February 5, 2016

The Home Depot is planning (conservatively, it says) to be a $100 billion retailer in 2018 – growing by $13 billion, or the equivalent of 357 stores, without any major change of its footprint.

February 4, 2016

It makes no sense for Amazon.com to open the type of physical bookstores it helped obliterate, not when the online giant already has the physical infrastructure in place to support a large scale rollout of another type of store in one of retail’s hottest sectors.

February 4, 2016

GameStop Corp. has entered into a partnership that will expand the retailer from selling video games to video-game publishing, the Dallas Business Journal reported. “As we’ve said many times before, GameStop will continue to invest in new and exciting innovation and strategic opportunities that will grow our video game business and deliver better and better entertainment experiences for our customers,”  Mark Stanley, GameStop VP of strategic initiatives, said in the report. [Dallas Business Journal]

February 4, 2016

Publix and AmerisourceBergen on Thursday announced a long-term agreement encompassing the distribution of branded, generic and over-the-counter health and pharmaceutical products.

February 3, 2016

Kathryn Henry is back at lululemon athletica inc., in a new role as a member of the company’s board of directors, a move the company’s founder contends is an important first step to making larger changes.

February 3, 2016

Supervalu Inc. has chosen a new leader to take the company forward as it prepares for a potential spin-off of Sav-a-Lot.

February 3, 2016

The Home Depot is gearing up for the busy spring selling season with the hire of more than $80,000 seasonal employees.

February 3, 2016

Genesco Inc. will be on the hunt for a new leader after its longtime president stepped down Tuesday.

February 3, 2016

Meijer is continuing to provide support to Flint with a $500,000 donation to help meet the needs of the city’s residents, who are struggling with contaminated drinking water.

February 3, 2016

Consumer demand for more control over their shopping environment is driving growth in one particular technology category.

February 3, 2016

Walmart is extending the reach of its online grocery pickup service in Canada.

February 3, 2016

If you were an Uber user in Austin, Texas, this fall, you might have been surprised to see the option to take a horse and buggy instead of a car appear on your smartphone.

February 2, 2016

Albertsons announced Tuesday that Mark Panzer, who was named the company's SVP pharmacy, health and wellness in May 2015, has accepted the additional responsibility of leading general merchandise and HABA (health and beauty aid).

February 2, 2016

Large appliances are back at select J.C. Penney stores after a 30 year hiatus and when – not if – the merchandising initiative is rolled out more broadly the contribution to same store sales growth could be huge.

February 2, 2016

Landover, Maryland-based Giant Food is joining the trend of retailers making online deliveries to places beyond consumer homes.

February 2, 2016

Eugene Martin was named president and CEO at Gordon Brothers Finance Company succeeding Patrick Dalton who had previously announced plans to step down.

February 2, 2016

The retirement of Kroger’s Nashville division president Rick Going and the earlier appointment of a new Fred Meyer president gave the supermarket company the opportunity to elevate two other executives.

February 2, 2016

Brad Maiorino, Target senior VP and chief information security officer, is the newest member of the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) board of directors.

February 1, 2016

Lowe's has added a retail veteran to its board of directors who serves on the boards of Dollar General and Books-A-Million.

February 1, 2016

Online deal provider Groupon is attempting to increase supply chain efficiency in a way that will allow it to offer even more and better discounts.

February 1, 2016

American Apparel founder and ousted CEO is nothing if not determined.

February 1, 2016

Macy’s named longtime executive Peter Sachse to a new position with added responsibility for merchandising and said Justin S. MacFarlane joined the company as chief strategy, analytics and innovation officer.

February 1, 2016

For footwear manufacturer Red Wing Shoe Company, operating more than 500 stores is an added network complexity.

January 29, 2016

UberRush is not the only online delivery provider looking to expand its reach.