01/05/2012 - 9:00am

Target chairman, president and CEO Gregg Steinhafel assured investors last month that December comps would exceed November’s 1.8% increase, but then Thursday morning reported a disappointing 1.6% increase and a reduced profit forecast.

01/04/2012 - 4:02pm

The November-December 2011 holiday season marked a new record in retail e-commerce spending, ComScore reported.

01/04/2012 - 3:23pm

As part of its renewed commitment to help shoppers keep their families healthy, Stop & Shop has launched a new promotion that can benefit kids' schools.

01/04/2012 - 2:50pm

Mass merchandise retailers Shopko Stores and Pamida are merging, the two companies said Wednesday.

01/04/2012 - 2:41pm

The drug store channel has had strong sales in the beer category despite lackluster industry performance. Dollar sales for the beer category in drug were up nearly 6% for the year to date ended Oct. 30, 2011, according to SymphonyIRI Group data.

01/04/2012 - 2:35pm

Investment research firm Morningstar has named the outgoing CEO of Costco Wholesale as its 2011 CEO of the Year, the company said Wednesday.

01/04/2012 - 1:40pm

Despite an overall decrease in free standing insert coupon activity, retailer promotion pages within the FSI vehicles recorded a 30.7% increase to more than 17 billion pages in 2011, continuing the significant annual increases in retailer promotion activity, which began in 2007, Kantar Media reported Wednesday.

01/04/2012 - 1:21pm

U.S. Preventive Medicine on Wednesday named Ronald Loveless its vice chairman.

01/04/2012 - 1:18pm

Grocery chain K-VA-T Food Stores has adopted Revionics' price-optimization systems, the 104-store chain said Wednesday.