September 30, 2016
In its new study of retail bankruptcies, Fitch Ratings identified seven retailers as being “at risk” for filing bankruptcy in the next year to 24 months.
 
September 29, 2016
Specialty retailer Conn’s is preparing for its newest round of securitization.
 
September 29, 2016
In addition to posting its earnings, Pier 1 announced a plan to protect the company from potential takeover bids. 
 
September 29, 2016
Despite strong digital gains, Pier 1 is feeling the effect of soft store sales during the summer.
 
September 28, 2016
Interactive media continues to shake up retailers’ digital marketing strategies.
 
September 28, 2016
Walmart’s next e-commerce power-play is reportedly in the works.
 
September 27, 2016

Aritzia Inc. is expected to raise C$400 million ($302 million) in its initial public offering.

September 26, 2016

The nation’s premier luxury department store retailer posted declines in profit and revenue for fiscal 2016.

September 23, 2016
The Finish Line Inc. on Friday posted Q2 sales that topped analysts expectations and announced a quicker-than-planned transition for its executive chairman
 
September 23, 2016
Office Depot Inc. has agreed to sell its European business to an investment group.
 
September 22, 2016

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. reported second quarter earnings below expectations amid lower sales.

September 22, 2016
It’s no trick: Halloween spending is at an all-time high.
 
September 21, 2016
Target Corp. on Wednesday announced its board has authorized a $5 billion share buyback plan.
 
September 20, 2016

Ascena Retail Group Inc., which operates apparel stores under the Ann Taylor, Loft, Lane Bryant and other banners, on Monday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings worse than Wall Street expected and also gave weaker-than-expected guidance for fiscal 2017.

September 20, 2016
It’s official: Wal-Mart is ready to service a new online customer base.
 
September 19, 2016
A South African-based company is now the owner of the largest mattress retailer in the United States.
 
September 19, 2016

By any measure, empirical and anecdotal, the number of people visiting retail stores is down.

September 16, 2016
Target Corp. CEO Brian Cornell made a rousing appeal to the chain’s associates at the company’s annual fall meeting.
 
September 16, 2016
A first-of-its kind arrangement has saved Aeropostale. 
 
September 15, 2016
Retail sales fell more than expected in August after a strong June and a relatively flat July.
 
September 15, 2016
Walmart Canada is extending its ban on accepting Visa credit cards.
 
September 14, 2016

The waning popularity of golf has taken its toll on the nation’s largest specialty golf retailer.

September 14, 2016
Things are looking up for Toys “R” Us.
 
September 13, 2016
Apparel retailer Nasty Girl, one of the hottest apparel merchants on the Internet just a few years back, is looking for a possible buyer, Women’s Wear Daily reported.