July 30, 2015

Whether you have sophisticated fraud prevention software or not, I recommend using these seven principles and processes to fight off e-commerce fraud.

July 27, 2015

The calendar may only say July, but retailers are already promoting back-to-school.

July 22, 2015

Target Corp. is getting some social media heat about the message on a controversial T-shirt it is selling, and says no offense was ever intended.

July 20, 2015

Let’s review three initial lessons the retail industry can learn from what some observers called the “summer Black Friday.”

July 17, 2015

Macy’s is feeling the heat — from an activist investor and Donald Trump.

July 14, 2015

Two e-tailers, Amazon.com and Netflix, are the respective number one and two ranked brands in the U.S., according to the mid-year Brand Index from consumer research firm YouGov.

July 13, 2015

How low can Food Lion go? When it comes to prices, very low indeed.

July 8, 2015

Retailers are continuing to cut ties with real estate developer and Republican presidential primary candidate Donald Trump in the wake of his recent disparaging comments about Mexican immigrants.

July 8, 2015

The menswear market is hot. Men’s apparel sales in the United States rose 2% in 2014 to $61.3 billion, up from $60.8 billion in 2013.

July 8, 2015

Albertsons Companies Inc., which became the second-largest grocery retailer in the United States after purchasing Safeway in January, is planning to return to public ownership with a major stock offering that has implications for trading partners and competitors.

July 7, 2015

It may be hard to believe, but many members of the ballyhooed millennial generation (defined by the U.S. Census as born between 1982 and 2000) are now moms.

July 7, 2015

Today, nearly half of the world’s payment cards are EMV-enabled, meaning that the cards are embedded with special computer chips that help reduce counterfeit card fraud.

July 6, 2015

Let’s be clear about one thing: Paula Schneider is not changing the DNA of American Apparel. The apparel industry veteran, who took the reins of the troubled retail company in January 2015, is quite proud of the brand’s progressive spirit.

July 1, 2015

Macy’s Inc. has dumped The Donald.

July 1, 2015

It’s often said that companies must spend money to make money, and this is true of investments in energy efficiency. The key to securing resources for capital expenditures is using data to create a business case for the investment, which can identify anomalies or outliers in resource expenses across the chain.

June 30, 2015

The menswear market is hot. Men’s apparel sales in the United States rose 2% in 2014 to $61.3 billion, up from $60.8 billion in 2013.

And Men’s Wearhouse — one of North America’s largest menswear specialty retailers with 1,758 stores — has been taking note.

June 29, 2015

U.S. online grocery shoppers are upping the amount of grocery shopping they complete online.

June 25, 2015

Here are several key insights that U.S. retailers need to understand in order to succeed with the increasingly important Chinese consumer:

June 24, 2015

Home furnishings giant Ikea is increasing the minimum wage it pays to U.S. employees in stores and some distribution centers for the second straight year.

June 11, 2015

Men's Wearhouse on Thursday announced it had signed a 10-year agreement with Macy's to operate men's tuxedo rental shops inside 300 Macy’s locations.

June 8, 2015

The Kroger Co. has promoted two executives in its Harris Teeter division, shifting one to the Kroger banner.

June 5, 2015

The mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio, said Thursday that Walmart stores are not welcome in New York City, Newsday reported.

June 5, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores announced that board chairman Rob Walton is stepping down and will be succeeded by vice chairman Greg Penner, who is Walton's son-in-law. Walton relinquished the position of chairman at the company's annual meeting on June 5.

June 3, 2015

CVS/pharmacy is aiming to attract more Hispanic customers with its new "Y Mas" stores in South Florida, and the company hopes to expand its new brand nationally.