Rosenthal & Rosenthal is a provider of financial services for the retail business, specializing in factoring, asset-based lending, purchase order financing and direct-to-consumer financing.
Villeroy & Boch has added to its La Classica and Royal lines, two of its signature dinnerware collections, with new offerings for 2020.
The board of directors of the Private Label Manufacturers Association has named Peggy Davies acting president of the association. Her appointment follows the death of Brian Sharoff, president, who passed away last month after a brief illness. Since 2016, Davies served as PLMA vp/association relations.
Macy’s has secured new financing to shore up its business, while revealing that its preliminary sales and earnings results for the first quarter included a loss and lower sales, although it said e-commerce and reopened stores are performing well.
Big Lots has partnered with Instacart to launch same-day delivery nationwide from nearly 1,400 Big Lots stores across all 47 states where the retailer operates.
The impact of COVID-19 at major U.S. retail container ports appears to be easing slightly, with projected imports remaining below last year’s levels but not as much as previously forecast, according to the Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
With guidance from health and elected officials as well an epidemiologist, International Market Centers is reopening its campuses in Atlanta, High Point, NC, and Las Vegas with new safety procedures and operational protocols in place.
According to Coresight Research, almost half of consumers have a negative view of Made in China products.
Beatriz Ball will introduce several new tableware products in its signature metal alloy, as well as several line extensions in its glass and melamine collections, at the upcoming Atlanta Market. The market is scheduled to be held August 13 to 18 at AmericasMart.
The broader retail sector in the U.S. could take years to recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, eMarketer has asserted, but e-commerce will be a bright spot.
The National Retail Federation’s next retail leadership webinar guest will be Hal Lawton, president and CEO, Tractor Supply Company, and NRF board member, on Thursday, June 11, 2020, at 11 a.m. EST.