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.
 
September 9, 2016

The nation’s largest specialty bedding retailer posted disappointing results on Friday for its second quarter.

September 9, 2016

Kroger Co. posted second quarter earnings that topped expectations but the chain cut its guidance for the year citing ongoing price deflation.

September 8, 2016
The nation’s largest book-seller Thursday lowered its full-year same-store sales forecast amid declining sales caused by the upcoming election. 
 
September 8, 2016
As retailers industry-wide search for the ideal customer engagement program, Williams-Sonoma is getting back to basics.
 
September 8, 2016

Based on ongoing discussions with the Federal Trade Commission, Walgreens Boots Alliance gave an update on the amount of stores it will need to divest to win approval for its acquisition of Rite Aid.

September 7, 2016
Francesca’s Holdings Corp. posted better-than-expected sales and earnings for its second quarter, helped in part by higher online sales.
 
September 7, 2016
Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy intact but with a new owner.