Retail ARCHIVE

FAO Schwarz Gives to Get Names  Oct 13, 2008 9:57 PM By Tim Parry

Are you requesting information from your retail store customers, or giving them something in exchange of their name?

J.C. Penney Targets College-Bound Teens  Jul 09, 2008 11:38 PM By MCM staff

Hoping to cash in on the back-to-school season, J.C. Penney has launched a new line of home goods geared for college-bound teens called Dorm Life.

Pottery Barn Goes Big With New Atlanta Store  Jul 09, 2008 4:28 AM By MCM staff

Home decor and furnishings cataloger/retailer Pottery Barn plans to open its largest store in the U.S. in Atlanta later this month.

Sharper Image finds a buyer  Jul 01, 2008 9:30 PM By Patrick Barnard

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

Streicher’s Acquires Arrington Police Distributors  Jun 12, 2008 3:01 AM By Jim Tierney

Streicher

Jockey Bares New Apparel Catalog  Jun 06, 2008 11:22 PM By Tim Parry

New catalog designed to promote Jockey as a lifestyle brand.

Talbots Slashes Staff 9%, Gets Credit  Jun 06, 2008 9:17 PM By Jim Tierney

Womens apparel retailer company expects workforce reduction to save company about $14 million annually.

Automotive parts market revs up  Jun 01, 2008 9:30 PM By Patrick Barnard

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 Sold in Joint Venture  May 31, 2008 2:47 AM By MCM staff

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.

Penney’s Profit Sinks 50%  May 16, 2008 9:50 PM By MCM staff

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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