Retail ARCHIVE

Shiny New Penney  Oct 01, 2006 9:30 PM By Tim Parry

Five years ago J.C. Penney was a stodgy, tired department store chain that also had a Website and mailed a general merchandise big book catalog. Fast-forward

Live from NEMOA: The End of the Big-Box Era?  Sep 22, 2006 4:04 AM By Jim Tierney

Saratoga Springs, NY–Paco Underhill, founder/managing director of New York-based research and consulting firm Envirosell, knows a thing or two about shopping trends. His agency scours all points of the globe

Harry and David Holdings Ends Year Just Shy of $600 Million  Sep 21, 2006 1:52 AM By MCM staff

For the fiscal year ended June 24, food and horticulture merchant Harry and David Holdings posted revenue of $598.2 million, up nearly 6%

NRF Forecasting Slower Growth for Holiday 2006  Sep 21, 2006 12:48 AM By Tim Parry

The National Retail Federation (NRF) is expecting total holiday retail sales to grow 5.0% this year over last year, to $457.4 billion. That

Deals on upswing in second quarter  Sep 01, 2006 9:30 PM By Jim Tierney

It was a busy second quarter, with 19 deals completed, significantly more than the dozen finalized during the same period last year. Because the transactions

Gifts Title Coming From Restoration Hardware  Aug 31, 2006 8:06 PM By MCM staff

Home decor and furniture merchant Restoration Hardware is keeping the spin-offs coming.

Road Runner Sports Races Towards Retail  Aug 31, 2006 1:33 AM By Jim Tierney

San Diego-based running equipment and apparel cataloger Road Runner Sports is revving up its retail expansion plans.

Bassett Furniture Launches Consumer Catalog  Aug 30, 2006 9:51 PM By Jim Tierney

Bassett Furniture may have been founded in 1902, but that doesn

British invasion  Aug 01, 2006 9:30 PM By Heather Retzlaff

The British are coming or at least, their catalogs are. About a decade after several U.S. catalogers including Lands’ End, Peruvian Connection, and Talbots

Animal magnetism  Jun 01, 2006 9:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

Alex Tabibi, chairman/CEO of Pets United, has a lofty goal: He wants his company to be the Wal-Mart of the Web. Unfortunately for him, Walmart.com is






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