12/08/2011 - 12:33

The retail sector continues to edge tentatively toward recovery, buoyed by a strong start to the holiday shopping season, but several obstacles stand in the way of sustained progress in 2012, according to Jones Lang LaSalle’s North America Year-end Retail Outlook.

12/08/2011 - 12:07

IBM announced that it intends to acquire DemandTec for $13.20 per share, or at a net price of approximately $440 million, after adjusting for cash.

12/08/2011 - 11:52

Gap Inc. announced the opening of its first Banana Republic store on Avenue des Champs Élysées in Pais, France.

12/07/2011 - 14:13

Looking to stay on the cutting edge of mobile commerce, CVS/pharmacy has made the entire catalog available to shoppers through its mobile site (, so CVS/pharmacy customers easily can browse, order and buy products anywhere, anytime from their smartphones.

12/07/2011 - 13:54

Sam's Club announced that Eddie Matney, Reinaldo Alfonso and Michael Vlasich have joined the company's Simply Delicious Chef Brigade, a team of all-star restaurant chefs who creatively use one ingredient in multiple dishes as inspiration for everyday cooking.

12/07/2011 - 13:43

During Lowe's annual conference Tuesday, SVP marketing and advertising Tom Lamb defined the company's target customer by first breaking down home improvement consumers into four distinct groups.

12/07/2011 - 13:30

Among those that have shopping-related applications on their smartphone, most of them will use this method to help save money when purchasing gifts this holiday season, according to a new PriceGrabber survey.

12/07/2011 - 12:43

Netflix, Google and Amazon top a list of the 10 “simplest” U.S. brands, according to Siegel+Gale’s second annual Global Brand Simplicity Index.

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