June 1, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled against Abercrombie & Fitch in favor of a Muslim woman who filed a lawsuit after she was denied a job at a store operated by the retailer because she wore a head scarf for religious reasons.

April 30, 2015

Canada represents a dynamic market for U.S. retailers looking for store expansion opportunities.

April 28, 2015

Shareholders for Change at The Children's Place, an activist investor group led by Macellum Advisors GP LLC and Barington Capital Group L.P., has filed a detailed investor presentation with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC").

April 17, 2015

The quest to offer greater levels of customer convenience has seen a growing number of U.S. retailers experiment with flexible fulfilment methods, including click and collect, which offers shoppers the opportunity to pick up online orders from a store.

March 17, 2015

Macerich Co., a California-based mall operator whose properties include Tysons Corner Center in Tysons Corner, Virginia, has rejected a hostile $22 billion takeover bid from Simon Property Group Inc.

February 5, 2015

Sally Beauty Holdings announced that president and COO Chris Brickman succeeded Gary Winterhalter as CEO effective on Feb. 1.

February 4, 2015

Staples has entered an agreement to acquire Office Depot in a cash and stock deal valued at $6.3 billon that is sure to face a high degree of regulatory scrutiny.

March 10, 2014

EBay Inc. is reportedly urging shareholders to reject a slate of board members nominated by activist investor Carl Icahn and instead support nominees picked by the company.

February 27, 2014

Narendra Modi, candidate of opposition party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for Indian prime minister, reportedly has made statements in favor of global online retailing and India’s small retailers learning to compete with large retailers.

February 20, 2014

Gap Inc. will raise the minimum hourly wage for all U.S. employees to $9 in 2014, and then raise it again, to $10, in 2015.

November 4, 2013

In media interviews of late, Beth Newlands Campbell, the new CEO of Food Lion, has been offering reporters a frank assessment of the supermarket chain’s ho-hum, middle-of-the-road situation: “Staying the same,” she explains, “is not an option.”

July 29, 2013

Hudson’s Bay Company has reached a deal to buy Saks Inc., in a deal that is expected to bring the luxury department store company to Canada.

February 6, 2013

President Obama has selected Sally Jewell, president and CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc., to lead the Interior Department, White House officials said.

January 4, 2013

TC Global Inc., which operates 47 Tully’s Coffee Shops, announced that it is a step closer to exiting from bankruptcy with the sale of its assets to Global Baristas, the investment group led by actor Patrick Dempsey, star of television’s Grey's Anatomy.

December 14, 2012

Best Buy Co. said it agreed to extend the deadline to Feb. 28 for founder Richard Schulze to make a bid for the company.

October 10, 2012

Wet Seal Inc. said it has named Clinton Group nominee Lynda Davey as chairman of the board.

September 18, 2012

Walgreens announced several new senior management roles, including an expanded role for CFO Wade Miquelon and the appointment of current senior VP and chief strategy officer Robert Zimmerman as the lead executive responsible for the Walgreens-Alliance Boots' "synergy team."

September 11, 2012

While I don’t pretend to know what the long-term implications of an Obama re-election or a Romney win would mean for our economy or our country, I do think that what happens on Nov. 6 will almost certainly have an impact on our industry — particularly, shopper sentiment and ultimately holiday sales.