June 2, 2015

GameStop Corp. will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Geeknet’s common stock for $20 per share in cash, or about $140 million.

June 2, 2015

Fabric and craft specialty retailer Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores is one of the partners for Pinterest’s new Buyable Pins, which is the social networking site’s first crack at e-commerce.

June 2, 2015

ATGStores.com, an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Lowe’s, has increased conversions by 14% with customized product videos from Treepodia.

June 2, 2015

The Men's Wearhouse, Inc. has named Ben Baum as executive VP and chief digital officer, reporting to Doug Ewert, CEO.

June 2, 2015

Donald T. Grimes will be joining Neiman Marcus Group as executive VP, COO and CFO.

June 2, 2015

The National Retail Federation (NRF) is hiring Mark Mathews as VP of research development and industry analysis.

June 2, 2015

Office Depot Inc. is launching a new free Office Depot app for Apple Watch.

June 2, 2015

Toys "R" Us on Tuesday named David A. Brandon, 63, the former chief executive of Domino’s Pizza, as its new chairman and CEO, effective July 1, 2015.

June 2, 2015

True Religion Apparel Inc. has named John Ermatinger CEO, effective immediately. Current CEO David Conn is stepping down.

June 2, 2015

Vera Bradley, Inc. announced that Theresa Palermo has been named executive VP, CMO, effective June 22.

June 2, 2015

The answer to the questions above may not be as obvious as one would think. Retailers not only suffer losses in the billions, but they also must spend millions in an effort to thwart this behavior.

June 1, 2015

NCR announced that California-based apparel retailer M. Fredric is enhancing its retail point-of-sale (POS) and inventory management systems with NCR Counterpoint.

June 1, 2015

Boot Barn Holdings announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sheplers, a 116-year old western lifestyle company with 25 stores across the United States. The purchase price was put at $147 million in cash.

June 1, 2015

Online menswear retailer Combatant Gentlemen has launched a video chat solution on their website that allows customers to shop alongside a personal stylist.

June 1, 2015

WS Development and Derby Street Shoppes continue to add new and exciting retailers to the vibrant mix of existing shops, boutiques and restaurants by announcing the opening of DavidsTea and Sephora.

June 1, 2015

With major data breaches making headline news on a near-weekly basis, the retail industry is increasingly focused on cybersecurity. When creating their cybersecurity plans, retailers should:

June 1, 2015

Five Below will grand open a distribution center in Oldmans Township, New Jersey, on June 3, with shipping out of the new 1 million sq.-ft. center beginning in July.

June 1, 2015

Canadian Tire Corp. on Monday opened its largest location to date and first-ever 'showcase' store in Edmonton, Alberta.

June 1, 2015

Kroger Co. plans to bring nearly 650 jobs to new centers in a suburban city in southwest Ohio.

June 1, 2015

Lands' End has launched a new microsite on its website that will allow customers to shop stylized product from key assortments of men, women, and kids.

June 1, 2015

George Zimmer, the founder and former head of Men’s Wearhouse, is back with a new business, called ZTailors, that will enable customers to order on-demand tailors to provide alterations.

June 1, 2015

Consumers who use digital coupons both shop more and spend more than the average shopper.

May 30, 2015

Chain Store Age announced the selection of the Advisory Board for SPECS/2016, an annual event produced by CSA and attended by retail and food-service executives involved in the planning, design, construction and maintenance of stores and restaurants nationwide.

May 29, 2015

Best Buy’s five-year-long initiative to reduce its carbon footprint by at least 20% by 2020 was commended by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) at White House ceremonies in Washington, D.C.