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July 25, 2014

Sears’ new 'Back to School, Back to You' campaign offers members of its Shop Your Way loyalty program the ability to communicate one-on-one with a store associate through the program’s mobile app or website.

July 25, 2014

Williams-Sonoma Inc. has shuffled the positions of several top executives.

July 24, 2014

Physical stores continue to be customers’ preferred shopping channel and a place where the most significant consumer and retailer value is created, according to a new report by A.T. Kearney.

July 24, 2014

American Apparel Inc. announced four new directors to its board, including the company’s first-ever female board member, Colleen Brown, a former CEO of Fisher Communications, and former Walgreens executive Joseph Magnacca, who took the reins as CEO of RadioShack last year.

July 24, 2014

Corner Bakery Café has implemented Altametrics' E-Restaurant and E-SmartClock solutions to improve labor, food, human resources and administrative costs at all of its cafes, with full launch beginning in August.

July 24, 2014

Arthur T. Demoulas, the former CEO of Market Basket who was ousted as CEO of parent company Demoulas Super Markets, plans to bid to purchase the company.

July 24, 2014

Oracle Corp. announced it is opening a cloud development center in Seattle, its first such center outside of California.

July 24, 2014

Overstock.com Inc. has augmented its wish list feature with wedding, baby and special occasion registries.

July 24, 2014

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. has reportedly laid off 478 PGA golf pros who were providing in-store services such as golf lessons and club repairs.

July 24, 2014

Rite Aid Corporation announced that Darren Karst is joining Rite Aid as executive VP and CFO, effective Aug. 20.

July 24, 2014

Ryder System, a leader in commercial fleet management and supply chain management solutions, announced the launch of its new “That’s Ryder” brand advertising campaign.

July 24, 2014

Sainsbury’s has entered into a unique arrangement that closes the loop on food recycling. Its store in Cannock, Staffordshire, England, has come off the country’s national power grid for day-to-day electricity consumption and is running on power generated solely from food waste from Sainsbury’s supermarkets across the United Kingdom.

July 24, 2014

Retail websites are getting slower … fast, according to a report by Radware, a provider of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers.

July 24, 2014

Fifty-four percent of online shoppers feel that they are more conscious of their security online compared to 12 months ago, following a string of high-profile security breaches at various international retailers and brands.

July 24, 2014

Grafton Shopping Centre, Cambridge, is hoping to dazzle shoppers with a “virtual” employee who greets customers when they enter the mall.

July 24, 2014

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has lost its bid to keep files regarding an internal probe of possible bribes paid to Mexican officials to aid real estate deals out of the hands of investors.

July 24, 2014

Walgreens announced that Kermit Crawford, president of pharmacy, health and wellness, will retire, effective Dec. 31, after 31 years with the company.

July 24, 2014

Wal-Mart Stores announced that Bill Simon, president and CEO of Walmart U.S. since June 2010, is leaving the company.

July 24, 2014

Brandon Solano, 43, has been named senior VP of marketing of The Wendy’s Company. Solano will report to Wendy's chief marketing officer Craig Bahner and will lead the company's brand marketing efforts.

July 23, 2014

Police arrested six people on charges they were tied to an international ring that defrauded StubHub, the online ticket resale platform operated by Ebay.

July 23, 2014

Cumberland Farms, is launching its free SmartPay Check-Link Business payment program, which enables business owners to save 10 cents on every gallon of gas for their fleet of vehicles.

July 23, 2014

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency is investigating how Safeway Inc. reports and keeps records on the theft and loss of controlled substances.

July 23, 2014

Interbrand, a leading global brand consultancy, announced Wednesday that Lee Carpenter is leaving his current position as CEO of the North America region.

July 23, 2014

EBay Inc. is still planning to expand its operations in Russia despite U.S. sanctions against the country’s government.

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