Former Kmart President To Lead Texas-Based Pier 1 ImportsA former president of retail chain Kmart has been named president and CEO of Pier 1 Imports. Fort Worth-based Pier 1 on Monday announced the appointment of Alasdair James.
Wal-Mart Plans To Slow New Store Openings, Invest In OnlineWal-Mart Stores Inc. is planning to slow new store openings as it looks to pour more money into its online efforts, technology and store remodels.
After Challenging Holiday, Sears To Speed Up Store ClosingsFollowing a "challenging" holiday season, Sears will accelerate the closure of some of its stores.
Best Buy Reports Weak Holiday Shopping Results, OutlookBest Buy reported a drop in sales during the holiday season and the company now expects a wider drop in fourth-quarter revenue, partly on weak mobile phone and personal device sales.
Plano-Based JCPenney Reports Loss But Tops ExpectationsJ.C. Penney Co. said Friday sales that rose 6.4 percent at established locations in the third quarter and expressed confidence about its ability to compete in the upcoming holiday shopping season.
Wal-Mart Expands Protein Bars To Main Grocery AislesThe world's largest retailer plans to expand its offering of bars like Special K and Clif beyond the over-the counter section that features diet supplements to the more visible main grocery aisles of some of its stores, starting in January.
JCPenney To Hire 650 in DFW For HolidaysThe retailer says, "Cheery local associates are needed" for seasonal work.
Hopes Of A RadioShack Revival Fade With Stock To Be DelistedThe signal from RadioShack Corp., the company that introduced the first mass-market personal computer, is fading after years of heavy losses and the suspension of its shares.
RadioShack Inks Debt Restructuring Deals RadioShack says it has inked deals with a group of investors to restructure part of its debt and access funds, moves aimed at giving the struggling consumer electronics retailer more financial breathing room.
Target Shoppers React To Decision To Ban Guns From StoresTarget stores are asking customers to leave their guns at home. This comes in the wake of photos showing gun activists carrying long guns, slung over their shoulders, inside a Mansfield store.
I-Team: Walgreens Shoppers 'Paying The Price'You'll probably start scrutinizing your shopping receipts a little more closely after you hear what happened to the CBS 11 I-Team. A popular retail store repeatedly overcharged us on typical household items we thought we were buying on sale.
Neiman Marcus Chain Sold For $6 BillionAres Management and a Canadian Pension said that they are buying the luxury chain Neiman Marcus for $6 billion. The deal is expected to be finalized in the fourth quarter.