NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — President Joe Biden went holiday shopping on the Massachusetts resort island where he spends Thanksgiving, patronizing smaller independently owned stores on what the retail industry has called “Small Business Saturday.”
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday:
Peloton Interactive Inc., up $2.28 to $13.48
The maker of exercise bikes and other gear said it will start selling its products on Amazon.
NEW YORK (AP) — Workers at Target stores and distribution centers in places like New York, where competition for finding and hiring staff is the fiercest, could see starting wages as high as $24 an hour this year.
NEW YORK (AP) — Best Buy Co.'s shares tumbled Tuesday after the nation's largest consumer electronics chain posted a decline in gross profit margin for the fiscal third quarter, citing organized theft and increased promotions compared to a year ago.
Walgreens will hike starting pay to $15 an hour beginning in October, as employers across the United States continue boosting wages to attract workers.
The drugstore chain said Tuesday that the wage hike will take effect in phases and be completed by November 2022.
NEW YORK (AP) — A dozen retailers including Gap and H&M are collaborating on a campaign this fall to enlist customers to combat bad behavior against retail workers.
The campaign, spearheaded by nonprofits Open to All and Hollaback as well as the Retail Industry Leaders Association, comes as workers face increased harassment as they try to enforce social distancing and mask protocols during the pandemic.
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart says it will close its U.S. stores on Thanksgiving for the second consecutive year.
The nation's largest retailer and biggest private employer said Friday that it wants to give workers time off for all their “hard work and dedication" to the company.
GameStop, the video game retailer at the center of a social-media driven investment frenzy, said it lost $215 million in the 12 months ended Jan...
NEW YORK (AP) — The nation’s largest retail trade group said Friday that holiday sales soared 8.3%, far exceeding its forecast even as the coronavirus kept shoppers away from physical stores.
The National Retail Federation had expected growth in a range of 3.6% to 5.2% for the November and December period compared to the year-ago period.
NEW YORK (AP) — Clothing stores and specialty retailers are offering big discounts and heavily promoting curbside pickup in hopes of rescuing a lackluster holiday shopping season in which surging coronavirus cases have kept many shoppers at home.
ATLANTA (AP) — The parent company of Southern supermarket chain Winn-Dixie said Monday that it is reversing its policy and will now require customers to wear masks at its stores to help reduce the spread of NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers have a message for state governors: Please make everyone wear a face mask...
NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers have a message for state governors: Please make everyone wear a face mask...
Target reported a rare shortfall in holiday sales, raising concerns about the challenges ahead for the traditional retail industry even as the economy remains strong...
The retail industry is in flux, and those who broker leasing deals must stay on top of the changing needs and desires of merchants looking for space.
Michael “Mick” Consalvo, a commercial real estate broker for 30 years and vice president of Tower Realty in Brookfield, said retailers are looking for smaller spaces, lower rates and flexible lease terms more than in past years.
NEW YORK (AP) — With new options and conveniences, there's never been a better time for shoppers. As for workers ...
NEW YORK (AP) _ Target sees its new smaller store in Manhattan as a symbol of where it's headed...
NEW YORK (AP) — Retail stores are cutting jobs at the sharpest pace in more than seven years, evidence of a seemingly inexorable shift away from employee-heavy stores as Americans increasingly shop online...