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Ollie’s CEO Butler Passes

The board of directors of Ollie’s Bargain Outlet has announced that founder, chairman of the board, president and CEO, Mark Butler, 61, passed away unexpectedly December 1 while spending the Thanksgiving holiday weekend with his family. 

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Study: Convenience, Value Drive Retail Future Growth

Ascential expects convenience stores, food discount stores such as Aldi, discount stores, a term it uses to designate dollar and related general merchandise stores, and membership club stores, to lead retail growth among traditonal operators in the U.S. over the next five years.

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Overstock To Hold Customer Day October 15

Overstock.com is seizing a day of its own. Like its pure play competitors, Overstock is designating a day, October 15, for a special promotional event. The foundation of the promotion will be the company’s 19th anniversary.

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Staples Launches Teacher Appreciation Days

This back to school season, Staples is honoring educators with Teacher Appreciation Days, an event that includes a 10% discount to help teachers save money and stock their classrooms with the essentials necessary for the new school year.

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First Insight: Retailers Driving Markdown Mania

According to a study from First Insights, a pricing technology solutions firm, bargain hunting is having a big effect on retail prospects today, with 45% of women who responded to a survey stating that they must see a markdown of 41% or greater to even enter a store today.

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