Albertsons recently named Gineal Davidson president of the company’s Portland division, which operates over 140 stores in Oregon and Washington.
Retail sales were up 0.9% in July seasonally adjusted from June and up 5.6% unadjusted year-over-year, according to the National Retail Federation. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants.
A Coresight Research Insight Report asserts that major retailers in the U.S. have announced 7,567 store closures so far this year compared with 5,524 stores all of last year, but it isn’t all bad news.
Walmart powered through a strong second quarter, with comps gaining 2.8% in the U.S. and the retailer’s e-commerce operations boosting sales.
Williams Sonoma has released its annual celebrity spatula collection, which benefits No Kid Hungry.
Giant Food Stores is developing a new, two-level urban flagship store in downtown Philadelphia, furthering the company’s investments and commitment to the market.
J.C. Penney Company narrowed its net loss in the second quarter ended August 3, 2019, and asserted that it was making progress with its turnaround plans. In addition, the retailer named a new gmm/home.
Marshalls has teamed up with actress Kaley Cuoco to deliver a surprise to shoppers nationwide. This week, the retailer said it will place a “Surprise Box” in all stores across the country on Friday, August 16 for shoppers to discover.
In celebration of Hello Kitty’s 45th anniversary, Cost Plus World Market has launched its latest Hello Kitty collection from Sanrio in stores and online.
A variety of housewares and home products are included on a list of items that will see a 10% tariff delayed until mid-December, documents from the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) show.
Kohl’s is teaming with Facebook to launch Curated By Kohl’s, a selection of products from emerging brands that will initially be available in 50 Kohl’s stores beginning in October.
Albertsons has named Mike Theilmann evp/chief human resources officer, effective August 19.