February 11, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores is giving a big boost to its Canadian operations even as Target shuts downs its failed Canadian venture.

January 22, 2015

Wal-Mart Canada will open 11 supercenters across the country by Jan. 29, 2015, completing its expansion for the company's current fiscal year.

September 6, 2013

As a discount department store retailer, Kohl’s is targeting a middle-class consumer looking for decent quality merchandise at a fair price.

May 11, 2012

Midwestern discount department store retailer Gordman’s Stores said that profit for the quarter ended April 28 rose 10.6% to $8.1 million, compared with $7.3 million in the year-ago period.

January 20, 2012

Wal-Mart Stores announced a series of management changes that include an unexpected change in leadership at Sam’s Club, and a new chief information officer.

January 5, 2012

The nation’s discounters and department store retailers turned in mixed results for December, with many chains citing unseasonably warm weather that sapped demand for cold-weather merchandise.

August 1, 2011

Discount stores will continue to dominate as the destination for the majority of consumers’ back-to-school dollars this year, with office supply stores also remaining strong, according to a survey by Accenture on parents’ back-to-school shopping plans.

July 25, 2011

By Michael Havdala, senior VP, retail brokerage, HSA Commercial Real Estate

March 11, 2011

Discount store retailer 99 Cents Only Stores has received a proposal to take the company private from the company's founding family and investment firm Leonard Green & Partners LP for $19.09 per share, the Associated Press reported.

February 25, 2011

Wal-Mart de Mexico SAB (Walmex) plans to increase investment by 45% in 2011 from last year as it expands its business in Mexico and Central America, Bloomberg reported.

January 27, 2011

Walmart Canada, a unit of Wal-Mart Stores, will invest approximately $500 million on expansion its upcoming fiscal year, which runs from Feb. 1, 2011 to Jan. 31, 2012.

October 27, 2010

Teradata Corp. announced that E-Mart, the largest discount store chain in Korea, has selected Teradata...

September 19, 2010

Smaller formats are key components of both Wal-Mart Stores and Target Corp.’s urban strategies, according...

August 4, 2010

A new back-to-school shopping survey released Thursday by Accenture found that discount stores will dominate...

October 28, 2009

Stein Mart, a specialty discount department store, will open its second Scottsdale, Ariz., store on...

October 18, 2009

Wal-Mart Stores is focusing on its smaller-format Neighborhood Markets, as evidenced by the retailer’s recent...

January 13, 2009

Retailers will face a major challenge as a survey released Wednesday by America’s Research Group/UBS...

December 14, 2008

For the first...

August 6, 2008

Department stores generally saw their sales slip in July as consumers continued to head to...

July 8, 2008

Consumers said they plan to spend an average of $590 on back-to-school clothes and supplies...

April 28, 2008

Wal-Mart Stores on Tuesday unveiled its plans to entice U.S. shoppers to spend their tax...

March 10, 2008

Gottschalks is launching a smaller-store strategy....

March 5, 2008

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Wednesday it will open 80 supercenter stores in the first quarter,...

January 13, 2008

Bentonville, Ark. Wal-Mart Stores announced Monday it will open a new, smaller-size grocery-store concept in...