Hardlines

03/17/2014 - 17:34

REI, a leading specialty retailer of outdoor gear and apparel, achieved record annual sales of $2 billion in 2013, up 5.9% from $1.9 billion the previous year, despite a challenging retail environment and severe winter weather.

03/17/2014 - 17:31

WWE Slam City is the name of a new kids oriented entertainment property from sports entertainment producer WWE and Mattel.

03/14/2014 - 16:11

Hibbett Sports experienced a significant slowdown in January due to significant weather-related store closures and a less favorable sales impact this year from the college football championship game. However, sales trends improved in February as weather patterns normalized and the retailer rolled out its spring assortment.

03/14/2014 - 15:43

One day after Walmart announced a deeper commitment to domestic sourcing, Whirlpool said it planned to spend $40 million on U.S. manufacturing plant that will result in the creation of 400 jobs by 2018.

03/14/2014 - 12:53

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores said fourth-quarter same-store sales declined 3.4% as two of the company’s best known brand had disappointing results.

03/13/2014 - 17:39

Tractor Supply Company has named former Ulta Beauty executive Robert D. Mills as SVP and chief information officer, succeeding James Callison. Mills will also serve on the company’s executive committee.

03/12/2014 - 16:27

Duck Tape is getting "Ducked Out" for the 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards (RDMAs), and offering one person a chance to attend the event at Nokia Theatre L.A. April 26.

03/11/2014 - 15:36

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores has enlisted four craft bloggers from around the country to create the 2014 Spring LookBook, a collection of inspiration based on five spring trends.

03/11/2014 - 12:04

Inclement weather has hurt some retailers’ quarterly sales results, but it has been no match for Dick’s Sporting Goods. The company’s fourth-quarter results exceeded the upper end of guidance range it provided in its third quarter press release.

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