| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:50 AM
Target Corp cut its second-quarter earnings estimate due to a significant rise in costs related to a data breach last year and higher promotions and discounts to lure customers in North America.
The third-largest U.S. retailer also warned of weak sales...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The possible data breach at Home Depot Inc. that came to light this week has raised anew the question of whether retailers can prevent — or at least do more to stop — hackers from swiping customer information.
The home improvement chain said...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Two of the country's biggest retailers and fiercest rivals are working together to push for more sustainable beauty and personal care products.
Target Corp. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., along with Forum for the Future, a sustainable development...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:18 AM
Dollar General Corp. increased its offer for smaller rival Family Dollar Stores Inc., trying to derail a deal with another discounter.
The nation’s largest deep discounter said Tuesday that it offered $9.1 billion in cash, or $80 per share, for...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:24 AM
(Reuters) - Home Depot Inc said on Tuesday it was working with law enforcement to investigate "some unusual activity" related to customer data but that it could not confirm if it had become the latest retailer to be hit by a large-scale security breach....
| Sep 2, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Dollar General Corp. raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc. to $9.1 billion, and warned it may turn hostile and appeal directly to shareholders if the new offer was rejected.
The No. 1 U.S. deep-discount retailer also said it would pay a break-...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:05 AM
A Chicago federal judge on Wednesday said Groupon Inc sales representatives cannot pursue a class-action lawsuit over the Internet commerce company's failure to pay for overtime before and after its 2011 initial public offering.
U.S. District Judge...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Chief Spokesman David Tovar resigned after the company allegedly found that he had lied about his academic record in his resume, Bloomberg reported, citing a person familiar with the matter.
While conducting a due-diligence...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Apple Inc's launch of its own tap-to-pay system using near-field communication in its new iPhones and smartwatches may not be a game changer after all.
The success of Apple Pay, unveiled at a gala launch on Tuesday, hinges on the willingness of retailers...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 12:48 PM
RadioShack Corp confronts an uncomfortable fact as it considers filing for bankruptcy to give it time to overhaul its 4,400 electronics stores: Retailers rarely emerge from bankruptcy. They often liquidate and go out of business.
Founded in 1921, the...
| Sep 9, 2014
Most of Mondelez International Inc.'s sustainability efforts are on track, but the maker of Oreo cookies said it must figure out better ways to reduce energy use at its plants.
On Tuesday, Mondelez plans to release a progress report on its...