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October 18, 2013

Dollar General is opening its first fuel station, as part of a test pilot project.

Goodlettsville, Tenn. – Dollar General is opening its first fuel station, as part of a test pilot project. The new fuel pumps are located at the Dollar General Market in Hanceville, Ala.

July 10, 2012

Mobile payments have more than doubled in popularity reaching over 33% of survey respondents, according to IDC Financial Insights’ eighth annual Consumer Payments Survey.

Framingham, Mass. -- Mobile payments have more than doubled in popularity reaching over 33% of survey respondents, according to IDC Financial Insights’ eighth annual Consumer Payments Survey.

The new report, “Business Strategy: Results from the 2012 Consumer Payments Survey,” found that those that of whose had made a mobile payment, more than half used PayPal Mobile (56%), with Amazon Payments and Apple's iTunes service statistically tied at about 40%. 

June 7, 2011

Americans are frustrated with the state of customer service, according to a new survey by Consumer Reports magazine.

Yonkers, N.Y. -- Americans are frustrated with the state of customer service, according to a new survey by Consumer Reports magazine. In the survey, 65% of the respondents said they are "tremendously annoyed" by rude salespeople and 64% said that they had left a store in the previous 12 months because of poor service.

Consumer Reports also found that 71% of survey respondents were extremely irritated when they couldn't reach a human on the phone.

May 31, 2011

Mom’s Organic Market has opened its seventh store, in Timonium, Md.

New York City -- Mom’s Organic Market has opened its seventh store, in Timonium, Md. Along with featuring 100%-certified organic produce, and organic and natural grocery products, the new Mom’s was built with the environment in mind.

"We believe that we are the most environmentally-responsible grocery chain in the country," said Scott Nash, who founded Mom's in 1987 with a $100 investment, in a report in The Gourmet Retailer.

January 21, 2011

A survey released Friday by Levin Management Corp. said that he majority of shopping center tenants are optimistic about the year ahead.

North Plainfield, N.J. -- A survey released Friday by Levin Management Corp. said that he majority of shopping center tenants are optimistic about the year ahead.

According to the real estate firm’s pre- and post-holiday survey of Northeastern retailers, 61.5% of respondents were positive about 2011, and 52.2% of respondents said holiday sales topped or equaled 2009

August 17, 2010

A poll released Wednesday by Chase Card Services found that 55% of families have yet...

May 31, 2010

A report released Tuesday by PriceGrabber.com and its parent company Experian found that online gift...

May 25, 2010

A survey of U.S. retailers conducted by Los Angeles-based CB Richard Ellis, the world’s biggest...

November 8, 2007

St. Louis, Arecent...