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Part of plan to reverse sales decline
Target Corp. (Minneapolis) is extending operating hours at more than half of its U.S. stores. Target’s typical hours...
Company seeking Travis Smith’s replacement
Travis Smith, president and ceo of Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores (Hudson, Ohio) has resigned from his position of three...
Former ceo returns to struggling brand
Aéropostale (New York) announced yesterday that former ceo Julian R. Geiger, who led the teen retailer through its...
Acquisition part of growth strategy
Steve Madden Ltd. (Long Island City, New York) has purchased Dolce Vita Holdings (Seattle) for $60.3 million. The...
Demand for convenience drives change
Walmart (Bentonville, Ark.) announced plans last week to open a group of smaller stores, which “it hopes will win back...
“Essence of Lincoln” designed to engage customers
The Lincoln Motor Company (Dearborn, Mich.) unveiled “Essence of Lincoln” last week, an original scent designed...
Undergoes major expansion
Rite Rug Co. (Columbus, Ohio), an 80-year-old carpet and flooring retailer, finds itself in a sudden relocation and...
Hopes to open two more
Margaret O’Leary, the San Francisco designer known for her cashmere knitwear, will open her first New York store today...
New York City’s first indoor mall in 40 years
After two years and $300 million in construction costs, the first indoor, suburban-style mall built in New York City in 40...
On-campus pick-up locations in the works
Amazon (Seattle) and Purdue University (West Lafayette, Ind.) have teamed up to create the Purdue Student Store on...

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