November 14, 2014

Challenged to grow in the U.S., teen apparel chain American Eagle Outfitters is making good on its pledge to leverage the overseas market to kickstart expansion.

November 13, 2014

Nearly three-quarters of online retailers (74%) miss out on sales by promoting irrelevant items to online shoppers.

October 22, 2014

Palladin Consumer Retail Partners announced a majority investment in Harrys of London, a London-based luxury shoemaker and accessories house known for combining traditional craftsmanship with the latest footwear technology.

October 17, 2014

The White Company is showing off a new store concept that delivers a lifestyle-led experience modeled on a journey through the home.

October 12, 2014

Online retailers provide delivery options shoppers don’t want, and don’t offer the ones they do. 

October 10, 2014

IBM is introducing new partners developing apps based on its Watson artificial intelligence platform and world headquarters for its Watson Group, as well as new cognitive services that will be available on IBM Bluemix, IBM's cloud-based platform for mobile and Web app development.

September 29, 2014

A group of U.K. retailers led by W.M. Morrison Supermarkets plc is reportedly seeking to extend the time period for which it can claim antitrust damages against MasterCard from 2006 to 1992.

July 17, 2014

NetSuite Inc. a provider of cloud-based financials, ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites is acquiring London-based Venda, a provider of e-commerce solutions for an undisclosed amount.

July 15, 2014

Barnes & Noble Inc. is running month-long omnichannel “Get Pop-Cultured” pop culture promotion during July.

June 24, 2014

Fast Retailing Co.’s Comptoir des Cotonniers division has launched “Fast Shopping,” which allows European shoppers to purchase items in 20 seconds on their mobile devices via an application from Powa Technologies, London. Shoppers using the PowaTag app can scan items they see on ads in various places to make the purchase and with one click, complete the transaction and have the goods delivered to their home within 48 hours.

June 13, 2014

Online grocery shoppers tend to buy fewer impulse purchases online than in store, resulting in smaller basket sizes.

May 30, 2014

Fast Retailing Co.’s Comptoir des Cotonniers division, a French fashion brand, has launched a new service, “Fast Shopping,” which allows European shoppers to purchase items in 20 seconds on their mobile devices via an application from Powa Technologies, London.

May 22, 2014

RH (Restoration Hardware Holdings) has opened RH Greenwich, The Gallery at the Historic Post Office, in Greenwich, Connecticut.

May 21, 2014

DLC Management Corp. has acquired The Court at Deptford in Deptford, New Jersey.

May 15, 2014

U.K. swimwear and resort retailer Orlebar Brown has deployed NetSuite OneWorld to support its growth and continued global expansion.

May 9, 2014

The Westminster Economic Development Authority and the city of Westminster, Colorado, have entered into an agreement with OliverMcMillan to redevelop the 105-acre site of the former Westminster Mall.

May 1, 2014
Sweaty Betty

There’s a new high-end fashion activewear brand in town, and this one speaks with a British accent. London-based Sweaty Betty opened its first two U.S outposts last year, one in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood, and one in Greenwich, Conn. A third is expected to open in 2014.

April 18, 2014

Luxury brand Burberry has opened a new, tech-savvy flagship in Shanghai, its largest in China to date. Inspired by Burberry’s Regent Street flagship in London, the three-level store seamlessly blends digital and physical displays, immersing customers in the Burberry brand.

April 16, 2014

Starbucks Corp. plans to move its European headquarters to London, from its current base in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

April 14, 2014

British luxury fashion brand Burberry blends digital and physical retailing at its new flagship in Kerry Centre, Shanghai.

April 3, 2014

Multi-brand retailer Atlantic Brands is using Lyris’ digital marketing platform to boost sales and customer engagement for its Australian division.

April 1, 2014

Rite Aid on Tuesday announced it has acquired Boston-based Health Dialog Services Corp., a provider of health coaching, shared decision making and healthcare analytics from Bupa, a London-based international healthcare services group.

March 12, 2014

Brixton Capital has acquired TownGate Center in Moreno Valley, Calif., for $41,971,000, a 6.9% cap rate, according to CBRE, which represented both the buyer and seller in the transaction.

February 24, 2014

Liverpool, Mexico’s largest department-store chain, received top honors in Chain Store Age’s 32nd annual Retail Store of the Year design competition.