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Costco Wholesale's profit fell 15 percent, missing estimates, hurt by weaker gross margins in its fresh-food business and some non-foods merchandises.
At least one analyst at Target pushed for an investigation into payment systems after government and industry reports.
The seller of gadgets, wine accessories, and furniture is in talks with firms about investing. The WSJ reports.
Holiday shipping deadlines are fast approaching, but shoppers may have until Christmas Eve to place—and receive—Christmas orders.
Amazon never seems to be able to generate profits, says Paul Isaac, founder of Arbiter Partners, who's short the stock.
Call them “sneakerheads” or “sneakaholics.” There's a growing number of designer athletic shoe junkies—who comb the Internet, camp out in the wee hours and pay hundreds of dollars for the most highly anticipated sneaker releases.
Amazon is said to be making plans to sell pricey art online, a move that may shake the foundation of the art world and accelerate a sweeping shift already underway at the auction houses and some galleries.
The Senate's passage of an Internet sales tax bill is bringing retailers one step closer to a level pricing playing field, says Stacey Widlitz, a retail industry analyst.
A majority of the Senate approved a measure that would allow states to tax online purchases. The bill now moves to the House, where it faces opposition.
Three more top executives at J.C. Penney have left the ailing retailer, the New York Post reported, following the ouster of Chief Executive Ron Johnson.
Ocappi, an online diamond company launching Wednesday, aims to equip men with multiple rings to choose from. Each ring will require a $75 deposit and must be returned within five days.
After bowing to the realization that many customers like to see items in person before buying, a growing number of online retail companies are setting up physical stores while at the same time redefining what brick and mortar means for them.
EBay CEO John Donahoe said Thursday the company will help transact $300 billion of business in 2015, a 71 percent increase from 2012'S $175 billion in transactions.
Alibaba Group has chosen Jonathan Lu, its Chief Data Officer who has more than a decade of experience in executive roles, to lead China's largest e-commerce company as it prepares to launch an initial public offering.
After a difficult January, when shoppers first felt the effect of a payroll tax hike that lowered take-home pay by 2 percent, some retailers got a little relief in February from growing employment and a rising stock market.
The decision to do away with sales last year had no testing behind it. So it is not a mystery why J.C. Penney has done a 180 when it comes to its promotional stance.
Retailer J.C. Penney increased its borrowing capacity under a bank credit facility by $100 million to $1.85 billion and expanded an option to borrow more at a later date, raising concerns among analysts as it works on a turnaround.
Amazon.com's better-than-expected profit margins surprised Wall Street, prompting at least five brokerages to raise their price targets on the world's largest Internet retailer's stock on Wednesday.
Barnes & Noble expects to shut down as many as a third of its retail stores over the next decade, the chief executive of its retail group told The Wall Street Journal.
Retailers should be buzzing right now with holiday gift card redemptions. But, there's early evidence retailers aren't getting much of a boost from gift cards this year, according to NBG Market Analyst Brian Sozzi.