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Retailers show losses for holiday season
Nordstrom Inc. (Seattle) announced a 59 percent decline in profits for its fourth quarter, ending Jan. 31, 2001. Some of...
Number Two sports retailer to buy Houston-based...
Gart Sports Co. (Denver) has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Oshman's Sporting Goods, Inc. (Houston), in a stock...
Italian eyewear company agrees to buy Sunglass Hut
Luxottica, of Belluno, Italy, the world's largest eyewear company, has agreed to buy Sunglass Hut, International, of Coral...
Retailer's president is new ceo
Burt Tansky, president and coo of The Neiman Marcus Group (Chestnut Hill, Mass.), has been promoted to ceo. Robert Smith and...
Two consumer-products giants in a $4 million...
A new multi-million-dollar venture between two consumer-products giants - Coca-Cola and Procter...
Agrees to take over some old Bradlees sites; Home...
Kohl's (Menomonee Falls, Wis.), The Home Depot (Atlanta) and Wal-Mart Stores (Bentonville, Ark.) have signed a joint...
Co-founder to retire in May
Arthur Blank, co-founder and co-chairman of The Home Depot (Atlanta) today notified the company's board of directors that he...
Sales were flat and income dropped for Home Depot...
The Home Depot (Atlanta) announced a nearly 20 percent drop in net income for the fourth quarter ending Jan. 28, 2001. Same-...
Wal-Mart reports record sales and earnings and an...
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Bentonville, Ark.), the world's largest retailer, got larger in 2000. The company reported net income...
Retailer announces expansion and renovations
Belk Inc. (Charlotte, N.C.), the 113-year-old Southeast department store chain, has announced an expansion plan for 2001...

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