April 9, 2015

Petco is launching the "Think Adoption First" video series, a documentary-style series featuring celebrity pet owners reflecting on the impact their adopted pets have had on their lives.

February 3, 2015

Custom window covering retailer 3 Day Blinds is taking customization to a new level.

November 6, 2014

Online prices are expected to hit rock bottom on Thanksgiving Day, lower than on any other day during the holiday season. 

November 6, 2014

ome/lifestyle brand has redesigned its HGTV.com e-commerce site. The new site includes a curated photo library, revamped show and talent profile pages for the HGTV cable network, and a collection of content channels including content from HGTV television shows.

August 26, 2014

Muscle Maker Grill, a fast-casual restaurant franchise that serves freshly prepared health-conscious meals, will be opening 22 new locations throughout the country, which will raise the number to more than 75 units.

July 25, 2014

Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurant, Inc. has launched its first multimedia brand advertising campaign with the new company tagline, “We Speak Barbecue.”

July 24, 2014

YottaMark Inc. has enhanced its ShopWell food nutrition app with weekly healthy eating advice from registered dietitians, personalized to the user's dietary goals.

July 10, 2014

In a settlement with the state of New York over a complaint by a New Jersey resident who was asked to cover her breast while nursing in a Nanuet, New York, store, Barnes & Noble has agreed to educate employees about its policies regarding public breast-feeding.

June 27, 2014

More than nine-in-10 (93%) retailers who have conducted background screening of job applicants have discovered lies on resumes.

June 19, 2014

Macerich is collaborating with HGTV, a home and lifestyle cable network, to create Santa HQ, an interactive holiday experience, at 10 Macerich malls.

February 18, 2014

Starbucks reportedly plans to soon include an automatic tipping feature on its Square mobile payment app.

December 19, 2013

Rite Aid reported a solid 15.5% increase in net income during the third quarter of fiscal 2013, to $71.5 million from $61.9 million in the year ago period.

November 5, 2013

Target is celebrating the launch of Sonia Kashuk's new line bath and body products collection with a larger-than-life art installation and pop-up store in New York City's Grand Central Station.

September 17, 2013

Chili’s Grill & Bar will bring tabletop tablets from Ziosk to all company-owned restaurants nationwide by the first half of 2014.

July 16, 2013

Fancy Feast Gourmet Cat Food is launching a Pinterest sweepstakes called “Cheese Affair Pin to Win.”

July 3, 2013

TC Global (dba Tully’s Coffee Shops) has announced the completion of the sale of substantially all of its assets to Global Baristas, an investment group led by Patrick Dempsey.

June 28, 2013

David’s Cookies competes in a crowded marketplace and even encounters issues resulting from its own brand fragmentation. Trying to locate and convert leads around the world is understandably a huge marketing expense typically involving lots of time and travel. But since implementing the Ariba Discovery trading platform last year, David’s Cookies has found dozens of new clients with much less time, travel and expense.

June 26, 2013

The New York Court of Appeals has ruled that Starbucks shift supervisors are eligible to share tips left in plastic containers by cash registers with baristas.

June 10, 2013

Barbecue product retailer Heaton Enterprises has reopened its online barbecue store Barbqrub.com.

March 27, 2013

Academy Service Group, nationwide provider of facility maintenance services, announced Wednesday that it has sold Academy Fire Protection to a California-based private equity firm.

December 20, 2012

North Plainfield, N.J.-based Levin Management Corp. said that Hibachi Grill & Supreme Buffet has leased 8,500 sq. ft. at Blue Star Shopping Center in Watchung, N.J., becoming the latest eatery to join the 419,000-sq.-ft. retail property.

November 19, 2012

Sixty percent of Americans plan to shop in stores or online over the Thanksgiving weekend – up from 51% in 2011, according to Deloitte’s pre-Thanksgiving survey.

November 4, 2011

A homeless man was charged with murder Thursday for a baseball bat attack on a 74-year-old Lakewood man in a Southern California Walmart, the Associated Press said.

October 11, 2011

Spa operator Red Door Spas said Tuesday it has named Jeff Kohl as its senior VP and COO.