Author Greg Sleter

Appliances Andreas Rouve, Spectrum Brands

Third quarter net sales at Spectrum Brands were down as company officials pinned the decline on a “confluence of factors” that include the impact of macroeconomic factors as well as issues that are specific to the company.

Executive Profile brandsmart logo

The July 17 issue of HOMEWORLD BUSINESS® features the 18th annual Impact Merchants special report. Housewares suppliers, representing the categories that HomeWorld covers, once again were asked to nominate buyers and merchandisers believed to have made a significant impact during the past year.

Retail nrf shopping

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, which had declined marginally in June, improved in July. The Index now stands at 121.1, up from 117.3 in June. The Present Situation Index increased from 143.9 to 147.8, while the Expectations Index rose from 99.6 last month to 103.3.

Retail Jeffrey Davis, J.C. Penney

J.C. Penney has named Jeffrey Davis as the retailer’s executive vice president and chief financial officer. He succeeds Andrew Drexler, who has been serving as interim chief financial officer while the company completed its search.

1 2 3 455