November 19, 2014

Target Corp. gained some momentum going into the holiday season with a third quarter that beat both Wall Street and internal expectations.

November 18, 2014

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has extended its contract to use wireless I.D. Systems Inc. VeriWise trailer tracking and management services for its fleet or cargo trailers.

November 17, 2014

Sam’s Club will launch its Black Friday sale online on Thursday, Nov. 27 just after midnight EST with free standard shipping on Black Friday items.

November 17, 2014

Sam’s Club will launch its Black Friday sale online on Thursday, Nov. 27 just after midnight EST with free standard shipping on Black Friday items.

November 17, 2014

Target Corp. has gone live with several new in-store navigation features. The features include new interactive maps along with enhanced shopping lists and search capabilities.

November 14, 2014

Smart & Final Stores, Inc. reported that profit for the third quarter edged up 1.9% to $10.2 million. Sales surged 10.8% to $1.13 billion, and same-store sales leapt 6.6%.

November 14, 2014

For the third consecutive year, Wal-Mart workers at about 1,600 stores are prepping to protest on Black Friday to demand better wages and benefits.

November 13, 2014

Promising an “Amazon-like experience” in its stores, Target Corp. has acquired a Pittsburgh technology firm that says its software platform brings "an Amazon-like shopping experience" to in-store customers

November 13, 2014

A rare sales bump may provide the world’s largest retailer just the momentum it needs going into the important holiday season, say Wall Street analysts. 

November 12, 2014

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reportedly sent a memo to marketing managers on Oct. 2 saying that sales need to improve for chilled and fresh items in stores, including dairy, meat and produce. 

November 12, 2014

Following the lead of some other retailers, Walmart is spreading out Black Friday beyond the day after Thanksgiving.

November 11, 2014

Robert Craves, 72, a founding officer of Costco, died last week shortly after being diagnosed with cancer. 

November 10, 2014

The competition for the holiday shopper continues with the news that Target Corp. is kicking off the holiday season extra early this year, with plans to offer early access to Black Friday deals for one-day only on Nov. 10, a pre-sale on Nov. 26, and a 6 p.m. store opening on Thanksgiving evening.

November 4, 2014

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is reportedly reappointing Scott Price as president and CEO of its Asia business. 

November 4, 2014

Target Corp. announced that it planned to close 11 stores as of Feb. 1, 2015, citing performance issues.

November 3, 2014

Sears Holiding Company joined the growing list of retailers with extended shopping hours on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. 

November 3, 2014

The 35,250-square-foot store is scheduled to open in fall 2015. Crossroads at Eatontown is owned and operated by LGR Associates, LP.  

October 31, 2014

Dollar General Corp extended its $80-a-share tender offer to acquire rival Family Dollar Stores Inc. from Oct. 31, 2014, to Dec. 31, 2014, unless further extended.

October 31, 2014

Fred's Inc. named Jerry Shore as its next CEO. Shore has served as the company's executive VP and CFO for more than 14 years.

October 31, 2014

Walmart is upping the ante on holiday shopping. The chain announced that, starting Saturday, Nov. 1, it will reduce prices on more than 20,000 items.

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 29, 2014

PriceSmart Inc. reported net income of $21.9 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014, up 5% from $20.8 million in the same quarter the prior fiscal year.

October 28, 2014
Bentonville, Ark. –- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has reportedly apologized for offering Halloween outfits labeled as “fat girl” costumes on its e-commerce site. According to Bloomberg, Wal-Mart issued the apology after receiving social media criticism from offended consumers.