July 29, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is reportedly making sure its suppliers understand expectations for labeling of products.

July 27, 2015

99 Cents Only Stores LLC has named Jack L. Sinclair as chief merchandising officer.

July 27, 2015

Walmart has joined an elite group of corporate titans in taking a pledge to fight climate change.

July 24, 2015

Last month Facebook overtook Wal-Mart in valuation, and now another digital giant has reportedly achieved the same feat.

July 23, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is taking control of its e-commerce operations in China. 

July 15, 2015

A former chief information officer at Walmart is joining retail technology firm Newgistics.

July 14, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is not backing down in its challenge to the upcoming July 15 Amazon “Prime Day” event.

July 13, 2015

It’s no secret that a big part of Wal-Mart’s strategy is to maintain its market share in the face of competition from Amazon.com, and maybe even steal some away.

July 6, 2015

Walmart Canada is looking to extend its omnichannel grocery experience.

July 6, 2015

Home Depot is narrowing its price gap with Amazon.com, which typically offers the lowest overall prices on home improvement goods.

June 29, 2015

Walmart wants to keep customers better connected with supplier information.

June 25, 2015

Discounter 99 Cents Only has appointed a former Walmart executive as interim CFO — for the second time.

June 25, 2015

While the Confederate flag has been an increasing source of controversy in recent years, retailers have long sold items featuring its image with no major outcry. But following the tragic shooting in Charleston, consumer sentiment against the “Stars and Bars” intensified to a degree that made selling Confederate flag-themed merchandise unacceptable to a large portion of the public within a few days.

June 24, 2015

The higher numbers of store closings are far from over, and it would not be accurate to refer to 2015 as a total turnaround, but it does seem noteworthy that there are significant categories of retail that have aggressively moved to capitalize on opportunities.

June 24, 2015

IBM and Box are launching a global, cloud-based partnership that will integrate their existing products and services and develop new solutions targeted across industries including retail. The strategic alliance brings together Box’s cloud content collaboration platform with IBM Analytics and social solutions, IBM security technologies and the global IBM cloud.

June 24, 2015

The gap in prices between Amazon and Walmart.com’s grocery basket has widened in the past two months, according to a report by 360pi.

June 23, 2015

In the wake of a racially motivated mass shooting at a historically black Charleston, South Carolina church, major retailers are announcing that they will no longer sell merchandise featuring the Confederate flag in stores or online.

June 23, 2015

Facebook may not have anywhere near the retail sales volume of Wal-Mart, but in at least one important financial metric the social media network has overtaken Wal-Mart.

June 19, 2015

The Home Depot is focused on making goods flow more smoothly.

June 19, 2015

McDonald's is letting customers really have it their way. The fast-food giant has launched an expansion of its "Create Your Taste" program to a new location in San Francisco.

June 18, 2015

A former executive from Wal-Mart Stores has joined up with a real estate executive to expand New York City-based luxury home décor retailer Gracious Home.

June 18, 2015

Greeters are back on the job welcoming entering shoppers at select Walmart stores, the Wall Street Journal reported.

June 16, 2015

Generation Y prefers to shop at Walmart over Target, Costco, Kroger, Whole Foods, and Trader Joe’s, according to Ad Age.

June 5, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores announced that board chairman Rob Walton is stepping down and will be succeeded by vice chairman Greg Penner, who is Walton's son-in-law. Walton relinquished the position of chairman at the company's annual meeting on June 5.