PR Newswire ARCHIVE

Filson Partners With Stanley to Create Commemorative Product  Jan 10, 2013 9:35 AM By MCM staff

In honor of its 100th anniversary, legendary outdoor food and beverage brand, STANLEY, a brand of PMI, announces today the release of a limited edition 100th Anniversary Bottle and Shoulder Sling. In partnership with Filson, the iconic outfitter for the outdoor enthusiast for over 115 years, this commemorative product represents what these two legendary companies are celebrated for – functional design, renowned durability, and rich heritage.

Killough Out as Delia’s CEO  Jan 08, 2013 9:49 PM By Tim Parry

Delia’s CEO Walter Killough has agreed to step down on April 1, four months before his contract is set to expire. The company has begun a search for a new CEO, and Killough may agree to continue to serve as CEO of Delia’s for a limited period of time after April 1, according to a press release.

Art.com Inc. Acquires Zenfolio  Jan 08, 2013 8:26 PM By MCM staff

Art.com Inc. has announced the acquisition of Zenfolio Inc. Zenfolio is a destination for professional and amateur photographers who need an online platform to upload, display, share, sell and market their photos and services.

D’Ambrosio to Step Down as CEO at Sears Holdings  Jan 08, 2013 7:16 PM By MCM staff

Sears Holdings has announced that Louis J. D’Ambrosio will step down as Chief Executive Officer for family health matters at the end of the company’s fiscal year on February 2, 2013. Edward S. Lampert will then assume the role of CEO of Sears Holdings, in addition to his role as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. D’Ambrosio will remain on the Board until the company’s next Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held in May 2013 and will be available to assist with a smooth transition.

Helen of Troy Limited Plans New Distribution Center  Jan 08, 2013 5:32 PM By MCM staff

Helen of Troy Limited Announces Planned Construction of New Distribution Center (via PR Newswire) EL PASO, Texas, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ, NM:  HELE), designer, developer and worldwide marketer of brand-name …

Peters Leaves Office Depot  Jan 07, 2013 10:14 PM By MCM staff

North American president Kevin Peters has left Office Depot to take the position of Chief Executive Officer at an industrial distribution company.

Leslie’s Swimming Pool Supplies Acquires Ram Chemical and Supply  Jan 04, 2013 11:54 PM By MCM staff

Leslie’s Poolmart, Inc., the world’s largest retailer of swimming pool and spa supplies, is excited to announce the acquisition of Warehouse Pools, Inc. The acquisition includes the operation of 24 Warehouse Pool Supply retail stores and the warehouse and corporate offices of Ram Chemical and Supply.

Potpourri Group Acquires Cuddledown  Jan 04, 2013 8:52 PM By Tim Parry

Potpourri Group announced yesterday that last month, it had acquired Cuddledown, Inc., a multichannel direct retailer of high-end bedding related products, for an undisclosed sum.

Google Agrees to Change Business Practices in Response to FTC Concerns  Jan 04, 2013 7:13 PM By MCM staff

Google has agreed to change its business practices to resolve a concern by the Federal Trade Commission in the markets of smartphones, games, tablets and online search. According to FTC chairman Jon Leibowitz, the changes Google has agreed to make will ensure that consumers will reap the benefits of online marketplace competition.

Comscore: Holiday Ecommerce Sales Rise 14%  Jan 04, 2013 2:17 AM By MCM staff

$42.3 billion was spent online during the entire November-December holiday shopping season, marking a 14-percent increase from 2011, according to online measurement service comScore.






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