September 18, 2015

According to Reuters, Petco Holdings Inc. is considering a possible acquisition from chief rival PetSmart Inc.

September 15, 2015

It’s official – Target Corp. will face a class action lawsuit related to its November 2013 data breach.

September 14, 2015

Chico’s FAS Inc. may be considering a sale to one of several private equity suitors.

August 18, 2015

The ranks of publicly traded retailers are going to have a new member.

August 6, 2015

Some of the most creative retailers in marketing were recognized by Experian Marketing Services in its inaugural #SuiteLife Awards.

August 5, 2015

Stark Enterprises announced the addition of Stark Capital Group.

August 4, 2015

Alibaba Holding Group Inc. is tapping a former longtime partner at Goldman Sachs to oversee the online giant’s international growth.

August 4, 2015

GNC Holdings Inc. is making moves to both buy stock and sell convertible notes.

July 27, 2015

Conrad Lauten has joined Gordon Brothers-AccuVal, the valuation division of Gordon Brothers Group, as director, business development.

July 10, 2015

Some stockholders of The Michaels Companies Inc. intend sell 12.5 million shares of Michaels common stock.

June 26, 2015

The Kroger Co. is responding to explosive financial performance with a two-for-one stock split, dividend increase and share buyback program.

June 26, 2015

Shareholders of Rite Aid Corp. have voted to tighten the reins of the “golden parachute” payment CEO John Standley will receive if the company is acquired and he loses his job as a result.

May 8, 2015

Despite some reservations, a federal judge is reportedly refusing to block a proposed settlement between Target Corp. and MasterCard related to the retailer’s 2013 data breach.

May 5, 2015

Office Depot Inc. on Tuesday reported a first-quarter net profit of $45 million, compared with a loss of $109 million in the year-ago period. Its results met analysts’ expectations.

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.

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).

April 28, 2015

Shareholders for Change at The Children's Place, an activist investor group led by Macellum Advisors GP LLC and Barington Capital Group L.P., has filed a detailed investor presentation with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC").

April 27, 2015

Office Depot will urge its stockholders to support a merger with Staples by asking them to vote in favor of the $6.3 billion acquisition by Staples at an annual meeting.

April 17, 2015

The quest to offer greater levels of customer convenience has seen a growing number of U.S. retailers experiment with flexible fulfilment methods, including click and collect, which offers shoppers the opportunity to pick up online orders from a store.

April 6, 2015

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) is reportedly asking major credit card companies to delay the October 2015 mandate for U.S. retailers to comply with the Europay, Mastercard Visa (EMV) chip-based payment card standard.

April 2, 2015

Los Angeles-based private equity group Leonard Green & Partners is reportedly in talks to acquire a stake in specialty outdoor retailer Bass Pro Shops.

March 24, 2015

The Ross Stores Inc. board of directors has approved a two-for-one stock split on June 11, 2015.

February 27, 2015

Blue Nile, Inc. has added Robert van Schoonenberg to its board of directors, effective Feb. 23.

February 26, 2015

Dollar Tree reported that its net income dropped 3% to $206.6 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014, down from $213 million in the year ago period.