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08/19/2014 - 11:46

Mall-based specialty retailer Aeropostale has appointed Julian R. Geiger as CEO, effective immediately — a role he previously held until 2010. Geiger succeeds Thomas P. Johnson, a former Brooks Brother executive who replaced Geiger after he left.

08/19/2014 - 10:23

Better than expected second quarter sales and profits at TJX Companies prompted CEO Carol Meyrowitz to strike an optimistic tone about the discount retailer’s future prospects.

08/18/2014 - 18:09

It’s time for customers who shop at Macy’s to feel extra good as the retailer gears up for its ninth annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity event Saturday, Aug. 23.

08/18/2014 - 17:37

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

08/18/2014 - 08:21

Dollar General bid $78.50 for Family Dollar Monday morning in a $9.7 billion deal that exceeds the $74.50 a share Dollar Tree offered for Family Dollar on July 28.

08/15/2014 - 11:14

Despite an increase of 1% in comparable store sales, Dillard’s CEO William T. Dillard II expressed disappointment in the company’s bottom line performance.

08/14/2014 - 17:42

Same store sales growth of 6% and e-commerce strength helped J.C. Penney dramatically reduce its second quarter operating loss and demonstrate growing momentum of its turnaround.

08/14/2014 - 15:39

Staples Advantage, the business to business division of Staples, has launched a Technology Recycling Service, so businesses can recycle old electronics.

08/14/2014 - 14:39

Following Walgreens' announcement last week about taking the next step in acquiring Alliance Boots, Alex Gourlay, EVP Walgreens Boots Alliance and president of Walgreens, unveiled a proposed operational organization structure in a letter to Walgreens employees.

08/14/2014 - 12:01

Advance Auto Parts demonstrated strength in its second quarter performance in one of the retail industry’s hottest sectors.