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February 6, 2014

Abercrombie & Fitch is using a consumer-driven predictive analytics solution from First Insight Inc. to help the retailer make faster and more accurate design, buying and pricing decisions, thereby reducing markdowns and mitigating risks associated with new product introductions.

New Albany, Ohio – Abercrombie & Fitch is using a consumer-driven predictive analytics solution from First Insight Inc. to help the retailer make faster and more accurate design, buying and pricing decisions, thereby reducing markdowns and mitigating risks associated with new product introductions.

November 8, 2013

Hammer & Nails — The Nail Shop for Guys has opened its debut location in Los Angeles, on Melrose Avenue. The new concept offers men a handsome, more customized—and more comfortable— alternative to female-centric nail salons.

Hammer & Nails — The Nail Shop for Guys has opened its debut location in Los Angeles, on Melrose Avenue. The new concept offers men a handsome, more customized—and more comfortable— alternative to female-centric nail salons.

May 9, 2012

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. said that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Cost Plus in an all cash transaction.

Union, N.J. -- Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. said that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Cost Plus in an all cash transaction. The deal is valued at some $495 million, according to Reuters.

Based in Oakland, Calif., Cost Plus currently operates 259 stores under the names World Market, Cost Plus World Market, Cost Plus Imports, and World Market Stores in 30 states.

November 4, 2011

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market, the U.S. division of Tesco, has opened its first Fresh & Easy Express store, at La Cienega Boulevard and 18th Street in Los Angeles.

New York City -- Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market, the U.S. division of Tesco, has opened its first Fresh & Easy Express store, at La Cienega Boulevard and 18th Street in Los Angeles.

The new format is approximately 3,000 sq. ft. versus the 10,000-sq.-ft. footprint of a standard Fresh & Easy. It features an edited selection of some 2,700 SKUs, including fresh foods, baked items, groceries, and health and beauty items.
 

February 14, 2011

More than one-third of customers who returned gifts they received this past holiday season were not satisfied with their return experiences, according to a new study released by MarketTools, which provides software and services for market research and enterprise feedback management.

San Francisco -- More than one-third of customers who returned gifts they received this past holiday season were not satisfied with their return experiences, according to a new study released by MarketTools, which provides software and services for market research and enterprise feedback management.

The study found that of those not satisfied with the return process, 32% cited the retailer’s return policy as the main source of angst, 23% were unhappy with the form of refund the retailer provided, and 22% were dissatisfied with long lines.

January 3, 2011

Barnes & Noble reported a preliminary same-store sales increase of 9.7% for the nine-week period ended on Jan. 1, led by the popularity of its Nook e-readers (the figure includes Nook devices sold in stores but not on its website).

New York City -- Barnes & Noble reported a preliminary same-store sales increase of 9.7% for the nine-week period ended on Jan. 1, led by the popularity of its Nook e-readers (the figure includes Nook devices sold in stores but not on its website). Last week, Barnes & Noble said the Nook had become its best-selling single item ever.

Barnes & Noble, which put itself up for sale in August, introduced the Nook in 2009 in a bid to compete with Amazon.com's market-leading Kindle and win a share of the growing digital books market.

August 22, 2010

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. on Friday named one of its board members,...

August 3, 2010

Barnes & Noble said it is exploring strategic alternatives, including putting itself up for sale....

September 23, 2008

Bostik Inc.’s Construction & Distribution (C&D) Division has appointed Richard Zeuli marketing communications coordinator....

March 2, 2008

Barnes & Noble has launched a new multimedia destination on BarnesandNoble.com that features video and...

December 27, 2007

Surfing star Laird Hamilton has been signed by Steve & Barry's to help design...

November 30, 2007

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November 3, 2005

Montvale, N.J., Great...

November 3, 2005

Montvale, N.J., Great...

September 20, 2005

New York City, ...

September 20, 2005

New York City, ...