June 26, 2015

The Kroger Co. is responding to explosive financial performance with a two-for-one stock split, dividend increase and share buyback program.

June 23, 2015

Darden Restaurants Inc. plans to separate a portion of its real estate assets through a combination of sale leaseback transactions and a new, publicly traded real estate investment trust ("REIT").

June 10, 2015

Target Corp. is doubling the amount of its share buyback authorization from $5 billion to $10 billion. Under this authorization, through first quarter 2015, the company had invested a total of $3.7 billion to retire 56.9 million shares at an average price of $65.06 per share.

May 21, 2015

Shoe Carnival Inc. saw net income and sales increase during the first quarter of fiscal 2015 as selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses and cost of sales rose at a slower pace than revenues.

May 13, 2015

Bad weather, decreased spending by international tourists  due to the strong U.S. dollar and delayed merchandise shipments from the West Coast port slowdown all contributed to Macy’s missing Wall Street projections for profit and revenue in the first quarter of fiscal 2015.

April 14, 2015

As part of a wide-ranging fiscal update, Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. is updating its fiscal 2017 sales target to $8.7 billion to $9 billion.

March 24, 2015

The Ross Stores Inc. board of directors has approved a two-for-one stock split on June 11, 2015.

March 24, 2015

The Ross Stores Inc. board of directors has approved a two-for-one stock split on June 11, 2015.

March 23, 2015

A surging housing market is giving Lowe’s Cos. a feeling optimistic, to the tune of $5 billion.

March 23, 2015

A surging housing market is giving Lowe’s Cos. a feeling optimistic, to the tune of $5 billion.

March 23, 2015

Outdoor retail co-op REI is being very “cooperative” in returning $168 million to its members.

March 5, 2015

A tax benefit in connection with a special cash dividend helped boost net income at Costco Wholesale Corp. a better-than-expected 29% to $598 million from $463 million in the company’s second quarter of fiscal 2013.

March 3, 2015

Strong sales of high-margin consumer electronics and TVs during the holiday season, as well as declining expenses, helped Best Buy Inc. beat Wall Street expectations for profit in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015.

February 27, 2015

Gap Inc. reported stronger-than-expected fourth-quarter results on Thursday, fueled by surging sales at Old Navy and strong online results.

February 25, 2015

The TJX Cos. on Wednesday reported an 11% rise in fourth quarter profit and said it would raise employee pay above the minimum wage.

February 17, 2015

Wolverine Worldwide posted fourth-quarter net income of $10.7 million, following a $1.7 million loss for the year-ago period.

February 5, 2015

L Brands shareholders will receive a post-holiday gift in the way of a $2 a share special dividend.

February 5, 2015

L Brands shareholders will receive a post-holiday gift in the way of a $2 a share special dividend.

January 30, 2015

Costco Wholesale Corp. has declared a special one-time dividend of $5 per share that will result in approximately $2.2 billion being returned to shareholders.

January 30, 2015

Costco Wholesale Corp. has declared a special one-time dividend of $5 per share that will result in approximately $2.2 billion being returned to shareholders.

January 28, 2015

HSN Inc. (HSNi) has entered into a new $1.25 billion five-year credit facility, replacing its existing $600 million credit facility.

January 28, 2015

HSN Inc. (HSNi) has entered into a new $1.25 billion five-year credit facility, replacing its existing $600 million credit facility.

January 8, 2015

The Children’s Place Inc. has authorized a new $100 million share repurchase, with the goal of returning excess capital to shareholders.

November 10, 2014

Plug and Play brings together retailers and start-ups that offer specific technology and expertise that can relieve merchants’ pain points. Chain Store Age’s Customer Disruption newletter provides a Q&A with the CEO of one of those companies in each issue. This time, the spotlight is on John McIntyre of Sightly.