Hardlines

04/17/2014 - 17:53

Sherwin-Williams chairman and CEO Christopher M. Connor said strong performance in the paint stores group helped fuel consolidated net sales in the first quarter, with a slight offset on domestic sales thanks to severe weather.

04/17/2014 - 14:33

Barnes & Noble chairman Leonard Riggio has sold a portion of his holdings of company stock.

04/16/2014 - 14:27

Office Depot has won an Internet Advertising Competition Award (IAC) for “Best Retail Social Media Campaign” from the Web Marketing Association.

04/16/2014 - 14:16

Sears Holdings has tapped Arun Arora as SVP and president, Home Services, in which role he will take charge of the business unit's In-Home Repair Services, Service Contracts, Carry-In Repair, Sears Home Improvement Services, Parts Direct, Commercial Sales and Sears Franchise Businesses.

04/16/2014 - 12:37

Modell’s Sporting Goods has hired Deborah Fine to fill a newly created role on its executive leadership team, chief commercial officer. Among other duties, Fine will head up the retailer’s digital strategy, transforming Modell’s into an omnichannel retailer.

04/15/2014 - 16:42

Bauer Performance Sports, a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance sports equipment and apparel, has completed the acquisition of the Easton Baseball/Softball business from Easton-Bell Sports.

04/15/2014 - 10:59

Pep Boys is looking to accelerate a range of digital and physical offerings as part of a strategy called, “Road Ahead,” after the omnichannel efforts resulted in 152% growth.

04/14/2014 - 15:47

To help customers save water and grow its sales in the process Home Depot will execute a massive customer education initiative later this month.

04/11/2014 - 14:56

Staples has partnered with 3D Systems, a leading provider of 3D content-to-print solutions, to pilot 3D printing services in two stores in New York and Los Angeles.

04/10/2014 - 12:59

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores is teaming with the Cleveland Cavaliers for an unconventional promotion. The craft retailer will be distributing capes to fans at the second annual Superhero Night at the Cavs vs. Boston Celtics game Saturday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena.