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IMC: Las Vegas Market Garners Rave Reviews

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–Las Vegas Market announced that the just-concluded Summer Market was a success for both buyers and suppliers. According to Bob Maricich, CEO, International Market Centers, the strong positive reactions to Summer Market from participants are a direct result of the phased growth and enhancement of Las Vegas Market over the past two years. “JustMore »

Last updated: August 8, 2014

NPD: Sales of Women’s Grooming Products Up

NPD Group

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.-More women’s grooming appliances, such as electric shavers and other hair-removal products, have been sold over the 12 months between July 2013 and June of this year than in the previous two years, according to new research from The NPD Group. In particular, women’s electric shavers posted a unit sales increase of 22More »

Last updated: August 6, 2014

Havertys Sales Gain in Q2

Havertys

ATLANTA-Havertys posted a second-quarter increase of 2.4 percent in net sales, to $175.1 million, according to a preliminary statement on the quarter, which ended on June 30. The sales pickup included a 3.2 percent rise in same-store sales. Clarence Smith, Havertys’ chairman, president and CEO, said the retailer experienced growth in sales of upholstery, mattressesMore »

Last updated: July 8, 2014

Mattress Firm Closes on Sleep Experts Purchase

Mattress Firm

HOUSTON-Mattress Firm has completed its acquisition of the outstanding partnership interests in Sleep Experts Partners. With this purchase, according to a Mattress Firm statement, the company expects to operate an additional 55 stores in the Dallas and Austin, Texas, markets, already two of the company’s core markets. The acquisition is also expected to advance MattressMore »

Last updated: April 4, 2014

Havertys Q4 Sales Up, Plans Square-Footage Increase

Havertys

ATLANTA-In a preliminary report on its fourth-quarter results, Havertys said written business for the quarter through November has gained 7.9 percent over the same period last year. The specialty retailer also said it is planning to boost its net selling square footage by 3 percent in 2014. It will open a store with 19,000 squareMore »

Last updated: December 3, 2013

Walmart Opens Fulfillment Centers Dedicated to Online Orders

Walmart

SAN BRUNO, Calif.-Walmart has opened two new fulfillment centers specifically to handle its online orders. The new centers are located in Bethlehem, Pa., and Fort Worth, Texas. Measuring more than 1 million square feet, the former is the largest fulfillment center ever for the retailer. The latter measures 800,000 square feet and began shipping ordersMore »

Last updated: October 1, 2013