What CFOs are more concerned about is how consumer confidence may be affected by next month's presidential election, according to an annual poll by BDO USA, the assurance, tax and financial consulting firm.
*Wal-Mart, Target already among MCX members. Oct 1- Retailers including Gap Inc and Bed Bath& Beyond Inc have joined a mobile payments network that intends to battle similar services from Google Inc.
By Martinne Geller and Jessica Wohl NEW YORK/ CHICAGO, Oct 1- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. A handful of sell-side analysts turned out to hear from Walmart workers nearly a year after a similar meeting was held near Wal-Mart's headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas.
NEW YORK/ CHICAGO, Oct 1- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. A handful of sell-side analysts turned out to hear from Walmart workers nearly a year after a similar meeting was held near Wal-Mart's headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas.
New Mexico- based Sunland Inc. has expanded its recall of peanut butter and almond butter to include cashew butters, tahini and blanched and roasted peanut products.
*Begins hiring for store teams across Ontario. *Looking to fill store positions at co's first 24 stores across Ontario,. scheduled to open in march/ April 2013.
Even as more retail purchases are made online, it is the brick-and-mortar stores that will win out in the end, said Toys ‘R Us Chairman Jerry Storch.
Toys ‘R Us is the latest retailer to say it plans to hire more workers this holiday season than it did last year.
Move over bacon, there's a new must-have ingredient - pumpkin. Yep, as in pumpkin lattes. Pumpkin candles. Pumpkin beer, dog food, facial masks, cologne.
While Nintendo's new Wii U videogame console is still two months away from launch, gamers are already lining up to get their hands on one.
J. C. Penney analyst days are always eventful. And Wednesday's analyst day did not disappoint.
The recent phenomenon known as mobile payments has caused one Street.com contributor to start looking at some possible casualties in that all-important process known as the business transaction.
Nordstrom is the latest in a string of retailers to announce Canadian expansion plans as companies seek to reach the country’s consumers who exhibit less enthusiasm for ecommerce.
California says it's losing $1.2 billion a year in online sales taxes, prompting a new law that will force large internet merchants with affiliates inside the cash-strapped state to collect those taxes.
There has been a lot of focus in the press recently about retailers moving to cheaper or free layaway. Is it a big deal? I say yes. In my opinion, this year's free layaway is last year's free shipping.
There is some concern that the political uncertainty surrounding the election and looming fiscal cliff could rattle consumers heading into the all-important holiday season.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan provides a preview of this year's annual retail conference. A number of the big names are there, this year, and one theme that's emerging is uncertainty about the future economic environment.
Here is a look at retailers that have fared well so far this month, and which stocks could be poised to make money for investors based on historical trends.
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When a company takes a stand on a hot-button issue like gay rights, does it affect the bottom line? Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A inadvertently hit the button to find out when President Dan Cathy publicly came out against same-sex marriage.