Hardlines

09/06/2011 - 12:08

According to a survey released Tuesday by global management consultancy Hay Group, 68% of retailers expect holiday sales to increase this year.

09/06/2011 - 09:17

Toys“R”Us announced that its Children’s Fund will make a $200,000 donation to the American Red Cross to support relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.

09/06/2011 - 09:09

The apparel, e-commerce, grocery, and luxury segments all showed continued growth in August, as the hardware, restaurant, and automotive repair sectors returned to positive territory, according to MasterCard Advisors SpendingPulse, a macroeconomic report tracking national retail and services sales.

09/01/2011 - 13:09

Sears and Kmart stores announced that they are supporting emergency relief efforts in a dozen states to help residents recover from Hurricane Irene’s damaging winds and floodwaters.

09/01/2011 - 12:55

Office Depot announced that it is now expanding its retail store presence in the Caribbean territory as part of its franchise agreement with Benmore International.

09/01/2011 - 12:25

Despite low consumer confidence, the volatile economy and a hurricane, many retailers reported better-than-expected sales in August.

09/01/2011 - 11:47

The first month of Target’s third quarter is off to a solid start as the company reported a 4.1% same-store sales increase squarely in the middle of guidance that called for a low to mid single-digit gain.

09/01/2011 - 11:26

Lowe's pledged $1 million to disaster relief and rebuilding efforts in communities affected by Hurricane Irene.

09/01/2011 - 11:23

Toys"R"Us annonced that in honor of Halloween it is opening dedicated in-store "spook"tiques offering a broad assortment of costumes and accessories, safety gear, candy and more.

09/01/2011 - 10:15

First it was Steve Jobs, and now Costco’s legendary co-founder Jim Sinegal is stepping down as CEO.