August 13, 2015

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Wednesday joined Walmart company executives and community leaders at the company’s new 1.2 million-sq. ft. building in Plainfield, Ind.

August 12, 2015

Twenty-nine Denver-area Target stores feature patio furniture showrooms where shoppers can browse in-store but only purchase online. 

August 6, 2015

Canadian beauty retailer Shoppers Drug Mart on Thursday launched an e-commerce website called beautyBOUTIQUE.

August 4, 2015

DenTek’s new website will now let  visitors brushing up on their oral health information purchase the company’s products directly on the site. 

June 23, 2015

Mondelēz International has renewed its global strategic partnership with Facebook, the snacking company announced Tuesday. The collaboration will focus on creating video content and increasing e-commerce.

June 12, 2015

Shoppers love their mobile phones as the devices are driving more orders — up 59% in the first quarter of 2015, according to the latest Demandware Shopping Index.

June 5, 2015

“This transition demonstrates Walmart’s commitment to long-term succession planning and keeping high caliber, capable leaders at the head of our company,” said outgoing chairman Rob Walton.

June 4, 2015

J. Crew vet assumes control of Peapod. 

May 28, 2015

Ulta Beauty enjoyed double-digit gains in same-store sales during the first quarter, marking the retailer’s best comparable sales growth since 2011, according to CEO Mary Dillon.

May 19, 2015

Consumers who access social media during the shopping process are four times more likely to spend more, a recent Deloitte Digital study found. 

May 19, 2015

Declining gas prices helped same-store sales at Walmart, but the negative impact of foreign currency exchange and efforts to improve store experience and employee wages dampened sales.

May 14, 2015

DSN talks with Andrew Simon of BrandShop to discuss digital solutions and customer enagement in the CPG space. 

April 23, 2015

Retailers anticipate accelerated growth for 2015. According to a study from eBay Enterprise, an eBay Inc. company, 72% of more than 1,000 online retailers surveyed anticipate online revenue to increase by 17% in 2015.

April 20, 2015

Living Essentials on Friday relaunched its 5-Hour Energy website with auto-ship functionality. 

April 7, 2015

The United States is the top market for e-commerce, followed by China and the United Kingdom, according to A.T. Kearney’s 2015 Global Retail E-Commerce Index. 

April 1, 2015

Kroger has boosted its headquarter head count by 50%, according to a Cincinnati.com report. 

March 17, 2015

Mustela launches loyalty program, allowing expecting, new and experienced moms to connect, learn and shop all in one place.

March 13, 2015

Ulta Beauty wrapped up 2014 with "an excellent fourth quarter," which marked the company's first billion dollar sales quarter.

March 9, 2015

Loblaw aims to create better access to fresh food, wellness solutions and e-commerce with $1.2B investment.

March 4, 2015

Walgreens aims to have a consistency of voice across all channels, both clicks and bricks. In beauty, the strategy is to look at the customer in a holistic manner, said Katlyn Gao, head of retail products, digital at Walgreens. 

February 11, 2015

Walmart Canada announced plans to expand its footprint with 29 supercenter projects for the company’s fiscal year.

 

February 5, 2015

GoJo Industries is expanding its hand sanitizer position with a new purchase opportunity — one that’s mom-friendly, serves an on-the-go need and is incremental to the category — with its launch of Purell Wipes into retail.

December 30, 2014

Kroger is reportedly expanding the testing of an e-commerce service in Greater Cincinnati that is modeled after Harris Teeter’s “click and collect” program, according to a local report.

December 17, 2014

E-commerce is now an integral part of the beauty business as nearly half of consumers buy more beauty and personal care items online this year compared with last year, according to A.T. Kearney’s new Beauty and the E-Commerce Beast: 2014 Edition study.