Hardlines

07/16/2014 - 12:32

With back-to-school season underway, Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores is looking to drive student traffic to its stores with an exclusive savings offering for qualified students between now and July 31.

07/14/2014 - 13:08

The 3-D printer movement got a boost months ago when Home Depot began offering 3-D printers and scanners for sale through its website.

07/14/2014 - 11:50

A range of new Samsung brand smart printers and tablet computers are being added to the product mix at Office Depot and OfficeMax stores following an expanded partnership between the retailer and consumer electronics company.

07/14/2014 - 11:20

Staples has completed its acquisition of all the issued and outstanding common shares of PNI for consideration of C$1.70 per share pursuant to a plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia).

07/11/2014 - 12:02

Tractor Supply is scheduled to provide complete second-quarter results in just under two weeks. But the first half of the quarter was affected by bad weather, which caused softness in sales, particularly in seasonal merchandise, prompting the company to lower its full-year guidance.

07/10/2014 - 17:46

Lumber Liquidators doesn’t report its second-quarter results until July 31. But reduced customer traffic along with weak macroeconomic trends related to residential remodeling and a drop in home sales have prompted the company to revisit its outlook for the quarter and full year.

07/10/2014 - 12:21

Though sales were up 3% and income increased 1% for WD-40 Company in the third quarter, shares for the lubricants and cleaner supplier were down more than 6% Thursday morning after management narrowed the full-year guidance.

07/10/2014 - 12:14

Steve Mahurin has left Orchard Supply Hardware, where the veteran home improvement merchant and retail industry executive held the title chief retail officer.

07/10/2014 - 12:08

Just a month after activist investor Carl Icahn became Family Dollar’s largest shareholder prompting concerns of a hostile takeover, the company reported its third straight quarterly decline in same-store sales.

07/09/2014 - 15:02

The Container Store saw same-store sales in the first quarter slip 0.8%, putting an end to a 16-quarter streak.