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Fitch, RPA appoint new leaders
Just as Fitch (Columbus, Ohio, design consultancy) was naming KathyTierney -- former ceo of Smith...
Move will free up assets for expansion plan
Supervalu Inc. (Eden Prairie, Minn.) said it will be closing 30 of its stores in three states, but expects to emerge with...
Retailer announces aggressive new-store expansion...
John Cato, president, vice chairman and ceo of The Cato Corp. (Charlotte, N.C.), told shareholders that he expected 15...
Membership-club warehouser surpasses 1 million...
PriceSmart, the San Diego-based warehouse discounter specializing in the Latin American market, has announced the opening of...
The U.S. giant continues to expand overseas
Wal-Mart opened its first neighborhood-style store called "Wal-Mart TodoDia" on Thursday in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The...
Starbucks Coffee names new vp of finance
Starbucks Coffee Co. (Seattle) has announced the appointment of DavidChichester as senior vp of finance. In this newly...
Charming Shoppes earnings unremarkable
Charming Shoppes Inc. (Bensalem, Pa.) report flat first-quarterearnings, despite cost cuts and increased sales. The women's...
Sears reappears in downtown Chicago
Sears Roebuck and Co. (Chicago) opened its new downtown store on Wed.,after nine years of having a presence only in the...
The Body Shop announces a new product line
The Body Shop (Littlehampton, England), a personal care retailer, andSenetek PLC, the Napa, Calif. biopharmaceutical...
The company's popular chain to open a new...
Limited Too (Columbus, Ohio), a chain that appeals to 7- to 14-year oldgirls announced plans for a new store aimed at...

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