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New vp of store ops at Dollar General
Dollar General Corp. (Goodlettsville, Tenn.) has announced the appointment of industry veteran Gregg Treadway as vp of store...
47 stores, 5300 jobs will be eliminated in six...
J.C. Penney (Plano, Texas), which had said earlier that it would be closing "about 50 stores," revealed the details of its...
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Hardly Suited to a Woman
It was September 1918, the U.S. was at war, hundreds of thousands of our men were in France, the workforce was depleted and...
Home Depot to open four design-format stores in...
The Home Depot (Atlanta) has announced that it will roll its EXPO concept into the Chicago area this year. The first of the...
Predicts 15+ percent profit rise in 2001; will...
The Venator Group (New York), the former Woolworth Corp., has forecast a 15 to 20 percent rise in profits in 2001 for its...
Retailer says it will close 50 stores in an...
J.C.Penney Co. (Plano, Texas) has announced plans to close about 50 of its stores around the country this year, plus an...
Early retail reports show higher-than-expected...
In the first weeks of the new year, retailers are reporting better-than-expected sales, and a better rate of improvement...
Economist says 'No.' His Index says...
The Conference Board announced yesterday that its Index of Leading Economic Indicators fell 0.6 percent in December, its...
Large chain to offer branded camping wares
While Eddie Bauer (Redmond, Wash.) may be introducing more office-appropriate outfitting in its stores, the brand is...
Veteran Bloomie's visual head, heads west
After 20 years in New York retail display - 17 of those spent in Bloomingdale's windows - Michael Fisher is shifting gears...

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