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Michaels Hiring For The Holidays

Looking ahead to the holiday season, Michaels said it will hire more than 16,000 seasonal workers across its store and distribution network in the U.S. and Canada.

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Kohl’s Rolls Out Rewards Loyalty Program

Kohl’s is rolling out Kohl’s Rewards, the company’s new simplified loyalty program, offering customers a more rewarding shopping experience with the opportunity to earn more Kohl’s Cash coupons, every day, on every purchase.

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Sur La Table Gains Credit Facility

Second Avenue Capital Partners has provided a $35 million senior secured credit facility to a joint venture of Marquee Brands and CSC Generation in support of their newly acquired kitchenware retailer Sur La Table. Proceeds from the transaction are being used to provide additional working capital and support growth.

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Bed Bath & Beyond Appoints Wilkins To Regional Vice President

Bed Bath & Beyond has appointed Rick Wilkins as regional vice president for the west region, effective immediately. Wilkins will report directly to Gregg Melnick, evp/chief stores officer, and will play a key role in the planning and execution of the company’s store optimization strategy.

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Walmart Selects Entrepreneurs For Open Call Event

The wait is over for entrepreneurs who submitted their applications for Walmart’s seventh annual Open Call event, as approximately 850 small and medium-sized businesses received their official invitations to pitch Walmart merchants at Walmart’s annual merchandising event on October 1.

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Hudson’s Bay Enhances Health Measures With CleanSlate Sanitizers

Hudson’s Bay is introducing a new initiative to extend its enhanced health and safety measures in its stores. With customer and associate well-being top of mind, select Hudson’s Bay locations will now feature CleanSlate UV sanitizers, a technology that uses medical-grade UV rays to sanitize objects like cell phones, wallets, keys and bank cards.

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CB2 Teams With ShopRunner

CB2 has partnered with ShopRunner to provide free two-day shipping, free returns and exclusive discounts, allowing customers to enable two-day shipping on smaller home décor items and an exclusive discount on larger items such as furniture and other oversized items.

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Dollar Tree Opens Two Distribution Centers

Dollar Tree has celebrated the grand opening of its 25th U.S. distribution center in Rosenberg, Texas, with a small ceremony. The company also recently started shipping product from its 26th U.S. facility in Ocala, Florida.

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Target Names Cooper SVP/Marketing

Target has named Maurice Cooper as senior vice president of marketing. Cooper joins the company September 14 and will report to Rick Gomez, Target’s evp/chief marketing, digital and strategy officer.

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At Home Regains Footing In Strong Q2

At Home said it delivered the best quarter in the company’s history, as the home décor retailer seemed to regain its footing as it reopened stores following the shutdown during the coronavirus pandemic.

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