Autozone Inc. rose $7.10 or 1.4 percent, to $514.82. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. rose$. 31 or. 5 percent, to $62.11. Best Buy rose$. 55 or 1.8 percent, to $31.45.» Read More
Inc. reports how Brooks, the specialty running shoe, company went from almost bankrupt to successful with Warren Buffett boost.
Buying marijuana in pot-friendly Colorado just got even easier, like buying a can of soda or pack of gum from a vending machine.
Michaels Stores confirmed that there was a breach of certain systems that process payment cards at its stores and that of its unit, Aaron Brothers.
NEW YORK, April 16- Still hurting from last year's see-through yoga pants debacle, Lululemon Athletica Inc is about to face a new headache: stepped up competition from rival yoga retailers, department stores and hot new brands.
Liberty Media will cut its large stake in Barnes & Noble, the media company announced on Thursday, but will retain a 10 percent stake.
April 3- Specialty retailer Brookstone Inc said it would be bought by Spencer Spirit Holdings Inc for about $147 million as part of a prepackaged bankruptcy protection plan. Brookstone sells products ranging from massage chairs to bathroom slippers and operates more than 300 stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.
Tiffany reported a loss in the fourth quarter, due primarily to losing an arbitration ruling involving The Swatch Group.
Even though most experts say episodes of mall violence don't hurt traffic and sales beyond the immediate days following the occurrence, specialty retailer Zumiez feels differently.
There is a serious problem with objectifying women in America but it's not Barbie's fault, says Carol Roth.
Fast Retailing is expanding globally, targeting the U.S. and China and potentially acquiring J.Crew, but is the Uniqlo brand owner moving too quickly?
March 4- AutoZone Inc, the second-largest U.S. auto parts retailer, reported quarterly results that beat analysts' estimates as a severe winter led to more wear and tear on vehicles. AutoZone shares rose more than 3 percent in premarket trading.
March 4- Autozone Inc, a U.S. auto parts retailer, reported a 9.4 percent increase in second-quarter profit as an unseasonably cold winter drove up sales. Net income rose to $192.8 million, or $5.63 cents per share, from $176.3 million, or $4.78 per share, a year earlier. Autozone shares were up 1 percent in premarket trading.
Feb 26- Barnes& Noble Inc, the largest U.S. bookstore chain, on Wednesday reported a profit for the holiday quarter, despite a drop in revenue, as it lowered its Nook digital business costs. The bookseller said revenue fell 10.3 percent to $2 billion in the third quarter ended Jan. 25 as sales of Nook digital books and devices dropped by more than half.
SAO PAULO, Feb 7- Amazon Inc. started selling its Kindle online in Brazil on Friday, expanding from ebooks into retail for the first time in Latin America's biggest and most challenging ecommerce market. The world's largest online retailer launched an Internet bookstore in Brazil in 2012, a low-risk landing on this $11 billion emerging ecommerce market.
Bookseller Barnes & Noble said that Michael Huseby, the head of its digital division, has been named chief executive, effective immediately.
After an earlier controversy, poor sales and stock performance, the once-trendy retailer is offering larger sizes as part of a turnaround effort.
Consumers have feasted on discounts this holiday season, but it means thinner profit margins for retailers.
With less vacant retail space available amid an improving economy, retailers are experimenting with pop-up stores within existing larger spaces.
The market now is a place in which even basic goods such as socks and razors are either incredibly cheap or extremely expensive.
Gap’s high-end activewear brand Athleta could emerge as the biggest winner from Lululemon’s quality control questions.