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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
Report: Israel To Lead Macy’s Backstage

Michelle Israel has been promoted to lead Macy’s Backstage and Bloomingdale’s The Outlets off-price divisions, according to a report by WWD. She will hold the title of senior vice president overseeing both divisions.

Retail
TJX Recalls Glass Beer Mugs

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, TJX has issued a recall for a line of glass beer mugs. The CPSC stated that the glass beer mugs can break if heated or used with hot liquid, posing burn and laceration hazards.

Retail
TJX Touts Future Growth, New HomeSense Concept At Annual Meeting

At the TJX annual meeting, Ernie Herrman, president and CEO of the company, said that it will continue to leverage its business model to generate traffic gains and additional comparable store sales as a means to build the business and boost its value for investors while, at the same time, developing new initiatives.

Other
Depending On Housewares Again

Housewares veterans like to remind everyone how the category historically has been a dependable business, prone to neither steep gains during economic booms nor steep declines during downturns.

Blog
What We Learned In Q1

As the spring weather warmed much of the country in mid-May, the housewares industry digested the first quarter earnings reports from a host of retailers.

Financials
TJX Keeps Rolling Through Q4

For the fourth quarter ended January 28, TJX Co. posted net income of $677.9 million, or $1.03 per diluted share, versus $666.5 million, or 99 cents per diluted share, in the year-before quarter.