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July 23, 2014

Cumberland Farms, is launching its free SmartPay Check-Link Business payment program, which enables business owners to save 10 cents on every gallon of gas for their fleet of vehicles.

July 23, 2014

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency is investigating how Safeway Inc. reports and keeps records on the theft and loss of controlled substances.

July 23, 2014

Interbrand, a leading global brand consultancy, announced Wednesday that Lee Carpenter is leaving his current position as CEO of the North America region.

July 23, 2014

EBay Inc. is still planning to expand its operations in Russia despite U.S. sanctions against the country’s government.

July 23, 2014

Macy’s reported a series of new initiatives in its multi-year strategic program to enhance environmental sustainability, including a plan to begin replacing fluorescent fixtures in its store with LEDs.

July 23, 2014

On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina, has appointed Ward Whitworth as president of On The Border.

July 23, 2014

On average, consumers say 64% of their back-to-school shopping will take place in-store, the rest online via computer or mobile device.

July 23, 2014

Shopping ranks as a favorite activity among nearly half of all teens and young adults aged 13 to 24, according to a new survey by Forest City in partnership with Alexander Babbage.

July 23, 2014

The National Labor Relations Board has issued a ruling that workers in the cosmetics and fragrances department in a Macy’s store located in Saugus, Massachusetts, have the right to attempt to unionize.

July 22, 2014

Chief marketing officers and chief information officers are working more collaboratively than in the past to take advantage of digital opportunities, but they remain at odds on issues involving how to drive integrated digital marketing solutions for their customers, according to a new study by Accenture.

July 22, 2014

Michael Weiss, who started with Express when it was an eight-store operation, will retire as CEO of the 600 plus-store specialty apparel company when its fiscal year ends on January 30, 2015.

July 22, 2014

Facebook is introducing a new “save” feature that allows users to save items they find on Facebook to check out later when they have more time. Users can save items like links, places, movies, TV and music.

July 22, 2014

Julie Lyle, chief marketing officer of Hhgregg, has been named the 2015 chairperson for the Global Retail Marketing Association (GRMA) Advisory Board, an association for C-level executives from global retailers.

July 22, 2014

The back-to-school (BTS) shopping season is already in full swing, with over one-third (37%) of consumers having begun their shopping – up from the 29% who started at this time last year, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers.

July 22, 2014

Lands' End Kids is running a promotion involving digital pop-up stores in partnership with The Bakery by blogging site PopSugar.

July 22, 2014

Location analytics technology provider Locately has appointed Kassandra Duane as senior VP, client services.

July 22, 2014

Lowe's announced plans to locate a customer support center in Indianapolis, creating up to 1,000 new jobs by 2016.

July 22, 2014

The NRF says the members of the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety have made tremendous progress in the past year, demonstrating their true commitment to safer working conditions in the Bangladesh ready-made garment industry.

July 22, 2014

The saga over the dismissal of former Demoulas Super Markets Inc. CEO Arthur T. Demoulas continues, with Demoulas making public commentary for the first time.

July 22, 2014

Actions Services Group, a national lighting maintenance, sign maintenance and electrical services company, has signed an agreement with Stage Stores for interior lighting maintenance and electrical services for three of its retail brands.

July 22, 2014

Roman Kikta, managing partner and founder of Mobility Ventures, has joined Tantrum Street’s board of directors and will provide strategic guidance for the retail technology startup as it rolls out its Cartwheel Register mobile checkout app and Skip Wallet digital wallet app to the North American market.

July 22, 2014

Food is a major driver of the American urban experience.

July 22, 2014

The Vaccine Center And Travel Medicine Clinic is live on the Springboard Web-based retail platform and fully integrated with QuickBooks Online.

July 21, 2014

Amazon.com is offering a new service, called Kindle Unlimited, aimed at consumers who do heavy book reading and/or listening.

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