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Breaking News

The Target boycott has reached a boiling point -- and sales may suffer as a result
May 15, 2016

Guess what? JC Penney is now ahead of the curve
May 13, 2016

Sears has lost shareholders much of their investment
May 13, 2016

Mixed bag for Penney: Sales fall, but profit tops forecasts
May 13, 2016

Nordstrom joins retail bloodbath
May 12, 2016

Sears planning smaller-format appliance stores
May 12, 2016

Sears Launches Ninth Annual Heroes at Home Program, Renovating Homes of Military Families Across the U.S.
May 10, 2016

J.C. Penney moving forward with big new initiatives
May 9, 2016

Comparing J.C. Penney And Sears Holdings
May 9, 2016

Yes, J.C. Penney Stock Could Double by 2019
May 7, 2016

Three Ways Gen Z Will Change Retail
May 6, 2016

The 'least engaging' retailers are...
May 6, 2016

Guess what old tradition Walmart is bringing back?
May 5, 2016

Agilence Announces Partnership with Sears Holdings
May 5, 2016

Sears hopes to lure store shoppers with Mom, online pickup
May 3, 2016

Closing 800 Department Stores? It's A Start
May 2, 2016

How Competition in Consumer-Facing Technology Threatens the Stability of Retail
May 2, 2016

Sports Authority Closing All Stores
Apr. 30, 2016

Three technologies that will shape retail — and one that won't
Apr. 29, 2016

Amazon surges in Q1; devices, cloud services fuel revenue growth
Apr. 28, 2016

J.C. Penney expanding its 10-year relationship with Sephora
Apr. 26, 2016

Lowe's Poised As Successor To The Sears Appliance Empire
Apr. 26, 2016

Sears announces another closing — but this one doesn't involve stores
Apr. 26, 2016

A new report signals disaster for American shopping malls
Apr. 26, 2016

Department Stores Need to Cull Hundreds of Sites, Study Says
Apr. 25, 2016

Sears to Close 78 Stores This Summer
Apr. 22, 2016

Macy's unseats Kohl's as....
Apr. 20, 2016

Nordstrom to eliminate 300 to 400 jobs
Apr. 19, 2016

Zacks: Sears Holdings Corp Receives Average Recommendation of "Strong Sell" from Analysts
Apr. 18, 2016

Traffic To J.C. Penney Website Soars As Company Recovers
Apr. 17, 2016

Red Flags For Sears Pensioners
Apr. 14, 2016

IBM: Retailers not meeting customer experience expectations
Apr. 11, 2016

Sears Taps Bill Gates's Fortune in Latest Borrowing
Apr. 9, 2016

Sears expands omnichannel service; hopes more people will seek out 'expert'
Apr. 7, 2016

Study: What's keeping retail execs up at night?
Apr. 6, 2016

Sears Canada makes COO position permanent
Apr. 5, 2016

This Company Is Best Positioned to Capitalize on Sears' Demise
Apr. 1, 2016

What Home Depot is doing right that the competition isn't
Apr. 1, 2016

J.C. Penney taps athletic wear trend with new line
Apr. 1, 2016

Sears Holdings: Just the Facts — Our Apparel Business
Apr. 1, 2016

Retail CEOs are most worried about...
Mar. 31, 2016

Sears Holdings Corp. Is Sitting on a Ticking Time Bomb
Mar. 31, 2016

Supplier survey bodes well for retail sales
Mar. 30, 2016

Study: Younger shoppers want stores
Mar. 29, 2016

Sears CEO Lampert buys some of company's debt
Mar. 29, 2016

Sears Holdings names new chief administrative officer
Mar. 28, 2016

Kohl's, Sears, Home Depot earn Energy Star honors
Mar. 28, 2016

Ex-Walmart, Sears exec joins Conn's board
Mar. 25, 2016

Why Sears Holdings, Diamond Resorts International, and BP Prudhoe Bay Slumped Today
Mar. 21, 2016

