retail

Executive Profile
Harry Jacobs, HomeGoods, Buyer

The July 17 issue of HOMEWORLD BUSINESS® features the 18th annual Impact Merchants special report. Housewares suppliers, representing the categories that HomeWorld covers, once again were asked to nominate buyers and merchandisers believed to have made a significant impact during the past year.

Retail
At Home Opens First Nevada Location

At Home is continuing its nationwide expansion with the recent opening of its first Nevada retail location. The home décor superstore in Henderson is the company’s westernmost location as it enters its 33rd U.S. state.

Financials
Overstock Faces Headwinds In Q2

Overstock saw its overall revenue increase in the second quarter but a wider net loss, pointing to the impact of its blockchain technology investments and changes in Google’s search engine algorithms for the retail business.

Executive Profile
Alison Fosbenner, Lowe’s, Merchandising Manager

The July 17 issue of HOMEWORLD BUSINESS® features the 18th annual Impact Merchants special report. Housewares suppliers, representing the categories that HomeWorld covers, once again were asked to nominate buyers and merchandisers believed to have made a significant impact during the past year.

Financials
HSN Posts Q2 Sales Decline

Second quarter net sales at HSN Inc. were down mid-single digits as company officials said the retailer remains focused on further developing its proprietary product assortment while preparing for its pending purchase by Liberty Interactive.

Executive Profile
Brad & Karen Hughes, Artichoke, Co-Owners

The July 17 issue of HOMEWORLD BUSINESS® features the 18th annual Impact Merchants special report. Housewares suppliers, representing the categories that HomeWorld covers, once again were asked to nominate buyers and merchandisers believed to have made a significant impact during the past year.

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