August 28, 2015

Big Lots on Friday announced the promotions of three high-level executives as it posted better-than-expected results for the second quarter.

August 27, 2015

Specialty men’s retailer Destination XL Inc. reported Thursday that it shrank its net loss in the second quarter.

August 25, 2015

For the second quarter in a row, Best Buy Co. Inc. beat Wall Street expectations for profit and revenue with large-screen TVs and mobile phones providing a major boost to its results.

August 20, 2015

Stein Mart plans to open nine new stores in the third quarter, as well as six new stores in spring 2016 and at least six new stores in fall 2016.

August 20, 2015

A one-time gain of $2.7 billion from the creation of its publicly-traded Seritage Growth Properties real estate investment trust (REIT) pushed Sears Holdings Corp, into the black for the first time since 2012.

August 20, 2015

Gap reported net income of $219 million, down 51% from $332 million in the same quarter the prior fiscal year.

August 19, 2015

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. flew high in the second quarter of fiscal 2015, surpassing Wall Street expectations for profit and revenue.

August 19, 2015

Lawn fertilizer, grass and weed killer, and propane grills were the top three categories driving small-scale growth at True Value Co. during the second quarter of fiscal 2015.

August 19, 2015

Target Corp. beat expectations for second quarter profits, same-store sales, rate of e-commerce growth and increased its full year forecast.

August 13, 2015

Finally some good news in the department store sector.

August 7, 2015

Online discount retailer Overstock.com saw its second-quarter profit diminished by expenses including technology spending, but still remains bullish on the upcoming release of its “cryptobond” financial encryption service.

August 6, 2015

L Brands Inc. continues its winning ways.

August 6, 2015

Stein Mart Inc. reported rising total sales in both the second quarter and July 2015.

August 5, 2015

The nation’s premier luxury department store company wants to return to the public arena, and use proceeds from the offering to repay some of its debt and invest in technology, among other things.

August 5, 2015

Vitamin Shoppe Inc. had a tough quarter but its earnings still beat the Street.

August 4, 2015

Office Depot is accelerating its previously announced plan to close at least 400 stores as the retailer awaits its acquisition by Staples.

August 3, 2015

Profit stayed essentially flat at Ingles Markets Inc. for the third quarter of fiscal 2015.

August 3, 2015

Sears Holdings Corp. is expecting to announce some rare good news about profits thanks to a real estate spinoff when it reports its second quarter results on Aug. 20.

July 30, 2015

Facebook is preparing a move from Instagram advertising to actual Instagram commerce.

July 30, 2015

GNC Holdings Inc. missed Wall Street expectations for profit and revenue in a generally disappointing second quarter of fiscal 2015.

July 23, 2015

Sales growth outpaced that of expenses during second quarter 2015, leading to a rare report of positive net income at Amazon.com Inc.

July 23, 2015

Loblaw Companies Ltd. swung from loss to profit in the second quarter of fiscal 2015, but still plans to improve profitability even more. 

July 22, 2015

Smart & Final Stores Inc. reported net income of $11 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2015, essentially flat compared to $11.1 million in the year-earlier period.

July 6, 2015

Family-owned Belk Inc., which hired Goldman Sachs in April to explore “strategic alternatives,” may have landed on a high-end shopping list.