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Dallas — Groovystuff will introduce Brian Davis from High Point as its Featured Designer for the Jan. 18-22 Las Vegas Market, with a new line of bohemian-inspired Caravan Cubes, the size of poufs, made from a solid lightweight batted foam core with a canvas side panel for personal customization. More
New York – High-end fabric design house Robert Allen is sponsoring this year's Holiday House NYC, the annual charity event organized by Iris Dankner to support breast cancer research. More
San Francisco — Despite increasing congestion and shipping delays at key West Coast ports, the White House said President Obama will not appoint a mediator for the contentious contract talks covering 20,000 dockworkers, according to a report by Bloomberg News. More
Omaha – In what it called another challenging quarter, Gordmans Stores Inc. recorded a $1.85 million net loss as well as a soft-but-expected diluted loss per share during the third quarter. More
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November 25, 2014I am absolutely fascinated by what CVS is doing and whether it has applications elsewhere in retailing, including home. You may remember a few months ago the retailer announced it was stopping selling cigarettes, arguing it was inconsistent with its mission of being a store where people came to buy products for their health. What's more, it said it wanted to go by the name CVS Health going forward. This was no small concession, mind you. CVS said it was giving up $4 billion in annual sales by stopping the sale of tobacco products. That's some serious revenue ...
November 25, 2014There’s something happening this year that could redefine the holiday shopping experience. It’s not whether stores do or don’t open their doors on Thanksgiving, which of them will or won’t match prices or who wraps up the season with the cleanest inventories. This is the year of The Omni-Channel Holiday – the first time a considerable number of major players have invested in creating a seamless shopping experience across online, mobile and bricks. One of the big keys to the season’s efforts is the buy online/pick-up in store initiative. It not only addresses the dreaded ...
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November 25, 2014Everywhere I read, I am told millennials – 18-to-20-something year olds (give or take a few years) – are going to be shopping earlier and more than ever for holiday gifts this year. Take the National Retail Federation’s Thanksgiving Weekend Expectations survey released last week. It says nearly eight in 10 (79.6%) millennials will or may shop over the four-day period – the highest of any age group – compared to last year’s 73.2%. Of these, 22.6% will shop on Thanksgiving Day and 79.9% will shop on Black Friday, up from 71.5% who planned to do so ...
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