Latest business news covering the retail industry.

Latest business news covering the retail industry.


  • Fits Like A…

    Personalization is becoming a big part of men’s wear, and it is showing up in a major way in retail.
  • Retailers Abandoning Monthly Sales Figures

    Monthly retail sales have long been a key—and widely watched—indicator for gauging the health of retailers. But in recent years, more and more chains have begun balking.
  • Farm Fresh Expands Payment Options

    Farm Fresh Supermarkets, based in Virginia Beach, Va., and a division of the Supervalu grocery network, has expanded its services to the unbanked and underbanked consumer.
  • Helzberg Builds Data Warehouse

    In an effort to improve customer relationships, Helzberg Diamonds, North Kansas City, Mo., has added an enterprise data-warehouse platform that supports business-intelligence applications.Helzberg Diamonds, which operates more than 260 jewelry stores across the United States, was reliant on an IBM
  • Finding Solutions at SPECS/2008

    From innovative lighting solutions to cutting-edge energy-management systems to comprehensive maintenance services, the SPECS/2008 Solution Center exhibit floor put a spotlight on the industry’s newest products, services and technologies.
  • Coupon-Clicking Replaces Clipping

    On March 13, AOL launched an online service for paperless coupons and simultaneously announced that The Kroger Co. was the first retail partner to join the program.
  • Ahold USA Taps Partners to Integrate Platform

    By leveraging long-term partnerships, Ahold USA is integrating a new platform that will support packaged and customized applications.The company, owned by Royal Ahold, the Netherlands, is eager to provide a superior and tailored shopping experience across its U.S.-based banners, including Stop & Sh
  • In-Store Health Clinics Here to Stay

    During the past few years, retail health clinics have been opening with increasing frequency in stores across the country, including Wal-Mart, Target, CVS and HEB Co., to name a few.

Latest business news covering the retail industry.