June 30, 2015

Retailers and restaurant owners can expect their labor costs to rise under a new proposal from the Obama administration.

June 30, 2015

Executive shuffling continues at off-price retailer Tuesday Morning Corp, which is now searching for a new CFO.

June 25, 2015

Dollar General Corp. has promoted one of its finance executives to interim CFO.

June 25, 2015

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has improved store workflow by implementing the ReflexisPlus and StoreWalk for ReflexisPlus task management and retail store auditing solutions.

June 25, 2015

How does a fashion brand stay competitive in a world of heightened expectations and quick turnover trends?

June 23, 2015

Nordstrom Inc. has appointed Tanya Domier, CEO of Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC (ASM) to the company's board of directors.

June 17, 2015

Fashion retailer Rent the Runway has hired industry veteran Chris Halkyard as the company's first chief logistics officer, effective Aug. 1.

June 16, 2015

Dollar General has named five executives to key leadership positions within its global supply chain functions and merchandising organizations.

June 16, 2015

To maintain their status in this fast-changing retail environment, stores will need to do more than provide the instant gratification of connecting consumers with products.

June 16, 2015

The 550,000-sq.-ft. facility will service retail distribution to the country's 48 store locations and e-commerce operations throughout France.

June 9, 2015

According to new research from IHL Group, by fixing problems such as out-of-stocks and excess inventory from overstocks, retailers could improve their revenues by 7.5%.

June 5, 2015

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. has appointed Teri L. List-Stoll as executive VP/CFO, effective August 2015.

June 5, 2015

PriceSmart Inc. increased net and same-store sales during May 2015. Net sales increased 14% to $230.2 million, from $202.3 million in May a year earlier.

June 5, 2015

Executives of publicly traded retailers face intensive pressure from activist investors to quickly and decisively increase shareholder value.

June 3, 2015

When it comes to transportation and logistics management considerations, the retail industry is a completely different beast. From strict deadlines and razor thin margins to challenges dealing with “reverse logistics,” complex dynamics exist between retailers, manufacturers/suppliers and transportation carriers that present unique challenges for getting inventory from Point A to Point B (and sometimes back again).

June 2, 2015

When it comes to supply chain security, most retailers are diligent about things like locking up warehouses and vehicles.

May 29, 2015

Westfield San Francisco Centre has enlisted RetailNext Inc., a provider of retail analytics for brick-and-mortar stores, to provide in-store retail analytics technologies and services for Bespoke, its new retail-technology hub. 

May 28, 2015

San Francisco -- Westfield Corp. and Forest City Enterprises on Thursday unveiled Bespoke, a coworking, event and tech-demo space designed to foster a retail-tech community and support retail innovation at Westfield San Francisco Centre. Bespoke is designed as a space where entrepreneurs, brands and retailers can come together to research, create, collaborate, refine, showcase and debut work within the confines of the shopping center, which features more than 200 retailers and restaurants.

May 27, 2015

The stereotype of the beleaguered customer service representative who can’t keep up may have some truth to it. A recent study from Glance Networks, a provider of visual engagement, found that 73% of customer service professionals have difficulty meeting their performance metric goals.

May 20, 2015

Cyber risks, medical cost inflation, and legal liability are among the top concerns for American businesses of all sizes, according to results from the second annual Travelers Business Risk Index.

May 19, 2015

The Obama Administration’s plan to revise federal overtime regulations would likely “hollow out” low- and mid-level management positions in the restaurant and retail industries and result in a shift toward more hourly and part-time workers, according to a new National Retail Federation (NRF) report.

May 18, 2015

The U.S. dollar has risen by more than 20% against the other major currencies over the last year, buoyed by a respectable if not torrid economic recovery and sinking oil prices, among other factors. That could be a breath of fresh air for U.S. shoppers with a taste for imported goods. For global mega-brands like PVH, Microsoft and Coach, however, the implications are closer to a gathering storm.

May 18, 2015

McAlister's Deli has signed three development agreements with new and existing franchisees to open restaurants in Southern Georgia and North, Central and Southwest Florida.

May 14, 2015

Denny's Corp. is cooking up something good on the back end.