October 14, 2014

Bloomingdale's new store in Palo Alto, California, is the retailer's most digitally-sophisticated to date. From smart fitting rooms equipped with wall-mounted tablets to a digital-wallet system, the 125,00-sq.-ft. department store blends high-tech elements with a sleek, modern aesthetic. See Photos.

November 21, 2014

Gordmans Stores Inc. has named Lisa Evans as executive VP and chief merchandising officer effective Jan. 5, 2015.

November 21, 2014

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has entered into a franchise agreement with Grupo AXO to establish a retail store presence in Mexico.

November 21, 2014

Deep-discount grocer Aldi is ramping up its U.S. expansion. 

November 21, 2014

Blue skies and cool breezes.  That’s the economic forecast as the calendar turns for a new year.

November 21, 2014

Count on Customer Growth Partners president and CEO Craig Johnson to provide a refreshing break from the standard Black Friday forecast.  Here’s his take on the top 10 retail-related holiday myths of 2014. 

November 21, 2014

Ann Inc. beat Wall Street expectations for the third quarter with net income of $29.9 million, down 27% from $41.2 million the same quarter a year earlier.  

November 21, 2014

Foot Locker Inc. reported net income of $120 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2014, a 13% gain from $104 million in the year-ago period.

November 21, 2014
Flushing, New York - The Shops at Sky View Center announced that Forever 21 has signed a lease with plans to open at the Queens shopping destination this coming spring. The store, to be located on Level D across from Nordstrom Rack, will occupy a 10,093 sq. ft.   
November 21, 2014

Retailers – take a step back from Black Friday weekend this year. 

November 21, 2014

Macy’s is enhancing its Black Friday promotions by giving away  a million dollars in prizes in stores nationwide during doorbuster hours. 

November 21, 2014
LOS ANGELES - The wait is over:  Nasty Gal, the teen-fave online player with a cult following, has opened its first retail store, on Melrose Avenue in the heart of Hollywood, California.   "We've been having a dialogue with our gal for eight years this month and to celebrate that, we're taking the conversation offline," said  Sophia Amoruso, CEO and founder of Nasty Gal, and author of the best-selling #GIRLBOSS book.   
November 21, 2014

The National Retail Federation  asking President Obama to step into continuing labor unrest at the nation’s West Coast ports.

November 21, 2014

Retail Properties of America, Inc. announced the purchase of Avondale Plaza, a 39,000-sq.-ft. neighborhood shopping center in Redmond, Washington (Seattle MSA). 

November 21, 2014

The number one reason why some consumers avoid online shopping is the lack of in-person assistance and proactive engagement from brands. 

November 21, 2014

It’s going to be a very good holiday for consumer electronics purchases, according to a survey by IHS Inc., with seven out of 10 U.S. consumers (68%) planning to buy consumer electronics during the 2014 holiday season. 

November 21, 2014

Walmart is making a major investment in solar energy, with plans to install up to 400 new solar projects at stores and facilities across the nation during the next four years. 

November 21, 2014

The Wet Seal announced that Thomas R. Hillebrandt will assume the role of interim CFO, effective December 1, 2014, concurrent with the previously announced resignation of Steven H. Benrubi, the company’s current CFO.

November 20, 2014

Williams-Sonoma Inc. surpassed Wall Street expectations with its profit and sales results for the third quarter of fiscal 2014. 

November 20, 2014

Amazon.com will start offering Black Friday deals on Friday, Nov. 21, and adding new deals as often as every 10 minutes for eight straight days.

November 20, 2014

Best Buy on Thursday reported unexpectedly strong and better-than-expected profit and sales for the third quarter, gaining new momentum as it heads into the holiday shopping season. 

November 20, 2014

The Children’s Place Inc. has named Anurup Pruthi as senior VP and CFO, effective Dec. 1, 2014. He will report to Michael Scarpa, COO.

November 20, 2014

Senior middle-market retail executives are cautiously optimistic about the upcoming holiday season. 

November 20, 2014

Citizen Watch Company of America opened its first-ever global flagship, in Times Square, New York City.