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April 9, 2014

Target Corp. is introducing “Made to Matter – Handpicked by Target.”

April 1, 2014

Family Dollar is expanding its food assortment with the introduction of more than 400 new food items in each of its more than 8,000 stores across the country.

March 25, 2014

Italian eyewear maker Luxottica Group SpA has entered into an agreement to design, develop and distribute glasses based on Google's Internet-connected Glass eyewear.

March 24, 2014

In a March 21 regulatory filing, J.C. Penney Co. Inc. said it does not expect the result of a lawsuit filed by Macy’s Inc. alleging that Penney was selling Martha Stewart Living products in violation of an exclusivity agreement to have a significant negative impact on its results.

March 20, 2014

Starbucks plans to expand a pilot of an evening alcohol and “light bites” menu that includes wine to thousands of stores nationwide.

March 18, 2014

Starting Wednesday, March 26, Wal-Mart customers will be able to trade in their video games and apply the value immediately toward the purchase of anything sold at Walmart and Sam’s Club, both in stores and online.

March 14, 2014

Starbucks Coffee Company is amending its exclusive agreement to provide Keurig Green Mountain Inc. with super-premium coffee pods.

March 13, 2014

Amazon is increasing the annual membership of its Amazon Prime service from $79 a year to $99.

March 11, 2014

Swatch Group SA is suing Target Corp. for illegally selling watches that copy Swatch watches.

February 25, 2014

More than 77% of Americans would be less likely to return to a store if they experienced long checkout lines.

February 20, 2014

Lululemon Athletica Inc. is reportedly ending its ban on customers who have resold its goods on sites such as EBay and from purchasing items on its e-commerce site.

February 10, 2014

Sears has debuted In-Vehicle Pickup, a new service powered by the chain’s Shop Your Way mobile app that enables customers to pick up their online purchases at any Sears store within five minutes of arrival, without ever leaving the car.

February 6, 2014

Responding to the announcement by CVS Caremark that its plans to stop selling tobacco products in its stores, Walgreens stated that the category has been under review at its stores, too.

February 5, 2014

CVS will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy stores across the U.S. by October 1, 2014.

January 20, 2014

Hhgregg is now offering online ordering with in-store pickup for Apple products, including iPhone, iPad and iPod models and Apple TV devices.

January 16, 2014 was ranked No. 1 in customer service among all major online retailers during the month of December 2013.

January 13, 2014

Statistics released by The Retail Equation, gathered during the seven days after Christmas, revealed that the Midwest states had the highest rate of returns, when comparing total dollars purchased to total dollars returned and exchanged.

January 8, 2014

After almost 93 years, off-price specialty retailer Loehmann's is going out of business.

December 23, 2013

Costco and Nordstrom were the number one and two ranked retailers in terms of their return policies, according to a new report from personal finance site

December 17, 2013

Toys “R” Us announced that, beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Dec. 21, it will remain open continuously through 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve, leveraging last-minute toy shoppers’ most frenetic shopping hours.

December 17, 2013

Most Walgreens stores will be open until midnight through Christmas Eve, and most stores will be open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, including 1,600 24-hour locations.

December 12, 2013

J.C. Penny will eliminate the jcp menswear brand and reduce the assortments in its Joe Fresh, Michael Graves and Martha Stewart lines, Reuters reported.

December 11, 2013 made more than 2.5 million price changes a day throughout November, according to price intelligence firm Profitero.

December 4, 2013

Corner Bakery Café has launched a nationwide online ordering system, allowing patrons to place their orders in advance online so their food is waiting for them at the counter.

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