Whole Foods has been slowly releasing information regarding its new 365 by Whole Foods concept, and the latest shows a no-frills, scaled-down format featuring mostly packaged and prepared foods at lower prices.
Struggling retailer Gap has been closing stores and refining merchandising initiatives, but the company could need to close another 175 locations to navigate a turnaround.
Amazon is opening new pickup locations on college campuses, giving students more opportunities to order goods from the retailer.
Mobile app use for grocery shopping is growing quickly, particularly among millennials. Roughly 43 percent of shoppers in this group say they use some kind of mobile app to grocery shop.
Topshop wants to help developers create wearable technology with a fashionable bent, and the company is now offering an opportunity for startups to pitch and develop new products.
Walmart has issued an "Open Call" for technology innovation as the retailer continues to seek out solutions across all channels of retail.
Ikea's new virtual reality–enhanced mobile app lets shoppers better visualize a newly remodeled kitchen without entering the store.
Raley's Family of Fine Stores has updated its omnichannel platform with a new web and mobile commerce program that includes curbside pickup.
Target is expanding its marketing reach with Hispanics with a new campaign set to air during the Billboard Latin Music Awards on April 28. It's part of the retailer's overall efforts to make inroads with this consumer group.
JCPenney is celebrating 10 years of partnering with Sephora stores and is extending the program with plans to open 60 new locations this year, including a flagship in Salinas, California.
Macy's is partnering with Sir Elton John and Lady Gaga to create a new line of clothing and accessories with a purpose.
Sports Authority will abandon attempts at reorganization under Chapter 11, choosing instead to liquidate.
The Gap is hoping that a return to basics will help fuel its transformation. New T-shirts, jeans and khakis will be arriving in stores in May, but there is a lot of uncertainty whether the once storied brand can return to cool, or profitability.
Sears Holdings isn't just closing stores, the company is also shutting down its apparel design office in New York.
Target's new test into food transparency has begun in Edina, Minnesota, and already the retailer is ready to expand the program to additional locations.
Walmart is discontinuing the Wild Oats store brand of organic foods just two years after its introduction.
Chico's FAS has realigned its marketing and digital commerce functions to better support the company's three key brands: Chico's, White House Black Market and Soma.