September 24, 2014

Simon and Noble Investment Group, a real estate private equity firm, which specializes in the lodging and hospitality real estate sector, have launched a joint venture that will bring the AC Hotels by Marriott brand to Phipps Plaza, a luxury shopping destination located in Atlanta's Buckhead district.

September 11, 2014

Hhgregg Inc. has hired Robert J. Riesbeck as CFO, effective Sept. 15.

September 4, 2014

The Retail Services business of Alliance Data Systems Corp. has signed a multi-year agreement to provide co-brand and private label credit card services for Meijer.

September 3, 2014

My experience in cyber security tells me that the retail sector probably represents the most fertile ground for cyber criminals.

August 27, 2014

GDecide has created a free private social network for decision making, aimed at Millennial consumers.

August 27, 2014

As supermarket tenants are challenged to meet the needs of an increasingly diversified and sophisticated consumer base, and given the significant trend toward consolidation, landlords are tasked with delivering top-notch grocery-anchored centers — with a diminishing number of anchors from which to choose.

August 26, 2014

Brentwood Associates, a consumer-focused private equity investment firm, has acquired Marshall Retail Group, a leading specialty retailer for high-foot-traffic marketplaces with locations in major casino-hotels and airports across the United States.

August 22, 2014

Toms, the footwear company best known for donating a pair of shoes to a child in need for every pair it sells, has sold a 50% stake in its company to private equity giant Bain Capital LLC.

August 18, 2014

Steve Madden has completed the acquisition of privately held Dolce Vita Holdings Inc., which specializes in the design, sourcing and sale of branded and private label footwear.

August 8, 2014

Lululemon Athletica Inc.’s founder, Dennis "Chip" Wilson, reached an agreement to sell half his stake in the women's yoga-wear company to Advent International of Boston for $845 million.

August 8, 2014

Overstock.com is offering a private label credit card issued through Comenity Capital Bank.

August 7, 2014

Zales has the highest annual percentage rate (APR) on its private label card out of 61 U.S. retailers surveyed by CreditCards.com.

August 6, 2014

It’s official. The cloud is here and it is not going away any time soon. Seventy percent of respondents to KPMG International’s Global Cloud Survey believe that the cloud is delivering efficiencies and cost savings today.

August 5, 2014

Mayors Jewelers, a brand of Birks Group Inc., will use private label credit card services from Alliance Data Systems Corp.

July 3, 2014

Lululemon Athletica Inc. is reportedly considering going private.

June 30, 2014

Retail chain Hobby Lobby was triumphant In a 5-4 ruling by the Supreme Court on Monday in which the court ruled that the federal government cannot force privately held corporations to provide forms of contraceptive coverage that violate the religious beliefs of their owners.

June 24, 2014

▲ Cloud computing, the remote hosting of applications on virtual platforms for on-demand, Web-based delivery, is on the fast track. Analysts estimate that during the next six years, 90% of new spending on Internet and communications technologies will be on cloud-based technologies.

June 13, 2014

Michael M. Nuzzo, executive VP and CFO of GNC Holdings Inc., is resigning in order to accept an executive position at an unspecified private equity-funded consumer products company.

June 13, 2014

More shoppers are purchasing private label (store brand) products in 2014 compared to the prior year.

June 13, 2014

Express Inc. confirmed that it has received a letter from Sycamore Partners, which has a 9.9% stake in the retailer, indicating that the private equity firm is interested in acquiring the company.

June 10, 2014

Chico’s FAS Inc. is reportedly considering taking itself private. According to Financial Times, the women’s apparel retailer has been holding talks with several private equity firms in recent weeks.

June 3, 2014

tw telecom, a provider of Business Ethernet and networking solutions announced it was selected by Stein Mart to provide Internet protocol virtual private network (IP VPN) service nationwide.

May 29, 2014

Frederick's of Hollywood Group Inc. shareholders approved, at a special meeting of shareholders held May 28, the previously disclosed merger agreement that provides for the acquisition of the company.

May 16, 2014

Darden Restaurants on Friday said it has reached an agreement to sell its struggling Red Lobster chain to private equity firm Golden Gate Capital for $2.1 billion.