June 5, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores announced that board chairman Rob Walton is stepping down and will be succeeded by vice chairman Greg Penner, who is Walton's son-in-law. Walton relinquished the position of chairman at the company's annual meeting on June 5.

April 30, 2015

Our cover story this month is about one of my favorite topics: hot retail concepts. It’s a subject that, to my mind, never goes out of style because it speaks as much to the essence of retail in today’s omnichannel age as it did in the purely physical one.

January 6, 2015

Leonard Lieberman, former chairman and CEO of Supermarkets General, which owns Pathmark, died at his home in Hoboken, N.J., on Jan. 2, according to an obituary on NJ.com.

January 6, 2015

The specialty apparel and home goods chain C. Wonder is shuttering its remaining stores, according to Buzzfeed.

December 30, 2014

Angelo Caputo’s Fresh Market’s newest store combines the 56-year-old grocer’s signature Old World traditions with leading-edge technology.

November 24, 2014

The Container Store has long been lauded as one of the places to work—and now it looks like it’s also a great place to get married.

November 18, 2013

Trabocco Kitchen and Cocktails, a new restaurant founded by Alameda residents Chef Giuseppe Naccarelli, a native of Palombaro, Italy, and his wife Christine, will open Nov. 18 at South Shore Center in Alameda.

January 13, 2012

Ron Eigenbrod, founder & CEO of Lightstat Inc., Pleasant Valley, Conn., died suddenly at his New Hartford home on Christmas Eve of a heart attack.

October 10, 2011

On March 22, 2011, Canadian retailer tb!s The Bargain Shop named top American retail executive Beryl “Jack” Buley as its new president and CEO.

April 13, 2011

New concepts remain the lifeblood of retail. A child- and mom-friendly apparel specialty store, two Canadian imports, an iconic 102-year-old brand and a Polish cosmetics giant are among the latest companies looking to make their mark on the nation’s retail scene. The five up-and-comers are profiled here.

March 7, 2011

Like novelists intent on creating lively protagonists, today’s retailers love to pen vivid descriptions of the all-important “core customer.”

November 18, 2010

Former Walmart executive Jack Shewmaker passed away Wednesday evening.

January 6, 2009

Lebhar-Friedman Inc., parent company of Chain Store Age, last month named Gary Esposito as publisher...

November 30, 2008

To say that Jeff Lubell has a passion for denim is an understatement.“I’ve always been...

November 4, 2008

Apple announced that Tony Fadell, an executive in charge of the company's iPod division, is...

August 31, 2008

Thunder Mountain Harley-Davidson, in Loveland, Colo., has reduced its annual energy bills 25% by...

February 14, 2008

William Modell, the head of the family-owned Modell's Sporting Goods chain, has died at age 86....

November 30, 2007

An extensive background in textiles combined with an inventive mind helped Craig Rubin revolutionize the...

November 30, 2007

When Dave Dreiling graduated from Kansas State University in 1989 with a degree in marketing,...

September 30, 2007

Ioriginally planned to write this column about the merits and drawbacks of the U.S. Green...

May 31, 2007

Of all the assets on the store floor, the most valuable is the associate representing...

May 31, 2007

When was the last time a washer/dryer combination stopped you dead in your tracks? It...

December 31, 2006

New leadership is...

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