December 4, 2014

On the heels of its eight straight quarterly loss, Aeropostale said it would close about 75 stores in the current quarter, and could close 50 to 75 more namesake locations in 2015, and 126 P.S. from Aeropostale stores by the end of January.

December 4, 2014

Sears Holdings Corp. reported a third quarter fiscal 2014 net loss of $548 million, up from the $534 million loss it reported in the year-ago period but smaller than its previously estimated. 

November 17, 2014

Unless you are a grandstanding politician, the notion of American apparel production may feel like it was declared dead years ago. But despite this gloomy diagnosis, some types of clothing manufacturers can build compelling business theses for bringing manufacturing back home—and breathing new life into smaller corners of the domestic apparel manufacturing space.

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. 

December 23, 2014

Cost synergies from its ongoing merger with U.K. drugstore chain Alliance Boots GmBH helped boost net earnings at Walgreen Co. 

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 23, 2014

In not-unexpected news, Family Dollar has delayed its shareholder vote on a potential acquisition by Dollar Tree; the vote is now slated for Jan. 22, and analysts say this could bode well for a potential deal with industry giant Dollar General.

December 23, 2014

Macy’s knows the holiday spirit doesn’t suddenly fade on Dec. 26. 

December 23, 2014

 Jill Puleri will join Oracle Corp. as senior VP and general manager, Oracle Retail. 

December 23, 2014

Business accelerator Plug and Play Tech Center and Simon Properties are hosting an event, “Silicon Valley Retail CMO Summit 2015,” Feb. 4-6, 2015 at Plug and Play’s headquarters in Sunnyvale, California. 

December 23, 2014

Although the mobile payment partnership that Starbucks and Squ

December 23, 2014

Chain Store Age wishes everyone a safe and happy holiday!  Our offices will be closed Wednesday, December 24th,  Thursday, December 25th and Friday, December, December 26th.  We will return to normal business hours on Monday, December 29th.  We wish you and your family a joyous and peaceful holiday season!

December 23, 2014

Guitar Center has chosen retailing veteran Darrell Webb to be the company's new president and CEO.

December 23, 2014

Retail sales worldwide, including both in-store and Internet purchases, will total nearly $22.5 trillion this year. 

December 23, 2014

The weekend of Dec. 20-21, which included “Super Saturday” (the last Saturday before Christmas) saw the highest daily back-to-back Internet traffic from online consumer retail shopping activity since tracking began before the Thanksgiving weekend. 

December 23, 2014

Spend on prepaid gift cards is on the rise this holiday season, as a significant majority (70%) of shoppers plan to purchase gift cards this season, according to an interim holiday spending report released by Stored Value Solutions, a provider of gift cards and stored value services.

December 23, 2014

“Super Saturday,” the Saturday before Christmas (Dec. 20), was not quite super for retailers expecting a sales bonanza. 

December 23, 2014

More than 160 national, state and local trade associations and organizations, representing the interests of the global supply chain and local communities, wrote to President Barack Obama Dec. 23 to urge the administration’s immediate involvement in the ongoing contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association.

December 23, 2014

The Mall at University Town Center, located in Sarasota, Florida, and owned by Taubman, has launched a free app designed to make shopping easier and more personalized. 

December 23, 2014

With the holiday shopping season officially in full swing, many retailers are facing the challenge of reaching consumers during this traditionally noisy time of year.  

December 22, 2014

As part of divestures to receive FTC clearance of their proposed January 2015 merger, AB Acquisitions Inc. (Albertsons) and Safeway Inc. will sell 146 stores to Pacific Northwest grocery chain Haggen. 

December 22, 2014

As part of divestures to receive FTC clearance of their proposed January 2015 merger, AB Acquisitions Inc. (Albertsons) and Safeway Inc. will sell 146 stores to Pacific Northwest grocery chain Haggen. 

December 22, 2014

Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc. (ARCA) has named Jeffery Ostapeic as the company's CFO. 

December 22, 2014

Belk Inc. has renewed an agreement with EBay Enterprise to provide multi-site customer support to scale with Belk’s continual growth.