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Headlines: March 15, 2017

March 15, 2017

6, The number of design trends expected in kitchens for 2017.  298,000, The number of jobs added to private companies in February, a three-year...

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Headlines: March 7, 2017

Headlines: March 7, 2017

March 7, 2017

33, The percentage Amazon sales jumped in the Housewares category between 2015 and 2016, driving 15 percent of the company’s growth for the...

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Headlines: March 1, 2017

March 1, 2017

4, The number of new home goods stores that low-price retailer, TJX, is planning to open in the U.S. this year. 29, The number of distressed...

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Headlines: February 15, 2017

February 15, 2017

3.7 to 4.2, The percentage sales are expected to increase in 2017, according to NRF. 100, The number of businesses and trade associations joining...

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Headlines: February 7,2017

February 7, 2017

20, The day in January when Dollar General launched a new, small-format test store that includes a coffee shop and pizza station in an attempt to...

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Headlines: February 1, 2017

February 1, 2017

1.23 million, The value of privately owned housing starts in December, an 11.3 percent increase over November. 1 billion, The square footage of...

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Headlines: January 24, 2017

January 24, 2017

6, The number of weeks of paid parental leave Starbucks will begin offering eligible employees. 10,000, The number of retail jobs Walmart plans to...

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Headlines: January 10, 2017

January 10, 2017

150, The number of nonprofitable stores Sears announced it will close this year. 28,000, The number that jobless claims dropped after Christmas,...

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Headlines: January 3, 2017

January 3, 2017

3, The day in January 2017 nicknamed Holiday Hangover Day when consumers are expected to shop online for themselves as they get back to work. 6.5,...

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Headlines: December 27, 2016

Headlines: December 27, 2016

December 27, 2016

20, The number of unique products from local makers that will be featured at 160 Ace stores as part of a new partnership between the hardware...

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