April 30, 2015

Chain Store Age traveled west to Las Vegas for its 51st annual SPECS conference, which was held at the Sands Expo at the Venetian/Palazzo.

December 22, 2014

For the second year in a row, Safeway Inc. has received a perfect score of 100% on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices pertinent to LGBT equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

August 21, 2014

The Cato Corporation reported that net income rose 6% to $15.7 million for the second quarter ended Aug. 2, from $14.8 million last year.

April 29, 2014

Walgreens is launching the 2014 Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour with AARP.

March 20, 2014

The Cato Corporation cited weather, holiday promotions and a 53rd week in fiscal 2012 as impacting its net income during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013.

February 26, 2014

Cato Bakery is utilizing a new iPad POS solution from Revel Systems and Index that provides customers with personalized recommendations and service.

January 9, 2014

Women’s apparel retailer Cato has made its debut into the world of online shopping with the launch of its first ever e-commerce site.

October 1, 2013

Chain Store Age will celebrate its 50th annual SPECS show with a very special opening keynote: A Conversation with President George W. Bush.

September 3, 2013

C. Michelle Panovich, principal and executive VP, Mid-America Asset Management will receive the Lifetime Industry Leadership Award at the 12th annual Real Estate Gala hosted by the Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate at Roosevelt University.

May 23, 2013

Specialty women’s apparel and accessories retailer Cato Corp. reported declining sales and net income during first quarter 2013.

March 15, 2013

The use of criminal background checks by employers is being closely watched.

Concerns that convictions among African Americans and Hispanics were causing hiring discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunity Council has issued new guidelines regarding employer use of criminal records under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. According to the Pew Center on the States 2010 study, while one in every 87 white men in America have been incarcerated, among Hispanics it is 1-in-36 and blacks it is 1-in-12.

February 20, 2013

Corner Bakery Café said it plans to open 18 restaurants in the Boston area, joining under-development markets in neighboring Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

December 18, 2012

A report by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission revealed that Dillard’s Inc. will pay $2 million to settle a class-action disability discrimination lawsuit.

November 26, 2012

Mary L. Schapiro, the first woman to be permanent chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, announced she will step down on Dec. 14.

July 24, 2012

One day after releasing its CEO, teen retailer Wet Seal confirmed it is in talks with major shareholder Clinton Group regarding a potential sale of the company.

November 28, 2011

Five state leaders in India made clear over the weekend their unwillingness to let foreign retailers set up shop in the country, the Associated Press reported.

March 7, 2011

Guess announced Monday that it has appointed Nancy Shachtman as its president of North America, reporting to Paul Marciano, CEO and vice chairman.

July 30, 2008

The company will close all 36 Acorn stores in 14 states. The closures will impact...

April 13, 2008

Wal-Mart, the largest seller of firearms in the country, is striking a deal with New...

December 10, 2007

Milwaukee Target Corp. agreed to pay more than $500,000 to four management applicants who claimed...