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US: Family Dollar unveils Kidgets line | 2 Jun 10

Discount retailer Family Dollar has launched Kidgets, a budget clothing and accessories range for babies and toddlers.

US: Family Dollar names Boyanowski SVP global sourcing | 28 May 09

Discount retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc has named Kevin Boyanowski as senior vice president of global sourcing.

US: Citi Trends hires Alexander as president | 9 Dec 08

US retailer Citi Trends has announced that David Alexander will be joining the company, effective today (8 December), as president and chief operating officer.

US: Apparel importers to pay $2.8m for Customs fraud | 14 May 08

Three New York based apparel importers have agreed to pay more than $2.7m to settle charges that they defrauded US Customs by evading quotas and undervaluing garments made in China.

US: Wook Lee to head Family Dollar sourcing | 3 Apr 07

Family Dollar Stores said Monday (2 April) that it had appointed Wook Lee to the new post of senior vice president of global sourcing, a new post.

US: Retailers' December 2006 sales roundup | 4 Jan 07

The following is a general roundup of apparel and shoe chains' December 2006 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.

US: Family Dollar names Mike Kvitko SVP, softlines | 14 Mar 06

Discount chain Family Dollar Stores has named Mike Kvitko as its senior vice president – softlines, with main responsibility for apparel merchandising.

The top 8 shopping trends | 28 Jun 04

With all of the variables impacting today's retail environment, wouldn't it be a lot easier if we knew exactly what consumers want, when they want it and how much they're willing to pay? While there's still no crystal ball, WSL Strategic Retail's "How America Shops" study can give you surprising insights into the minds and behaviours of today's shopper. Here, Stacy Baker outlines 8 must-know facts about consumers.

USA: Union Calls On Retailer Fred's To Boycott Burma | 19 Jun 03

The Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees (Unite) has called on discount retailer Fred's Inc to stop importing and selling clothing made in Myanmar. Demonstrators at the company’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday demanded greater corporate accountability from the company.

USA: Mazel Stores Names New Chief Executive Officer | 11 May 01

Closeout retailer Mazel Stores Inc has appointed Peter J. Hayes as its new chief executive officer and a member of its board of directors. Peter Hayes is a seasoned retail executive with over 25 years of experience. His prior executive experience includes positions as president and chief operating officer of Family Dollar Inc; chief executive officer and president of Child World; and chairman and chief executive officer of Gold Circle, a division of Federated Department Stores.

CHINA: Consortium Announces Retail Marketplace Company Press Release | 20 Sep 00

A consortium of Chinese political, economic, manufacturing, and retail partners today announced the formation of a far-reaching retail marketplace that will electronically link over 50,000 suppliers, manufacturers, and retailers in the Asia region. Consortium members include the China Federation of Industrial Economics, the National Integrated Company of Hualian Commercial Building, Ltd, SumStar Group Corp, Beijing Sanhe Commercial Affairs Develop Co Ltd, Multiple International Investment Co Ltd, Pacific Asia Corporation, and, Beijing Cexin Investment Consulting Co Ltd. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.The new retail exchange will automate the end-to-end processes for sourcing, procurement, logistics, and payments in China's domestic marketplace and also for retailers in North America and Europe who are sourcing product out of China and other Asian countries. It is the first time the formation of an electronic trading community has been launched with the active participation and support of retail industry interests, government agency involvement, buyers, sellers, and a retail industry applications provider. In addition to Retek, the retail industry applications provider that will be running the exchange, other principal members of the consortium include: -

USA: Ames Chooses Retek to Help Manage Sales Growth Company Press Release | 25 Jul 00

Ames Department Stores has selected Retek (Nasdaq: RETK) Data Warehouse (RDW) software for retailing and merchandising operations management. Connecticut-based Ames, the US regional, full-line discount retailer, will use RDW to integrate and streamline the information systems for its 460 retail stores into a cohesive, easy-to-access environment.



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