Operations

09/24/2014 - 4:31pm

Total Halloween spending will reach $7.4 billion.

09/24/2014 - 10:39am

The Kroger Co. has been named to the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) Million Dollar Club. Introduced by the USHCC in 2010, the Million Dollar Club recognizes corporations that are leaders in supplier diversity and integrating Hispanic business enterprises into their strategic sourcing and procurement process.

09/24/2014 - 10:32am

Retail real estate services provider UCR has been awarded project leasing and management of the retail for Hill Country Galleria, a 1.3 million-sq.-ft. Class A lifestyle/mixed-use development in Bee Cave, Texas.

09/24/2014 - 10:29am

Gordon Brothers Group, a global advisory, restructuring and investment firm specializing in the retail, consumer products, industrial and real estate sectors, has promoted Frank Grimaldi to national sales manager of the firm’s Valuation & Advisory Services Division, effective Oct. 1.

09/23/2014 - 4:08pm

PayPal has made its first direct entry into the virtual currency space.

09/23/2014 - 4:03pm

Half of Americans (49%) plan to shop online earlier for gifts this holiday season, with the main reason being to ensure they receive their packages on time (63%), according to a survey by Pitney Bowes.

09/23/2014 - 3:53pm

REI announced that Annie Zipfel has been promoted to senior VP marketing. With her, REI will not hire a chief marketing officer as previously announced, but instead add a senior creative leader to the company.

09/23/2014 - 3:51pm

UsTrendy, a fashion e-commerce site with 20,000 designers from more than 100 countries posting their items for sale and receiving funding along with promotion for their clothing lines, is launching several new customer experience features in fourth quarter 2014.

09/23/2014 - 10:17am

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Lowe's Companies Inc. the highest honor for industry leadership in its SmartWay Transport Partnership.