Home & Housewares

05/26/2011 - 10:52

For the first time, Big Lots is expanding its retail operations outside of the United States with the announcement that it has agreed to purchase all of the outstanding stock of Liquidation World Inc., an Ontario based retailer which operates 92 closeout stores in Canada.

05/25/2011 - 11:24

Kohl’s Department Stores announced a long-term license agreement with Bobby Flay to renew the chef's exclusive line of home and grill products, which will be available in Kohl’s stores nationwide and Kohls.com beginning February 2012.

05/25/2011 - 10:46

A larger-than-expected inventory charge may have dinged Costco’s third quarter earnings per share, but strong membership upgrade numbers and a dozen fourth quarter openings bode well for the company’s future performance.

05/23/2011 - 11:25

Sears Holdings has named William Phelan as acting CFO, replacing Michael Collins, currently SVP and CFO, who resigned last week to pursue another opportunity, the company reported in an SEC filing.

05/20/2011 - 12:56

JCPenney Co. announced that it will up its participation in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program to 400 stores by the end of 2013.

05/19/2011 - 12:51

Williams-Sonoma reported that net income for the quarter ended May 1 jumped 62% to $31.6 million, from $19.5 million a year earlier, topping company expectations.

05/19/2011 - 11:24

Sears Holdings reported a first-quarter net loss of $170 million, or $1.58 per diluted share, in line with the company's expectations for a net loss in the range of $145 million and $195 million, or between $1.35 and $1.81 per diluted share.

05/18/2011 - 11:21

Amazon.com announced that it plans to expand its customer service center in Grand Forks, N.D., creating more than 200 full-time jobs and hundreds of seasonal jobs at the facility by the end of 2012.

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