January 17, 2017
Luxottica Group, the leading eyeglass retailer with multiple U.S. store banners, has entered into a deal that would create a global giant in the optical industry.
January 17, 2017
CVC Capital Partners has agreed to sell Leslie's Holdings to L Catterton and an affiliate of GIC. 
 
January 17, 2017
Limited Stores has taken another step in the liquidation process it started in December.
January 13, 2017
It was a less than merry holiday for some retailers, especially in the department store sector, but total sales still managed to beat industry projections, fueled by a strengthening economy. 
January 13, 2017
Holiday sales not only beat expectations among industry observers, it hit a five-year high.
 
January 11, 2017
Supervalu Inc. swung to a loss in its third quarter amid increased competition in the retail segment.
 
January 11, 2017
Aéropostale, the teen apparel retailer that most of the industry had written off as dead, has risen like a Phoenix.
 
January 10, 2017
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is making a play for a department store and mall operator in China.
 
January 10, 2017
Hudson's Bay Co. is the latest department store retailer to report weak holiday sales.
 
January 10, 2017
Ascena Retail Group Inc. cut its earnings outlook as poor sales moved it into a highly promotional stance during the holiday period.
 
January 9, 2017
Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings raised its full-year outlook after shoppers flocked to its stores in search of its signature “good stuff cheap” during the holiday season.
 
January 9, 2017
Despite disappointing results from some retailers, overall holiday sales are shaping up to be in line with industry projections.
 
January 9, 2017
Party City Holdco Inc. continues to acquire its franchised locations.
 
January 9, 2017
Apparel retailers might be in for tough going if proposed tax reforms pass.
 
January 6, 2017
Poor holiday sales results from Macy’s, Sears, and Kohl’s do not bode well for the already embattled department store sector. And now J.C. Penney has reported its own disappointing results.
 
January 6, 2017
Neiman Marcus Group is not going public anytime soon. 
 
January 6, 2017
A six-month battle between Walmart Canada and Visa has come to an end.
 
January 6, 2017

Gap Inc. turned in a positive holiday performance, reversing a string of declines, fueled by strong results from its Old Navy division and improvements by its namesake unit.

January 5, 2017
A few familiar retail names are reportedly in discussions to buy American Apparel.
 
January 5, 2017
The partnership between the U.S. Postal Service and Staples has come to an end.
 
January 5, 2017
Sears Holdings Corp. is seeking to stop its bleeding and raise more cash by closing another 104 stores and selling its iconic Craftsman tools brand.
 
January 5, 2017
Walgreens Boots Alliance on Thursday reported a better-than-expected profit for its first quarter and also said an announcement that it has closed the deal on its proposed acquisition of Rite Aid would come soon.
January 5, 2017
A new acquisition gives Walmart an even stronger foothold in the world of e-commerce.
 
January 4, 2017
J.C. Penney continues to lower its debt load.