Hardlines

12/05/2011 - 13:34

Shoppers who were out in full force on Black Friday may not walk retail aisles again until just before Christmas — when retailers are expected to heavily discount merchandise — according to the latest America's Research Group/UBS "Christmas Forecast."

12/05/2011 - 12:47

Online retail spending has seen a big jump this holiday season to date, according to a new report from ComScore.

12/05/2011 - 12:26

Dollar General posted another quarter of strong sales and earnings as the company's value proposition still resonates with cash-strapped consumers.

12/05/2011 - 11:36

REI (Recreational Equipment Inc.) has opened its first-ever store in Manhattan, in the landmarked Puck Building in SoHo.

12/02/2011 - 14:23

Increases in Nook products helped offset a decline in physical book stores at Barnes & Noble during the second quarter.

12/02/2011 - 12:30

While retail sales during the Black Friday weekend increased this year, it seems that foot traffic may have dropped, according to a new report by ShopperTrak.

12/01/2011 - 14:08

Most retailers are reporting strong sales gains in November, with their performance boosted by heavy traffic over a promotion-fueled Black Friday weekend.

12/01/2011 - 12:57

Target reported November same-store sales increased 1.8%, which was toward the low end of the company’s guidance that called for an increase in the low to mid single-digit range.

12/01/2011 - 11:28

The nation’s leading warehouse club operator maintained its momentum in November by posting a 6% increase in same-store sales at U.S. clubs excluding the beneficial effect of higher year-over-year gas prices.

11/30/2011 - 15:32

Internet retailers have an unfair advantage over Main Street merchants when it comes to sales tax, and legislation may be the solution to help level the playing field, according to the National Retail Federation.