TITLE

Retail Briefs

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Home Textiles Today;1/30/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 18, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers news briefs in the retail trade in the U.S. Mervyn Department Stores will close down 20 stores including all 19 locations in Oregon and Washington by February 2007 as part of the company's reorganization process. Williams-Sonoma Inc. plans to add a fourth location to its upscale, textiles-friendly Williams-Sonoma Home in 2006. J.C. Penney Co. Inc. announced that its Web site has reached a cyber-milestone with a one-billion-dollar annual sales achieved on January 13, 2006.
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19565608

 

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