August 28, 2015

The International Council of Shopping Centers named a 26-year Deloitte veteran as the fourth individual to lead the global trade association in its 58-year history.

August 26, 2015

Chico’s FAS Inc. on Wednesday released better-than-expected second quarter sales and earnings and also announced it was selling off its Boston Proper specialty women’s apparel business.

August 25, 2015

Specialty apparel retailer The Children’s Place Inc. saw its net loss grow and net sales drop in a difficult second quarter of fiscal 2015.

August 24, 2015

Chain Store Age editor Marianne Wilson spoke with the industry veteran about her new position and Charming Charlie’s plans for the future.

August 24, 2015

Facebook and Twitter don’t have the power to move mountains (not yet anyway), but one thing is certain: Retailers are not only listening to the conversations going on out there about their brands, but, increasingly and when it makes brand-sense, acting on them. 

August 21, 2015

In honor of the enduring legacy of Capt. Quint, Chief Brody, Hooper and of course Bruce the shark, here are three lessons “Jaws” offers retail analytics professionals

August 20, 2015

Sam's Club is launching #SmallBizHelp, an interactive social campaign that offers expert advice on starting and running a business.

August 19, 2015

Papa John’s Pizza is getting ready for mobile communications.

August 18, 2015

At least a few shoppers reportedly received a substantial windfall as a result of a computer glitch at Bloomingdale’s.

August 17, 2015

Transwestern’s Chicago office announced it brokered the sale of Town Square of Schaumburg for an undisclosed amount to Tony’s Finer Foods.

August 13, 2015

It’s been a rough week for department stores.

August 12, 2015

Macy’s on Wednesday announced several key initiatives to drive its growth going forward, ranging from new store ventures to digital efforts to an international foray.

August 5, 2015

A federal agency recently issued important guidance on a question some retail store executives may never have considered — how to handle restroom access for transgender employees.

July 28, 2015

Old Navy is encouraging kids to feel “unlimited” about their lives while raising money for the Boys & Girls Clubs and promoting special edition kids’ T-shirts.

July 20, 2015

The rumors are true. As expected, the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company Inc. (A&P) has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

July 20, 2015

Raley’s Supermarkets is considering hitting the big city.

July 13, 2015

Casey’s General Stores Inc. is set to have its first new CEO in more than a quarter-century. A

July 9, 2015

Every retailer needs a good CFO and that’s especially true at Conn’s where the company’s business model requires balancing the need to grow sales against the charge off risk associated with extending credit to subprime customers.

July 9, 2015

Target Corp. is putting a spotlight on how the “Internet of Things“(IoT) will transform consumers’ homes and lives.

July 8, 2015

The menswear market is hot. Men’s apparel sales in the United States rose 2% in 2014 to $61.3 billion, up from $60.8 billion in 2013.

July 8, 2015

Target Corp.’s Bullseye blog has posted a Q&A with the company’s new chief information officer, Mike McNamara. The British native arrived at Target in February 2015, after 15 years with Tesco PLC.

July 7, 2015

In this, my 100th and final (except for an occasional contribution) Retail Rap, I wanted to tackle the big question: What’s next? Where is the retail industry — particularly brick-and-mortar — headed in the months and years ahead?

July 6, 2015

July is often a slow-paced month for consumers, but Amazon.com is seeking to change that.

July 5, 2015

Swedish fast-fashion giant H&M isn’t letting the strong U.S. dollar hurt its expansion plans.