May 1, 2015

Amazon.com may be hoping to fly high with drone-based deliveries, but a rival e-commerce platform is also planning to take off soon.

May 1, 2015

CVS Health showed vitality in the first quarter of fiscal 2015. The retailer beat expectations in areas such as earnings per share (EPS) and pharmacy benefit management (PBM) operating profit.
 

May 1, 2015

CVS Health showed vitality in the first quarter of fiscal 2015. The retailer beat expectations in areas such as earnings per share (EPS) and pharmacy benefit management (PBM) operating profit.
 

May 1, 2015

Publix Super Markets Inc. satisfied the public in the first quarter of fiscal 2015.

May 1, 2015

Publix Super Markets Inc. satisfied the public in the first quarter of fiscal 2015.

May 1, 2015

EBay Inc. shareholders have reportedly voted themselves a measure of power to nominate directors on the company’s board.

May 1, 2015

EBay Inc. shareholders have reportedly voted themselves a measure of power to nominate directors on the company’s board.

May 1, 2015

Specialty eyewear Warby Parker has reportedly received $100 million in financing the company plans to use to build new brick-and-mortar stores.

May 1, 2015

Three days after an activist investor group filed a presentation with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) urging the election of new board members and claiming poor performance, The Children's Place Inc. has its own investor presentation with the SEC.

May 1, 2015

Three days after an activist investor group filed a presentation with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) urging the election of new board members and claiming poor performance, The Children's Place Inc. has its own investor presentation with the SEC.

May 1, 2015

Tuesday Morning Corp. has promoted Melissa Phillips, who currently serves as executive VP and general merchandise manager, to the newly created position of president and COO.

May 1, 2015

A reduction in pretax income drove an 11% year-over-year decline in net income at Weis Markets Inc. during the first quarter of fiscal 2015.

May 1, 2015

A reduction in pretax income drove an 11% year-over-year decline in net income at Weis Markets Inc. during the first quarter of fiscal 2015.

April 30, 2015

The upcoming Oct. 1, 2015, mandate for U.S. retailers to adopt POS systems that can securely accept and process transactions using EMV (Europay, MasterCard, Visa)-compliant, chip-based payment cards is fast approaching. Retailers that are not in compliance with the mandate after that date will be held liable for any fraudulent transaction committed with a chip-based card. However, retailers that have not completed — or started — their compliance efforts should not necessarily panic.

April 30, 2015

GNC Holdings Inc. demonstrated some weakness during the first quarter of fiscal 2015 with shrinking profit and revenue.

April 30, 2015

GNC Holdings Inc. demonstrated some weakness during the first quarter of fiscal 2015 with shrinking profit and revenue.

April 30, 2015

Beyond the 10 retail real estate pros highlighted as our Under 40 Rising Stars, we handpicked another 10 as the “Ones to Watch.” Following is an alphabetical list:Crystal Allen, age 31, VP, TranswesternD.J.

April 30, 2015

Same-store sales increased 3% in April 2015, compared to the same month a year earlier.

April 30, 2015

Same-store sales increased 3% in April 2015, compared to the same month a year earlier.

April 30, 2015

Sears Holding Corp. and Santa Monica, California-based shopping mall operator The Macerich Co. are forming a 50/50 joint venture that will purchase nine Sears stores located in Macerich malls for $150 million.

April 30, 2015

RDG Capital Fund Management, a shareholder of TravelCenters of America, has engaged in what it calls “constructive dialogue” with TravelCenters CEO Tom O'Brien and other board members.

April 30, 2015

As a result of higher same-store sales and a continued optimistic outlook for future business conditions, the National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) remained in positive territory in March. The RPI, a monthly composite index that tracks the health of and outlook for the U.S. restaurant industry, stood at 102.2 in March, down 0.4% from February's level of 102.6.

April 30, 2015

As a result of higher same-store sales and a continued optimistic outlook for future business conditions, the National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) remained in positive territory in March. The RPI, a monthly composite index that tracks the health of and outlook for the U.S. restaurant industry, stood at 102.2 in March, down 0.4% from February's level of 102.6.

April 30, 2015

The U.S. retail and consumer sector experienced a strong first quarter in 2015 for merger & acquisition (M&A) activity, which was driven by seven megadeals (deals with a value of more than $1 billion).