A range of retailers across channels are responding to the coronavirus outbreak with moves to temporarily close their stores, reduce store hours and other consumer and employee oriented initiatives.
Over the several decades since its launch, Costco has become a more important force in the furniture category, and, at present, Kristin Bates-Ashton is helping the warehouse club retailer continue providing members with fresh and enticing furnishings.
In her nearly ten years of working as a buyer in several categories, including cutlery for Costco, Desirae Montgomery has earned a reputation for being an accessible and easy to work with partner, vendors told HomeWorld Business. For this reason and others, she is one of this year’s Impact Merchants.
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.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced that Costco Wholesale, Corp. has agreed to pay a $3.85 million civil penalty regarding its failure to report defective trash cans.