TITLE

Sears 'lands' back in the catalog biz

AUTHOR(S)
Sloan, Carole
PUB. DATE
May 2002
SOURCE
Home Textiles Today;5/20/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 37, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the catalog business of Sears Roebuck & Co. in Illinois. Acquisition of Lands' End to rise price point and quality of products; Expansion of the Whole Home home textiles private brand; Production of home furnishing catalogs for customers.
ACCESSION #
6699040

 

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