September 22, 2015

7-Eleven Inc. is targeting cash-using consumers with a new mobile bill payment service.

September 22, 2015

The upcoming Oct. 1 deadline for retailers to accept EMV-compliant, chip-based payment cards or face increased fraud liability mandates that retailers read card information stored in chips.

September 21, 2015

Don’t assume that the layoff of 275 IT employees in August 2015 by Target Corp. means the retailer is reducing its focus on in-house technology operations.

September 21, 2015

The Retail Industry Leaders Alliance (RILA) is refuting public claims about retailers lagging behind banks and card networks in transitioning to EMV compliance.

September 18, 2015
Two bills passed by a key House committee would help retailers save on store remodeling and improvement costs upfront.
September 16, 2015

The Sports Authority is teaming up with Under Armour and MapMyFitness on a new fitness rewards program.

September 16, 2015

NFC-enabled contactless mobile payments, such as those enabled by smartphone-based digital wallet services like Apple Pay and Android Pay, currently make up a tiny fraction of card transactions.

September 15, 2015

The time-series forecasting methods still used by most retailers today date back to the early 1960’s.

September 14, 2015

Chico’s FAS Inc. may be considering a sale to one of several private equity suitors.

September 11, 2015

Quiksilver Inc. has got the OK on financing and on some store closures.

September 10, 2015

The administration of Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved a wage increase that will gradually raise the minimum wage for fast-food workers in New York to $15 an hour.

September 10, 2015

Financial services provider Visa Inc. is among the lead investors in a $30 million round of equity funding for a blockchain technology provider.

September 9, 2015

Two very different retail companies have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

August 28, 2015

Starwood Retail Partners is rewarding mall shoppers, regardless of which stores in the mall they choose to shop.

August 27, 2015

Guess Inc. cited the negative impact of foreign currency fluctuations on earnings and sales in a difficult second quarter of fiscal 2016. 

August 18, 2015

RDG Capital Fund Management, a shareholder of TravelCenters of America, is recommending a major financial step.

August 13, 2015

Kroger is partnering with Liberty Mutual on a new loyalty card program for shoppers, Loyalty360 reported Thursday.

August 13, 2015

A strong majority of Americans (72%) - crossing regional, political, generational, gender and income lines – believe the current federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour is lower than it should be.

August 6, 2015

Some of the most creative retailers in marketing were recognized by Experian Marketing Services in its inaugural #SuiteLife Awards.

August 5, 2015

Stark Enterprises announced the addition of Stark Capital Group.

August 4, 2015

GNC Holdings Inc. is making moves to both buy stock and sell convertible notes.

July 28, 2015

A new survey details what methods Americans are using to pay for good and services — and which ones are gaining steam.

July 17, 2015

Cabela’s Inc. has 400 million new reasons to feel confident about the growth of its Club Visa credit card portfolio.

July 16, 2015

A supermarket chain that was founded two years before the Civil War began may be going the way of the Confederate flag.