January 30, 2015

Albertsons LLC and Safeway Inc. have completed their proposed merger, ending a nearly year-long process that began in March 2014.

January 30, 2015

Amazon reported higher-than-expected profit for its fourth quarter, fueled by growth of its Prime memberships and holiday shoppers, even as its sales came in below forecasts.

January 30, 2015

Costco Wholesale Corp. has declared a special one-time dividend of $5 per share that will result in approximately $2.2 billion being returned to shareholders.

January 30, 2015

DSW Inc. is shifting titles and responsibilities to its executive ranks, with all changes effective Feb. 2.

January 30, 2015

EBay Enterprise, an EBay Inc. company, has selected IBM as a hybrid cloud platform to enhance its Magento Hosting Partner ecosystem.

January 30, 2015

The Kroger Co. has been recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency for its efforts to reduce food waste.

January 30, 2015

Forever 21 will open a five-level store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, taking over the space that formerly housed an H&M.

January 30, 2015

Solais Lighting, a division of PowerSecure Int., said that its Xi24 LED fixtures featuring the company’s VioLight color-enhancing technology were selected as the lighting product of record by watch and lifestyle company Fossil.

January 30, 2015

Jones New York announced that it will close its 127 outlet stores and discontinue its wholesale business over the course of 2015.

January 30, 2015

Several major retailers, including Neiman Marcus and Office Depot, have committed to enable MasterPass to provide seamless, secure online transactions for their customers.

January 30, 2015

In a new type of retail disruption, London’s must buzzed-about department store, Selfridges, plans to remove the men’s and women’s departments on the three floors of its Oxford Street flagship from mid- March to the end of April, replacing them with unisex or gender-neutral shops.

January 30, 2015

Homeowners stuck shoveling out more than two feet of snow were not the only ones in the Northeast negatively impacted by winter storm Juno the week of Jan. 26.

January 29, 2015

Although Alibaba Holding Group Inc. reported a healthy sales increase for the third quarter of fiscal 2015, it became a victim of its own expectations as it still missed on revenue projections and also reported declining profits.

January 29, 2015

Doug Baker, who served as president and chief merchandising officer of Ross Stores’ DD’s Discounts division since 2011, is leaving the company.

January 29, 2015

Incoming Gap Inc. CEO Art Peck is wasting no time reshaping the apparel giant. In its latest management shakeup, the retailer named company veteran Scott Key to the new position of senior VP and general manager of customer experience for its namesake brand.

January 29, 2015

Cost of sales did not grow in pace with revenue growth during the first quarter of fiscal 2015 at MarineMax Inc., resulting in a higher gross profit that helped produce net income of $214,000.

January 29, 2015

Hhgregg Inc. had a difficult third quarter of fiscal 2015, swinging to a loss from a profit the prior year period and missing Wall Street expectations for both profit and revenue.

January 29, 2015

The Joint Industry Coupon Committee on Thursday urged retailers to prepare for the retirement of UPC Prefix 5 barcodes from manufacturer coupons.

January 29, 2015

In a surprise move, Kate Spade & Company announced it is closing all 19 of its lower-priced Kate Spade Saturday stores and all 12 of its Jack Spade menswear stores. Both brands will remain in the luxury company's portfolio, with Kate Spade Saturday being folded into Kate Spade, and Jack Spade being sold at other retailers and online.

January 29, 2015

Kohl’s Department Stores will be the exclusive department store retail partner for The Color Run, a national paint race event series.

January 29, 2015

Office Depot Inc. is obtaining a little outside assistance with integration resulting from its merger with OfficeMax.

January 29, 2015

The Pantry Inc. is heading into its pending merger with Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. in a profitable state.

January 29, 2015

In what could be a preview of Sunday’s Super Bowl performance, Patriots fans have been outselling Seahawks fans overall in the month of January by 258%.

January 29, 2015

Howard Levine, CEO of Family Dollar Stores Inc., reportedly plans to sell between one and two million shares of company stock in the next 10 days.