February 17, 2017

An American classic — Allen Edmonds — has opened a prototype whose environment focuses on its lifestyle offerings while also honing in on the timeless, masculine essence of the 95-year-old brand.  

February 17, 2017
It’s closing time for MC Sports.
 
February 17, 2017
The $500 million sale of online diamond and jewelry retailer Blue Nile has been completed.
 
February 17, 2017
The National Retail Federation has high expectations for the nation’s next secretary of labor.
 
February 17, 2017
The Wendy’s Co. is bullish on expansion.
 
February 17, 2017
A new company is interested in The Limited.
 
February 17, 2017
Declining mall traffic is taking a toll on Perfumania.
 
February 17, 2017
Target Corp. is the central player in a drama that even Hollywood wouldn’t dream 
 
February 17, 2017
Specialty retailer Bow & Drape is putting a new spin on how it sells its cheeky merchandise.
 
February 17, 2017
When it comes to shopping for groceries, millennials are apparently no fan of supermarkets.
 
February 17, 2017
Target plans to renovate its downtown Minneapolis flagship, adding an array of new features.
 
February 17, 2017
Exceptional customer service is key to driving long-term customer loyalty — and once again, B&H Photo Video, The Home Depot and Zappos are blazing the path.  
 
February 17, 2017
An inconsistent U.S. marketplace and the sale of one of its business units contributed to lower fourth quarter sales for VF Corp.
 
February 16, 2017
Shoptalk, the “nextgen commerce event,” is still accepting applications for a new initiative that connects retailers and brands with technology companies — and provides complimentary tickets and travel reimbursement to the event. 
 
February 16, 2017
Google Home is giving Amazon’s Echo a run for its (shopping) money.
 
February 16, 2017

Chain Store Age will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20, in observance of Presidents' Day. We will reopen and resume our normal schedule on Tuesday, Feb. 21. 

February 16, 2017
It’s going to be a busy spring for Stein Mart.
 
February 16, 2017
Online giant extending brick-and-mortar footprint.
 
February 16, 2017
Ralph Lauren Corporation has created two executive positions as the company continues its turnaround efforts and to search for a new chief executive.
February 16, 2017
Walgreens Boots Alliance’s acquisition of Rite Aid is moving closer to getting a green light from the Federal Trade Commission. 
 
February 16, 2017
In its latest move to gain a competitive edge on Amazon, Walmart expanded availability of its Scan and Go app.
 
February 16, 2017
Retailers may have a new way to spread the word about their job openings.
 
February 16, 2017
An Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics chain is bringing in outside help as it struggles with sinking sales. 
 
February 16, 2017
The Retail Design Institute has extend the deadline for submission of entries to the International Store Design Competition to March 1, 2017