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Sharper Image Corp., which had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in February, has been acquired. A joint venture led by units of private investment
New catalog designed to promote Jockey as a lifestyle brand.
Womens apparel retailer company expects workforce reduction to save company about $14 million annually.
The automotive parts and accessories catalog market accelerated slightly in the fourth quarter of 2007, reaching a total 12-month active universe of 3
Sharper Image Corp., which put itself up for sale last month after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, has been acquired by a joint venture led by units of private investment firms Hilco Consumer Capital Corp. and Gordon Brothers Group.
First-quarter financial results for J.C. Penney Co. were a solid sign of these trying economic times. For the period ended May 3, J.C. Penney’s net sales fell 5.1%, to $4.12 billion, from $4.35 billion a year ago.
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Godiva Chocolatier has a new flavor: Blackberry. The multichannel food and gift merchant has added a mobile channel to enable BlackBerry smartphone users to make purchases on the go.
It’s so annoying. A shopper is trying to check out, and the sales clerk is chatting on the phone or staring into space. Does this happen to your customers?