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March 12, 2014

The journey to South by Southwest (SXSW) begins long before the leading technology conference even begins. As first time attendees it quickly became apparent that winging it doesn’t work in Austin yet being open to possibilities is also essential essential.

March 4, 2014

The South by Southwest interactive/music/lifestyle event held each year in Austin, Texas will see leading workwear brand Dickies team up with Amazon to host a lineup of leading musical acts.

November 27, 2013

Charmin toilet paper delivered relief to tailgaters in Dallas Thanksgiving Day, when the Dallas Cowboys hosted the Oakland Raiders. As part of the Charmin Relief Project, the brand took state-of-the-art restrooms to the stadium.

November 11, 2013

Amazon.com is working with the U.S. Postal Service to deliver packages on Sunday, starting in the Los Angeles and New York metropolitan areas, and plans to roll out the service to a large portion of the U.S. population, including Dallas, Houston, New Orleans and Phoenix, in 2014.

November 8, 2013

Kroger is expanding its presence in one of the nation’s most competitive retail markets.

October 29, 2013

RadioShack is taking its new concept store to Philadelphia, Detroit and Fort Worth, but the specialty retailer is going retro for its hometown location in downtown Fort Worth’s Sundance Square.

October 28, 2013

Dave Moss was named vp of merchandising and three other executives were elevated to the vice president level at Tyler, Texas-based Brookshire Grocery Co.

October 1, 2013

After more than 50 years in business, JC's 5 Star Outlet/J.C. Penney Outlet will be closing all 15 outlet stores in 14 states.

June 14, 2013

Kohl’s plans to open a new customer service operations center in Dallas in late spring 2014. The two-building, three-story, 240,000-sq.-ft. facility will support the company’s growing Kohl’s Charge program as well as Kohls.com.

June 5, 2013

CST Brands, the parent company of Corner Store and Dépanneur du Coin, have appointed Denise Incandela, EVP and CMO at Saks Fifth Avenue, to its board. She becomes the tenth member of a board chaired by CST president and CEO Kim Bowers.

May 6, 2013

H-E-B announced the statewide winners of its 12th annual H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards during a banquet at Austin’s Hilton Hotel.

April 10, 2013

Alco Stores announced that the company will move its corporate headquarters from Abilene, Kansas, to Coppell, Texas, a suburb of Dallas.

March 27, 2013

Sprouts Farmers Market, an independent natural foods grocery store chain, opened its first Houston-area store today.

March 12, 2013

MediaPost this week named the Walgreens app the best retail app at its Appy awards during the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.

February 12, 2013

Stage Stores is consolidating its South Hill, Virginia regional operations into its Houston, Texas corporate headquarters, in an effort to increase efficiency, create synergies, reduce expenses and enhance growth.

January 25, 2013

Teen and tween retailer Five Below will open 60 stores this year, including its first-ever locations in Texas.

September 5, 2012

Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s are joining together to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with two large construction projects that will bring together Lowe’s Heroes, community organizations, schools and local VIPS to celebrate Hispanic heritage while building strong foundations for the future in partnership with Dallas and Houston families.

July 24, 2012

JCPenney has sold its interest in Simon Property Group, L.P. back to Simon Property Group Inc. for $248 million in cash, helping the company get back on financial track.

July 3, 2012

Kroger has opened a Signature store in the Fort Worth, Texas, market.

April 6, 2012

The ax has fallen at JCPenney. The company on Thursday laid off 600 workers from its corporate headquarters Plano, Texas, as its looks to streamline its business model amid a major reinvention of the business.

February 23, 2012

RadioShack Corp. said Thursday that it has named William "Bill" Nebes III as senior VP, overseeing the company's operations in Mexico.

February 13, 2012

Whole Foods has promoted two of its regional presidents to new roles.

January 10, 2012

JCPenney announced that Thomas Engibous will become chairman of its board of directors on Jan. 28.

December 16, 2011

The Network of Executive Woman, or NEW, is holding a new event in Dallas next year and has signed on Walmart’s top diversity executive as a featured speaker.

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