It was 20 years ago that Target launched its first designer collection, a line of products from architect Michael Graves.
Ikea has released its 2020 U.S. catalog, available in-store and online, featuring new lower prices on products throughout and over 280 pages of design inspiration and solutions for achieving a fresh start at home.
First quarter sales at The Container Store were up 7%, driven by strong comparable store growth and a double-digit increase in revenue from its custom closets business.
Albertsons has appointed Jonathan Gardner to the role of gvp/strategic sourcing. Additionally, the company has promoted David Nelsen to gvp/manufacturing.
Pottery Barn has launched an exclusive collection of home products that celebrates the 25th anniversary of the hit television show “Friends.”
As Walmart brings grocery pickup and delivery services to its store network, the retailer is also testing new capabilities such as self-driving cars. A new pilot program is now kicking off with autonomous vehicle company, Gatik.
With the back-to-school/back-to-college shopping season in full swing across many parts of the country, the challenge of finding the right products for those heading back to class is again facing students and their families.
Food Lion has completed a $40 million capital investment project in 23 Virginia locations that included store remodels and the hiring of 400 additional associates.
Retailers with brick-and-mortar and e-commerce operations continue to benefit from having both, according to a recent study from the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
Growth in residential remodeling spending is expected to slow considerably by the middle of next year, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
Bed Bath & Beyond will continue to evaluate ways to cut costs as it reviews the company’s portfolio of retail banners. But the retailer will continue to invest in its core business including store operations, omnichannel functions and integration, and advertising to continue serving the loyal core customer base and to “broaden the tent” particularly to draw younger shoppers, Mary Winston, the company’s interim CEO, said at the corporate annual meeting.
A special committee of the board of directors of Hudson’s Bay Company has issued an update on its ongoing review of the June 10 proposal for the privatization of the company from a group of HBC shareholders, including HBC’s governor and executive chairman, at a price of $9.45 per share in cash.