Federated/May a Stronger Force in Home

Sloan, Carole
March 2005
Home Textiles Today;3/7/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 26, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that with Federated Department Stores Inc.'s acquisition of May Department Stores Co. that includes its 2004 purchase of Marshall Field's, department store home textiles retailing is poised to take an upward turn in fashion, price point and private brand merchandising. The combined home textiles sales for Federated Department Stores, May Department Stores and Marshall Field's will catapult the merged company into fifth place on the Retailing Giants rankings of the journal "Home Textiles Today."


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