Costco Opens Online Store With Alibaba
October 15 2014 5:36 AM
Big-box retailer Costco, which is expanding its international footprint, has added an online store in a deal with Alibaba, a report said.
Crumbs Returns To A Tough Dessert Market
October 14 2014 4:53 PM
Crumbs Bake Shop is coming back. That doesn't mean cupcakes are.
Macy's To Open Thanksgiving Evening
October 14 2014 3:24 PM
Black Friday will start on Thursday, Thanksgiving, at Macy's department stores.
Amazon Plans Stores In San Francisco, Sacramento In Addition To NYC
October 14 2014 11:30 AM
Amazon is opening one "pop-up" store for the holidays in Sacramento, as well as one in San Francisco.
The Great Recession Still Haunts Small Business Owners
October 14 2014 11:17 AM
The National Federation of Independent Business' Small Business Optimism Index is now 5 points below the 1973-2007 average.
Why Americans Aren't Spending
October 14 2014 10:31 AM
Young adults are trying to save, while senior citizens simply can't spend more money. What does this mean for retailers ahead of the holidays?
J.C. Penney's Incoming President Faces Big Challenges
October 13 2014 3:34 PM
The department store chain announced Monday Home Depot executive Marvin Ellison will join as president and CEO-designee.
Apple Pay May Debut This Week
October 13 2014 10:45 AM
Apple Pay, the new mobile payment service from Apple, may launch within days. But a number of big-box retailers won't be part of it.
Columbus Day 2014 Promo Codes For Kohl's, Alex And Ani And More
October 13 2014 10:41 AM
Stores are offering special promo codes for online shoppers on Columbus Day.
J.C. Penney Names Home Depot Executive As New CEO
October 13 2014 10:06 AM
The retailer has been working on a comeback for years after a failed makeover alienated customers.
Chinese Trade Stronger Than Expected In September
October 13 2014 9:50 AM
China exported and imported many more goods last month than expected, largely on the strength of foreign demand.
Galaxy Note 4 Receives First Software Update
October 13 2014 7:27 AM
The new update, with the firmware number XXU1ANJ4, improves the device’s stability and boosts battery life.
Amazon In NYC Is Not Just About Space; It’s About Data
October 10 2014 3:14 PM
Collecting data on shopping habits has been a big part of Amazon’s success. A foray into the physical world is the next logical step.
Who Is Art Peck, Gap Inc.’s New CEO?
October 10 2014 11:36 AM
Peck will take over in February 2015.
Xperia Z3v: Sony’s Attempt To Use PlayStation To Sell Smartphones
October 10 2014 4:11 AM
Sony looks to the PlayStation to rejuvenate its struggling smartphone division, which lags rivals in an expanding market.
Empire State Building’s New Neighbor: Amazon.com?
October 09 2014 4:53 PM
The online retail giant is reportedly opening a brick-and-mortar store in Midtown Manhattan.
The Gateway Drug Gets A Gateway Drug
October 09 2014 1:22 PM
In the era of really potent marijuana, pot retailers are looking for ways to ease "rookies" into the world of legal weed.
Apple Sends Out Invitations For Oct. 16 Event
October 09 2014 6:54 AM
The new iPad Air is also expected to be powered by the same A8 processor, which is currently featured in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
UPS Pickup Locations Could Be Essential To Improving Profitability
October 08 2014 4:05 PM
UPS is looking to cut costs as online shopping deliveries grow faster than more profitable commercial orders.
Pigging Out On Less, And Not Knowing It
October 08 2014 11:04 AM
New menu items introduced major chains in 2013 contained an average of 60 calories fewer than those introduced in 2012, research said.