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April 22, 2014

Protection plan provider SquareTrade launched a major program with Sam’s Club last week and this week the company named a former private equity executive to lead its North American business.

April 22, 2014

Protection plan provider SquareTrade launched a major program with Sam’s Club last week and this week the company named a former private equity executive to lead its North American business.

January 2, 2014

Private equity firm Bain Capital concluded 2013 with the acquisition of Bob’s Discount Furniture, an operator of 47 stores in the Northeast that is intent on expansion.

January 2, 2014

Private equity firm Bain Capital concluded 2013 with the acquisition of Bob’s Discount Furniture, an operator of 47 stores in the Northeast that is intent on expansion.

December 12, 2012

LogicSource, a sourcing solutions firm owned by Bain Capital, has appointed Sam Vail to the newly created GM spot for its OneMarket technology division.

December 12, 2012

LogicSource, a sourcing solutions firm owned by Bain Capital, has appointed Sam Vail to the newly created GM spot for its OneMarket technology division.

November 13, 2012

Jonathan Dall has joined sourcing solutions firm LogicSource as chief sales officer, a new position for the Norwalk, CT., based company owned by Bain Capital.

November 13, 2012

Jonathan Dall has joined sourcing solutions firm LogicSource as chief sales officer, a new position for the Norwalk, CT., based company owned by Bain Capital.

July 31, 2012

Toys"R"Us continues on its path to bring its Toys"R"Us and Babies"R"Us stores under one roof as part of its integrated store strategy.

July 20, 2012

The nation’s leading arts and crafts retailer is looking for a new top executive after John Menzer resigned to focus on recovery from a stroke.

July 20, 2012

The nation’s leading arts and crafts retailer is looking for a new top executive after John Menzer resigned to focus on recovery from a stroke.

June 15, 2012

Dollar General and Family Dollar aren’t the only discount retailers Walmart has to worry about. North of the border the Dollarama chain is growing nearly as fast.

June 14, 2012

With Target set to open its first stores in Canada in less than a year, one source of competition will come from the rapidly growing Dollarama chain.

March 28, 2012

Staples has named Willem Vos as director of e-commerce for Staples Europe.

February 2, 2012

The company announced the appointment Thursday and said Edward would served as EVP of U.S. retail merchandising reporting to Demos Parneros, president of U.S. Retail for Staples.

January 26, 2012

Staples has announced the opening of a new e-commerce innovation center in Kendall Square in Cambridge, Mass.

January 19, 2012

Staples announced that it is offering small business owners the chance to wine up to $50,000 in free television advertising in their home market through its “Give Your Small Business the Push It Needs” contest.

January 12, 2012

Staples said Thursday it has appointed Kirk Saville as VP global communications, charged with overseeing Staples’ internal and corporate communications, marketing, public relations, community relations and corporate events.

November 1, 2011

Toys“R”Us announced that it has entered into a joint venture with Li & Fung Retailing that would make Toys"R"Us Inc. the majority shareholder of Toys"R"Us operations in Southeast Asia and Greater China.

October 28, 2011

Toys"R"Us holiday plans mix technology — QR — codes and retro ads that speak to the company’s heritage.

September 27, 2011

Ahead of the holiday season, Toys"R"Us has announced the redesign of Imaginarium, further emphasizing its focus on exclusives this year.

August 23, 2011

Toys"R"Us Inc. continues to implement its strategy of integrating its Toys"R"Us and Babies"R"Us units, announcing that it will have opened 21 new stores by the end of 2011.

August 17, 2011

It has been a rough couple years for retailers, and no segment has been hit harder than office products, which has suffered a double whammy from the downturn in consumer and business spending.

August 9, 2011

Children will be returning to school in a matter of weeks, and many of them will be joining or returning to some sort of sporting activity.

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