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September 30, 2014

Walmart is testing a concept where shoppers order their groceries online, schedule a pick-up time, and then pick up their order at the Walmart Pick-up Grocery depot in as little as two hours without having to leave their car, according to local CBS affiliate KFSM-TV 5News.

September 29, 2014

Family Dollar Stores Inc. launches its “Ad Match Promise” program on Sept. 30.

September 29, 2014

Ross Dress for Less will open a new store in Hawthorne, California, in Los Angeles County, on Oct. 11.

September 29, 2014

Wal-Mart Stores has appointed Kevin Systrom, CEO and co-founder of photo-sharing service Instagram, as a new member of the company’s board, effective Sept. 26.

September 26, 2014

DD’s Discounts, a division of Ross Stores Inc., will open a new store in Houston, on Sept. 27.

September 26, 2014

Ross Dress for Less will open a new store in Southern California, on Oct. 11. The store is located in the La Mesa Center in the city of La Mesa, a suburb of San Diego.

September 26, 2014

Uniqlo is partnering with DOOB, a global provider of 3D technology-based products and services, on an interactive holiday campaign called the “Selfless Selfie Project.

September 25, 2014

DD’s Discounts, a division of Ross Stores Inc. will open its first store in Oklahoma, on Sept. 27.

September 25, 2014

Following a decision to expand into under-served markets across the central U.S., discount department store chain Gordmans Stores has upgraded its legacy IT systems to an Oracle Retail enterprise platform.

September 25, 2014

Hhgregg has redeveloped a store in Columbus, Ohio, with a new store format.

September 25, 2014

Hhgregg plans to hire more than 450 home electronics and home appliances sales associates this holiday season to support its 228 stores.

September 25, 2014

Ross Dress for Less will open two new stores in the California Central Valley on Oct. 11.

September 24, 2014

DD’s Discounts, a division of Ross Stores Inc. will open a new store in Las Vegas on Sept. 27. The store is located in the Winterwood Pavilion.

September 24, 2014

Ross Dress for Less will open a new store in Northern California on Oct. 11.

September 24, 2014

Wal-Mart Stores is moving deeper into financial services. The retailer is launching an exclusive checking account product, called GoBank, with Green Dot Corp., a prepaid-cards specialist that has a subsidiary bank.

September 23, 2014

DD’s Discounts, a division of Ross Stores Inc. will open its first store in Louisiana on Sept. 27.

September 23, 2014

Target Canada is aggressively repositioning to drive its price value, according to a basket pricing study by Kantar Retail.

September 22, 2014

DD’s Discounts, a division of Ross Stores Inc., will open a new store in Orlando on Sept. 27.

September 18, 2014

Costco Wholesale Corp will stop accepting American Express cards at its stores in Canada, effective January 1, 2015.

September 18, 2014

The nation’s three largest off-price retailers (TJX, Ross Stores and Burlington) will see above-average growth, in the 6%-8% range, over the next five years, compared with 4% growth for the broader retail industry, according to a new report by Moody's Investors Service.

September 18, 2014

Walmart on Thursday said it plans to hire 60,000 temporary workers for the holiday season, an increase of nearly 10% from last year.

September 17, 2014

The heated battle for Family Dollar Stores rages on, with Family Dollar on Wednesday rejecting a $9.1 billion takeover bid from rival Dollar General and reaffirming its support of its deal with Dollar Tree.

September 16, 2014

Target plans to open its sixth TargetExpress store, in the South Park area of San Diego, in July 2015.

September 12, 2014

Wal-Mart Stores has no plans to join Apple’s newly-announced mobile payments system, Apple Pay, which is due to launch in October.