Retail Briefs

November 2005
Home Textiles Today;11/14/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on several developments relevant to home textile retailers in the U.S. as of November 14, 2005. ShopKo Stores Inc. has sold its two units in Reno, Nevada, to a business entity comprised of SPI Holdings LLC and Retail West Inc. Sears has boosted its contract with a fulfillment supplier to expand its online product selection without taking on new inventory.


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