September 23, 2015

Amazon is using its winning of five Emmys on Sunday at the 67th Annual Emmy Awards to throw its competitors yet another fastball.

September 22, 2015

Consumers looking for arts and crafts online may soon have a new destination.

September 21, 2015

Usually retailers are not pleased when hackers get into their systems, but Walmart Stores Inc. is very happy with three hackers in particular.

September 18, 2015

According to Reuters, Petco Holdings Inc. is considering a possible acquisition from chief rival PetSmart Inc.

September 15, 2015

It might still technically be summer, but a new survey from Rubicon Project is showing that the holidays are already on consumers’ minds in the U.S., U.K. and Canada.

September 2, 2015

Haggen’s acquisition of 146 Albertsons and Safeway stores is shaping up as a disaster and the reasons why are detailed in a new lawsuit that puts the blame squarely on the parent company — Albertsons Holdings — of the divested stores.

August 31, 2015

Has BJ’s Wholesale Club found its next CEO?

August 17, 2015

Home shopping retailer QVC is expanding its omnichannel reach with the purchase of a struggling online retailer for $2.4 billion in cash and stock.

August 4, 2015

Alibaba Holding Group Inc. is tapping a former longtime partner at Goldman Sachs to oversee the online giant’s international growth.

August 3, 2015

Newly launched Amazon rival promises to deliver the lowest prices available online through a dynamic pricing system that constantly scans the Internet for the best possible deals.

July 21, 2015

A new rival to has officially taken flight., a membership-based e-commerce platform that promises to beat Amazon Prime prices using “profit-free pricing,” launched as of July 21.

July 21, 2015

PayPal Inc.’s first day of trading as an independent public company on the Nasdaq stock exchange was a good one.

July 17, 2015

The former head merchant for Staples and former CEO of Borders has been named president and CEO of eBags Inc.

July 16, 2015

eBay is selling its enterprise business as it continues streamline operations in anticipation of its separation from PayPal Holdings Inc. on Friday.

July 14, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is not backing down in its challenge to the upcoming July 15 Amazon “Prime Day” event.

July 13, 2015

It’s no secret that a big part of Wal-Mart’s strategy is to maintain its market share in the face of competition from, and maybe even steal some away.

July 10, 2015

The upcoming spinoff of its PayPal unit may not be the only deal eBay Inc. has in the works.

July 1, 2015

Customers are less satisfied with fast food as their discretionary income improves and preferences shift in favor of quality over price.

June 30, 2015 is heading east with its Amazon Web Services (AWS) hosted cloud computing platform – all the way to India.

June 30, 2015

The menswear market is hot. Men’s apparel sales in the United States rose 2% in 2014 to $61.3 billion, up from $60.8 billion in 2013.

And Men’s Wearhouse — one of North America’s largest menswear specialty retailers with 1,758 stores — has been taking note.

June 24, 2015

The higher numbers of store closings are far from over, and it would not be accurate to refer to 2015 as a total turnaround, but it does seem noteworthy that there are significant categories of retail that have aggressively moved to capitalize on opportunities.

June 24, 2015

Dutch supermarket giant Ahold has agreed to buy Belgian rival Delhaize, creating the sixth largest food retailer in the United States. Keith Anderson, VP of strategy & insights for Profitero, and formerly a retail analyst with RetailNet Group, offers his thoughts on what led to the merger, and what it may bring. 

June 24, 2015

The gap in prices between Amazon and’s grocery basket has widened in the past two months, according to a report by 360pi.

June 22, 2015

The home and lifestyle company that domestic diva Martha Stewart launched in 1997 has been acquired in a cash-and-stock deal valued at approximately $353 million.