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It's official: Pier 1 Imports files bankruptcy

Move designed to accelerate sale of company.

Why retailers should be worried about the economy

The U.S. economy is weaker than most think because they are looking at the wrong indicators.

Grocery Outlet received a warm reception on Wall Street last week when it went public at $22 a share. Part of the appeal is that the operator 316 stores with annual sales of $2.3 billion is a unique animal in food retail with a 15 year track record of same store sales growth.

Recession risks continue to be remote. That is despite the U.S. economy slowing from a nearly four percent rate of growth in the middle of 2018 back towards its long-term trend of two percent by the end of 2019. The U.S.

Rite Aid improved its financial situation by selling nearly 2,000 stores to Walgreens, but major structural and competitive challenges remain, something newly hired CEO Kermit Crawford knows better than anyone.

Target hit the trifecta in the fourth quarter with increased customer traffic, e-commerce fueled same store sales growth and better than expected profits.

Best Buy’s efforts to get leaner and techier are paying off.

Here is why it has never been a better time to be in the grocery industry.

Many retailers had a better than expected holiday season and fourth quarter, but the industry has never seen anything quite like what Amazon did.

A tax reform tailwind is helping Kroger advance its Restock transformation plan in 2018, but profits are a different story.

Grocery chain has teamed up with Shell to drive more store traffic.

Leveraging artificial intelligence to improve pricing, promotions and profitability is shaping up as one of the most significant retail industry trends of 2019.

Rite Aid posted a modest improvement in second quarter results and named three new board members in the wake of a failed merger with Albertsons.

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