August 28, 2015

Better timing of distribution expenses, the elimination of operating costs of 40 shuttered stores and an improved merchandising strategy helped drive sales growth at Michaels in the second quarter.

August 26, 2015

Efforts to change its merchandising and branding paid dividends at Abercrombie & Fitch Co., which reported smaller net loss and revenue decline than expected in the second quarter of fiscal 2015.

August 26, 2015

In a first, West Elm, a Williams-Sonoma subsidiary, will make its products available outside of the brand’s own stores and website.

August 24, 2015

Appriss Inc., a provider of data, risk assessment and analytic solutions for government, health information and consumer industries, has acquired The Retail Equation, Irvine, California, a provider of predictive analytics for retail businesses.

August 24, 2015

Supermarket anchors offer a wide range of products and services.

August 24, 2015

For retailers, holiday planning means organizing and optimizing the entire enterprise to adequately handle a sustained period of increased consumer demand.

August 24, 2015

Nine West Holdings Inc. is taking ownership of its Canadian brand assets, including 45 store leases.

August 24, 2015

It is no secret that there is a significant paradigm shift underway in the world of regional retail development.

August 24, 2015

Target Corp. is doing a little shopping of its own with a new sourcing solution that gives its buyers an online shopping-like experience.

August 21, 2015

The grocer reported net income of $17.47 million, up 53% from $11.39 million the prior period.

August 20, 2015
On the basis of revenue, the global POS terminal market stood at $36.86 billion in 2013, and it is expected to demonstrate an impressive 11.6% compound annual growth rate during the period of 2014-2020, according to a new report. 
August 20, 2015

The bulk of the remaining new store openings are expected to occur during the third quarter, and most of the remaining store closings are expected to happen at the end of the fiscal year.

August 20, 2015

Even with the increasing influence of digital technology on retail habits, the in-store experience is important in all major purchase decisions, according to a new survey. 

August 18, 2015

Although mobile POS software installations by North American retailers grew 41% year-to-year, this rate did not meet expectations of analysts and industry experts.

August 18, 2015

In the latest sign that beacons are becoming a mainstream in-store technology, at least one independent grocery chain is rolling them out.

August 17, 2015

For many, the concept of an outlet mall is associated with not only appealing deals on name-brand products, but also with driving long distances to get to the far-flung locations where outlets have traditionally been located.

August 17, 2015

Teen girls are known for being social, and they are staying true to form for the back-to-school season.

August 13, 2015

Retailers still have time to capitalize on what is turning out to be a late back-to-school shopping, according to a just-released study.

August 13, 2015

A report suggests that U.S. consumers aren’t letting the summer doldrums or world unrest get in the way of shopping — although not all retailers are benefiting.

August 11, 2015

Female millennial shoppers still like the mall when it comes to shopping for back-to- school goods, and they are also using social media platforms to talk about it.

August 11, 2015

As Costco Wholesale inches closer to opening its first location in France, the retailer may not find the country such an easy target by any measure, reported the Seattle Times.

August 10, 2015

Shoppers are making retailers wait for the back-to-school rush.

August 10, 2015

From mobile tech-savvy teens to the octogenarian shopper, retailers are perhaps for the first time ever addressing the widest and most diverse customer set in history.

August 7, 2015

Consumers don’t see “channels.” They are time-starved and information-rich, and use technology that they carry around in their pockets and purses to find the best solutions to their lifestyle needs.