Retail
IMC’s JuniperWeb Keeps Growing

The International Market Center Juniper operation, which offers a suite of B2B digital sales and marketing tools, continues to add clients with 17 gift and home vendors recently committing to adopt JuniperWeb for their B2B e-commerce website needs.

Retail
Qurate’s George Cites Retail Achievements In NRF Keynote

In the opening keynote address kicking off the virtual Chapter 1 of the National Retail Federation Big Show, Mike George, president and CEO of Qurate Retail Group and NRF chairman, spotlighted how the retail sector reacted to the COVID-19 pandemic and social turbulence over the past year, emphasizing how the industry worked to improve conditions in communities around the United States.

Retail
Staples Renews Office Depot Acquisition Bid

Staples once again is moving to purchase Office Depot, which would consolidate the office superstore channel in similar vein to what has occurred in the electronic and home furnishings specialty retail channels, where Best Buy and Bed, Bath & Beyond dominate on the national scene.

Cookware & Bakeware
G&S Metal To Launch Kraft Heinz Kitchenware

Bakeware manufacturer G&S Metal Products Company announced a licensing partnership with food maker The Kraft Heinz Company to launch a line of bakeware, kitchen tools and gadgets centered on such popular Kraft Heinz brands as Kraft Mac & Cheese, Heinz, Philadelphia and others.