Study: Self-Service Checkout Lines Lead To Greater Retail LossesRetailers may be sustaining substantial losses when customers use those self-service, self-scanning check-out lines, says a British criminologist.
New Credit Cards With Chips Are Not Fool-ProofThe new credit card with a chip is a response to all those credit card breaches at stores like Target, Kmart, Staples, and Home Depot.
Urban Outfitters Sparks Controversy With Offensive Kent State SweatshirtKent State officials are calling out a major Ohio retailer for their vintage-style sweatshirt saying it's offensive and way beyond poor taste.
Staples To Close Stores: Part Of National Trend?Staples is closing 225 of its 1,846 stores by the end of next year; although, it won't say where.
Kohl's Opens On Thanksgiving For Holiday ShoppingKohl's Department Stores says it will open its doors on Thanksgiving for the first time, adding to the growing ranks of retailers trying to get a jump start on the holiday shopping season.
Real Estate Company Planning Changes For PPG PlaceOne year ago, PPG Place was purchased by a North Carolina-based real estate company. Now that company, Highwoods Properties, is planning some changes, especially near Market Square.
Sen. Casey Proposes New Rules For Gift CardsGift cards are a popular item during the holidays, but many of them can have hidden fees and expiration dates. Now, United States Sen. Bob Casey is leading the push to protect consumers.
Feel Like You’re Getting More Email? You AreDoes it ever feel like you can’t keep up with your inbox, that the email just keeps coming and coming? It might not be your imagination. Retailers are sending 20 percent more email than they did a year ago.
Retailers Banking On Big Back To School Shopping SeasonThe back to school shopping season is critical for retailers' success and it is often a suggestion of things to come. For retailers, the back to school season really could be Christmas in July.