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Tower Records opens World Music store in New York
MTS Inc. (Sacramento, Calif.), parent company of Tower Records, officially opened its first World Music store in New York's...
Electronics retailer posts big sales increases
Best Buy Co. (Eden Prairie, Minn.) has reported a 26 percent sales increase for its fiscal fourth quarter. It attributed the...
Department store company to purchase 13 ex-Ward...
May Department Stores Co. (St. Louis) announced its intentions to purchase 13 going-out-of-business stores from Montgomery...
Catalog merchant announces severe financial...
Lillian Vernon Corp. (Rye, N.Y.), the mail-order merchant that also sells its gardening items, gifts and housewares through...
New policy gets rid of daytime stocking, clearing...
The Home Depot (Atlanta) has announced a return to its roots. The company founded on customer service and easy-to-shop...
Mass merchants thrived, while department and...
Discount stores drove much of the sales activity in February, leaving retail still trying to sort out the puzzling economic...
Sears announces 11 new design stores to be built
The Great Indoors (Hoffman Estates, Ill.), the design-driven home improvement chain launched by Sears Roebuck, has announced...
Zale suffers severe profits drop
Zale Corp. (Dallas), the nation's largest specialty jewelry retailer, announced a 15 percent drop in profits for the quarter...
Toys 'R Us reports solid sales and profits,...
Toys 'R Us (Paramus, N.J.), the nation's second-largest toy retailer, reported that strong holiday sales allowed it to...
Bankrupt book retailer to sell 19 stores to Books...
Crown Books (Largo, Md.), the discount book retailer that filed for bankruptcy protection last month, has reached an...

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