News

04/27/2011 - 11:59

The ability to order a product online and pick it up at a local store is a service many retailers have only recently started providing, so it may be surprising to learn the Sears Holdings will be celebrating its 10th year of providing its Buy Online, Pick Up In-Store service.

04/26/2011 - 17:15

La-Z-Boy announced that it has promoted R. Rand Tucker to the newly created position of VP and general counsel of the company, effective May 1, where he will be responsible for overseeing all of the company's legal and environmental affairs.

04/26/2011 - 17:12

Hancock Fabrics reported that net sales for its fourth quarter were $78.4 million compared with $77.7 million in the fourth quarter last year, and comparable-same store sales increased 0.7%, compared with a 1.3% decrease in the previous year.

04/26/2011 - 16:15

Target announced that it will adopt green refrigeration technologies in its stores as part of its new membership in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) GreenChill program.

04/26/2011 - 14:25

OfficeMax announced that it has partnered with ChamberSolutions, a provider of member benefit programs, to launch ChamberAdvantage a nationwide program offered through OfficeMax's popular partnership advantage program.

04/26/2011 - 14:08

A third-party certifier of Fair Trade consumer products said that 2010 saw an increase of such products on the market.

04/26/2011 - 14:02

Retailers have been taking advantage of the much-anticipated "Royal Wedding" to promote their own wedding services, but one of the more surprising of the bunch is 99 Cents Only Stores, which used the hoopla around the upcoming union of Prince William and Kate Middleton to announce the launch of its "Bridal Registry" for couples.

04/26/2011 - 13:32

Office Depot's position as a leader in the office retail space may be in jeopardy as the company reported a first-quarter loss and sales declines across all of its business platforms.

04/26/2011 - 12:21

Phillips-Van Heusen announced the appointment of Andrea Elliott as VP and general manager Canadian retail operations.

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