September 3, 2013

A controversial bill requiring Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and other large retailers to pay their employees a "living wage" of at least $12.50 an hour has been sent to District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray.

July 25, 2013

By Jake Weatherly, SheerID

May 7, 2013

The U.S. Senate on late Monday approved the long-debated Internet sales tax proposal, known as the Marketplace Fairness Act, by a bipartisan vote of 69 to 27.

October 19, 2012

By John H. Douglas, Foley & Lardner LLP

November 16, 2011

Office Depot announced that Office Depot stores in Plano, Texas; Raleigh, N.C.; and Tallahassee, Fla., won the top three spots for retail energy efficiency gains in the 2011 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Energy Star National Building Competition.

September 1, 2011

The Finish Line has invested $8.5 million to acquire an 18-store chain of specialty running shops with locations in Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Texas.

July 22, 2011

Books-A-Million confirmed it has submitted a bid to purchase, among other things, the inventory, fixtures, equipment, and leasehold interests for 30 Borders locations.

June 20, 2011

Modell’s Sporting Goods has opened a 7,500-sq.-ft. store located in the DC USA retail complex Washington, D.C.

March 4, 2011

The District of Columbia came out on top on The U.S. Green Building Council’s 2010 list of Top 10 states for LEED-certified commercial and institutional green buildings per capita, based on the U.S. 2010 Census information.

February 15, 2011

A&P plans to close 32 stores in six states, including four in the New York City area, Crain’s New York reported.

November 1, 2010

Subway announced that it opened 500 new locations in third quarter 2010, or from July 1 to Sept. 30.

October 31, 2010

Subway announced that it opened 500 new locations in third quarter 2010, or from July 1 to Sept. 30....

November 20, 2008

Whole Foods Market lost a bid on Friday for a larger panel of judges to...

September 30, 2008

Anna’s Linens originally transitioned to a private wide-area network (WAN) to secure its credit-card...

July 31, 2008

The Southeastern United States is not immune to the credit crisis and the economic...

May 28, 2008

Walgreen Co. will open its first stores in Alaska in 2009, giving the chain a...

December 31, 2007

Many retailers are taking a long hard look at how to design their “stores...