Author Mike Duff
Weeks after settling litigation related to a purchase deal, Rent-A-Center has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of C/C Financial Corp., which does business as Merchants Preferred, a nationwide provider of virtual rent-to-own services.
Twin Star Home is making a push in the furniture market with its recently developed CoolGlow and PanoGlow collections of electric fireplaces and coordinating media mantels.
According to a study from marketing technology and analytics agency Adlucent, consumers planning to take advantage of Amazon Prime Day remain enthusiastic about the e-tailer. But the shopping doesn’t stop there, as approximately 68% of consumers will explore beyond Amazon, comparing products and prices on other sites.
Ikea is launching Ombyte, a limited edition collection of furnishings and related products that double as moving and storage aids.
Amazon said it plans to spend $700 million to train 100,000 of its employees to fill in-demand jobs such as data mapping specialist, data scientist, solutions architect and business analyst, as well as logistics coordinator, process improvement manager and transportation specialist.
According to consulting firm Deloitte, 2019 back-to-school spending should come in flat to slightly higher versus last year, likely up about 1.8%, with gains largely occurring online.
Interim CEO Mary Winston laid out management’s priorities for Bed Bath & Beyond in a quarter that features sliding comps and a net loss.
International Market Centers (IMC) has launched Atlanta Next, which constitutes a multi-stage capital and strategic investment plan to transform the AmericasMart Atlanta business through enrichment of all product categories and improvements to all buildings across its 7.2 million square foot campus.
Bush Industries is planning for a busy Summer Las Vegas Market, entering three new product categories— bathroom, entryway and storage— expanding its recently introduced bedroom furniture and office seating lineups, and adding new Kathy Ireland merchandise.
As it builds its position on the e-tailer’s marketplace site, Lamps Plus will debut its first Amazon Live video as part of the annual Amazon Prime Day event.
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Both decorative and discrete, the Dictionary Metal Safe and Bible Metal Safe from Mark Feldstein & Associates help consumers conceal their valuables.
HEMA, a Dutch producer and retailer primarily of household goods, is expanding into North America, with a Walmart deal central to the initiative.