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.

October 16, 2014

Gap Inc. has approved a new $500 million share repurchase authorization for the company’s common stock, in an effort to return excess cash to shareholders.

May 7, 2014

Simon Property Group plans to distribute all of the common shares of Washington Prime Group Inc. to Simon stockholders.

March 13, 2014

Williams-Sonoma reported a better-than-expected profit of $133.8 million in the fourth quarter, up slightly from $133.7 million in the year-ago period

February 25, 2014

Home Depot Inc.'s net income in the fourth-quarter edged down 0.8%, hurt by snow and severe cold and one less week in the period than a year ago.

February 25, 2014

Home Depot Inc.'s net income in the fourth-quarter edged down 0.8%, hurt by snow and severe cold and one less week in the period than a year ago.

February 20, 2014

HSN Inc. reported gains in net income and sales during the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013, compared to the same periods a year earlier.