February 25, 2015

Target closed out a “year of transition” and is now looking to the future as it sharpens its focus on key priorities, including digital, smaller formats and wellness.

February 23, 2015

While some retailers have been raising their spending threshold for free shipping, Target Corp. is taking the opposite approach.

February 19, 2015

Build-A-Bear Workshop reported $11.8 million profit for the fourth quarter, more than double the $5.4 million profit it reported in the year ago period, amid continuing signs of a turnaround.

February 18, 2015

Target Corp. is reportedly localizing the assortments at its smaller-footprint Target Express stores to a high degree.

February 13, 2015

Although 550 Target Canada headquarters employees are being laid off as Target Corp. prepares to shut down its Canadian venture, the number one person will remain employed.

February 12, 2015

GNC Holdings Inc. is looking to 2015 as a year of expansion. The retailer plans to open 125 total net new domestic (including both company-owned and franchised stores) and retail segment locations, approximately 150 net new international franchise locations, and approximately 30 net new GNC-Rite Aid store-within-a-store locations.

February 12, 2015

Target Corp. has agreed to pay almost $4 million in fines for overcharging customers at stores in Contra Costa, Sonoma, Marin, Santa Cruz and Fresno counties in California.

February 11, 2015

Target Corp. plans to lay off about 550 headquarters employees as the company winds down its Canadian operations, the Star Tribune reported Wednesday.

February 10, 2015

CVS Health delivered a strong financial performance in 2014, including a solid fourth quarter, capping off a milestone year that will go down in history as the year it exited the tobacco category and rebranded the company.

February 5, 2015

A mixed economic backdrop is expected to drive modest retail sales growth in the 3% to 4% range in 2015, compared to 5.5% average growth in 2010-2012 and 5.8% in 2002-2006, according to GE Capital.

February 5, 2015

Three of the nation’s largest asset disposition companies were the successful bidders in the race to liquidate inventory at Target’s 133 Canadian locations.

February 2, 2015

Target Corp. is opening 15 stores this year, with an emphasis on its smaller-sized TargetExpress format as it looks to further reach guests in urban centers.

January 28, 2015

Rite Aid Corp. announced plans to build its first new distribution center in 15 years, a 900,000-sq.-ft. facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

January 23, 2015

Fitness buffs can shop and also get in a workout at Nike’s new women’s store at Fashion Island, in Newport Beach, California.

January 23, 2015

Kroger Co. has reportedly purchased a soon-to-be shuttered Macy’s store located in the Kingsdale shopping center in Upper Arlington, Ohio, for $10.5 million.

January 16, 2015

In reviewing Target’s troubled expansion into Canada, Kantar Retail breaks down the misfires into a finance-operations model:

January 15, 2015

Best Buy Co. Inc. had a happy holiday season, but the New Year is not looking so bright.

January 15, 2015

Brian Cornell, CEO and chairman of Target Corp., used the company’s A Bullseye View blog to discuss Target’s decision to shutter its operations in Canada.

January 15, 2015

Target Corp. has received official approval from the Canadian goverment to shutter its troubled operations in Canada.

January 8, 2015

Rite Aid Corp. has promoted Jocelyn Zazyczny Konrad, currently VP, healthcare initiatives, to group VP, pharmacy initiatives and clinical services.

January 8, 2015

Target Corp. enjoyed many digital returns during the 2014 holiday season, as the retailer broke seasonal digital sales records.

January 5, 2015

Rite Aid said that its same store sales for the week ended December 27, 2014, increased 5.3% over the prior-year period.

December 30, 2014

Rite Aid is ringing in the New Year by offering members of its wellness+ loyalty program the opportunity to receive lifestyle and entertainment rewards for every $50 spent in stores on participating products through Jan. 24. 

December 23, 2014

Guitar Center has chosen retailing veteran Darrell Webb to be the company's new president and CEO.