NEW YORK, United States— Target Corp on Wednesday reported a larger-than-expected increase in first-quarter profit as revenues got a boost from online sales and a program to narrow its product focus. Target, the fourth-largest U.S. retailer, also said it repurchased $562 million worth of its...

NEW YORK, United States — Estee Lauder Cos. may be an unexpected beneficiary of Coty Inc.'s brand grab. Coty agreed on Thursday to buy Procter & Gamble Co. beauty labels including CoverGirl and Clairol for about $12.5 billion. A deal of that magnitude — the second-largest on record for the...

NEW YORK, United States — U.S. retailers enter the holiday season vowing to control discounting that has wreaked havoc on their results in the past, but competition between stores, consumers trained to expect discounts and a still-recovering economy point to a difficult year. The holidays...

LOS ANGELES, United States — As makers of virtual reality content get ready to enter the mass market next year, one company is hoping to appeal to a broader audience outside of the tech set by harnessing fashion magazine InStyle's young female demographic. Jaunt VR, which creates 360-degree...

Ever feel a little jealous over the Black Friday shopping deals in the United States? Black Friday is the day after U.S. Thanksgiving when American retailers kick off the holiday shopping season and offer some of their biggest discounts of the year. In recent years Canadian retailers have...

Scandale Paris, Academy Award winner Halle Berry's lingerie line, has secured distribution in Canada, through Boutique la Vie en Rose's 63 outlet locations and online at lavieenrose.com. La Vie en Rose is Canada's largest lingerie retailer. Originally founded in 1932, Scandale Paris was...

NEW YORK, United States— Target Corp. Chief Executive Officer Brian Cornell hatched the $1.9 billion plan to sell the company's pharmacies over dinner with his counterpart at CVS Health Corp., capitalizing on his relationships from a career spent in retail. Cornell and CVS's CEO, Larry...

The fast-fashion Brit retailer⎯known for their knack with off-the-runway offerings and collaborations with up-and-comers like Christopher Kane, Marios Schwab, and with supermodel-come-designer Kate Moss⎯has been nabbed by The Bay to open stores across Canada through an exclusive franchising...

Daily deals website Groupon and online travel site Expedia announced on Wednesday that they were teaming up to provide "high quality travel offers." "Groupon Getaways with Expedia" will initially focus on the United States and Canada before expanding to other countries, Groupon and Expedia...

We're so close to Target opening in Canada that we can taste it—quite literally, after yesterday's blowout media preview at Toronto's Evergreen Brickworks, which opened up with marshmallow laden hot chocolate and an ice rink fashion show fit for the Canadiana hall of fame. Kicking off what's...

 

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