News

12/23/2010 - 11:06

Jo-Ann Stores announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of Leonard Green & Partners, L.P., for a total price of approximately $1.6 billion, or $61 per share in cash.

12/22/2010 - 16:25

Lowe’s announced that it is the first national retailer to offer consumers the industry’s first and only Energy Star-rated LED A-Line bulb.

12/22/2010 - 14:18

HSN announced that it has launched a new app for the Apple iPad. With the launch, HSN said it will be the only retailer offering a video-centric iPad experience that allows consumers to watch both live streaming video and 15 channels of archived video, as well as the ability to program their own channels based on their preferences.

12/22/2010 - 13:21

Aeropostale announced three executive appointments that realign responsibilities and strengthen its leadership team. Among the changes, Marc D. Miller, senior VP of strategic planning and new business development, has been appointed CFO.

12/22/2010 - 13:03

Walgreens said that its profit jumped 18.8% in the fiscal first quarter on a mix of better pricing and generic drug sales.

12/22/2010 - 12:43

Food Lion has unveiled a new mobile app that puts its stores right at customers' fingertips.

12/22/2010 - 12:39

Walmart, Target and Best Buy attracted record levels of customers to their websites during November, according to data released this week by the online measurement firm comScore. Retailers have come to expect a surge in traffic to their sites as the holiday approach and during November that proved to be the case and then some.

12/22/2010 - 11:24

Sears Canada announced that it has appointed Sharon Driscoll as SVP and CFO. Driscoll has held her current position with the company as SVP finance, since November of 2008.

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