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September 19, 2014

Fairway has appointed Jack Murphy as CEO. Murphy was a co-founder of natural foods grocer Fresh Fields before it was sold to Whole Foods, and most recently served as CEO of Earth Fare, an organics and natural food chain with locations in the Southeast and Midwest.

 

September 17, 2014

PepsiCo’s top marketer and a former top Macy’s executive are the newest members of off-price retailer Burlington Stores board of directors.

July 2, 2014

Walmart is enhancing its perishable supply chain in the upper Midwest with a new distribution center in Mankato, Minn., slated to open in early 2015.

April 2, 2014

Labeed Diab has been named SVP and president of health and wellness at Walmart, filling a position previously held by Dr. John Agwunobi who left the company.

January 8, 2014

Macy’s rocked the retail world late Wednesday announcing record holiday sales and elevating its profit forecast while simultaneously cutting 2,500 jobs and detailing plans to close five stores.

August 22, 2013

Bon-Ton Stores pointed to inclement weather in its markets and higher gas prices in the Northeast and Midwest for overall sales weaknesses which translated into a same-store sales decrease of 6.4% for the second quarter ended Aug. 3.

May 17, 2013

Nordstrom reported its first quarter net income fell a greater-than-expected 3%, hurt by weak demand for spring merchandise and softer performance in the Northeast and Midwest. The company also lowered its full-year sales forecast.

November 16, 2012

"Head-to-Toe" is the name of a customizable merchandising vehicle developed by Midwest gloves to grow gardening category sales.

August 15, 2012

Max Performance is the name of new work glove from category leader Midwest Quality Gloves.

August 16, 2011

Meijer announced that it is strengthening its commitment to local suppliers by increasing the amount of fruits and vegetables it sources from Midwest farms by 5% this year.

April 29, 2011

Walmart announced that through its charitable arm, the Walmart Foundation, it is committing $1 million in cash and in-kind donations to support emergency relief efforts following the recent Southern storms, Midwest floods and Texas wildfires.

March 8, 2011

ABC Supply Co. has announced the promotion of Tom Whitcomb to Customer Financial Services director for its Midwest region, based in Fitchburg, Wis.

June 7, 2009

The revelation that Target’s May sales were worse than expected was troubling on a...