Reports from the Shopping Cart: Retailers Speak Up about Black Weekend


Washington and New York—Mixed reports about Black Weekend shopping came in this morning as retailers, analysts and trade … [Read more...]

Walmart Surprises with Profit Beat, Comp Store Increase

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Bentonville, AR—Walmart surprised many today with an earnings report that beat analysts’ forecasts as comp store sales rose for … [Read more...]

Faith Equality Index Debuts, Scores 300 Brands


Raleigh, NC—Faith Driven Consumer— representing 41 million Christian consumers who spend $2 trillion annually--has earned … [Read more...]

Chico’s FAS Names Walmart Executive Shelley Broader as New CEO

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Fort Myers, FL—A top Walmart executive will soon be chief executive at Chico’s FAS. The women’s specialty retailer said Wednesday … [Read more...]

Walmart U.S. Appoints Steve Bratspies to Chief Merchandising Officer

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Bentonville, AR—In the latest move by a major retailer to shift its merchandise mix, Walmart U.S. announced the appointment of … [Read more...]

Target’s Price-Matching to Lure More Millennial Shoppers?


Minneapolis—Target unveiled a new price-matching policy today, which includes price-matching both online and in-store. It’s all … [Read more...]

Surprise: Sears Jumps in Popularity as Back-to-School Destination


London—Poor Sears hasn’t made many "best of" lists lately. After years of losing sales, spin offs, REITS etc. the beleaguered … [Read more...]

NRF Receives $800,000 Grant from Walmart for Industry Training

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As part of its $100 million commitment to industry workforce development, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation has awarded an … [Read more...]

Chat App Tango Launches Shopping


Mobile messaging service Tango just rolled out Tango Shop, a social shopping function targeted to U.S. subscribers. Now, Tango … [Read more...]

As Earnings Reports Roll In, Retail Stocks Outperform Other Industries: Report


New York—The stock market has been making impressive gains the last week or so. And one of the chief industry sectors pushing up … [Read more...]

Target CEO: No Minimum Wage Increase Anytime Soon


Minneapolis—Don’t expect Target to follow suit to its bigger rival Walmart and raise its employees’ minimum wages despite … [Read more...]

Will Walmart’s Pay Increase Set a Precedent for Other Retailers?


Bentonville, AR—In what some analysts see as a precedent challenging other retailers, Walmart today announced that it will raise … [Read more...]