07/29/2014 - 4:05pm

A majority of parents plan to spend more on their children's back-to-school shopping this year, driven by rising costs or necessity rather than greater spending power.

07/29/2014 - 4:01pm

Households with school-aged children (pre-school through 12th grade) plan to spend more this year on back-to-school necessities with a predicted increase of 9 % for an average spend of $655, according to the 15th annual survey conducted by Brand Keys.

07/29/2014 - 4:36pm

WalmartLabs, the division of Wal-Mart’s e-commerce operation dedicated to developing new technology, has purchased Luvocracy, an online community that helps consumers find products recommended by family members, friends and online influencers.

07/29/2014 - 4:32pm

Jana Partners, the largest shareholder in PetSmart by one million shares with a 9.9% disclosed ownership stake, is pressuring PetSmart to sell the company.

07/29/2014 - 4:30pm

Retailers can maximize revenue from drop-shipping by adding health and beauty supplies while staying away from electronics.

07/29/2014 - 4:27pm

True Value Company posted a quarterly net margin of $23.2 million, down 2.5% compared to $23.8 million the prior year period in the second quarter of fiscal 2014.

07/29/2014 - 4:25pm

The National Retail Federation (NRF) is highly critical of a decision by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recommending that McDonald’s and its franchisees should be considered joint employers.

07/29/2014 - 4:20pm

Claire Fahie-Conley, VP of U.S. retail for Reebok, has been appointed Crocs' VP of retail for North America.

07/29/2014 - 3:58pm

Jamba Inc., parent company of the Jamba Juice chain, is launching a new franchise recruiting campaign focused on single-store development in existing and new domestic markets.

07/29/2014 - 3:55pm

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has made a follow-on order for GenKey fuel cell units from Plug Power Inc.