August 4, 2011 is taking a new approach to engaging shoppers and sellers, reminiscent both of business sites and social networking sites. In June, the online home improvement classified introduced a new program, offering a combination of features, which it says are similar to those found on Facebook, Twitter and Groupon.

June 2, 2011

Top-line retail same-store sales held steady with a 5.7% gain in May, but showed the effects of plans by shoppers to curb spending, according to Kantar Retail.

May 23, 2011

A major retail artery of Joplin, Mo. -- including a Home Depot and a Walmart -- was hit hard by the deadly tornado Sunday, according to an article in the Joplin Globe.

According to a Home Depot spokesman, a store associate was killed in the storm. High winds ripped the roof of both stores located on busy Range Line Road. 

May 10, 2011

Good customer service sells, according to a new study conducted by American Express.

November 10, 2010

Walmart is offering its online shoppers free shipping -- with no minimum purchase -- for...

May 8, 2008

Wal-Mart, Target and Costco all saw same-store gains....

January 10, 2008

Special features of the private label program include extended payment terms....

December 16, 2007

Home channel retailers are doing what they can to lift holiday sales, while projections from...

September 23, 2007

When Laura Pallay of Hillsborough, N.J., was looking for a new outdoor fireplace on the...

September 19, 2007

The world’s largest retailer is marketing energy-efficient bulbs under the name “Great Value.”...