CVS says it will stop selling tobacco products at its 7,600 stores by October, becoming the first U.S. drugstore chain to take cigarettes off the shelf.
Retailers face big challenges in upgrading payment processing systems that provide consumers better security than current networks.
J.C. Penney says a key revenue measure rose 2 percent during its November-January quarter, which includes the crucial holiday shopping season.
Activist investor Carl Icahn is pushing eBay to spin off its fast-growing PayPal division. But despite very different growth rates, the marriage makes each of them stronger.
Gamestop's holiday season delivered a lump of coal to investors, and it's only going to get worse. Every trend in gaming points to trouble for the retailer's business model.
To compete with online retailers and the "showrooming" trend, brick-and-mortar chains are becoming more open to bargaining with shoppers over the price of many items.
Hackers breached the computer networks of luxury department store chain Neiman Marcus as far back as July, an attack that wasn't fully contained until Sunday, a report says.
J.C. Penney will fire 2,000 people and close 33 underperforming stores as part of a revamped turnaround plan it hopes will stem ballooning losses.
Companies that help Target process payments could face millions of dollars in fines and costs resulting from the unprecedented data breach during the holiday shopping season.
U.S. business inventories rose in November, suggesting restocking would be a boost to economic growth in the fourth quarter instead of being a drag as was previously feared.
Yogawear retailer Lululemon cuts its quarterly forecast as the company struggles with the lingering effects of an embarrassing recall, sending shares lower.
Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel says he's still shaken by the company's massive security breach that may have affected as many as 70 million credit and debit card users.
From a Barnes & Noble's Nook e-reader continuing to fade to Google offering employees an unusual commute, here's a rundown of the week's best and worst in the business world.
Based on most key numbers, 2013 was a banner year for the U.S. economy, but consumers aren't buying it. Why is there such a disconnect between Wall Street and Main Street?
Too big to fail and getting bigger as the nation's big banks had their best year in 2013 since before the financial crisis.
Stocks edge lower in a session dominated by retailers as investors remained cautious ahead of Friday's big monthly jobs report.
Many U.S. retailers had to ramp up promotions last month as shoppers continued to watch their spending during the holiday season, hitting profits at several chains.