Aug 16, 2012 Data on customers is a lot more valuable than mere sales.
Heidi N. Moore
Aug 15, 2012 We've got news this morning that a group of major retailers, including Walmart, Target and 7-Eleven, are teaming up to create their own network for mobile payments. It's one more way for stores to draw you closer -- and get a jump on outsiders, like Google.
Aug 14, 2012 Macy's has opened the biggest shoe section in the world. Like other New York department stores, Macy's sees shoes as the hook for women shoppers.
Aug 14, 2012 Retail sales were up 0.8 percent last month; the first uptick in four months.
Heidi N. Moore
Aug 14, 2012 Retail sales in the U.S. jumped by almost a percent last month. That was the first uptick in four months, as consumers spent their money on everything from cars to electronics.
Aug 10, 2012 JCPenney's sales were down 22 percent last quarter -- blamed in large part on the company's new pricing strategy. What's next for the retailer?
Aug 10, 2012 JCPenney is reporting big losses today. Sales were down almost 22 percent last quarter. That's the second straight quarter of steep declines.
Aug 7, 2012 Department stores try to get school shoppers in the doors earlier.
Jul 30, 2012 A New York grocery store creates a special space just for men.
Jul 23, 2012 The suspect in the Colorado theater massacre makes his first court appearance this morning. James Holmes isn't talking to police. But he left a behind a rich Internet trail. Authorities say it shows how easy it was for Holmes to buy lethal supplies.