Home & Housewares

12/26/2013 - 14:02

Holiday sales are up 2.3% so far this season with the bulk of gift card redemptions yet to contribute to the results, according to new data from MasterCard SpendingPulse.

12/26/2013 - 10:15

Bob Varakian and and Stephen Spitz were appointed to new roles at leading kitchenware and tabletop manufacturer Lifetime Brands.

12/23/2013 - 13:58

Only two-thirds of Americans are all or almost finished with their holiday shopping as of Dec. 23. Of the 24 retailers surveyed by America’s Research Group and Inmar, only three retained 70% or more of their customer base, with Walmart topping the list at 88.1%, followed closely by Dollar Tree at 80.4%, and Target at 72.1%.

12/20/2013 - 09:51

Consumers who need to adjust the setting on their Crock-Pot or Mr. Coffee will be able to do so without ever setting foot in the kitchen thanks to new innovations Jarden Consumer Solutions is bringing to market in 2014.

12/19/2013 - 18:46

Ikea plans to launch an employee loyalty program launch in the new year. Beginning in 2014, every employee worldwide will receive an equal contribution to their pension plan, based on the company's financial goals being met.

12/19/2013 - 16:21

Pier 1 is touting the progress it’s made with its 1 Pier 1 omnichannel strategy, following financial results for the third quarter. Pier1.com continued to outperform the company’s expectations with increases in traffic and conversion, and representing more than 4% of total sales in the quarter.

12/19/2013 - 15:51

Sears Holdings has elected law firm executive Cesar Alvarez to its board of directors.

12/19/2013 - 10:02

Target early Thursday confirmed widespread media reports that it suffered a major data breach that affected as many as 40 million credit and debit card transactions during a period that began the day before Thanksgiving through December 15.

12/18/2013 - 13:37

Alco is developing a strategy to improve profitability and deliver shareholder value, following a growing net loss during the third quarter of fiscal 2014, compared to the same period in the prior year.

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