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April 17, 2014

Leonard Riggio, chairman of Barnes & Noble Inc., has sold 3.7 million shares of Barnes & Noble common stock.

New York -- Leonard Riggio, chairman of Barnes & Noble Inc., has sold 3.7 million shares of Barnes & Noble common stock. After the sale, his holdings are expected to represent approximately 20% of Barnes & Noble’s common stock outstanding.

Riggio said the sale is part of his long-term financial and estate planning and that he has no plans to sell more stock this calendar year.

March 11, 2014

Visual IQ, a cross-channel marketing attribution software provider, announced that it has been selected as the exclusive marketing attribution provider for Crate and Barrel.

Needham, Mass. – Visual IQ, a cross-channel marketing attribution software provider, announced that it has been selected as the exclusive marketing attribution provider for Crate and Barrel. The brand will deploy the company’s IQ Intelligence Suite to measure and optimize marketing spend across its myriad of online and offline marketing channels.
 

December 6, 2013

The Model S is the world’s first premium sedan built from the ground up as an electric vehicle and has been engineered to elevate the public’s expectations of what a premium sedan can be.

The Model S is the world’s first premium sedan built from the ground up as an electric vehicle and has been engineered to elevate the public’s expectations of what a premium sedan can be. Model S has received many of the industry’s most prestigious awards and accolades during its first year on the market.

September 11, 2013

The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack reported net earnings of $5.4 million for the second quarter, down from $33 million in the year-ago quarter.

Philadelphia -- The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack reported net earnings of $5.4 million for the second quarter, down from $33 million in the year-ago quarter.

Sales for the quarter increased 0.4% to $527.6 million, from $525.7 million for the prior-year quarter. Same-store sales dipped 1.3%.

The company is looking for heavier consumer demand for tires to help turn around disappointing net earnings and same-store sales trends during the second quarter of fiscal 2013.  

September 9, 2013

The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack has acquired 17 Discount Tire Centers in Southern California from AKH Co.

Philadelphia – The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack has acquired 17 Discount Tire Centers in Southern California from AKH Co. These 17 stores are located throughout the greater Los Angeles market, from Bakersfield to Orange County.

June 24, 2013

CBL & Associates Properties announced the launch of a partnership with Tesla Motors to install Tesla Supercharging stations at several CBL Malls across the country.

Chattanooga, Tenn. -- CBL & Associates Properties announced the launch of a partnership with Tesla Motors to install Tesla Supercharging stations at several CBL Malls across the country. Tesla is building a network of stations that will eventually enable Tesla owners to drive coast to coast in their electric vehicles.

February 15, 2013

The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack named Chris Adams as SVP store operations.

Philadelphia -- The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack named Chris Adams as SVP store operations.

Since 2010, Adams has served as COO of CarGroup Holdings LLC d/b/a Webuyanycar.com, where he was responsible for launching the U.S. operations of the successful U.K.-based car-buying service. Adams began his career at Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

January 3, 2013

Icom North America announced an installation program for 140 propane autogas Ford F150 pickup trucks for use by Menards home improvement stores.

New Hudson, Mich. -- Icom North America announced Thursday an installation program for 140 propane autogas Ford F150 pickup trucks for use by Menards home improvement stores.
 
The vehicles will serve 36 Menards locations throughout Illinois and at Menards' Eau Claire West store in Wisconsin.

Icom North America has teamed with Menards on a project to up-fit its JTG II Liquid Injection Propane System on Menards fleet of Ford F150 pickups equipped with a 3.7-liter engine.