Hardlines

09/20/2011 - 11:54

While most consumers have barely started making Halloween plans, the retail industry is looking ahead to the holiday season and predicting what they think will be the most popular toys this year.

09/20/2011 - 10:41

Office Depot is looking to gain a share of the popular e-reader market with the news that, beginning Sept. 25, it will offer the Amazon Kindle through its retail stores.

09/20/2011 - 10:35

Same-store sales growth and a number of new store opening helped Autozone deliver another impressive quarter, while helping the company maintain its position as a leading automotive parts retailer for both everyday consumers and professionals.

09/19/2011 - 17:06

Searching for the best bargains has become pastime among shoppers, according to research conducted by Mintel Inspire.

09/19/2011 - 13:46

Following a disappointing second quarter and a pledge to improve going into the second half of the year, Lowe's has launched a new brand strategy to help better position itself as a market leader in home improvement retailing.

09/19/2011 - 10:47

OfficeMax announced the fifth anniversary of its A Day Made Better program to support teachers.

09/16/2011 - 17:14

Costco Wholesale Corp won a federal appeals court decision that blocks women who accused the company of gender bias from suing as a group.

09/16/2011 - 11:19

A report released Thursday by Bloomberg said that U.S. consumer confidence held last week at the second-lowest level of 2011 as the highest number of households in three years said it was a bad time to spend.

09/14/2011 - 15:57

Holiday music playing throughout Toys “R” Us’ flagship store in New York City’s Times Square helped set the stage for chairman and CEO Jerry Storch’s take on what’s to come this season.

09/14/2011 - 13:52

Patagonia., a designer and distributor of technical outdoor clothing, has announced the appointment of Dmitri Siegel as the company's new VP global e-commerce, effective Sept. 12.