Hardlines

09/12/2011 - 12:04

Canada's importance to the retail industry continues to grow, made evident by the recent news that Office Depot has engaged ShopVisible, a leading provider of on-demand e-commerce, social commerce, and mobile commerce solutions, to launch the retailer’s new Canadian-facing e-commerce site.

09/09/2011 - 13:17

SymphonyIRI Group on Thursday released a brand report highlighting what elements help drive brand selection and brand loyalty.

09/08/2011 - 08:06

Toys"R"Us, which continues to implement its store integration strategy, has announced that it has improved its e-commerce, mobile and in-store shopping experience.

09/08/2011 - 06:00

Consumers are spending more, but doing so in fewer transactions, according to American Express Business Insights’ most recent Business Insights Spend Sights report.

09/07/2011 - 15:30

PetSmart has the announced the launch of a new collection from Martha Stewart Pets.

09/07/2011 - 10:44

Ahead of its presentation at the Goldman Sachs Annual Global Retailing Conference, OfficeMax said it is updating its outlook for the third quarter and second half of 2011, reflecting continuing struggles in a down economy.

09/07/2011 - 10:16

eBay has announced that Devin Wenig is joining the company as president of its global eBay Marketplaces business unit.

09/07/2011 - 10:11

The National Retail Federation announced that it has sent a letter to the congressional “super committee” on deficit reduction urging the panel to focus on initiatives that will boost the economy and create jobs.

09/07/2011 - 09:53

Staples charitable arm, Staples Foundation, has partnered with The Hispanic Scholarship Fund to expand educational outreach and scholarship opportunities for Hispanic students and their families.

09/06/2011 - 13:55

Retail same-store sales held steady with a 4.9% gain in August as retailers reported mostly solid back-to-school results at the same time sales at department stores were hurt by the impact of Hurricane Irene and weaker spending plans by shoppers, Kantar Retail reported on Thursday.