Dec 10, 2001 Issue #15
Less is more. That's the mantra for the coming years at retail. The flood of retailers streamlining vendor bases is intensifying. Wal-Mart's been doing that for a number of years. Kmart just this year has eliminated a quarter of its supplier base. JCPenney has been trimming, and the department store community has its own version of a vendor diet with matrix configurations.
- Federated pares down Internet biz
- Home Depot on target to reach $100B by '05
- Iodice joins Home Shopping Network
- J.R. United grows brand with new licensing alliance
- Joy and Jake cash in on 'lifestyle'
- LFI to sell Sunbury
- Macy's West to pursue home sales with Liberty
- Malden files Ch. 11; gets financing
- Mohawk targets independents with exclusive rugs
- New GA facility opens for manufacturing
- Regal ceo retires after 28 years
- Retail briefs
- The sum of Thomaston's parts...
- Waverly shuts retail stores