Aug 15, 2013 Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, discusses the latest retail earnings.
Aug 2, 2013 From Massachusetts to Alabama, sales tax on everything from socks to laptops will be waived. But not every state wants to leave those tax dollars on the table.
Aug 1, 2013 A judge has ruled the fees banks have been charging retailers for each and every debit-card transaction are too high.
Jul 29, 2013 Retail workers find common cause with fast-food employees demanding more hours and higher wages.
Jul 29, 2013 Shopping mall firms struggled during the recession and are still digging out.
Jul 19, 2013 Retail stores have moved beyond Internet cookies to physical tracking, what's the big deal?
Jul 16, 2013 Meet Brendan O'Connell, Walmart artist -- or at least the mega retailer is his muse. O'Connell has taken to painting the things you can find the big-box store and the people who roam its aisles.
Jul 15, 2013 Retail sales ticked up 0.4 percent in June but came in below analyst expectations.
Jul 15, 2013 Cabela's, Benetton, and Mothercare are among national retailers that have tested the idea of tracking people with cellphone signals and video cameras as they shop stores, according to the New York Times.
Jul 8, 2013 FEMA is updating its flood maps to expand areas deemed at risk of damage -- and that’s striking fear in communities that could be deluged with higher insurance bills.