Sears Holdings Corp Attempts to Protect Assets
Mar. 21, 2016

Sears Canada 2.0: The re-engineering begins
Mar. 18, 2016

Three ways that Sears falls short of Penney
Mar. 18, 2016

Sears Holdings: Retail Operations Somehow Get Worse
Mar. 16, 2016

Is crunch time coming at Sears?
Mar. 12, 2016

Another retailer with growing online sales and declining profits
Mar. 10, 2016

Men's Wearhouse parent company to close 250 stores
Mar. 10, 2016

The Blowback For REITs If Sears Holdings Goes Belly-Up
Mar. 9, 2016

Walmart elevates merchants, marketers and operators
Mar. 8, 2016

Why J.C. Penney's CEO Isn't Closing More Stores
Mar. 6, 2016

Fitch: Sears' Quest for Loan Will Not Bolster Liquidity, Suggests Selling Stores Instead
Mar. 4, 2016

Amazon Wants to Be Big Retailer on Campus
Mar. 4, 2016

Retail Employment Up
Mar. 4, 2016

Target Pares Products On Its Shelves
Mar. 3, 2016

Kmart to Sell Liquidated Goods: How Long Before Sears Merch Appears?
Mar. 2, 2016

Target Corporation Names Arthur Valdez Executive Vice President, Chief Supply Chain and Logistics Officer
Mar. 1, 2016

More good news for J.C. Penney
Feb. 29, 2016

J.C. Penney Sales Rise Despite Industry Woes
Feb. 27, 2016

Wal-Mart's Turnaround Could Lift Shares 30%
Feb. 27, 2016

CEO: Sears doesn't get same treatment as tech upstarts
Feb. 27, 2016

Sears CEO All Talk, No Action
Feb. 26, 2016

Holiday Slump Spurs Retail Rethink
Feb. 26, 2016

Sears cuts headquarters staff after dismal quarter
Feb. 26, 2016

Sears Posts $580 Million Fourth-Quarter Loss as Retailer Shrinks
Feb. 26, 2016

Sears grows its loss, adds board members
Feb. 25, 2016

What retailer has the best online customer experience?
Feb. 23, 2016

Sales, profit drop at Dillard's in Q4
Feb. 23, 2016

Anchors Aweigh: Malls Lose More Department Store Tenants
Feb. 23, 2016

Kmart eyes 'brag-worthy deals' from bankrupt retailers
Feb. 21, 2016

A new 'bad news' strategy
Feb. 19, 2016

Walmart just signaled a terrifying new reality for American retail
Feb. 18, 2016

Men Are Shopping Like Women
Feb. 16, 2016

J.C. Penney gives two execs more private label, supply chain responsibilities
Feb. 16, 2016

As sales sag, department stores look to evolve
Feb. 14, 2016

Lampert becomes majority owner of Sears Hometown, Outlet stores
Feb. 12, 2016

Kohl's Eliminates Three Senior Leadership Positions
Feb. 12, 2016

And the nation's favorite fashion retailer is...
Feb. 12, 2016

Sears implosion costs hotshot CEO a fortune
Feb. 9, 2016

Sears Holding Corp: SHLD Remains Doomed on Awful Q4 Numbers
Feb. 9, 2016

Sears stock hits 13-year low on bad holidays, revved-up store closings
Feb. 9, 2016

Burberry sues J.C. Penney for selling knockoff jackets, scarves
Feb. 9, 2016

Sears Holdings to accelerate closure of unprofitable stores
Feb. 9, 2016

Expansion Strategies for Today's Risk-Averse Retailers
Feb. 3, 2016

Sears Is Running Out of Time
Jan. 26, 2016

Sears Holdings: Next in Line to See Activist Involvement?
Jan. 25, 2016

13 Stores Where You're Spending Less Money
Jan. 18, 2016

Hedge Fund Calls for Macy's Inc. to Tap Into Its Real Estate
Jan. 17, 2016

Wal-Mart Retreats As Retail's Woes Deepen
Jan. 16, 2016

Reasons to Cheer Retail Sales
Jan. 15, 2016

Sears to close more stores
Jan. 14, 2016

Holiday scorecard Part II: more winners and losers revealed
Jan. 12, 2016

Kohl's Weighs Next Steps, as Woes Mount
Jan. 11, 2016

Holiday Sales Rise, but Not All Retailers Are Cheery
Jan. 8, 2016

Sears: Auto Centers Reveal Big Picture Problems For Company
Jan. 6, 2016

What Retirees Should Do As Interest Rates Inch Up
Jan. 3, 2016

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