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March 25, 2014

The single biggest challenge for retailers is to understand, empower and represent the digitally empowered consumer across all touch points, according to new research from Oracle.

November 7, 2013

Earlier in October, shoppers were put off by holiday displays in store; now people are warming up to them.

October 31, 2013

Toms — the company that gives a pair of its shoes or provides eye care to a person in need for every corresponding purchase — has deployed the Oracle Commerce platform to support its rapid business growth and international expansion.

July 24, 2013

Paragon Theaters has announced plans to bring a 10-screen theater to Posner Commons in Davenport, Fla.

June 28, 2013

Belk, the nation's largest family owned and operated department store company, was honored as Innovator of the Year at the 2013 Oracle Retail Excellence Awards. The award recipients were announced at Oracle’s annual Oracle Retail CrossTalk customer event, held June 25 to 27 in Chicago.

January 29, 2013

For the third consecutive year, Subway came out on top on BrandIndex’s annual ranking of the most buzzed about U.S. brands.

January 16, 2013

Pearle Vision announced its 2013 U.S. expansion plans, which includes the re-licensing of 34 locations in 10 states.

November 7, 2012

By Jason Hamilton, Snagajob

May 14, 2012

A “Live Help” feature, detailed information about products and services and access to personal account information are the three most important features consumers expect to find at a company’s website, according to an annual survey by Oracle.

May 2, 2012

The Kroger Co. and Collins & Arnold said they have broken ground on Phase II of Griffin Pavilion, a retail development located in Griffin, Ga., and developed by The Sofran Group.

April 25, 2012

Whether your company is already in the cloud or still on the fence about making the move, retailers can gain additional insight at “Legacy Modernization to the Cloud,” a FREE roundtable luncheon moderated by Chain Store Age.

January 6, 2012

Claire’s Stores announced that Eugene S. Kahn has resigned.

November 18, 2011

One in four consumers will start their holiday shopping this week, according to a survey of more than 1,000 U.S. consumers conducted this fall by Oracle.

October 11, 2011

Discounter 99 Cents Only Stores said Tuesday it has agreed to be acquired by a group of investors including its founding family, Ares Management and Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board for $1.6 billion in cash.

September 28, 2011

360buy.com was named the Pure Play Etailer of the Year at the Oracle World Retail Awards, which took place during the annual World Retail Congress in Berlin.

June 20, 2011

Storms and other weather events can wreak havoc with a retailer’s outdoor signage. Just ask Therese Grossman, construction manager for Edwin Watts Golf Shops, Fort Walton, Fla., which operates 83 golf specialty shops. This past spring, a bad storm with extreme wind velocities came through Baton Rouge, La., blowing the faces off the signs outside Edwin Watts’ store there. 


“In the retail world, having your exterior signs down is a crisis,” Grossman said. “I have to be able to respond and get them back up very quickly.”


June 20, 2011

While 2011 may be half-over, there is still plenty of time to incorporate the right technologies to streamline retail operations by yearend. Chain Store Age spoke with Jay Yanko, managing principal of Verizon Retail & Distribution, about some top technologies for lowering costs and upping efficiencies.

May 20, 2011

Samuels & Co. Inc. said it has recently completed five transactions for Merlin Entertainments Group, the second largest location-based entertainment company in the world which develops, owns and operates outdoor theme parks and indoor attractions.

May 3, 2011

Retailers from around the world have until May 20 to enter the annual global competition, the Oracle World Retail Awards.

April 1, 2011

GameStop Corp. announced the acquisition of Spawn Labs, a streaming technology company.

March 22, 2011

A survey released Tuesday by Oracle and Art Technology Group, which Oracle acquired in November 2010, found that mobile commerce is experiencing dramatic growth.

February 1, 2011

Planalytics announced that Sonic Corp. has subscribed to its Business Weather Intelligence Platform.

January 4, 2011

Claire's Stores announced the appointment of Jay Friedman as President of the North American Division, reporting to Gene Kahn, CEO effective immediately.

July 11, 2010

Blockbuster Inc. has named Jeffery Stegenga as its chief restructuring officer, the Wall Street Journal...

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