Lowe’s Companies has filed a motion requesting that the Federal Court of Australia appoint a liquidator to oversee the equitable and orderly wind up of its Masters joint venture vehicle, Hydrox Holdings, as part of a liquidation process that has been initiated by its former partner in the venture, Woolworths.
After developing its Makers Studio in the nearby Sunset Park neighborhood, West Elm has relocated its headquarters and at the same time opened its 100th retail store within the landmark Empire Stores complex, a new Brooklyn Bridge Park cultural complex along the East River.
Wayfair has launched Patio Playground, its first-party virtual reality application, available on the Oculus Rift Experiences store.
Robinson Home Products, which holds the license for Oneida consumer product categories in the U.S., has appointed Ross Patterson president. Former president and CEO Jim Walsh will retain the role of CEO, remaining involved in the strategic direction of the company.