December 12, 2014

The Sherwin-Williams Co. is predicting healthy sales growth for this year and next year. 

December 10, 2014

Costco Wholesale Corp. beat Wall Street expectations for net income and sales during the first quarter of fiscal 2015. 

December 9, 2014

The Pantry Inc. beat Wall Street expectations with net income but missed on revenue in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014. 

December 5, 2014

Genesco Inc. announced that James S. Gulmi, senior VP and CFO, will retire at the end of its current fiscal year.  He will be succeeded as CFO by Mimi E. Vaughn, the company's current senior VP —strategy and shared services.

December 5, 2014

Omnichannel is increasing the reach retailers have to their customers, but also increasing customer expectations. According to a survey of marketing decision-makers in omnichannel consumer products organizations from SAP, 86% of respondents agree that omnichannel has meant that customer and consumer expectations of the organization have increased.

December 4, 2014

Express Inc. topped Wall Street expectations with net income of $14.6 million during the third quarter of fiscal 2014, a 24% decline from $19.3 million the same quarter the previous year. Increased buying and occupancy costs contributed to the decline in profits.

December 2, 2014

In-store sales were down from Thanksgiving Day through Black Friday, but the culprit may have been early holiday shopping more than lackluster consumer interest.

November 26, 2014

 DSW Inc. exceeded Wall Street expectations for net income and sales in the third quarter of fiscal 2014.

November 26, 2014
New York - A sophisticated marketing mix—one that includes social media, mobile and digital campaigns—is crucial in today’s fragmented retail environment. Twitter be can be especially helpful in targeting customers, according to one industry expert.  
November 25, 2014

DSW Inc. exceeded Wall Street expectations for net income and sales in the third quarter of fiscal 2014. 

November 12, 2014

Amid restrained consumer spending and warmer weather that dulled sales of seasonal merchandise, JCPenney Co. Inc. managed to shrink its third quarter net loss more than Wall Street expected in the third quarter of fiscal 2014, but missed projections with weaker-than-expected net sales.

October 31, 2014

Weis Markets Inc. reported net income of $13.7 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2014, a 17% increase from $11.7 million in the same period a year earlier.

October 28, 2014

Kohl’s Corp. expects same-store sales to decrease 1.4% in the third quarter of fiscal 2014. The company said October sales have been softer than the balance of the quarter.

October 28, 2014

The Sherwin-Williams Company had a strong third quarter of fiscal 2014, with net income growing 24% to $326.24 million from $262.97 million in the same period a year earlier.

October 27, 2014

DHgate, an e-commerce marketplace focused on cross-border trade of Chinese goods, will provide its U.S. buyers with a consumer-rated protection plan and repair service through SquareTrade.

October 9, 2014

Net sales at Destination Maternity Corp. dropped 5% to $122 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014, from $128.3 million the same quarter a year earlier.

October 9, 2014

Apparel retailers reported modest sales growth for the month of September, fueled by back-to-school spending early in the month.

October 8, 2014

Costco Wholesale Corp. reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $697 million, exceeding Wall Street forecasts, amid strong back-to-school sales and higher membership fees.

October 7, 2014

The National Retail Federation (NRF) expects sales in November and December (excluding autos, gas and restaurant sales) to increase a healthy 4% to $616.9 billion, higher than 2013’s actual 3% increase during that same time-frame.

October 2, 2014

Location marketing provider Placeable is predicting that online sales will grow by more than 15% during the 2014 holiday season, compared to the same period the prior year, more than tripling the anticipated 4%-5% growth rate for overall holiday sales.

September 11, 2014

Global Facility Management & Construction has hired Jaime Trujillo, a former member of the sales team at facilities services provider Lennox, to its sales team. In his new role as sales manager, Trujillo will be instrumental in developing new business and expanding existing accounts.

September 3, 2014

Looking to better respond to increasingly online and mobile customers, 70% of retail executives said their organizations have adopted an omnichannel strategy to link the consumer's in-store experience with the company's website, mobile device application and social media platforms.

August 19, 2014

Dick’s Sporting Goods reported second quarter net income of $69.5 million, below expectations, compared to $84.2 million the prior year.

August 15, 2014

When retail sales representatives demonstrate cell phone or tablet service and features to wireless customers prior to purchase, satisfaction improves considerably and the propensity to visit the same retailer again double.