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July 9, 2014

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

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

“We thought our sluggish sales were all because of weather and calendar shifts that began last November and continued into the spring, but now we’ve come to realize it’s more than weather and calendar. Consistent with so many of our fellow retailers, we are experiencing a retail ‘funk,’” said chairman and CEO Kip Tindell.

October 24, 2012

The Container Store has named three new VPs.

DALLAS — The Container Store has named three new VPs.

Brooke Minteer has been promoted to VP buying logistics and operations. In her new role as VP, Minteer will continue to develop strategies and processes to help streamline tasks and procedures in the buying department. Additionally, Minteer will help lead the online merchandising team for the company's web site .

June 13, 2012

Safeway has transitioned to using reusable product containers (RPCs), rather than corrugated boxes, to ship many types of produce from the farm fields, through the distribution channel and to final store destination.

PLEASANTON, Calif. — Safeway has transitioned to using reusable product containers (RPCs), rather than corrugated boxes, to ship many types of produce from the farm fields, through the distribution channel and to final store destination. This transition eliminated the use of over 17 million pounds of corrugated boxes.