December 3, 2014

Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart plans to open a coffee shop in New York.

December 1, 2014

Compared to the 2012 and 2013 peak shopping seasons, paid search spending began to rise nine days prior to Thanksgiving in 2014, four days earlier than the years prior. 

November 25, 2014

Macy's continues its aggressive social media push with the launch of online video ads on Facebook starting on Thanksgiving evening. 

November 19, 2014

The chief executive of hardware giant True Value is going undercover—on television that is. True Value Company president and CEO John Hartmann will appear in the season premiere of "Undercover Boss," which airs on Dec. 14 on CBS. 

November 6, 2014

ome/lifestyle brand has redesigned its HGTV.com e-commerce site. The new site includes a curated photo library, revamped show and talent profile pages for the HGTV cable network, and a collection of content channels including content from HGTV television shows.

November 4, 2014

HSN Inc. beat Wall Street expectations for profit and revenue in the third quarter of fiscal 2014. Net income totaled $39.5 million, down 6% from $42.1 million in the prior year period.

October 30, 2014

QVC will introduce a new in-app mobile feature in the coming weeks that allows customers to make purchases with a touch of their finger.

October 23, 2014

HSN is offering a range of special events and deals for the 2014 holiday season.

October 22, 2014

QVC Inc. has promoted Mary Campbell to the position of executive VP, US commerce platforms.

October 15, 2014

HSN Inc. is partnering with television services provider TiVo to launch Shop By Remote, HSN's interactive shopping experience.

October 14, 2014

RetailROI partner More Than Me and founder Katie Meyler will be profiled as they help with the Ebola crisis in Liberia, in a segment on this evening's CBS News Tonight with Scott Pelley, at 6:30 pm (EST).

October 2, 2014

Starbucks Coffee Company and HBO will host a free, all-star concert to honor the nations veterans and their families on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to be presented live on HBO on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

September 29, 2014

SmartFocus announced that U.K. department store retailer House of Frasier has selected SmartFocus' Insights technology to gain a holistic view of their customers and continually deliver personalized interactions that increase engagement.

September 3, 2014

Claire Watts has resigned from her role as CEO of QVC's U.S. operations, effective Sept. 5, to pursue other opportunities.

August 28, 2014

HSN Inc. is running "The Fashion Edit," the company's annual fall fashion series, now through Sept. 24.

August 7, 2014

HSN Inc. (HSNi) missed Wall Street expectations for its net income in the second quarter of fiscal 2014.

August 5, 2014

Under Armour announced that George W. Bodenheimer, former president of sports network and entertainment company ESPN has joined the company's board of directors.

July 29, 2014

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) reported net income of $2.24 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2014, a turnaround from a net loss of $636,000 in the second quarter of the previous fiscal year.

July 18, 2014

Rob Brown, an actor best known for his role on the HBO series “Treme,” has reportedly settled a discrimination lawsuit against Macy’s and the city of New York.

July 8, 2014

HSN Inc. (HSNi) is promoting chief marketing officer Bill Brand to president of HSN, effective immediately.

July 2, 2014

J.C. Penney has filed an appeal of a June 16 ruling by the New York State Supreme Court that it "tortuously" interfered with Macy’s 2006 contract with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia when Penney entered into its own contract with Martha Stewart in 2011.

June 19, 2014

Macerich is collaborating with HGTV, a home and lifestyle cable network, to create Santa HQ, an interactive holiday experience, at 10 Macerich malls.

June 16, 2014

In a long-awaited ruling handed down Monday by the New York State Supreme Court, J.C. Penney has been found to have "tortiously" interfered with Macy’s 2006 contract with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia when Penney entered into its own contract with Martha Stewart in 2011.

June 6, 2014

Lids Sports Group is acquiring Cardboard Heroes, a licensed sports apparel, headwear and novelty retailer headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. The acquisition consists of 19 Cardboard Heroes stores in Ohio and Kentucky, which include four Buckeye Room locations that specialize in Ohio State University sports merchandise, as well as the e-commerce websites cheroes.com and buckeyeroom.com.