Retail Briefs

March 2006
Home Textiles Today;3/27/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 24, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on developments related to retail trade in the United States as of March 27, 2006. Bob St. Aubin has joined Sears as vice president in the home fashions division. SHLD Acquisition Corp. has acquired about ten percent of Sears Canada. Jakup a Dul Jacobsen has acquired Pier 1 Imports' Great Britain and Ireland operating division.


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