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Dollar General Not Quitting on Bid for Family Dollar

Dollar General logo August 28, 2014

Dollar General met Wall Street expectations with its second-quarter earnings and its plan to continue a bid to acquire competitor Family Dollar Stores. Dollar General...

Seller Sues eBay for Alleged ‘Buyer Always Wins’ Policy

eBay logo August 25, 2014

An eBay seller filed a class-action lawsuit against eBay and PayPal for, among other things, breach of contract and unfair business practices, alleging that eBay...

Activist Investor Presses Ann Taylor for Sale

Ann Taylor August 25, 2014

Activist investor Engine Capital wants women's apparel retailer ANN Inc. to sell itself, which it believes could fetch around $2.5 billion, The Wall Street Journal...

Gap to Open Stores in India

gap logo August 22, 2014

Gap will enter India next year in partnership with textile company Arvind Lifestyle Brand, opening 40 outlets across the country as part of its global...

Family Dollar Rejects Dollar General Offer

Family Dollar's logo August 21, 2014

Family Dollar is rebuffing Dollar General's takeover bid, citing antitrust issues. The discounter's board supports its existing merger with Dollar Tree. Family Dollar Stores Inc....

After Sale to Bain, TOMS Chief Wants to Expand Global Reach

Toms Shoes' logo August 21, 2014

Blake Mycoskie built TOMS into a darling of the retail industry in large part by selling simple canvas espadrilles and a unique charitable donation plan....

Macy’s to Pay $650,000 to Resolve Bias Inquiry

Macy's logo August 20, 2014

After an 18-month investigation, Macy's has agreed to pay a $650,000 fine and hire an independent monitor to address complaints that minority shoppers faced heightened...

NRF Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Review Swipe Fee Ruling

Merrit1 August 19, 2014

The National Retail Federation (NRF) on Monday told the U.S. Supreme Court that the debate over debit card swipe fees is "of staggering importance" and...

Wayfair Files for $350 Million IPO

wayfair_logo August 19, 2014

Online home furnishings retailer Wayfair has filed for a $350 million public offering of stock. The Boston-based company, which said its revenues were up 52...

Dollar General Outbids Dollar Tree for Family Dollar

Dollar General logo August 18, 2014

The low-price retailer war is heating up: Dollar General made an all-cash bid of nearly $10 billion for Family Dollar, topping a deal Dollar Tree...