May 22, 2015

Foot Locker Inc. reported a better-than-expected 14% increase in profit in its first quarter amid continuing sales growth.

May 22, 2015

It was a mixed first quarter for The Fresh Market Inc. as the grocery retailer met Wall Street expectations for profit but fell short on sales.

May 22, 2015

Gap Inc. posted an 8% decline in its first-quarter profit amid currency fluctuations, merchandise delays from the West Coast ports slowdown, and sluggish sales at its namesake and Banana Republic stores.

May 22, 2015

Gordman’s Stores Inc. swung to net income of $400,000 in the first quarter of fiscal 2015 from net loss of $700,000 in the same period the prior year.

May 22, 2015

Hibbett Sports Inc. cane up short of Wall Street expectations for earnings and revenues in the first quarter of fiscal 2016. 

May 22, 2015

I’ve been attending the annual CIO Symposium hosted by the MIT Sloan School of Management for several years now, and always walk away with a fresh batch of thoughts from top business, IT and academic minds. Here are three of the most valuable insights I learned at the recent 2015 edition of the conference.

May 21, 2015

Amazon.com is offering one-hour delivery of products from select local stores in Manhattan through its Prime Now service.

May 21, 2015

Bareburger has signed up to use Buxton's Scout platform to identify the best market opportunities for growth in the U.S. and Canada.

May 21, 2015

Domestic demand for large-screen TVs and mobile phones helped Best Buy Co Inc. beat Wall Street projections for profits and sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2016. Net earnings fell 72% to $129 million from $461 million a year earlier, largely due to corporate restructuring charges.

May 21, 2015

Net loss at The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. widened to $34.1 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2015, from $31.5 million in the same quarter the prior year.

May 21, 2015

Chico’s FAS announced that CEO and president David F. Dyer intends to retire in spring 2016, at the end of the company’s fiscal year.

May 21, 2015

Dollar Tree Inc. plans to sell about 330 Family Dollar stores to obtain Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approval of its pending $8.5 billion acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

May 21, 2015

Kirkland’s Inc. topped Wall Street predictions for earnings and sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2015.

May 21, 2015

L Brands Inc. continued its winning ways in its first quarter, reporting better-than-expected earnings.

May 21, 2015

Nebraska Furniture Mart (NFM) has opened the nation’s largest home furnishings store, in The Colony, Texas.  Featuring 560,000 sq., ft. of selling space, the two-level space also has an on-site warehouse, giving it a combined footage of more than 1.8 million sq. ft.

May 21, 2015

Shoe Carnival Inc. saw net income and sales increase during the first quarter of fiscal 2015 as selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses and cost of sales rose at a slower pace than revenues.

May 21, 2015

Staples Inc. sees Amazon.com as its biggest competitor, and is not shying away from the competition.

May 21, 2015

Williams-Sonoma Inc. exceeded Wall Street expectations with earnings and sales in the fiscal 2015 first quarter.

May 20, 2015

American Eagle Outfitters on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $29.1 million, up from $3.9 million a year ago, amid higher sales and fewer promotions. It results beat Wall Street expectations.

May 20, 2015

Domino's Pizza is debuting a new ordering option that combines two new-to-the-world innovations — ordering via tweet and ordering via emoji, specifically the pizza emoji. The ordering platforms launched on Wednesday throughout the United States.

May 20, 2015

Swedish fast-fashion giant Hennes & Maurtiz AB (H&M) on Wednesday unwrapped its largest store in the world, in New York City’s Herald Square.

May 20, 2015

Ikea has submitted plans to the city of Joliet, IL for a second distribution center – to accompany the center previously announced and planned to open in summer 2017.

May 20, 2015

Kohl’s Corp. confirmed reports that it will soon begin testing a highly discounted format, called "Off Aisle by Kohl’s,” with a store set to open in early June in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

May 20, 2015

Lowe's Companies reported an increase in profit and sales in the first quarter but its performance in both metrics fell short of Wall Street estimates.