07/20/2012 - 9:08am

Mobile shopping rose in the second quarter while social media sales fell, providing an indication of where U.S. retailers may invest in order to capture the attention and loyalty of the digital consumer, according to a new report from IBM.

07/20/2012 - 8:56am

A recent survey of more than 6,500 U.S. consumers found that Americans consult their social media applications before, during and after retail store visits.

07/20/2012 - 8:49am

99 Cents Only Stores is opening a new store in Santa Barbara, Calif., on July 26.

07/19/2012 - 3:50pm

Tops Friendly Markets has entered an agreement with C&S Wholesale Grocers affiliate GU Markets to acquire 21 supermarkets located in upstate New York and Vermont.

07/19/2012 - 2:43pm

Beauty brand Wet 'n Wild — which is a division of Markwins North America — started the year by signing superstar Fergie as its very first global beauty ambassador, and now the brand has announced its expansion into an additional 500 Walmart stores beginning in late July.

07/19/2012 - 2:07pm

Roche on Wednesday announced that it has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for its Accu-Chek Combo system for insulin pump therapy.

07/19/2012 - 12:14pm

Safeway is looking to its recently launched Just for U loyalty program, which this month became available across all U.S. divisions, to help drive a positive sales story through the rest of the fiscal year.

07/19/2012 - 12:13pm

Nestle USA announced that it has appointed a new VP corporate and brand affairs following the retirement of executive Laurie MacDonald.

07/19/2012 - 11:38am

A survey released by the National Retail Federation and conducted by BIGInsight found that the average parent will spend $688.62 on back-to-school items this year, compared with $603.63 last year. Total spending is expected to reach $30.3 billion.