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01/14/2021 -
Apparel retailer Christopher & Banks has filed for Chapter 11 and begun the store closing process at more than 400 stores nationally.

07/22/2020 -
Retailers Ulta Beauty and Tailored Brands, parent of Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank, have both announced upcoming store closings. Get the details.

04/03/2020 -
Almost 10 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits in the last two weeks, with retail workers bearing the brunt of labor cuts as stores are forced to close across the country. RIS takes a look at the latest retailers cutting back on associates and salaries in light of Covid-19.

03/16/2020 -
Retailers are shuttering stores across the globe in an effort to combat the spread of COVID-19. RIS is keeping an updated list.

08/24/2020 -
Lord & Taylor and its owner, fashion rental subscription company Le Tote, continue to review offers for a sale of the country’s oldest department store retailer, as it announces more store closings. Find out which stores have joined the growing list.

02/01/2021 -
Attempts to create a “store of the future” are littered with failure due to gimmicky concepts that over-promised and under-delivered. Here are concepts that change the rules and work.

07/20/2020 -
The apparel retailer is bucking the store closing trend by opening three new locations this month.

08/31/2020 -
Lord & Taylor will close all 38 stores and has commenced liquidation sales in both stores and online.

02/24/2021 -
Fry’s Electronics quietly ended nearly four decades in business when it shut all 31 stores overnight. Get the details.

06/29/2020 -
Retail associates will instead provide sales, training and support remotely and from corporate facilities.

02/10/2021 -
A hotel convenience store in Japan is implementing a checkout-free experience leveraging biometric authentication technology.

05/18/2020 -
JCPenney filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Friday, a not wholly surprising move for the beleaguered department store chain stressed even further by the effects of COVID-19.

11/05/2020 -
Specialty pet food and supplies retailer Pet Valu, Inc. will commence a wind down of its operations due to “severe impact from COVID-19.” Learn more.

09/30/2020 -
Paying with the wave of a hand isn’t just for Sci-Fi movies anymore. Amazon is introducing its Amazon One biometric technology to its Amazon Go stores, allowing shoppers to enter and pay via their palms. Find out how to add the next-gen tech to you own retail stores.

08/12/2020 -
Off-price retailer Stein Mart filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Wednesday, adding another name to the list of struggling retailers toppled by COVID-19.

07/23/2020 -
Arizona-based Bashas’ Family of Stores has gone live with a cloud-based point-of-sale. Learn how the Food City parent company completed the project in six months, which included a planned pause during the holiday season and the unexpected disruption of the coronavirus- related restrictions.

08/06/2020 -
Despite Dick’s Sporting Goods slowing down its store growth, the sporting goods chain is opening 11 new stores in nine states this month.

12/28/2020 -
How businesses can use in-store tech to keep customers safe and comfortable, and help move the COVID recovery forward.

04/29/2020 -
After closing all of its stores to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, Best Buy will now offer in-store consultation services in about 200 of them.

06/24/2020 -
The struggling retailer filed Chapter 11 in May as its multi-year turnaround efforts were no match for the widespread store closures enacted to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
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