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September 19, 2013

WestStar MultiMedia Entertainment, parent company to the nationally syndicated “Kim Komando Show,” has appointed longtime SkyMall president Christine Aguilera as chief operating officer of WestStar MultiMedia and president of WestStar Merchandising.

September 5, 2013

Regional consumer electronics retailer Conn’s plans to more than double its footprint in Phoenix following second quarter results, which showed an 18.4% increase in same-store sales.

September 5, 2013

PetSmart is leveraging Facebook to drive sales of pet costumes, as well as Halloween-themed accessories, toys and treats.

May 22, 2013

PetSmart reported a net income of $102 million for the first quarter ended May 5, a 7.4% increase from $95 million during the same period last year.

May 20, 2013

Columbia Sportswear is headed to the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference, being held May 21-23, in Phoenix, Ariz., to share insights and best practices for deploying cloud technology alongside GT Nexus.

May 13, 2013

PetSmart has appointed former Sara Lee executive Carrie Teffner as the company’s new SVP and CFO.

May 7, 2013

Reality television star and Poison frontman Bret Michaels is bringing the eighties back to PetSmart with the Pets Rock collection, a line which has expanded to a throwback, neon-inspired line of apparel, toys and accessories for dogs.

March 7, 2013

PetSmart reported that its fourth quarter earnings were up 36% to $1.24.

February 12, 2013

Rebuilding Together has teamed up with Lowe's through its Community Partners program to provide free home repairs to four low-income homeowners and to support the Friendly House in the Central City neighborhood of Phoenix on Feb. 20 and 21.

January 23, 2013

PHOENIX — PetSmart announced that its current president and COO David K. Lenhardt will assume the role of CEO, effective June 14, following the annual meeting of stockholders. Lenhardt will also be appointed to the board of directors at that time. Bob Moran, current chairman and CEO, will be appointed executive chairman.

January 21, 2013

The Grocery Manufacturers Association inducted J. M. Smucker Company chairman Tim Smucker and Wegmans CEO Danny Wegman into its Hall of Achievement and presented Harris Teeter president and COO Fred Morganthall the award for Industry Collaboration Leadership.

January 2, 2013

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JANUARY

January 8-11: Consumer Electronics Association International CES show in Las Vegas. Visit www.cesweb.org.

January 13-16. The National Retail Federation’s Annual Convention & Expo in New York. Visit www.nrf.com/annual13

October 11, 2012

Walmart is introducing a first-of-its-kind Centers of Excellence program that will offer its associates quality health care with no out-of-pocket cost for heart, spine and transplant surgeries at six of the leading hospital and health systems in the United States.

September 13, 2012

Walmart boosted its sustainable reputation Thursday with the announcement of a new solar initiative at its distribution center near Phoenix.

August 23, 2012

Sprouts Farmers Markets announced that Shon Boney, who has served as CEO since the company's founding in 2002, will assume the role of chairman of the board of Sprouts.

July 12, 2012

PetSmart is opening up a new distribution center in Bethel, Pa. in order to better serve its growing store base and increased demands on its supply chain.

March 12, 2012

Sprouts Farmers Market, a Phoenix-based natural-foods supermarket chain, has reached an agreement to merge with competitor, Sunflower Farmers Market, based in Boulder, Col. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

September 12, 2011

The Global Market Development Center, the trade group for health, beauty, wellness and general merchandise retailers, announced that it has awarded its 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award to Terry Cox, retired group VP at Kroger, at its Health Beauty Wellness Marketing Conference in Phoenix, Ariz.

February 15, 2011

Aisle411, a mobile retail navigation service that helps shoppers locate products down to the shelf location, on Tuesday announced its service now is live in more than 1,000 stores with the addition of three markets — Las Vegas, Los Angeles and San Diego.

December 21, 2010

Interactive multichannel retailer HSN announced that the company's CEO, Mindy Grossman, will present at the Citi 21st Annual Global Entertainment, Media and Telecommunications Conference in Phoenix on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011 at 9:50 a.m. Mountain Time.

December 13, 2010

The board of directors of PetSmart has unanimously appointed Dr. Angel Cabrera, Ph.D., to the board, effective Dec. 9.

August 17, 2010

PetSmart has reported earnings of 41 cents per share, up 32% compared with 31 cents...

August 2, 2010

PetSmart announced that it is making its Manhattan debut with the opening of two stores ......

June 29, 2010

PetSmart announced the availability of an exclusive line of pet products from Martha Stewart ......

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