February 27, 2015

A state appeals court in New York has revived two claims Macy’s Inc. made against J.C. Penney Co. Inc. in a long-running dispute between the two department store chains about who has the right to sell Martha Stewart Living home products. 

February 27, 2015

For the upscale, 33-store Barneys New York, customer experience is everything.

February 27, 2015

Blue Nile, Inc. has added Robert van Schoonenberg to its board of directors, effective Feb. 23.

February 27, 2015

Net income soared on rising margins in fuel and consumer packaged goods at convenience/fuel retailer CST Brands Inc. in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014.

February 27, 2015

Gap Inc. is looking to add a little pink magic to its product design — and is bringing back a company veteran to do it.

February 27, 2015

Gap Inc. reported stronger-than-expected fourth-quarter results on Thursday, fueled by surging sales at Old Navy and strong online results.

February 27, 2015

These are tough times for discount grocery stores — unless the company happens to be the fast-growing Aldi. Pittsburgh-based supermarket operator Giant Eagle plans to close all eight of its Good Cents Grocery + More stores.

February 27, 2015

Global information company The NPD Group has partnered with Slice Intelligence to provide comprehensive, retailer-independent e-commerce data available.

February 27, 2015

Planet Hollywood, is transforming its Orlando flagship location into a four-story star-gazing observatory set to debut in spring 2016.

February 27, 2015

Charles Talbot, CFO of food service retailer Potbelly Corp., is leaving the company for a position outside the restaurant industry.

February 27, 2015

Video game retailer GameStop Corp. has reportedly bid on the leases of 163 stores that bankrupt consumer electronic chain RadioShack Corp. is abandoning as of March 1.

February 27, 2015

Costs and expenses did not grow at the same rate as sales during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 at Ross Stores Inc., resulting in significant net income growth compared to the prior year period.

February 27, 2015

A giant “starburst ” a 14-ft.-diameter structure composed of 911 custom-cut Swarovski crystal spheres that put on a dazzling show at midnight, is the sparkling centerpiece of Las Vegas’ newest retail destination, Grand Bazaar Shops.

February 26, 2015

Jay Carney, former White House press secretary for the Obama administration and current CNN analyst, has been appointed senior VP of worldwide corporate affairs for Amazon, effective March 2.

February 26, 2015

Barnes & Noble Inc. is separating its college business from its retail and Nook digital businesses.

February 26, 2015

Chico’s FAS Inc. on Thursday revealed plans to close more stores, cut jobs and decrease its capital spending to $100 million for fiscal 2015, a 29% decrease to its three-year average.

February 26, 2015

Dollar Tree reported that its net income dropped 3% to $206.6 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014, down from $213 million in the year ago period.

February 26, 2015

Expenses in benefits, share-based compensation, and inventory that exceeded forecasts helped keep West Marine Inc. in the red during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014.

February 26, 2015

Firehouse Subs, a fast casual restaurant chain with more than 860 locations, is enacting a nationwide rollout of Apple Pay.

February 26, 2015

GS1 US has published a GS1 US National Data Quality Program framework, which outlines the key components to help companies establish and sustain effective data quality programs based on GS1 standards.

February 26, 2015

HSN Inc. had a successful fourth quarter of fiscal 2014, beating Wall Street estimates for both net income and sales.

February 26, 2015

Conshohocken, Pa. -- Ikea announced that it has chosen VCC to serve as construction manager both for the site work and store development of its new, larger store in Burbank, California. The new location will replace the chain’s existing Burbank store, which is also Ikea’s oldest store in the Western United States.

Pending remaining approvals and permits, groundbreaking is on track for fall 2015 and store opening in spring 2017. Until the new, roomier store opens on the new site, customers can continue to shop at the existing Ikea Burbank.

February 26, 2015

J.C. Penney swung to an unexpected loss in its fourth quarter amid heavy holiday discounter.

February 26, 2015

Kohl's Corp. reported better-than-expected profit for its fourth-quarter profit, helped by strong holiday sales.