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Pet supplies cataloger Doctors Foster and Smith is rolling into the retail channel in a big way: The company will begin selling its products in nearly 900 Target stores nationwide next week.
Legislation introduced last week would expand and make permanent a 2004 tax provision that temporarily shortens the depreciation period for retail remodeling and other improvements made to stores.
After spending the past decade building up its business-to-business division, home improvement products retailer Home Depot has sold the unit to a trio of private equity firms:Bain Capital, The Carlyle Group, and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.
Richard Thalheimer is back in action. Less than a year after he was replaced as chairman/CEO of The Sharper Image Corp., Thalheimer has unveiled an e-commerce
Apparel cataloger/retailer The Talbots (NYSE: TLB) has named Trudy F. Sullivan president/CEO, effective Aug. 6, 2007.
Sundance Catalog Co. is expanding into retail.
Pier 1 is exiting the direct business. The home furnishings and decor retailer announced on June 21 it will shelve its three-year-old catalog and its seven-year-old e-commerce site by the end of August.
Fiscal problems continued to plague consumer electronics cataloger/retailer Sharper Image during the first quarter ended April 30.
A trio of private equity firms–Bain Capital, The Carlyle Group, and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice–have snapped up Home Depot
At upscale apparel and decor mailer Neiman Marcus Direct, which includes the catalog and online operations for Neiman Marcus and Horchow and the Bergdorf Goodman Website, fiscal third-quarter sales rose 8.7%