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Mooresville, N.C.—the second of five test Bloom stores from Food Lion opened last month

Mooresville, N.C.—the second of five test Bloom stores from Food Lion opened last month MOORESVILLE, N.C. — The second of five test Bloom stores from Food Lion opened last mouth, featuring a new layout designed for convenience. Commonly purchased items such as milk, bread, eggs, beer and home meal solutions are located near the front […]

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New York—Mass fashion apparel just got covered in one of the classiest of today’s men’s magazines, GQ, in an article about “Finding High Fashion In, Yes, Kmart, Target and Wal-Mart”

New York—Mass fashion apparel just got covered in one of the classiest of today’s men’s magazines, GQ, in an article about “Finding High Fashion In, Yes, Kmart, Target and Wal-Mart” NEW YORK — Mass fashion apparel just got covered in one of the classiest of today’s men’s magazines, GQ, in an article about “Finding High […]

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Fashion items that speak to us-literally

Fashion items that speak to us-literally Emily Scardino Some technology-based apparel innovations are, simply put, just plain cool. Nifty high-tech clothing applications are shifting downmarket from specialty stores thanks to decreased production costs and increased consumer interest. Gap has recently launched two affordable high-tech jackets for boys. Early this year the company introduced a windbreaker […]

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Staples buys Medical Arts as point of differentiation

Staples buys Medical Arts as point of differentiation – Brief Article Mike Troy FRAMINGHAM, MASS. — The quest for growth in the office supplies segment of retailing has prompted Staples to acquire a company called Medical Arts Press that last year sold $168 million worth of office supplies to doctors, dentists and veterinarians. Staples agreed […]

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Buy.com named best e-commerce site

Buy.com named best e-commerce site – Brief Article ALISO VIEJO, CALIF. — PC World magazine awarded buy.com with a 2001 World Class Award for Best E-Commerce Site. A trophy will be presented at the PC Expo in New York on June 27, 2001, and the winners will be announced in the July 2001 issue of […]

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Perfecting the sale of bolts and batteries – Merchandising

Perfecting the sale of bolts and batteries – Merchandising – AutoZone A person with absolutely no interest in cars could enter an AutoZone store and still come away impressed, whether it was the bright store colors, attractive merchandising or the leopard-print floor mats that sparked curiosity. Even the neatly stacked motor oil and batteries at […]

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Latest digital technology aims to mimic standard print options

Latest digital technology aims to mimic standard print options – Photo Laura Heller This may be the year that digital minilabs finally make a splash with retailers, a really big splash to be precise. With price points hovering around $200,000, the choice to invest in either new or upgraded units is a hefty one, and […]

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Steve & Barry’s graduating to Manhattan and beyond

Steve & Barry’s graduating to Manhattan and beyond Kelly Nolan NEW YORK — Last month, Steve & Barry’s University Sportswear celebrated the opening of its first retail store in Manhattan. Located in the Herald Square shopping district, the store marks the specialty retailer’s first steps toward further expansion and national recognition. Named the “fastest-growing retailer […]

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Williams-Sonoma – Retailer News – two-for-one stock split

Williams-Sonoma – Retailer News – two-for-one stock split – Brief Article On May 9, Williams-Sonoma completed a two-for-one stock split. The stock split was effective for shareholders of record at the close of business on April 29. COPYRIGHT 2002 Reproduced with permission of the copyright holder. Further reproduction or distribution is prohibited without permission. COPYRIGHT […]

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Craft industry sees sewing sales slump

Craft industry sees sewing sales slump Debbie Howell The resurgence of home-based hobbies following the terrorist attacks of 2001 created significant growth opportunities for craft and fabric chains while pushing the retail market to record highs. But much like the fashion business, the craft industry fluctuates on trends, with this past year characterized as one […]