May 20- Struggling department store chain Sears Canada Inc reported a smaller first-quarter loss as decline in its same-store sales was the slowest in five quarters. Sears Canada, whose largest shareholder is Sears Holdings Corp Chief Executive Eddie Lampert and his hedge fund ESL Investments Inc, said on Wednesday that its same-store sales fell 4.3 percent...» Read More
Dec 4- Dollar General Corp reined in its full-year sales forecast and said it remained committed to buying Family Dollar Stores Inc, a deal that would allow it to keep its position as the No. 1 U.S. discount retailer. Dollar General will lose its top position if it fails to upend a merger agreement between Family Dollar and Dollar Tree Inc.. Dollar General took its $80...
Dec 4- Canadian discount chain Dollarama Inc reported a 18.4 percent rise in third-quarter profit, helped by strong Halloween sales and store openings. Net income rose to C $73 million, or 55 Canadian cents per share, in the quarter ended Nov. 2 from C $61.7 million, or 43 Canadian cents per share, a year earlier. The Montreal- based company's revenue rose 12.4 percent...
Dec 4- Dollar General Corp reported a 7.8 percent rise in quarterly sales and said it remained committed to buying Family Dollar Stores Inc, which has already agreed to be acquired by Dollar Tree Inc.. Dollar Tree will unseat Dollar General as the No. 1 U.S. deep-discount retailer if it closes the deal with Family Dollar. Dollar General's net income slipped to...
Discount retailer Dollar Tree raised its sales outlook for the year after recording its strongest growth in quarterly same-store sales since 2011.
Family Dollar's earnings fell by a third as the company resorted to discounts to clear inventory and competition intensified.
Costco reported third-quarter results below analysts' estimates hurt by an increase in merchandise costs and other expenses.
Wal-Mart is fast becoming a "fierce threat" to Amazon's dominance of online shopping, a leading retail analyst tells CNBC.
Strip malls will survive the competition from online retailers, and may even one day include Amazon stores, predicted David Henry, chief executive of Kimco Realty.
Tiffany reported a loss in the fourth quarter, due primarily to losing an arbitration ruling involving The Swatch Group.
Costco Wholesale's profit fell 15 percent, missing estimates, hurt by weaker gross margins in its fresh-food business and some non-foods merchandises.
JC Penney reported a quarterly loss that was smaller than expected on Wednesday, but revenue trailed analysts' expectations.
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.
After two years of declining sales, J.C. Penney is reducing some high-profile brands introduced by former CEO Ron Johnson and reviving old labels.
David Hamaty, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Kurt Salmon highlights the likely impact and possible winners and losers of the sales tax hike in Japan.
JC Penney shares tumbled to their lowest in nearly 13 years after a Goldman Sachs report projected slow sales and liquidity trouble.
Vornado Realty Trust Chairman and Chief Executive Steven Roth resigned from the board of JC Penney, the company said in a regulatory filing.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz on Friday had choice words for activist investor Bill Ackman and his very public campaign to change J.C. Penney's leadership team.
JC Penney shareholder Perry Capital intends to demand that the company replace CEO Mike Ullman immediately, CNBC's David Faber reported on Friday.
While few analysts are betting the struggling department store chain will be one of the major winners this season, many think it now may start to show signs of life.