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What is myrrh anyway? Terry Jones picks his 10 favorite Monty Python movie clips. And back in the real world…Kohl’s readies its first outlet store. Anthropologie is cranking up home. Evine ODs on textiles. And Williams-Sonoma is still digging out from the port slowdown. More
Joliet, Ill. — Ikea has announced it plans to double the size of its planned distribution center here as part of its strategy to serve customers in the Midwest. More
Calhoun, Ga. — Surya has been named to the 2015 Georgia Fast 40 by ACG Atlanta, the Atlanta Chapter of The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), a global professional organization focused on middle-market growth, mergers and acquisitions and private investment. More
San Francisco – The word “west” proved pivotal to Williams-Sonoma Inc. in the first quarter, when the company offset woes from West Coast port slowdowns with rewarding comps at West Elm. More
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May 11, 2015As much as some people hope problems will go away if you don’t pay attention to them and time goes by, that’s not always the way things work. Last month marked two years since the Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh when more than 1,100 workers in a multi-story textiles factory facility died when the building collapsed because of unsafe conditions. And while the companies in the building were in the apparel business and there were no home textiles producers located in Rana Plaza, the incident raised the whole issue of safe product sourcing across many industries around ...
May 11, 2015This is what the denouement looks like. At the Sears store in the Freehold Raceway Mall in New Jersey, the parking lot level floor was almost entirely denuded of merchandise. Huge chunks of space sat idle behind blue partitions. The barriers concealed pallets bearing unwrapped fixtures and stacks of unopened boxes of indeterminate provenance. There was a handsome and sizable run of fresh shelving in place for a shoe department. It was as-yet unstocked and it will not be filled with Sears products. Signs near the entry points read: “Pardon our dust,” and “We’re open to serve you during ...
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April 28, 2015I went to the Target launch of the Lilly Pulitzer Collection, and all I got was this Essie “Gold Nuggets” glittery nail polish. And that is fine by me. My mom, a child of the 1950s and teenager of the 1960s and a lifelong big fan all things Lilly, was eagerly awaiting the collection. Since my girls were born, my mother has been buying them Lilly dresses for special occasions, as the brand’s original line tends toward the pricier side. So when Mom heard about Target’s limited-edition and more affordable line with the designer, we made plans to ...
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