Vixxo, a facilities management provider, has formed an agreement to provide facilities management services to extreme value retailer 99 Cents Only Stores.
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.
Emerald Expositions, parent company of NY Now, said its board of directors has appointed Sally Shankland to the position of president and CEO. Shankland will assume her new role on June 1, 2019 and will remain a member of the company’s board of directors.
While Target’s Vineyard Vines collection officially launches May 18, the retailer launched a pop-up shop in New York City to gives consumers a chance to shop the line.
Annual gains in home improvement and repair are projected to continue decelerating through early next year, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
J.C. Penney has made several appointments to its executive team, including in its home categories, as it continues to reinforce its growth initiatives.
Weddings remain a vital component of retail-based registries, but other life moments such as graduation are gaining momentum, according to MyRegistry.com.
Williams Sonoma is expanding its collaboration with luxury lifestyle brand Aerin, founded by Aerin Lauder. The new assortment will feature a collection of over 125 products from both Williams Sonoma and Williams Sonoma Home ranging from tableware, entertaining and home décor to lighting, bedding and outdoor textiles.
Now through April 30, Walmart is accepting applications for its 6th annual Open Call event for products that support American jobs and domestic manufacturing.
To further its strategy of becoming a destination for a greater range of home-oriented buying occasions, Bed Bath & Beyond is rolling out its first-ever private label whole home brand. Designed by Bed Bath & Beyond, the Bee & Willow Home brand encompasses home décor, furniture and textiles.
Target is launching Target +, a curated assortment of products from third-party sellers on Target.com. An initiative in its early stages, it is designed to complement Target’s current assortment with selected additions in popular areas like home, toys, electronics and sporting goods.
In a company blog post, J.C. Penney said it is getting out of major appliances and cutting back on furniture operations as it reconsiders store layouts.