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10/13/2014 - 08:30

Water conservation is big business for the nation’s largest home improvement retailer who earned accolades from the Environmental Protection Agency for selling nearly 13 million WaterSense devices.

10/10/2014 - 14:48

ECRM compared retail circular advertising in September 2013 versus September 2014 and noted trends occurring across top retail chains.

10/10/2014 - 13:34

Genesco’s Lids division has acquired Jersey City Canada, a licensed sports apparel, headwear and novelty company operating 28 retail stores across four Canadian Provinces.

10/09/2014 - 14:21

Fred’s CEO Bruce A. Efird is confident about the company’s initiatives to reposition the convenience-center model, expand marketing and implement new technology — all factors that he expects will help restore growth in the fourth quarter and next year.

10/08/2014 - 18:34

Gap has appointed a new CEO. Art Peck, currently president of the company’s growth, innovation and digital division, will succeed Glenn Murphy as the company’s next executive chief, effective Feb. 1, 2015.

10/08/2014 - 13:50

Costco reported a rise in sales and same-store sales for the fourth quarter.

10/07/2014 - 17:02

The 2014 holiday shopping season will be characterized by cautious spending, while economic realities create one of two American holiday shoppers — survivalists and selectionists — according to a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers U.S. and Strategy, titled "2014 Holiday Outlook: Top trends, consumer behaviors and implications for retailers."

10/07/2014 - 12:57

Continued softness in mall traffic and lower-than-expected sales from its September fashion show have prompted Christopher & Banks to cut its sales forecast for the third quarter of fiscal 2014.

10/06/2014 - 09:43

Conn’s has begun exploring a range of strategic alternatives, including a potential sale, while maintaining the company’s long term strategy is viable.

10/03/2014 - 13:15

Just a couple of days after elevating Ray Cotton to SVP, chief compliance and sustainability officer, Lumber Liquidators has launched a new section of its website dedicated to sustainability.