Mar 14, 2013 J.C. Penney seriously needs to catch a break right now. Shoppers were scared off when the chain eliminated big sales in favor of everyday low prices. Now, Penney's will open 681 'Joe Fresh' shops inside their main stores.
Mar 13, 2013 Retail sales ticked up by 1.1 percent last month according to the Commerce Department. The growth was better than expected, despite higher gas prices and the payroll tax increase that went into effect at the beginning of the year.
Mar 13, 2013 The Spanish company Inditex, which owns Zara among other chain stores, has just unveiled an impressive set of figures: a 22 percent jump in profits.
Mar 7, 2013 As home prices rise, more owners are preparing housing for sale -- and construction companies and building supply chains are hiring again.
Mar 6, 2013 The court battle pitting Macy’s against J.C. Penney and Martha Stewart turns a simple idea -- a store -- into a legal and philosophical quagmire.
Mar 1, 2013 Groupon's board of directors fired company's founder and CEO, Andrew Mason, yesterday. But Mason is not the first founder and CEO to get the axe.
Feb 28, 2013 J.C. Penney had another tough quarter. Sales were down 28 percent -- more than half a billion dollars.
Feb 27, 2013 The growth of Kenya's increasingly-affluent middle class has brought a consumer explosion. Now there's mounting international interest in mining that data to improve businesses' profitability.
Feb 27, 2013 As the company reports fourth quarter earnings, its new business model will be in the spotlight.