NEW YORK— Macy's is testing a mobile tool using artificial intelligence that lets shoppers get answers customized to the store they're in— like where a particular brand is located or what's in stock— that they would normally ask a sales associate face-to-face. That's a key element as Macy's seeks to spur sluggish sales, make being at the store more enjoyable and... » 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.
Liberty Media will cut its large stake in Barnes & Noble, the media company announced on Thursday, but will retain a 10 percent stake.
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?
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.
The world’s largest orange diamond will be hitting the auction block and it’s expected to set a new world record for “fire diamonds” in both size and price.
Jackson Wong, vice president of Tanrich Securities, expects GOME to "finally" make a profit in the first half of the year but stresses the "fierce" online competition the group faces.
Barnes & Noble reported a deeper loss as sales of its Nook device and e-books continued to plunge, and its founder pulled the plug on his plan to buy its stores.
With Saks the latest retailer to disappoint with weaker-than-expected earnings, investors are worried about how the retail sector will fare heading into a heavy week of earnings.
Teens are shopping, but their back-to-school wish lists have changed. Many are mixing designer handbags and fast fashion, making it tough on traditional teen retailers.
Wall Street braced for a possible ricochet effect on retailer results after American Eagle Outfitters slashed its guidance and teen retailer stocks plunged.
Sales tax holidays will be offered in at least 17 states this year, but these events may not really benefit states or retailers.