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Best Buy"s new CEO designed the retailer"s revival

In naming Corie Barry to the chief executive job, Bes.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesApr 15th, 2019

Lenders seize UK retailer Debenhams, wiping out Ashley

Debenhams' lenders took control of the ailing British retailer on Tuesday in a process designed to keep its shops open at the expense of shareholders, including an irate Mike Ashley, who were wiped out......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 9th, 2019

Toys R Us 2.0: Does a Market Exist for Its Revival?

The shuttered toy retailer has a new owner, Tru Brands, and is setting sights on a U.S. relaunch......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 12th, 2019

A store is selling giant oversized backpacks for $234 and people are actually buying them

Plywood Japanese retailer Plywood is selling giant, oversized backpacks for $234. The backpacks were designed by the Japanese brand CWF. The retailer's website says that the ba.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 31st, 2018

Target"s holiday strategy starts with mobile checkout, longer Thanksgiving hours

Target Corp. is extending its hours on Thanksgiving this year, and has added new, mobile checkout options in its stores designed to allow rushed shoppers to "skip the line." The Minneapolis-based retailer will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving and close .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2018

A retailer is being called out for selling a fat-shaming sweatshirt — but the brand says "it"s the opposite of what it seems"

Revolve. People are criticizing Revolve, an online retailer, for selling a sweatshirt that seems to promote fat-shaming. The sweatshirt, which is designed by the brand LPA, reads "Being fat is not beautiful. It's an excuse." .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 12th, 2018

Amazon is launching a better version of the post office in cities around the country. Here"s what it"s like to use. (AMZN)

Business Insider/Dennis Green Amazon has been opening retail locations designed for picking up and returning items. The retailer has opened at least 30 of these stand-alone locations. We used one in the Los.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 29th, 2018

Former Toys R Us CEO works to reboot the retailer

A revival of Toys “R” Us might be in the works......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 25th, 2018

Former Toys R Us CEO works to reboot the retailer

A revival of Toys “R” Us might be in the works......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 25th, 2018

Earth Day: Disposable cups were originally designed to prevent the spread of cholera and diphtheria

Before the humble straw, America had a long history of banning plastic packaging......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch4 min. ago

Two Central District independent schools collaborate on a new campus

Lake Washington Girls Middle School and Giddens School are moving this year into a newly designed building and campus, while retaining their separate identities......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals2 hr. 18 min. ago

Earth Day: Disposable cups were designed to prevent cholera and diphtheria epidemics

Before the humble straw, America had a long history of banning plastic packaging......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch4 hr. 3 min. ago

French retailer Casino sells assets to Apollo Global

French retailer Casino said on Monday it agreed to sell a portfolio of 12 Casino hypermarkets and 20 supermarkets to U.S. asset management firm Apollo Global Management in a deal worth up to 470 million euros ($529.03 million)......»»

Category: topSource: reuters5 hr. 48 min. ago

Bed Bath & Beyond"s co-founders retire from board, adds five new members

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc on Monday said its co-founders and co-chairmen Warren Eisenberg and Leonard Feinstein would retire from the board and the retailer would appoint five independent board directors......»»

Category: topSource: reuters14 hr. 18 min. ago

Modern Workplaces: Atlassian offers beer on tap, a reflection room with a foot wash basin and more

Atlassian designed its sprawling seven-floor Financial District headquarters to reflect its five corporate values. Can you guess which of its values applies to its beer on tap in the community room, or the meditation and prayer reflection room that als.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals18 hr. 18 min. ago

REBNY launching energy-efficiency education program

Real Estate Board of New York is hopping aboard the energy-efficiency initiative. The trade association plans to launch an efficiency and sustainability program, designed to teach real estate agents... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 21st, 2019

Hundreds sign online petition supporting woman suing JD.com CEO in rape case

Hundreds of people have added their names to an online petition in support of a University of Minnesota student who said she was raped last August by Richard Liu, the chief executive officer of China's e-commerce retailer JD.com Inc......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 20th, 2019

Retailer Torrid cancels plans for initial public offering

Plus-sized women's apparel retailer Torrid Inc. pulled its plans for an initial public offering late Friday, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Torrid, which filed for an IPO in July 2017, had plann.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 19th, 2019

Sears is suing Steven Mnuchin and other former board members

The retailer is suing its former chairman, Eddie Lampert, and others for allegedly stripping it of billions of dollars as it collapsed into bankruptcy......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 19th, 2019

Sears sues Mnuchin and other former board members

The retailer is suing its former chairman, Eddie Lampert, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and others for allegedly stripping it of billions of dollars as it collapsed into bankruptcy......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 19th, 2019

A hangover-cure startup, from the mouths of babes

Two entrepreneurs are getting traction with their startup Revitalyte, which offers a purported hangover cure that's a riff on a popular children's remedy. Revitalyte has a nutritional formula similar to Pedialyte, which is designed for rehydration and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 19th, 2019