Willliams-Sonoma is addressing concerns that some of its products that carry Made in the U.S.A. claims may not meet U.S. Federal Trade Commission standards for such labeling, the company has maintained.
Stage Stores’ comparable sales were down in the first quarter ended May 4, but the retailer said it was encouraged by its off-price store conversion plan and its expansion of the home department.
The long history of the housewares business has revolved largely around a simple thought process. Retailers want new and product suppliers are happy to show retailers what is new.
Meijer has been expanding into metro Cleveland over the past couple of weeks, opening its first three stores in the city’s suburbs and introducing a home delivery service.
Driven by growth in store traffic and gains in market share, Target reported solid comparable store sales growth for the first quarter ended May 4.