July 10, 2015

Some stockholders of The Michaels Companies Inc. intend sell 12.5 million shares of Michaels common stock.

July 6, 2015

Lowe's Companies Inc. has promoted Tiffany L. Mason to senior VP of corporate finance and treasurer.

July 1, 2015

The top state for business is a high-tax, high-wage, union-friendly, cold-climate state, according to an annual ranking by CNBC.

June 26, 2015

The Kroger Co. is responding to explosive financial performance with a two-for-one stock split, dividend increase and share buyback program.

June 10, 2015

Target Corp. is doubling the amount of its share buyback authorization from $5 billion to $10 billion. Under this authorization, through first quarter 2015, the company had invested a total of $3.7 billion to retire 56.9 million shares at an average price of $65.06 per share.

April 27, 2015

Office Depot will urge its stockholders to support a merger with Staples by asking them to vote in favor of the $6.3 billion acquisition by Staples at an annual meeting.

April 15, 2015

Smart & Final Stores Inc. is pricing an underwritten public offering of 10 million shares of its common stock at $18.50 per share.

March 24, 2015

The Ross Stores Inc. board of directors has approved a two-for-one stock split on June 11, 2015.

March 23, 2015

A surging housing market is giving Lowe’s Cos. a feeling optimistic, to the tune of $5 billion.

March 16, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy announced Friday the filing of a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with a proposed follow-on public offering of its common stock.

March 3, 2015

Expect another busy year of retail mergers and acquisitions, according to an annual survey of retail CFO’s by BDO USA.

February 12, 2015

Retail sales (excluding automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants) will increase 4.1% in 2015, up from 3.5% in 2014, according to the National Retail Federation’s 2015 economic forecast.

January 28, 2015

HSN Inc. (HSNi) has entered into a new $1.25 billion five-year credit facility, replacing its existing $600 million credit facility.

January 23, 2015

The underwriters of a public offering of 18.8 million shares of The Michaels Companies common stock have priced it at $23.52 per share.

January 20, 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will reportedly review a rule that allowed Whole Foods Market Inc. to block a shareholder proposal regarding director nominations.

January 8, 2015

The Children’s Place Inc. has authorized a new $100 million share repurchase, with the goal of returning excess capital to shareholders.

December 22, 2014

Walgreen Co. intends to apply to list the shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. common stock on The Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbol “WBA” following the closing of its merger with UK-based pharmacy retailer Alliance Boots. 

November 13, 2014

CBRE Group, Inc. has been appointed by Standard Chartered Bank to provide asset management and lease administration services across the bank’s commercial property portfolio. 

October 16, 2014

Gap Inc. has approved a new $500 million share repurchase authorization for the company’s common stock, in an effort to return excess cash to shareholders.

October 2, 2014

Online home furnishings retailer Wayfair Inc. launches its initial public offering (IPO) today.

September 20, 2014

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. on Friday closed its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange with its shares up 38% from its I.P.O., closing at $93.89.

September 15, 2014

Office Depot Inc. will transfer the listing of its common stock from the New York Stock Exchange to the Nasdaq Global Select Market.

September 8, 2014

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that media reports indicate could be worth as much as $24.3 billion, making it the biggest U.S. initial public offering ever.

September 4, 2014

The board of directors of Nordstrom Inc. has authorized a repurchase program of up to $1 billion of the company’s outstanding common stock, through March 1, 2016.