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.

July 15, 2015

There is more news in the fast-growing digital wallet sector.

July 13, 2015

Despite all the hype surrounding Apple Pay and other digital wallet solutions, so far consumer response to the digital wallet phenomenon has been one big shrug of the shoulders.

July 10, 2015

Some stockholders of The Michaels Companies Inc. intend sell 12.5 million shares of Michaels common stock.

June 30, 2015

Computop, a payment service provider (PSP), and Bitnet, a bitcoin payments processor, are launching a strategic technology partnership that allows retailers to accept bitcoin as a payment method on Computop Paygate.

June 26, 2015

Metro Inc. intends to purchase up to 450,000 shares of its stock from in a private transaction with an “arm’s-length” third-party seller on or before Sept. 9, 2015.

June 26, 2015

Shareholders of Rite Aid Corp. have voted to tighten the reins of the “golden parachute” payment CEO John Standley will receive if the company is acquired and he loses his job as a result.

June 24, 2015

With more Americans using credit, debit and prepaid goods to pay for goods and services, the amount merchants pay to process those cards continues to rise.

June 24, 2015

Home furnishings giant Ikea is increasing the minimum wage it pays to U.S. employees in stores and some distribution centers for the second straight year.

June 24, 2015

Retailers often may not have the tools they need to effectively fight omnichannel fraud.

June 19, 2015

Anna’s Linens’ stores will soon be history.

June 16, 2015

In its filing, the company, which operates 268 stores, said it had up to $500 million in liabilities and up to $100 million in assets.

June 12, 2015

The transition to accepting EMV technology will take some time and effort to complete, but it provides a golden opportunity for the U.S. payments industry to revamp old systems, strengthen the security of their payment ecosystem and pave the way for future technologies

June 8, 2015

There has been a great deal written about omnichannel’s impact on the store, multichannel shopping behaviors and cross-channel fulfillment. What seems to have gone unreported, however, is the tremendous impact labor costs can have on profitably delivering the omnichannel shopping experiences consumers now demand.

June 5, 2015

Most retailers will never recoup the expense that EMV imposes, according to research from IHL Group, and the study says there is a much better approach to protecting retailers and consumers.

June 4, 2015

Sam’s Club is partnering with SmartBiz as the exclusive platform for SBA-guaranteed loans for Sam's Club Business Lending Center, a digital platform for small businesses.

June 1, 2015

Retailers looking for opportunities in emerging markets should look East, particularly to China, which ranks as the top country in A.T. Kearney’s annual Global Retail Development Index (GRDI).

June 1, 2015

The chief economist for the National Retail Federation on Monday released his Monthly Economic Review and the good news is that the gloomy economic indicators seen during the first half of the year will give way to brighter opportunities for economic growth during second half of year.

May 29, 2015

Geeknet Inc. has determined that an acquisition offer from an unnamed strategic bidder of $20 per share, or about $134.6 million, is superior to a previous offer from Hot Topic of $17.50 per share, or about $117.3 million.

May 28, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. is providing members of its Shoppers Optimum loyalty program with My Optimum. My Rewards, a new personalized digital experience. The new digital platform includes an enhanced Shoppers Drug Mart app and a digital Optimum card.

May 26, 2015

Nordstrom and Toronto-based TD Bank Group announced an agreement under which TD will acquire Nordstrom's existing U.S. Visa and private label consumer credit card portfolio, which currently totals about $2.2 billion in receivables.

May 22, 2015

Real estate investment trusts (REITs), which represent a sizable share of retail real estate activity, are worried about possible increases in interest rates.

May 19, 2015

Etsy Inc., the online marketplace for handmade goods, has released its first-ever earnings report, which shows growth in both net loss and revenue.