In a new effort to deal with counterfeit, stolen and dangerous consumer products that emerge on e-commerce marketplace sites, U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky of Illinois, chair of the House Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, has introduced legislation requiring verification of third-party sellers on e-commerce retail platforms.
A range of retailers across channels are responding to the coronavirus outbreak with moves to temporarily close their stores, reduce store hours and other consumer and employee oriented initiatives.
Retailers across a range of channels are addressing the coronavirus outbreak in stores and online, responding with measures to address consumer and employee safety and health concerns, ramping up the cleaning of stores and boosting cleaning tool and supply assortments to meet increased consumer needs.
Macy’s has appointed Dennis Mullahy chief supply chain officer of the Macy’s brand, effective April 8.
Wayfair co-founders Niraj Shah and Steve Conine, Ulta Beauty CEO Mary Dillon and William Foley, chairman and CEO, Libbey, will be honored for their philanthropic endeavors by the Housewares Charity Foundation (HCF) during its annual Housewares Cares Charity Gala on Monday, March 4 during the 2019 International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago.
As sales at Ulta continue to grow at a steady pace, the beauty retailer is moving forward with plans to open 225 stores in the coming three years while also sharpening its focus on digital operations.
The July 23 issue of HOMEWORLD BUSINESS® features the 19th 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.
Ulta Beauty continued its growth trajectory in the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2017 reporting an increase in net sales, income and comps.