Courtney Reagan, NBR,’s Posts

Americans may not have hit the malls in droves this holiday season, but those who did, spent. According to ShopperTrak, foot traffic at the nation’s retailers fell 14.6 percent this holiday season compared to the year prior, though in-store sales rose 2.7 percent in November and December. ShopperTrak had forecast that brick-and-mortar sales would rise …

Wall Street’s retail analysts are adjusting their 2014 forecasts, and after last year’s curveballs, it shouldn’t be a surprise that many use qualifiers like “conservative” and “cautious.” Let’s face it, 2013 was a year many retailers are happy to put in the past. Although home values and equity markets rose and gas prices fell, consumers …

The Container Store’s IPO priced at the high end of its expected range at $18 per share. Shares of the retailer, which sells organization products, will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday. The expected range for the 12.5-million-share initial public offering was raised to $17 to $18 per share on Thursday, …

Just in time for the new iPhones, Wal-mart unveiled details about its smartphone trade-in program in the U.S.

Trying to figure out what’s cool for the back-to-school shopping season? Stop trying. These teens will break it down for you.

Saks is the latest retailer to disappoint investors, fanning fears about about how the sector will fare heading into a heavy week of earnings

Teens are shopping, but their back-to-school wish lists have changed.

Several big retailers will do so in the coming weeks. Here’s what to watch for.

Although shares of many packaged food companies are hitting all-time highs, at least some companies in the sector can still go higher, say analysts.

Sales tax holidays will be offered in many states this year, but these events don’t really benefit states or retailers.

With a new CEO at the helm, RadioShack is out to reinvent itself and reconnect with customers that have long since turned to other retailers.

Retailers are pulling out all the stops to win your dollars for this very competitive back-to-school shopping season.

Fallout for Paula Deen continued Monday. Can her food empire survive?

J.C. Penney’s CEO is hoping its new home product range will return the retailer to its glory days, Courtney Reagan reports.

What gives? Retailers are rushing into the low-margin grocery business. A look at why they are gaga for groceries.