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Retail Right Now: January 13
January 13, 2017 at 11:58 am

Check out the latest news about Wal-Mart's job cuts, The Limited going out of business and L.L.Bean's political controversy in this episode of Retail Right Now. Also, be sure to take a look at the National Retail Federation's Big Show agenda, happening Jan. 15-17 in New York City. If you're planning on attending, come say "hi" to…

Retail Right Now: January 6
January 6, 2017 at 12:02 pm

Happy New Year! In the first episode of Retail Right Now for 2017, we review Sears’ struggles, Macy's store closings and job cuts and's 1-Click payment technology. Also, don't forget to check out more information on the National Retail Federation's (NRF) Big Show, happening in New York City Jan. 15-17. Total Retail will be there doing…

Retail Right Now: December 23
December 23, 2016 at 11:08 am

Welcome to the last episode of Retail Right Now for 2016! Stay on top of the latest news, including the company's secret "Uber-like app" connecting truck drivers with shippers as well as how a pilots' union is warning consumers about possible late holiday deliveries from the online retailer. Also this week, Ikea has reached…

Retail Right Now: December 16
December 16, 2016 at 11:55 am

Happy Friday, retailers! In this edition of Retail Right Now, Joe Keenan recaps UPS and FedEx's struggles to keep up with peak holiday volume, the Supreme Court's decision on Colorado's "Amazon Tax," and which four retailers are being sued for deceptive advertising.

Retail Right Now: December 9
December 9, 2016 at 10:55 am

It was another busy news week in the retail industry! In this episode of Retail Right Now, hear about Limited Stores’ struggle to stay afloat, Ikea's new parental leave policy and's checkout-less convenience store, Amazon Go.

Retail Right Now: December 2
December 2, 2016 at 11:43 am

There's a lot to cover in this episode of Retail Right Now! Watch as Caitlin Sullivan talks about Starbucks’ management shakeup, TJX's employee pay raises and the record-breaking Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend.

Retail Right Now: November 18
November 18, 2016 at 11:57 am

Welcome to this edition of Retail Right Now — one week before Black Friday! Joe Keenan reviews this week's top news, including suing sellers over counterfeit products, and Kroger and New Balance executives’ statements on what the Trump presidency could mean for retailers.

Retail Right Now: November 4
November 4, 2016 at 12:39 pm

Happy Friday! In this edition of Retail Right Now, we review's new return policy, former Barnes & Noble CEO Ron Boire's big payday and the best times to post on social media.

Retail Right Now: October 14
October 14, 2016 at 10:11 am

Welcome to another edition of Retail Right Now! This week in retail news, reportedly plans to open convenience stores that sell milk, produce and other consumables, as well as drive-up destinations where shoppers can have their orders brought to their cars; Kroger is allegedly mulling a takeover of Whole Foods Market; and Wal-Mart is giving its managers…

Retail Right Now: October 7
October 7, 2016 at 11:35 am

Happy Friday! Join Total Retail as we take a look back at this week's top retail news stories. Bass Pro Shops acquired Cabela's for $5.5 billion, Facebook launched its own marketplace, and — say it ain't so! — Bed, Bath & Beyond may be eliminating coupons.

Retail Right Now: September 30
September 30, 2016 at 10:50 am

This edition of Retail Right Now is all about the many personnel changes that happened in the industry this week. Lands’ End CEO Federica Marchionni was forced out; same with Target's Chief Digital Officer Jason Goldberger; Neiman Marcus and Old Navy announced the hirings of new chief marketing officers; and American Apparel has named a new CEO.

Retail Right Now: September 23
September 23, 2016 at 12:11 pm

Happy first Friday of fall! The busy holiday shopping season is quickly approaching, so check out this edition of Retail Right Now to find out more on FedEx's new shipping rates. We also tell you what got and Costco in some trouble this past week.

Retail Right Now: September 9
September 9, 2016 at 9:27 am

In this week's edition of Retail Right Now, we recap the week's biggest retail news, including a rate hike from UPS, job cuts at QVC and Chico's, and what's happening at New York Fashion Week.

Retail Right Now: August 26
August 26, 2016 at 12:26 pm

It's Friday! That means another episode of Retail Right Now, when we review the top retail news stories of the week. In this episode, we look at's busy week — the online retailer debuted Amazon Vehicles and will start testing a paid customer support model. And Zara is in trouble again, this time for allegedly…

Retail Right Now: August 19
August 19, 2016 at 11:37 am

In this episode of Retail Right Now, I recap the top news stories of the past week, including Barnes & Noble firing CEO Ronald Boire after less than a year on the job; Target's plan to spend $20 million to build single-occupant restrooms to appease shoppers uncomfortable with the retailer's stated policy that allows transgender customers and…

Retail Right Now: August 12
August 12, 2016 at 10:58 am

Catch Photoshopping fails from Victoria's Secret, Wal-Mart's latest acquisition and important earnings calls coming up next week in this edition of Retail Right Now.

Retail Right Now: August 5
August 5, 2016 at 12:13 pm

In this week's Retail Right Now, Total Retail recaps Walmart's potential acquisition of and more Sports Authority woes. Also be sure to look out for to next week's earning calls from Macy's, Nordstrom and JC Penney.

Retail Right Now: July 29
July 29, 2016 at 11:57 am

In this week's episode of Retail Right Now, Joe Keenan explains why Kmart employees thought they were losing their jobs, as well as who could be cashing in on Sports Authority's closure. Office Depot and Kate Spade also have earnings calls next week that retailers should keep an eye out for.

Retail Right Now: July 22
July 22, 2016 at 11:57 am

Caitlin Sullivan recaps the week's biggest retail news in this week's episode of Retail Right Now — Unilever acquires Dollar Shave Club, Birkenstock is quitting and Stormy Simon resigns as president of Don't forget to follow us on Twitter for more on all things retail.

Retail Right Now: July 8
July 8, 2016 at 11:33 am

Check out Retail Right Now — a weekly review of the top retail news. This week, Abercrombie & Fitch sued Gap and Amazon nixed its list prices. We also look ahead to Prime Day and Fast Retailing's earnings.