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September 16, 2013

Sales at Target stores in Canada have been a little uneven since the company entered the market earlier this year, but at least the company can point to an unrivaled environmental accomplishment.

September 11, 2013

Pundits and the media have cast showrooming at various times as either a scourge to brick-and-mortar retailers or as a death knell — another proverbial nail in the coffin.

March 6, 2013

Kohl’s simultaneously opened nine new stores in seven states, bringing the retailer’s total store count to 1,155.

February 12, 2013

Rebuilding Together has teamed up with Lowe's through its Community Partners program to provide free home repairs to four low-income homeowners and to support the Friendly House in the Central City neighborhood of Phoenix on Feb. 20 and 21.

January 23, 2013

The National Association of Home Builders sees the residential construction industry gaining momentum in a larger economy that includes a few wild cards.

January 11, 2013

Lowe’s is teaming up with American Water Heaters to offer homeowners the ability to remotely control their water heaters from their smart phones or tablets.

January 4, 2013

Greeting card publisher Avanti Press has named Kari Knowlton as its new director of business development.

December 21, 2012

Mohawk Industries plans to acquire leading ceramic tile manufacturer The Marazzi Group.

December 18, 2012

Kohl’s has activated its largest solar project to date at its million-sq.-ft. e-commerce fulfillment center in Edgewood, Md.

November 14, 2012

Target Corp. announced it is pursuing Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification for all Canadian stores opening in 2013.

March 2, 2012

Pier 1 Imports is about about its first-quarter prospects after reporting surges in both comps and revenue.

February 22, 2012

Select Lowe's stores and Lowes.com will now offer an exclusive collection of energy-efficient tankless water heaters from Jacuzzi Group Worldwide.

February 15, 2012

Wilsonart International, a maker of laminate flooring, countertops and sinks, has named Kristen Manos as its new president. She replaces Bill Gaetano, who announced his retirement late last year.

October 11, 2011

Office Depot announced that Office Depot stores hold the top three spots for retail energy efficiency gains at the midpoint of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Energy Star National Building Competition.

September 6, 2011

The economic challenges sweeping the country have been tough, but, like most things in life, it’s not the challenging times that define you, but what you do during them. For leaders in the retail industry the last few years have led to great innovation, providing the retail industry every opportunity to reinvent in areas across their operations including in the area of environmental sustainability.

May 13, 2011

NEW YORK — Safeway’s store in the Georgetown section of Washington, D.C., has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The 71,067-sq.-ft. store is the grocer’s second LEED-certified store, and the first LEED certified store in D.C.

December 8, 2010

Benton Harbor, Mich.-based Whirlpool Corporation announced that Cyndi Smith and John Talman, account managers for...

August 9, 2010

JCPenney announced that it has been awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)...

July 14, 2010

Office Depot announced that it has opened its first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design...

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