Retail Briefs

May 2005
Home Textiles Today;5/30/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 37, p2
Trade Publication
This article presents news developments related to retail trade in the U.S., as of May 30, 2005. Family Dollar Stores Inc. has promoted Barry Sullivan to senior vice president, store operations, and Michael Vickers to vice president, store operations. In another development, shareholders for Federated Department Stores Inc. and May Co. will meet separately on July 13, 2005 to vote on the proposed merger of the companies.


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