Current Headlines

  1. Walmart Will Accelerate Investments In E-Commerce And Moderate Global Square Footage Growth
    10/15/2014

    Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. recently presented its capital expenditure plans for the next fiscal year ending Jan. 31, 2016 at its 21st annual meeting for the investment community.

  2. Bloomingdale’s Open New Fully-Mobile Store In CA
    10/15/2014

    New store enhanced by store-wide technology. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. Nordstrom Rack To Open In Baton Rouge, La
    10/15/2014

    Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) today announced plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at The Mall of Louisiana in Baton Rouge, La. The approximately 30,000-square-foot store is scheduled to open in fall 2015. The mall is owned and managed by General Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP).

  4. Whole Foods Sees Significant Productivity Gains With Voxware Voice Management Suite
    10/15/2014

    Voxware, the largest independent voice application company, recently announced that Whole Foods Market saw productivity gains of 25-35% after implementing the latest version of Voxware’s voice solution in its largest Distribution Center (DC).

  5. Datalogic Expands Its Presentation Scanner Portfolio With The Cobalto CO5300 Scanner
    10/15/2014

    Datalogic, a global leader in Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation markets, and world-class producer of bar code readers, mobile computers, sensors, vision systems and laser marking equipment is proud to announce the addition of the Cobalto CO5300 omnidirectional high performance laser scanner to their portfolio of presentation scanners.

  6. Delsey Is All Packed To Explore Asia With Cegid
    10/15/2014

    Delsey, the worldwide number two retailer in luggage with over 6,000 stores across five continents, has selected Yourcegid Retail to support its expansion across Asia, including India.In less than four months, this international solution has already been deployed in more than forty stores in Hong Kong and China, enabling the brand to optimise its retail activities and grow its store network.

  7. University Of Georgia/National Retail Federation Study Debunks Myths Surrounding Retail Wages
    10/15/2014

    The National Retail Federation recently released an in-depth study authored by a University of Georgia economist who found that retail jobs pay wages highly competitive with those in other industries despite long-held misconceptions to the contrary.

  8. JCPenney Reveals New Growth Initiatives, Connects With Millennials
    10/14/2014

    JCPenney, nation’s largest apparel and furniture retailer, announced new goals set for fiscal year 2015-2017—to enhance the customer experience, keep up with customer needs, attract and maintain current customer base, and drive growth in store traffic and sales.

  9. Current Gap CEO To Step Down In February 2015
    10/14/2014

    According to The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Wall Street Journal, clothing retailer Gap announced on October 8 that its current CEO, Glenn Murphy would be stepping down from the company. Taking Murphy's place will be Gap's current chairman and digital leader, Art Peck, who's been with the company since 2007. Murphy will be retiring and hasn't announced any further plans. The change in leadership comes on the heels of Gap reporting low September sales, that ended with a 3% drop.

  10. Amazon To Open First Physical Store In NYC For Online Order Pick Up, Returns
    10/14/2014

    Amazon has made several big steps in consumer retail lately, such as testing same-day shipping, integrating a wish list function with Twitter, and now the retailer is tackling a brick and mortar store. On October 9, The Wall Street Journal reported that the e-commerce giant would be launching a new store in New York City. 

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