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...]

Amazon, Nordstrom Lead Customer Satisfaction Index


Ann Arbor, MI—The American Customer Satisfaction Index’s 2014 report ranks Amazon the top e-commerce retailer and Nordstrom the … [Read more...]

Target CEO to Decide Fate of Canadian Stores

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Minneapolis—Target’s venture into Canada in 2011 has been fraught with problems. Now the word is that CEO Brian Cornell is … [Read more...]

Walmart Q3 Profits Rise, but Cautious on Holiday


Bentonville, AR—For the first time in seven quarters, Walmart reported today an increase in comparable store sales helped by lower … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Top Online Articles to Recall

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New York—There some ominous clouds beginning to cover what had looked like a bright holiday season. In the first busy week of … [Read more...]

With Holiday Looming, Walmart Cuts its Full Year Sales Outlook


Bentonville, AR—Walmart cut its full year revenue outlook on Wednesday as it announced a plan to beef up expansion plans for its … [Read more...]