March 5, 2015

Ascena Retail Group Inc. has named board member Randy L. Pearce to the newly created role of lead independent director.

March 5, 2015

Bloomingdale’s will open an outlet store in fall 2015 in the heart of Manhattan’s Upper West Side.

March 5, 2015

Bonobos, the online-driven men’s clothing brand, keeps expanding its physical presence. The company announced plans to opens its largest location to date, in Manhattan’s Flatiron District.

March 5, 2015

Benefits from its acquisition of the Harris-Teeter grocery chain, which The Kroger Co. acquired in January 2014, helped boost results at Kroger during fourth quarter 2014.

March 5, 2015

Etsy Inc., the popular online bazaar where people sell artsy goods and handmade crafts and clothing, has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering (IPO) in which it hopes to raise at least $100 million.

March 5, 2015

Roundy’s Inc. reported net income of $7.5 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014, more than double $3.5 million in the same quarter the prior fiscal year.

March 5, 2015

Sephora on Thursday officially unveiled its San Francisco-located Innovation Lab, which will focus on the development of new strategies and technologies for both in-store and mobile shopping.

March 5, 2015

Grocery distributor and retailer SpartanNash has promoted Dave Staples, current executive VP and CFO, to COO.

March 5, 2015

This winter has not only frozen roads and roofs, but also had a chilling effect on retail sales.

March 4, 2015

With its core teen audience attracted by fast-fashion and tech gadgets, Abercrombie & Fitch had a tough time of it in the fourth quarter, with declines in both income and sales.

March 4, 2015

Aliyun, Alibaba’s cloud computing business, is opening its first overseas data center, in California’s Silicon Valley, in what seems to be a competitive move into the space currently dominated by Amazon Web Services.

March 4, 2015

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. soared past Wall Street expectations in the fourth quarter, helped by reduced promotions and discounts and the elimination of asset impairments.

March 4, 2015

Higher selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses, including asset impairment charges primarily related to lower-than-expected operating performance at the struggling Justice banner, cut into profits at Ascena Retail Group Inc. during the second quarter of fiscal 2015.

March 4, 2015

Bayer Properties has begun construction on the $66 million redevelopment of the historic Pizitz Building, located on the corner of 2nd Avenue North and 19th Street in downtown Birmingham, Alabama.

March 4, 2015

Bealls Inc., the 100-year-old Florida-based department store retailer, is developing a specialty store concept, called Bunulu, which will debut by the end of 2015.

March 4, 2015

Coach announced it will open its first Paris flagship, timed to coincide with the brand’s 75th anniversary.

March 4, 2015

Dolce & Gabbana will open a flagship store in the 15,000-sq.-ft. 155 Mercer Street building in the SoHo area of New York City.

March 4, 2015

Women’s apparel retailer Dressbarn is thinking omnichannel with the launch of both a digital and in-store experience, called Dressbar, focused on exclusive designer collaborations with notable names in fashion.

March 4, 2015

Colorado Mills will add IT’SUGAR this March and Buckle during this fall to its current mix of more than 200 stores.

March 4, 2015

Hanley Investment Group announced that Ed Hanley, Kevin Fryman and Eric Wohl negotiated the sale of an 88,000-sq.-ft. Kohl's Department Store, located in the Los Angeles area.

March 4, 2015

Lucky and Save Mart announced the launch of a rewards program driven by an integrated smartphone platform targeted to fit into the busy lifestyle of today’s shopper.

March 4, 2015

Robert Nardelli, the former chairman and CEO of The Home Depot and Chrysler, is joining Pep Boys.

March 4, 2015

Shopping cart abandonment is a problem that costs retailers nearly $20 billion each year, according to a study by SurePayroll. If you’re putting effort into attracting customers and enticing them with products they’d like to buy, only to have them stop short of the finish line, you’re leaving money and opportunities for repeat business on the table.

March 4, 2015

Trademark Property Co., the operating partner for The Shops at Highland Village, has announced a multi-million dollar renovation of the 352,000-sq.-ft. shopping center that includes enhanced common area improvements, upgraded landscaping, new amenities for adults and children, updated facades, and new signage throughout the property.