Kmart struggles likes its corporate sibling Sears, and both increasingly rely on the Shop Your Way program, with in-store pickup of items bought online.
Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.
Amazon posted a much larger-than-expected loss in the second quarter as it continues its rapid pace of investment in new businesses such as digital content.
As sightings of great white sharks off Cape Cod mount, businesses in the Massachusetts town of Chatham are embracing the frenzy.
Starbucks makes its debut in the country synonymous with coffee after years of roasting Colombia's Arabica beans for billions of java lovers the world over.
Storms and a late Easter were popular excuses for the first quarter, and corporate America was supposed to turn around in the second. But it's not.
A gauge of U.S. consumer spending rose solidly in June, in the latest indication that the economy ended the second quarter on a stronger footing.
An investor group that includes investor and reality TV star Marcus Lemonis said it plans to acquire Crumbs Bake Shop out of bankruptcy.
Rent-a-Center and GameStop are doubling down on smartphones. What do they see in a business that a revamped RadioShack is struggling in?
Airline passengers these days seemingly are paying more for less. But Alaska Airlines is about to give travelers a lot more space for their onboard bags.
A leading drone-marker reports strong revenue and profit, while the Container Store says it's suffering from a retail funk.
Payday lender ACE Cash Express, which provides small loans with very high interest rates that must be repaid quickly, is accused of harassing customers.
Three authors share their experiences in self-publishing and offer advice for other to succeed in the business.
The Federal Reserve's controversial bond buying program also known as quantitative easing is gearing up for its finale.
Crumbs' demise isn't surprising when considering its dependence on a fad. Rather, it's a cautionary tale for businesses that market a single product.
Smartphones are getting bigger and bigger screens, and it's not just to make it easier to play "Candy Crush Saga." Tablet makers, watch out.
We may be one of the few countries in the world to call it soccer but we, like the rest of the world, are starting to get a kick out of the sport.
Hasbro's My Little Pony is winning the hearts of fans young and old with toys, TV shows and comic books. Mattel's Barbie is struggling.
Pier 1 stock plunged 13% after posting weak financials. Restoration Hardware soared 13% after blowout quarterly results. What's behind the numbers?
From the planet's No. 1 cruise operator to a pair of homebuilders, here are some of the things that will help shape the week that lies ahead on Wall Street.
An investigation at American Apparel has found its CEO misused company funds and abetted the discrediting of an ex-employee who accused him of harassment.