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07/15/2014 - 17:36

Leading footwear manufacturer and retailer Wolverine World Wide plans to close 140 stores in the next 18 months as part of a strategic realignment plan focused on strengthening omnichannel capabilities.

07/15/2014 - 14:45

Americans have never had greater access to amazing consumer electronics products thanks to eye-popping innovation that is translating to uneven growth and interesting implications for the holiday season, according to the latest sales projections from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA).

07/14/2014 - 17:17

First Data Corporation reported solid June spending growth in a number of sectors in its First Data SpendTrend analysis for May 31, 2014 through June 30, 2014, compared to June 1, 2013 through July 1, 2013.

07/14/2014 - 11:50

A range of new Samsung brand smart printers and tablet computers are being added to the product mix at Office Depot and OfficeMax stores following an expanded partnership between the retailer and consumer electronics company.

07/14/2014 - 11:28

Three women from Gap’s different brands highlight how they got started in retail, stayed engaged with the business and achieved personal growth in the most recent installment of “This Is Retail” from the National Retail Federation.

07/11/2014 - 13:50

Gap and Banana Republic may have had soft sales in June, but performance at the company’s Old Navy brand saved the day.

07/10/2014 - 12:24

Retail sales generally improved in June, helped by good weather and big discounts as retailers look to clear inventory for the back-to-school season.

07/10/2014 - 12:08

Just a month after activist investor Carl Icahn became Family Dollar’s largest shareholder prompting concerns of a hostile takeover, the company reported its third straight quarterly decline in same-store sales.

07/09/2014 - 15:02

The Container Store saw same-store sales in the first quarter slip 0.8%, putting an end to a 16-quarter streak.

07/08/2014 - 15:33

With the official start of summer underway, one-third of small to medium-size business owners (SMBs) say they will not be able to take a vacation this year, according to the latest Small Business Index conducted by Office Depot.