Hardlines

11/30/2011 - 15:01

The strong customer traffic and sales trends retailers’ experienced Thanksgiving weekend extended into Cyber Monday when shoppers maintained their record pace of spending and propelled online sales to new heights.

11/30/2011 - 12:29

Staples has launched a new iPhone app that allows customers to access the best of what the company has to offer, whether in store or online.

11/30/2011 - 11:31

Sears announced that it is offering free delivery of fresh cut Christmas trees to customers when they order them via Sears.com.

11/29/2011 - 13:34

Dick's Sporting Goods took another step in expanding out West with the announcement that it will build a distribution center in Goodyear, Ariz., that is expected to bring approximately 120 jobs to the area when business opens in early 2013.

11/29/2011 - 12:58

Heading into December, consumers are feeling more confident about the economy and that is good news for retailers who are hoping for a strong holiday shopping season.

11/28/2011 - 18:17

Conn’s announced that it completed a $20 million expansion, to $450 million, of its revolving credit facility, which expires in July 2015.

11/28/2011 - 11:22

Retailers who promoted their online presence as a way to avoid the crowds this past weekend were rewarded for their efforts with record sales on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday.

11/28/2011 - 11:08

Holiday shoppers were hunting for big screen televisions, LeapFrogs, Angry Birds and anything with an “i” in its name this weekend, according to an analysis of online search behavior conducted by the price comparison website PriceGrabber.com

11/28/2011 - 10:56

The combination of earlier than ever opening hours, favorable weather and deal conscious consumers receptive to heightened promotional activity produced record sales over Thanksgiving weekend.

11/23/2011 - 16:50

Family Dollar hasn’t faced much community opposition during an ambitious decade-long expansion program that has left the company with roughly 7,000 stores in 45 states.