September 22, 2015

Designer fashions retailer Rent the Runway has carved a lucrative niche for itself by giving consumers an easy, no-hassle way to rent fancy designer dresses for special occasions—both online and, more recently, in its brick-and-mortar stores.

September 22, 2015

Walmart has returned to its acquisitive ways in Silicon Valley with the purchase of PunchTab, a four-year old company with talent and technology to help the retailer’s Sam’s Club division better personalize offers.

September 17, 2015

Since 1990, there have been only two previous votes to unionize at Target stores, at a store in Detroit, and one in Valley Stream, New York. 

September 16, 2015

Gordmans Stores has named a veteran from Hancock Fabrics to take over as CFO.

September 10, 2015

Kmart is making getting an advance jump on holiday purchases a little easier this year.

September 9, 2015

Two very different retail companies have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

September 9, 2015

Conn’s Inc. named a new CEO as part of a planned succession, and also announced it beat Wall Street expectations for profit in the second quarter.

September 2, 2015

One of the Web’s leading “geek-gear” and collectibles retailer is going offline.

August 25, 2015

Another iconic brand has opened its own freestanding store.

August 24, 2015

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners is adding a department store to its growing portfolio.

August 24, 2015

Chain Store Age editor Marianne Wilson spoke with the industry veteran about her new position and Charming Charlie’s plans for the future.

August 21, 2015

Jewelry retailer Charles & Colvard Ltd. has appointed Jaqui Lividini and Suzanne Miglucci to serve on the company’s board of directors.

August 13, 2015

Off-price retailer Stein Mart continues to pursue the accelerated store growth strategy that it began in 2014.

August 5, 2015

The retailer whose customers often call it the “Whole Foods for pets” is expanding in the Chicago area as it looks to leverage what has become a $58 billion industry.

July 29, 2015

An unconfirmed executive departure at Target Corp. will have major ramifications on its digital and mobile retail operation if the report is accurate.

July 28, 2015

A veteran retailer with experience in running big national chains has joined City Sports as its new chief executive.

July 20, 2015

Francesca’ Holdings Corp. has appointed Martyn Redgrave as a member of the board of directors.

July 20, 2015

Ross Stores has some big plans when it comes to opening new stores.

July 20, 2015

Tango, a provider of store lifecycle management solutions and services, has received an investment of $30 million from Frontier Capital, a growth equity firm.

July 17, 2015

C. Wonder, which shuttered all its stores and filed Chapter 11 early this year, is getting a second chance—sort of.

July 15, 2015

PayPal Holdings Inc. is still not officially an independent company, but is getting some serious respect from the investment world.

June 29, 2015

The long-anticipated separation of eBay Inc. and PayPal Inc. into two independent, publicly traded companies is almost here.

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.

June 5, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores announced that board chairman Rob Walton is stepping down and will be succeeded by vice chairman Greg Penner, who is Walton's son-in-law. Walton relinquished the position of chairman at the company's annual meeting on June 5.