October 1, 2015

Supervalu announced that president and CEO Sam Duncan will retire at the end of the company’s fiscal year.

September 29, 2015

Academy Sports and Outdoors has tapped a veteran of Meijer to serve as CEO, potentially indicating an IPO might be on the horizon. 

September 29, 2015

Watch out Uber, Amazon may just steal away your drivers. The online giant is launching an Uber-like program, called Flex, which uses on-demand independent contractors to deliver Amazon packages.

September 29, 2015

Michael Rouleau was never seen as a long-term leadership solution as Tuesday Morning’s CEO, but the veteran retailer’s abrupt departure with no immediate successor named reveals the off-price retailer lacked a succession plan.

September 29, 2015

Currently, there are 13 Rack stores in Northern California, with an additional location recently announced in Santa Rosa, opening in fall 2016. 

September 29, 2015

Walmart has extended its grocery pick up service to eight additional markets and is alluding to the possibility of a more significant roll out in the months ahead.

September 28, 2015
Chain Store Age’s 13-year-old Executive SPECS event has been rebranded X/SPECS to underscore a new focus on innovation and in-store technologies.
 
September 28, 2015

Verizon Enterprise Solutions has identified some trends for retail IT going into the holiday season. 

September 28, 2015

Target is expanding the list of chemicals it wants suppliers to take out of their products, stepping up pressure on its vendors to respond to consumer health concerns.

September 28, 2015

Walmart has entered a long-term power purchase agreement to buy much of the electricity generated by a wind facility in Logan’s Gap, Texas. 

September 24, 2015

Nine large U.S. companies on Wednesday committed themselves to achieving a major sustainability goal — and three of them are retailers.

September 23, 2015

Neiman Marcus reported modest sales and a reduced loss for fourth quarter as it eyes an initial public stock offering and a bright omnichannel future.

September 23, 2015

Amazon is using its winning of five Emmys on Sunday at the 67th Annual Emmy Awards to throw its competitors yet another fastball.

September 22, 2015

Walmart has returned to its acquisitive ways in Silicon Valley with the purchase of PunchTab, a four-year old company with talent and technology to help the retailer’s Sam’s Club division better personalize offers.

September 21, 2015

Costco Wholesale Corp. is getting down to business on processing payments from small-to-mid-sized business (SMB) customers.

September 21, 2015

Flipkart, a leading Indian online marketplace, is naming three new technology executives with experience at some major global retail and IT firms.

September 21, 2015

Usually retailers are not pleased when hackers get into their systems, but Walmart Stores Inc. is very happy with three hackers in particular.

September 21, 2015

Ross Dress for Less is expanding its store base in Colorado. The specialty apparel retailer will open a new store in Fort Collins, Colorado on Oct. 10.

September 18, 2015

The CEO of one of America’s most prominent discount retail chains has joined the board of directors of quick service restaurant operator Yum Brands. 

September 18, 2015
Nordstrom Inc. has opened its first international flagship location. The luxury retailer opened its new store at Pacific Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia on Friday, Sept. 18.
 
September 18, 2015

Rite Aid on Thursday reported $7.7 billion in revenue for its fiscal second quarter ended Aug. 29, representing an increase of 17.5%.

September 18, 2015

The home improvement giant is officially opening the third of three facilities designed to support its online business, IT transformation and overall interconnected retail strategy.

September 17, 2015

Sixty percent of holiday shoppers say they have increased their online spending in the past to qualify for free shipping, according to the 2015 Holiday Shopping Survey from Pitney Bowes. 

September 17, 2015

According to the Tampa Bay Business Journal, Walmart is spending $200 million on a new distribution facility in Polk County, Florida that will be dedicated to fulfilling e-commerce orders.