Hardlines

12/22/2011 - 14:08

Amazon.com announced that it plans to open two fulfillment centers in Virginia, investing a total of $135 million.

12/22/2011 - 11:40

A report released Wednesday by ShopperTrak found that holiday shoppers boosted sales 21.7% over the previous week and 1.3% over the same week last year.

12/21/2011 - 16:30

The premier prizes in the supply chain world will be up for grabs in the coming months as the Voluntary Interindustry Commerce Solutions Associations (VICS) has begun soliciting entries for its 15th annual awards program.

12/21/2011 - 14:38

Ace Hardware appointed John Venhuizen chief operating officer, effective Jan. 1, 2012.

12/21/2011 - 14:02

The Consumer Reports Holiday Poll released Wednesday found that a quarter of adults in the United States had yet to begin their holiday shopping as of Dec. 19, compared with 17% last year.

12/21/2011 - 12:00

Three in four (75%) surveyed retail associates and managers feel they provide a better in-store customer experience when equipped with the latest mobile technologies, according to Motorola Solutions’ annual Holiday Shopping Survey.

12/21/2011 - 11:32

Borders Group Inc. won court approval of the final details of its plans to dissolve, according to Bloomberg.

12/20/2011 - 13:28

True Value has named Blake Fohl as its new VP marketing and chief customer officer. In his new role, Fohl will lead brand strategy; segmentation; national, local and regional marketing; trade shows; and research and analytics.

12/20/2011 - 12:34

A new survey conducted this past weekend by Visa Inc. shows that 77% of consumers still need to buy holiday gifts this week.