Hardlines

11/21/2011 - 16:26

Checkpoint Systems, a leading global supplier of shrink management, merchandise visibility and apparel labeling solutions for the retail industry, announced that it is partnering with Books-A-Million to improve the retailer’s loss prevention program and enhance its customers’ shopping experiences through its electronic article surveillance (EAS) solution.

11/21/2011 - 14:59

Mattel has announced that Robert A. Eckert, 57, will retire as CEO, after 11 years with the company, effective Dec. 31.

11/21/2011 - 14:19

Healthy growth in both sales and earnings at Hibbett Sports during the third quarter indicate that sports-related merchandise remains in demand despite an overall weak economic market.

11/21/2011 - 11:22

Heading into Black Friday weekend, retailers would be wise to make sure their shelves are fully stocked.

11/21/2011 - 11:05

Holiday shoppers are expected to spend $155.43 on average for gift cards this season, and total gift-card spending is projected to reach $27.8 billion, according to a survey released Friday by the National Retail Federation.

11/21/2011 - 10:52

Toys“R”Us announced that it has expanded its mobile offerings for the holiday season, providing an enhanced shopping experience for on-the-go shoppers.

11/21/2011 - 10:47

The NRF Foundation, the research and education arm of the National Retail Federation, has announced the top 10 retailers for excellent customer service selected by shoppers in the seventh annual NRF Foundation/American Express Customers’ Choice survey.

11/18/2011 - 16:01

Staples announced that it is working with Gazelle, a consumer electronics recommerce service, to launch an electronics trade-in program.

11/18/2011 - 14:18

Even in a tough economy, consumers are reluctant to cut back spending on their pets, as was made clear by PetSmart's whopping 32% growth in earnings and strong sales performance during the third quarter.

11/17/2011 - 14:51

Dollar Tree posted big sales and earnings growth for the quarter, showing that discounters remain dominant in this economy.