Ashley HomeStore’s Southwest division will open its 50th HomeStore on Friday, Nov. 17, at 8515 South Emerald Drive here. More
The American Home Furnishings Alliance and Home Furnishings Assn. joined the National Retail Federation among more than 100 signatory trade associations under a letter urging U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to maintain the North American Free Trade Agreement’s existing trucking provisions under a renegotiated trade deal. More
Hurricanes and unseasonably warm temperatures ate into TJX Cos. fiscal third quarter results as the off-price retailer posted a 6% sales increase but flat same-store sales. More
Nourison is going solar. The area rug house of handmade and power-loomed varieties is in the process of accommodating a kW-DC photovoltaic solar system, capable of producing nearly 770,000 kilowatt hours of electricity its first year and more than 19 million kilowatt hours over 25 years. More
The Georgia Ports Authority has approved $42.3 million for a project to expand rail and gate expansion that will significantly increase capacity at GPA’s Garden City Terminal. More
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November 16, 2017I keep reading about this retail apocalypse thing. Apparently brick and mortar is dead. It’s time to turn all that space into condos or something. Just yesterday I received an e-mail asking if we were working on any year-in-review/looking-ahead stories focusing on the retail apocalypse. It seems there’s a cottage industry of experts just waiting to share their thoughts on this seeming inevitability. Who knew? I was already to call and find out what they knew that I didn’t. Then the U.S. Department of Commerce released its October results, and it seems it might not ...
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September 28, 2017In this episode John Conrad highlights a maker-designer who is working to shape the face and future of woodworking; Sarah Marriage. Her award-winning work is beautiful, meticulous and thoughtful and has been shown at galleries and trade shows across the US. See the video below, or to download the podcast please click here .
September 8, 2017Conn’s managed to swing to a profit despite a steep drop in fiscal second quarter sales, and its higher-margin furniture business had something to do with that. Here’s more on this, the continuing impact of Hurricane Harvey and other takeaways from Conn’s earnings call with the investment community Thursday: Conn’s loses fewer business days to Harvey but … The furniture, electronics and appliance retailer lost about 100 selling days to Hurricane Harvey — not bad when compared to other storms, such as Hurricanes Ike and Gustav in 2008, which combined for 144 lost days, and Hurricane Rita in ...
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