Finance

07/17/2014 - 4:48pm

Sycamore Partners is in early discussion with Fred’s about a potential takeover, Reuters reported.

07/17/2014 - 4:36pm

Roger Hardy, Founder and former CEO of optical giant Coastal Contacts Inc., announced that his company, Hardy Capital Partners along with a small group of prominent Canadian investors, has acquired OnlineShoes.com, a footwear retailer based out of Seattle, and ShoeMe.ca, a Vancouver-based online footwear retailer.

07/17/2014 - 11:41am

American Apparel shareholders Bigger Capital Fund, Bachelier LLC and the Bigger Family, have sent a letter to the company's board seeking the resignation of co-chairmen David Danziger and Allan Mayer as board members.

07/17/2014 - 11:37am

Higher pretax income and gross profit helped push net income at The Sherwin-Williams Company up 13% in the second quarter of fiscal 2014 to $291 million, from $257 million in the year-ago period.

07/17/2014 - 11:27am

Families this summer will spend slightly more on back-to-school items than they did in 2013.

07/16/2014 - 7:55pm

EBay Inc. on Wednesday reported that its second quarter earnings rose 5.6%, topping analysts' expectations.

07/16/2014 - 7:54pm

Search ad spend increased 25% year-over-year and 2% quarter-over-quarter, according to Kenshoo, a leader in predictive media optimization technology.

07/16/2014 - 7:41pm

Visa is launching a new service, Visa Checkout that enables consumers throughout the United States, Canada and Australia to pay for goods online, on any device, with just a few clicks.

07/16/2014 - 11:00am

The National Retail Federation (NRF) is supporting the Marketplace and Internet Tax Freedom Act.

07/16/2014 - 10:59am

Parent, a company owned by New Jersey-based licensing and memorabilia mogul Joel Weinshanker, has purchased multimedia entertainment retailer Hastings Entertainment for $21.4 million.