December 1, 1998
To better enable teachers to order educational products online, Social Studies School Service (SSSS) in July launched a Web catalog offering nearly 15,000 products. Developed by Menlo Park, CA-based Cuesta Technologies, the site sells social studies-related books, charts, videos, and CD-ROMs. …More...
October 1, 1998
New market opportunities don’t come along every day. Yet one that’s been available for more than a year isn’t drawing many takers. The market is students attending public schools that have adopted dress codes. Shep Doniger, spokesman for children’s apparel …More...
May 1, 2010
IN SUPPORT OF FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA’S LET’S MOVE initiative against childhood obesity, commercial food service equipment and supplies marketer Central Restaurant Products has launched its first School Nutrition Equipment Guide catalog.
The title, which was unveiled March 29, sells products …
March 25, 2010
In support of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move initiative against childhood obesity, commercial foodservice equipment and supplies marketer Central Restaurant Products is launching its first School Nutrition Equipment Guide catalog.
The title, which will be unveiled March 29, …
February 14, 2007
2Q Sales Increase at Harry and David Second-quarter net sales at Medford, OR-based Harry and David Holdings rose 7%, to $389.2 million for the 13 weeks ended Dec. 30, 2006. Last year’s second-quarter sales were $362.4 million. Net income increased 27%, to $62.5 million from $49.1 million.
February 1, 2008
Thinking of buying a new CRM system? Save your money until your employees know what they’re talking about.
Technology alone won’t help you provide customers with a seamless shopping experience. But knowledge will — the kind imparted to staffers through on-demand …
August 15, 2002
Greenville, WI–On Aug. 15, School Specialty acquired $48 million ABC School Supply, which markets early childhood products to pre-K through K-2 audiences. The transaction is priced at approximately $43 million, comprised of $31 million in cash and $12 million in assumed debt, and is expected …More...
August 13, 2002
J.C. Penney posts lower catalog sales
Plano, TX-based J.C. Penney Co. (NYSE: JCP) reported that second-quarter catalog sales decreased 21%, but changes in policies and programs led to improved profits. For the three months ended July 27, department store and …
June 4, 2002
School Specialty income up 80%
School supplies marketer School Specialty (NasdaqNM:SCHS), whose catalogs include Childcraft, Sax Arts and Crafts, Frey Scientific, Brodhead Garrett, Teacher’s Video, and Sportime, posted an 80% rise in annual net income. For the fiscal year ended April 27, …
June 26, 2005
Multititle educational supplier School Specialty, long a voracious acquirer of other companies, is now the acquiree: Boston-based Bain Capital Partners has agreed to buy the Greenville, WI-based cataloger for $49 a share, or roughly $1.5 billion in cash.
Announced on June 2, the …