January 21, 2015

Ebay Inc.  plans to cut about 2,400 positions, or 7% of its workforce, across eBay marketplaces, PayPal, and eBay enterprise in the current quarter to simplify its organizational structure.

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 8, 2015

Dunkin' Donuts has signed the largest development agreement in the company's history with the goal of expanding Dunkin' Donuts in China.

January 7, 2015

The Super Stop & Shop stores in Hyannis, Hyde Park and Wayland, Massachusetts have each received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Efficient Design) silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

December 30, 2014

Comparing Amazon’s new Manhattan site, which will serve as the central distribution center for its new same-day delivery service Amazon Prime Now, to a “store” is a bit of a stretch.

December 30, 2014

Comparing Amazon’s new Manhattan site, which will serve as the central distribution center for its new same-day delivery service Amazon Prime Now, to a “store” is a bit of a stretch.

December 23, 2014

Barnes & Noble announced that it has bought back full ownership of its Nook e-reader business, which it plans to split into a separate company.

December 19, 2014

The New Year is looking very happy for EBay CEO John Donahoe and CFO Bob Swan. 

December 11, 2014

 EBay Inc. is reportedly considering cutting up to 3,000 jobs early in 2015. 

December 4, 2014

While some retailers, including Wal-Mart Stores, are ramping up their store presence in China,  Best Buy Co. is pulling up stakes. 

December 4, 2014

Deb Stores Holding LLC, owner of Deb Shops, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware, with plans to close  stores and sell inventory if it can’t find a buyer for the business. 

October 24, 2014

Wow. What a month in the world of mobile payments.

October 15, 2014

Sears Holdings Corp. has named Ronald D. Boire, executive VP/chief merchandising officer of Sears Full Line Stores and Kmart Format, as acting president and CEO of Sears Canada.

October 2, 2014

Sears Holdings Corp. is selling most of its 51% stake in its Sears Canada division to shareholders as its looks to boost its liquidity before the crucial holiday selling season.

September 30, 2014

eBay Inc. is reversing course on its previous decision to keep its fast-growing online payments business PayPal as part of the company, and is instead spinning the unit off as a separate publicly traded company.

August 25, 2014

Burger King Worldwide is in discussions to buy Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons.

August 4, 2014

Germany-based airport management services provide the Fraport Group has expanded its international portfolio in the global airport market by acquiring 100% of U.S.-based AMU Holdings Inc., which owns Airmall USA Holdings Inc.

July 28, 2014

Zappos has reportedly been testing a new mobile personal shopping assistant called “AskZappos” since June 2014.

July 1, 2014

Vestis Retail Group, made up of the East Coast-based Bob's Stores and Eastern Mountain Sports, has signed an agreement to acquire Los Angeles-based Sport Chalet.

June 26, 2014

eBay Enterprise, an eBay Inc. company, announced that Designer Shoe Warehouse will expand its omnichannel fulfillment capabilities with eBay Enterprise In-Store Pickup.

June 24, 2014

EBay Inc. has appointed Craig Hayman as president of its eBay Enterprise business.

June 24, 2014

Oakley, a wholly owned subsidiary of Luxottica Group, the world’s largest eyewear company, is looking to take its performance-driven, namesake brand to the next level. On the heels of its first global marketing initiative, the company has opened a state-of-the-art flagship on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. (Oakley operates stores under the banners of Oakley Stores, Bright Eyes and The Optical Shop of Aspen, and has a varied optics brand portfolio that includes Eye Safety Systems, Oakley, Oliver Peoples and Paul Smith Spectacles.)

June 20, 2014

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn, who recently engaged in a high-profile effort to force EBay to separate its PayPal business, is now demanding that Family Dollar sell itself. Icahn, who recently disclosed he has a 9.4% stake in the discount retailer, sent an open letter to Family Dollar chairman Howard Levine saying that it is imperative the company be put up for sale immediately.

May 29, 2014

Simon Property Group has completed the separation of Washington Prime Group Inc., which is now an independent public company that will be traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “WPG.”