December 21, 2015

It took close to a year, but Ann Inc., owner of the Ann Taylor and Loft banners, has followed the wishes of major shareholders including Engine Capital LP and Red Alder LLC and agreed to an approximate $2.15 billion buyout from specialty apparel rival Ascena Retail Group Inc.

October 16, 2015

Bankrupt American Apparel predicts in its reorganization plan that it will turn profitable in 2016, the Los Angeles Times reported. The company also warned that founder and ousted CEO Dov Charney remains a risk to its future. (Los Angeles Times)

September 29, 2015

Watch out Uber, Amazon may just steal away your drivers. The online giant is launching an Uber-like program, called Flex, which uses on-demand independent contractors to deliver Amazon packages.

September 29, 2015

GameStop must know something other retailers don’t judging from the retailer’s plans to increase holiday hiring.

September 29, 2015

Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) is launching a wide-ranging cost-cutting initiative and corporate realignment strategy, with omnichannel technology at the center.

September 29, 2015

Michael Rouleau was never seen as a long-term leadership solution as Tuesday Morning’s CEO, but the veteran retailer’s abrupt departure with no immediate successor named reveals the off-price retailer lacked a succession plan.

September 29, 2015

The top executive at Gap Inc.’s fastest growing division, Old Navy, has resigned to become CEO of Ralph Lauren.

September 29, 2015

Detroit’s fledging reputation as a Midwest Silicon Valley took took a big step forward with the news that Amazon is creating a tech hub in the Motor City.

September 28, 2015

One of America’s largest pediatric care and research hospitals will be benefitting from a new effort by Big Lots. 

September 28, 2015
Chain Store Age’s 13-year-old Executive SPECS event has been rebranded X/SPECS to underscore a new focus on innovation and in-store technologies.
 
September 28, 2015

See photos from Nordstrom’s latest store in Minnetonka, Minn., as reported by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. 

September 25, 2015

With nearly 1,100 stores in malls nationwide, it appears that 2015 was not the summer of the sneaker for Finish Line.

September 25, 2015

Between new formats, e-commerce efforts and supply chain initiatives, interesting times are ahead for Bed Bath & Beyond – even if second quarter sales were weak and profits declined.

September 25, 2015

Savvy pure-play online retailers are adding to their virtual stake by experimenting with — and, in some cases, growing — an offline presence. Here is an update on retailers who have made the plunge:

September 25, 2015

American Dream has added more fire power to its retail lineup.

September 25, 2015

Levin Management announced that T.J.Maxx has joined St. Georges Crossing in Woodbridge, New Jersey.

September 25, 2015

Trademark Property Co. announced that BuzzBrews,’ Cinépolis USA and Café Victoria will join Victory Park, a 75-acre mixed-use development in downtown Dallas.

September 25, 2015

Teen apparel retailer Hollister will remove the steps from its store entrances following a six-year court battle.

September 25, 2015

Smart & Final celebrated the one year anniversary of its public stock offering by telling investors a growth story about differentiation and new store expansion.

September 25, 2015

Marcus & Millichap announced the sale of a 17,930-sq. ft. CVS Strip Center in Dallas, Georgia, for $4.2 million.

September 24, 2015

Johnny Rockets is launching a fast-casual concept that the company hopes will appeal to time-starved millennials on the run.

September 24, 2015

Delivery.com may be coming to an office near you.

September 24, 2015

Retailers always take a gamble when targeting promotions, and The Limited is doing its best to improve the odds.

September 23, 2015

Mobile customers of two discount Kroger grocery banners have a unique connection to Pope Francis’ U.S. visit.