July 27, 2016
Supervalu Inc. on Wednesday lower-than-expected profit for the first quarter amid ongoing efforts to spin off its Save-A-Lot division.
 
July 26, 2016
Retailers should be cheered by the latest forecast from the National Retail Federation. 
 
July 26, 2016

Under Armour on Tuesday reported a drop in profit for the second quarter, related to the closing of The Sports Authority. 

July 25, 2016
The Federal Trade Commission has given its blessing to a deal that creates the fourth largest supermarket company in the United States.
 
July 25, 2016
Hastings Entertainment is going out of business.
 
July 25, 2016

Unsecured creditors of Sports Authority said in court papers that the bankrupt retailer should not waste its dwindling funds preparing a plan to end its Chapter 11.

July 21, 2016
Amazon Prime has added yet another item to its growing lineup of membership benefits: discounts on student loans.
 
July 21, 2016
Starbucks Corp.’s revenue fell short in the third quarter even as its earnings were in line with expectations.  
 
July 21, 2016
With home prices on the rise, consumers are once again investing in remodeling and repair projects.
July 21, 2016

With back-to-school spending on a “stock up” cycle rather than a “make do” cycle, total spending for K-12 and college school supplies is expected to reach $75.8 billion, up from last year’s $68 billion, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights and Analytics. 

July 20, 2016
Hesitating to offer back-to-school deals could result in significant loss of potential sales.
 
July 20, 2016

eBay beat sales expectations in its second quarter, during which it also crossed an important threshold.

July 20, 2016
Augmented reality mobile game Pokémon Go has given a big sales boost to GameStop.
 
July 20, 2016
The Kroger Co. is expanding its position in the pharmacy market.
July 20, 2016
Consumer goods giant Unilever is paying a reported $1 billion to buy an online retail start-up that has yet to turn a profit.
 
July 19, 2016
Versa Capital Management has formed a new holding company, called Eastern Outfitters, which will continue the restructured operations of Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS) and Bob’s Stores.
 
July 19, 2016
It appears that Aeropostale Inc., which declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy in May, will be selling its assets rather than reorganizing.
 
July 19, 2016
Parents making back-to-school purchases are willing to open their wallets, if the price is right.
 
July 19, 2016
The Tile Shop is on a roll.
 
July 18, 2016

Burlington Stores Inc. is upping its guidance for several key fiscal metrics in the second quarter of fiscal 2016.

July 18, 2016

Retailers are focused on getting leaner.

July 18, 2016

In a move that could help its employees save money, Starbucks Corp. is increasing the number of health insurance options available to its employees. 

July 18, 2016

Walmart Canada has begun following through with a June announcement that it would gradually stop accepting Visa payments.

July 15, 2016

U.S. retailers ended spring with a small but notable improvement in financial performance.