The housewares world mourned the loss of several industry leaders during 2016. Here’s a look at some of those whose passing was reported by HOMEWORLD BUSINESS®.
Trade show season is once again upon us and the showrooms at markets across the country will again spring to life as retailers begin 2017 on the hunt for the new and exciting.
According to the Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, shoppers visited stores in December expecting good things even if they weren’t necessarily experiencing good things.
After revealing that it would purchase 865 Rite Aid stores, Fred’s Inc. has adopted a shareholder’s rights plan as an activist investor revealed it had taken a significant position in the retailer’s stock.
Macy’s has named Cheryl Heinonen evp/corporate communications, effective January 9, 2017.
While Super Saturday has passed, the International Council of Shopping Centers sees last minute retail sales potential right until Christmas Eve.
Century 21 Department Store continues to expand on the east coast, and recently opened a new location at Sawgrass Mills, a Simon Center in Sunrise, Florida. It is the off-price retailer’s 12th location and expands the company’s footprint to its first location in Florida.