution as Tuesday Morning’s CEO, but the veteran retailer’s abrupt departure with no immediate successor named reveals the off-price retailer lacked a succession plan.

September 29, 2015

The top executive at Gap Inc.’s fastest growing division, Old Navy, has resigned to become CEO of Ralph Lauren.

September 29, 2015

Detroit’s fledging reputation as a Midwest Silicon Valley took took a big step forward with the news that Amazon is creating a tech hub in the Motor City.

September 29, 2015

The mandate for retailers to accept chip-enabled, EMV-compliant payment cards starts Oct. 1. But how ready an individual retailer is may depend on what type of retailer they are.

September 28, 2015

One of America’s largest pediatric care and research hospitals will be benefitting from a new effort by Big Lots. 

September 28, 2015

Pet Supplies Plus recently opened a dog park in Seymour, Ind.

September 28, 2015

Manhattanites will soon be able to pick up a chicken sandwich and waffle fries at the first Chick-fil-A in New York City.

September 28, 2015
Chain Store Age’s 13-year-old Executive SPECS event has been rebranded X/SPECS to underscore a new focus on innovation and in-store technologies.
 
September 28, 2015

eBay Enterprise has announced a new partnership with visual commerce platform Curalate. 

September 28, 2015

Target is expanding the list of chemicals it wants suppliers to take out of their products, stepping up pressure on its vendors to respond to consumer health concerns.

September 28, 2015

See photos from Nordstrom’s latest store in Minnetonka, Minn., as reported by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. 

September 28, 2015

Bizrate Insights recently announced its Circle of Excellence awards, and a lot of large retailers weren't on the list. 

September 25, 2015

With nearly 1,100 stores in malls nationwide, it appears that 2015 was not the summer of the sneaker for Finish Line.

September 25, 2015

Between new formats, e-commerce efforts and supply chain initiatives, interesting times are ahead for Bed Bath & Beyond – even if second quarter sales were weak and profits declined.

September 25, 2015

The Chambers Group, an X Team International partner and full-service real estate brokerage firm announced that Jenn Olevitch-Roberson has joined the company as partner to lead the company’s second location in Raleigh, North Carolina.

September 25, 2015

Savvy pure-play online retailers are adding to their virtual stake by experimenting with — and, in some cases, growing — an offline presence. Here is an update on retailers who have made the plunge: