October 24, 2014

Learn about emerging brands on the cusp of break-out success and formerly solid brands in need of a reset in this exclusive report, More Climbers & Fallers. 

October 14, 2014

Community shopping centers are evolving to become more than service providers to a neighborhood or trade area.  Designed and merchandised correctly, they are fostering a sense of community and building experience.

October 30, 2014

 Bi-Lo Holdings LLC, parent company of BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, has completed an ATM installation project with Cardtronics ATMs.

October 30, 2014

Meg Ham has been named president of Food Lion effective Nov. 1.

October 30, 2014

EBay Inc. will offer Visa Qiwi Wallet as a payment option on EBay in Russia. Starting Nov. 5, all Russian EBay customers will be able to pay for their purchases with Visa Qiwi Wallet. 

October 30, 2014

Non-recurring items, including charges relating to stock issuance and tax valuation, helped swing Elizabeth Arden Inc. to a net loss of $25.5 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2015, compared to net income of $1.59 million in the same period a year earlier.

October 30, 2014

Online retailer Gilt has added the Alipay EPass payment option to its checkout, making it easier for consumers in China to shop using its e-commerce platform.

October 30, 2014

GNC Holdings Inc. reported a decrease in profit for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 but still beat Wall Street expectations.

October 30, 2014

Net income at Havertys dropped 17% to $7.82 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2014 from $9.49 million in the same period the previous fiscal year, with higher selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses dampening profits.

October 30, 2014

Consumer electronics retailer Hhgregg Inc. swung from profit to loss in a generally difficult second quarter of fiscal 2014.

October 30, 2014

Kohl’s Department Stores will open its doors at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and remain open through midnight Friday, Nov. 28.

October 30, 2014

Lowe's Companies Inc. has named 3M, Stainmaster and Truper as the company's 2014 Vendor Partners of the Year.

October 30, 2014

Holiday spending among U.S. consumers is expected to rise 1.9% in 2014 compared to the prior year.

October 30, 2014

PizzaRev, a fast-casual build-your-own pizza concept, is adding five franchise groups to develop the brand throughout Denver, Washington D.C., Las Vegas, Long Island, New York and Columbus, Ohio.

October 30, 2014

Quiznos continues to expand its international development with growth into seven countries in Asia and the Middle East.

October 30, 2014

QVC will introduce a new in-app mobile feature in the coming weeks that allows customers to make purchases with a touch of their finger.

October 30, 2014

Hair salon chain Regis Corp. and specialty footwear retailer Red Wing Shoes both recently engaged Insight Inc. to refresh their store systems. 

October 30, 2014

Last year, Black Friday was the top date for “card present” (CP) fraud, where a payment card is presented in a store for unauthorized usage.

October 30, 2014

CurrentC, a mobile payment service still in pilot mode from a group of retailers known as the Merchant Consumer Exchange (MCX), has reportedly been hit by hackers.

October 30, 2014

United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) is reportedly forecasting that six days in the upcoming holiday season will be busier for shipping packages than its busiest day in the 2013 holiday season.

October 30, 2014

Wal-Mart first invested in Seiyu in 2002 and took full control of the chain in 2008.

October 30, 2014

Wal-Mart is reportedly testing a price-matching program it may use for the upcoming holiday season.

October 30, 2014

Same-store sales increased 5.5% in Oct. 2014 at Rite Aid Corp. compared to the same month in the prior year.

October 30, 2014
New York -- Premium boot brand Sorel opened its first-ever pop-up, in Manhattan's Meatpacking District.   The 3,300-sq.-ft. shop is designed in the brand's fashion-meets-utilitarian aesthetic. It features stark contrasts of black and white, and sleek and modern forms.