September 24, 2015

All manner of store operational processes will soon be under review at Target following the appointment of a new executive whose role is to simplify, optimize and make the retailer more agile.

September 23, 2015

When it comes to keeping supply chain and logistics operations as efficient as possible, retailers are getting smart.

September 21, 2015

In the two months since the Department of Labor announced its proposed new overtime standards, much has been written about what it may mean for employers both big and small.

September 21, 2015

The workforce at Macy’s will swell by 50% in the coming month as the department store retailer looks to elevate service levels during the holiday season.

September 21, 2015

Store associates represent one of the biggest contributors to the success or failure of brick-and-mortar stores.

September 18, 2015

Home furnishings retailer Havertys reported that Gary Niedermeyer, assistant VP, supply chain, will retire at the end of 2015.

September 18, 2015

Smart & Final Stores Inc. is shuffling the membership of its board of directors byt adding Paul N. Hopkins and Kenneth I. Tuchman to the board.

September 18, 2015

According to the sixth annual Forecasting Benchmark Study from supply chain software provider Terra Technology, companies using sensing demand systems consistently double overall forecast value-add and reduce error by 37%.

September 18, 2015

The home improvement giant is officially opening the third of three facilities designed to support its online business, IT transformation and overall interconnected retail strategy.

September 16, 2015

Retail acquisitions are never easy, and generally involve significant systems and process overhauls.

September 16, 2015

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is questioning whether to use a broader definition of the term “joint employer,” a move that could bring sweeping changes to the restaurant and retail/wholesale franchisor model.

September 15, 2015

Today’s consumer is driven by an “I want it now” mentality, yet retailers are still not prepared to deliver.

September 15, 2015

Consumers may have an “I want it now” mentality, but most retailers are still struggling to deliver on the demand.

September 15, 2015

“Omnichannel” is a broad term that constantly evolves as the technology retailers use to engage customers evolves.

September 11, 2015

The integration of the Sleep Train organization into Mattress Firm continues as the firm works to drive future growth.

September 9, 2015

PriceSmart Inc. demonstrated intelligence when it comes to sales in August 2015.

September 3, 2015

The National Retail Federation continues to turn up the heat on the Labor Department’s proposal to expand overtime pay. 

September 1, 2015

The Labor Department is not extending the comment period on the Obama administration’s proposal to expand overtime pay.

August 31, 2015

Retailers invest in a variety of systems to track a wide range of supply chain and sourcing activities, but often overlook the need for technology to track ethical sourcing.

August 28, 2015

Big Lots on Friday announced the promotions of three high-level executives as it posted better-than-expected results for the second quarter.

August 28, 2015

Pep Boys is shifting its inventory management efforts into high gear.

August 27, 2015

The National Retail Federation wasted no time responding to a ruling by the National Labor Relations board concerning the redefinition of the concept of joint employees.

August 24, 2015

Appriss Inc., a provider of data, risk assessment and analytic solutions for government, health information and consumer industries, has acquired The Retail Equation, Irvine, California, a provider of predictive analytics for retail businesses.

August 24, 2015

Men’s Wearhouse Inc. goes to great lengths to ensure that if a holiday promise is broken, it’s not because of any shortcomings on its end.