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McDonald's to open two Swiss hotels
The golden arches are stretching to encompass more than just fast food. McDonald's Corp. (Oakbrook, Ill.) will open two...
Plus-size apparel online
Liz Claiborne (New York) launched its first web site today devoted totally to plus-size women. Elisabeth.com, featuring the...
Tumi and Kenzo expand their New York presence
Two upscale retailers, Tumi and Kenzo, recently opened new stores in New York. Tumi, a South Plainfield, N.J.-based luggage...
Specialty retailer reports record third quarter...
Sharper Image Corp., the San Francisco-based specialty retailer, reported record results for its third quarter ending Oct....
Research group predicts retail holiday sales will...
America Research Group predicted a 3.8 percent retail sales increase this upcoming holiday season - generally disappointing...
The Limited reports a solid quarter, while...
Two retailers that went in different directions during the 1990s have both reversed fields early in this decade. While...
Retailer will step up its 2001 new-store...
The Talbots, Inc., retail chain (Hingham, Mass.) announced a 7.5 percent increase in net income for the third quarter 2000....
Mattel doll likeness of the singer joins the cast...
Mattel, Inc. (El Segundo, Calif.) has announced that its Cher doll will become the fifth regular cast member of the NBC...
Consolidated Stores to sell its KB Toy unit
Consolidated Stores Inc. (Columbus, Ohio) has signed a letter of intent to sell its KB Toy unit, the second-largest (after...
'We screwed up,' ceo says in reporting...
Citing competitive price-cutting and slowed consumer spending, Staples Inc. (Framingham, Mass.) announced that its profits...

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