Hardlines

10/12/2011 - 15:27

Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has announced a $1 million contribution to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

10/12/2011 - 11:40

Toys"R"Us announced that through Nov. 5, for every wish list created in-store or online it will donate $1 in Toys"R"Us gift card, up to $50,000 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

10/12/2011 - 10:16

Gov. Jerry Brown of California vetoed a bill that would have required comprehensive economic-impact reports before big-box superstores could begin construction.

10/11/2011 - 13:10

Discounter 99 Cents Only Stores said Tuesday it has agreed to be acquired by a group of investors including its founding family, Ares Management and Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board for $1.6 billion in cash.

10/11/2011 - 11:38

Increased localization of shopper marketing efforts at Walmart is now possible via Facebook following the retailer’s announcement that it would create approximately 3,500 store-specific Facebook pages to serve its nearly 9.5 million fans.

10/11/2011 - 10:22

Office Depot announced that Office Depot stores hold the top three spots for retail energy efficiency gains at the midpoint of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Energy Star National Building Competition.

10/10/2011 - 17:01

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores has announced it will increase its work force by more than 15% for the holiday season.

10/10/2011 - 12:39

The NPD signed a point-of-sale cooperation agreement with Sam’s Club, the Wal-Mart Stores division, to receive and analyze sales information from Sam’s Club U.S. clubs and SamsClub.com.