Apr 17, 2013 Britain's biggest retailer, the supermarket Tesco, has announced its first drop in profit in 20 years -- and its U.S. business expansion may be partly to blame.
Apr 15, 2013 Farmers hope the proposal to expand farm worker visas will stabilize their labor supply. Unions focus on making sure the deal protects workers and their wages.
Apr 10, 2013 A preview of Bed Bath & Beyond's earnings: Housing uptick helps, and online competition lurks.
Apr 9, 2013 Ron Johnson's ousting as CEO of JC Penney ends his bid to break retail's cycle of marking products up just to mark them down in sales. Shoppers rejected Johnson's strategy of keeping low prices instead of discounting.
Apr 9, 2013 J.C. Penney CEO Ron Johnson has been given the boot after just 17 months as head of the struggling department store chain.
Mar 29, 2013 Walmart is reportedly considering using customers at its brick-and-mortar stores to deliver packages to online customers.
Mar 28, 2013 The toy industry has gradually made inroads on Easter, one of the least commercial holidays. But Santa Claus shouldn't feel threatened quite yet.
Mar 26, 2013 Apple has just acquired an indoor mapping company. How will indoor mapping be used and should we be concerned about our privacy?
Mar 21, 2013 The CIA has reportedly recruited Amazon to develop a private cloud for American intelligence gathering. So is there any sector Amazon isn't involved in these days?