April 7, 2015

Interbrand, a leading brand consultancy, has named Victoria Leavitt as CEO of consumer & retail brand experience in North America.

February 26, 2015

According to a new survey of CEOs from PwC, 74% of retail CEOs are nervous about shifting consumer spending patterns, and 59% are nervous about the disruptive potential of new distribution channels.

February 5, 2015

A mixed economic backdrop is expected to drive modest retail sales growth in the 3% to 4% range in 2015, compared to 5.5% average growth in 2010-2012 and 5.8% in 2002-2006, according to GE Capital.

November 18, 2014

Action Services Group, a national lighting maintenance, sign maintenance and electrical services company, has formed a strategic LED Lighting Business Group dedicated to meeting the growing demands of LED lighting retrofits and installations across retail markets.

September 17, 2014

GE Capital, Commercial Distribution Finance (CDF) announced it has significantly expanded its inventory financing program with MarineMax, and extended its duration through 2017.

July 21, 2014

GE Capital announced it is providing Brookstone, the product development company and specialty retailer, with a $115 million senior credit facility.

July 21, 2014

General Electric is spinning off its Synchrony Financial consumer credit business in an initial public offering (IPO) and seeking a market valuation as high as $22 billion.

July 21, 2014

General Electric is spinning off its Synchrony Financial consumer credit business in an initial public offering (IPO) and seeking a market valuation as high as $22 billion.

June 24, 2014

A bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Delaware, has approved the June 4 sale of Brookstone Inc. to Hong Kong-based Sailing Innovation (US) Inc., a consortium led by Sailing Capital Overseas Investment Fund LP with a financing commitment from GE Capital.

May 30, 2014

GE Lighting and ByteLight are introducing LED lighting fixtures that communicate with shoppers’ smart devices while in-store, enabling retailers to provide location-based services using GE LED infrastructure.

April 9, 2014

Walmart, a pioneer in the use of LED lighting systems in signage, freezer cases and parking lots, is expanding its use of LEDs to the sales floor.

January 14, 2014

GE Capital and Kobie Marketing, a loyalty program service provider, will unveil a new product to help retailers establish and maintain loyalty programs that will create a unified profile for shoppers, according to a report by the New York Times.

December 16, 2013

GE Capital, Corporate Retail Finance said it is administrative agent on a $250 million senior revolving credit facility for regional sporting goods retailer Dunham’s Athleisure Corp.

October 21, 2013

RadioShack has secured a financial boost from GE Capital, securing a loan of about $835 million, according to Marketwatch.com.

October 15, 2013

GE Capital Retail Bank announced a long-term extension of its private label and dual card credit program with J.C. Penney Co.

October 7, 2013

GE Capital, Corporate Retail Finance announced it is administrative agent and sole lender on a $100 million senior secured credit facility for Samuels Jewelers.

July 1, 2013

A switch from fluorescent lights to LED in its frozen-food cases will result in total annual energy and maintenance savings of approximately $570,000 for Stater Bros.

May 28, 2013

GE Capital announced it is administrative agent on a $550 million senior secured credit facility for Lord & Taylor, a leading North American retailer.

February 13, 2013

GE Capital Retail Bank, a consumer lending unit of General Electric Company (GE), has renewed its private label credit card program with J.C. Penney Co.

September 5, 2012

GE Capital, Corporate Retail Finance announced it is co-collateral agent on a $1.65 billion asset-based credit facility for Supervalu Inc.

September 4, 2012

GE Capital said that it is serving as administrative agent on a $150 million senior secured credit facility to support the combination of Golf Town and Golfsmith, owned by parent company Golfsmith International.

August 24, 2012

A switch to LED lighting technology in its refrigerated coolers has resulted in combined energy and maintenance savings of more than $1 million annually for convenience store operator Wawa.

July 12, 2012

Walgreens recently upgraded its general lighting across 80% of the chain's nationwide locations, through a partnership with GE Lighting.

June 29, 2012

Brookshire Brothers has launched a facility-wide lighting update, including in-store, parking lot, exterior signage and refrigerated case fixtures.