Author Mike Duff

Retail
eBay Responds To Investor Operations, Spinoff Proposals

With activist investor action looming, eBay has responded to a letter from Elliott International, a fund with an interest in the company, suggesting changes in operations and spinoffs of StubHub and the eBay classifieds group.

Retail
Deloitte: Retailers Need To Act Now To Ensure 2019 Success

Given a strong economy in the U.S. but one that has experienced some high-profile bankruptcies and global trade and economic tensions, consulting firm Deloitte, as part of its 2019 Retail Industry Outlook, is telling retailers they will need to make bold decisions to have a successful year.

Retail
Shopko Files Chapter 11

Shopko has filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nebraska and announced, in concert with the legal action, that it would close 38 stores, relocate about 20 optical centers to freestanding locations, and conduct an auction process for its pharmacy business.

Retail
NRF Show Focuses On Store Renewal

The National Retail Federation’s 2019 Retail’s Big Show, the organization’s annual convention held in New York, kicked off on January 13 with an emphasis on evolution of physical stores as a critical component.

Home Décor
Surya Features Living Coral Showroom Presentation

As part of a comprehensive product proposition developed for the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, Surya is mounting a Pantone 2019 Color of the Year, Living Coral presentation that features what the company characterized as an animating and life-affirming hue.

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