Author Mike Duff

Staples Renews Office Depot Acquisition Bid

Staples once again is moving to purchase Office Depot, which would consolidate the office superstore channel in similar vein to what has occurred in the electronic and home furnishings specialty retail channels, where Best Buy and Bed, Bath & Beyond dominate on the national scene.

Bed Bath & Beyond Finds Comp Gains In Rough Q3

In the second quarter, Bed Bath & Beyond indicated that advances in core categories and digital operations helped drive comparable sales gains and an adjusted earnings turn around,  but the company still fell short of a Wall Street earnings estimate.

Wayfair Boosts Hourly Worker Pay

Effective January 3, Wayfair established a $15 minimum wage for all employees including  full-, part-time and seasonal workers across its operations in the United States, the company has announced.

Trade Shows
PLMA Sets Virtual Show Schedule Led By Home Category

The Private Label Manufacturers Association will launch its first all-digital trade event for the United States from February 1 to 5 offering category-focused online exhibitions featuring leading suppliers of store brand food and nonfood products available for the U.S. market, it has announced.

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