RETAIL briefs

October 2003
Home Textiles Today;10/27/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports about several developments in the retail sector of the home textile industry as of October 27, 2003. Bon-Ton Stores has completed its tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of the Elder-Beerman Stores Corp. The TJX Companies Inc. has announced that it signed an agreement to purchase substantially all of the assets of Bob's Stores, a Connecticut-based, value-oriented retail chain of the 36 stores in the Northeast, offering branded apparel and footwear. Retailer Saks Inc. has also announced that Christina Johnson has resigned as president and chief executive officer of Saks Fifth Avenue Enterprises to devote more time to family matters.


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