Retail ARCHIVE

NRF Board to Congress: Help!  Jan 17, 2008 2:05 AM By MCM staff

The National Retail Federation’s board of directors has called on Congress and President George W. Bush to enact legislation to stimulate the nation

Talbots Pulling Plug on Kid’s and Men’s Businesses  Jan 08, 2008 6:09 AM By MCM staff

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TigerDirect Takes CompUSA  Jan 08, 2008 6:05 AM By MCM staff

Systemax has entered into agreement to purchase the CompUSA brand, trademarks, and e-commerce business.

How to Measure Non-Revenue Activities  Jan 07, 2008 9:45 PM By Michael Greenberg

Anyone can track purchases, subscriptions and licenses. But how do you measure things that produce no revenue at all?

PROBLEMS IN STORE?  Jan 01, 2008 10:30 PM By Jim Tierney

Most observers agree that Sharper Image CEO Steve Lightman has what it takes to run a direct business. But he doesn’t have retail experience, and for

Sears still seeking Restoration  Jan 01, 2008 10:30 PM By Jim Tierney

It looks like Sears Holdings Corp. is gaining ground in its quest to acquire Restoration Hardware for $269 million. Restoration Hardware at press time

Rhino Pop-Up Store Returns to Retail Roots  Dec 28, 2007 1:26 AM By Larry Jaffee

In a business that recently has seen the disappearance of once-market leaders Tower Records and Sam Goody, reissue music label Rhino Entertainment opened a pop-up store in Los Angeles for the month of December.

Net Income Rises at Jos. A. Bank  Dec 19, 2007 4:50 AM By MCM staff

Third-quarter net income for Hampstead, MD-based Jos. A. Bank Clothiers rose 27%, to $7.1 million, compared with $5.5 million for the same period last year, in the third quarter ended Nov. 3. Sales jumped nearly 10%, to $131.3 million, up from $119.5 million in the third quarter of 2006. Direct sales for the menswear cataloger/retailer skyrocketed increased 1.8%, while same-store sales rose 3.1%.

Data Collection at the Point of Sale  Dec 04, 2007 1:49 AM By Denise Hopkins

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A Lowe’s moment  Dec 01, 2007 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Home improvement retailer Lowe’s certainly started the season on the wrong foot. A holiday catalog the company published last month included the headline






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