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January sales up at discounters, down at...
Retailers'sales for the first month of 2002 showed discount chains continuing to prosper and traditional department stores...
The Depot opening 17 new stores
The Home Depot (Atlanta) is opening 17 stores on February 7, the largest one-day store rollout in the company's history....
Wal-Mart Puerto Rico acquires Supermercados Amigo
Wal-Mart Puerto Rico (San Juan) has announced the acquisition of Supermercados Amigo, the number one supermarket chain in...
Netherlands company opens health and beauty...
ICA Ahold AB (Zaandam, Netherlands) is opening three Etos health and beauty stores in Sweden. The two pilot stores open on...
Retailer opens 33 new stores in four weeks
Family Dollar Stores Inc. (Charlotte, N.C.) opened 33 new stores during the four-week period ended February 2. Those...
Pharmacy chain acquires Osco Drugstores
Brooks Pharmacy (Warwick, R.I.) has completed its acquisition of Osco Drugstores, the New England pharmaceutical chain...
Electronics Boutique adding 200 stores
Video gaming retailer Electronics Boutique (West Chester, Pa.) plans to open 200 new stores this year. In order to...
Will buy back all of its partially owned...
The Limited Inc. (Columbus, Ohio) has announced it will recombine with its Intimate Brands subsidiary (Victoria's Secret,...
Decides not to sell three subsidiaries, and buys...
Value City Department Stores, Inc. (Columbus, Ohio) has decided not to sell its DSW Shoe Warehouse, Shonac Corp. and Filene'...
NRF ceo to accept Annual Image Award for industry...
The American Apparel and Footwear Association will honor the entire international retailing community for its "outstanding...

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