Eager to attract retailers, the Philadelphia Marketing Alliance has launched a program to tout the benefits to opening stores in Philadelphia.
According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), the $10 billion business tax refund in the recent unemployment bill will help save retail jobs. The legislation will bring recession plagued retailers and other businesses more than $10 billion in badly needed cash by lengthening the period during which they can “carry back” current losses, to claim […]
The UPS Store chain has launched an Internet service that lets customers design brochures, posters and other materials online, and then have them printed and prepared for pickup at a local UPS Store.
CloseoutCentral.com has been selected as the official wholesale directory of the Transworld Merchandise Center. Closeout Central, established by Sumner Communications Inc. in 1996, is the Internet’s oldest and most respected closeout directory. It is the sister site to the number one Alexa ranked wholesale web directory, WholesaleCentral.com, which draws the largest and most diverse audience […]
Toys ‘R’ Us Inc. has announced it will set up 350 temporary stores and toy boutiques during the holiday season.
The Martha Stewart Living brand of home improvement products is heading for Home Depot. The products will be in select categories, including Outdoor Living, Home Organization and Home Decor. “Our partnership with Martha Stewart is a natural fit. For years, both organizations have been the go to destination for consumers seeking ideas and information regarding […]
Madison Avenue Closeouts has announced the launch of their new name and website.
Dashboard Accountants, an outsourced bookkeeping firm based in Salt Lake City, is offering small and mid size businesses an opportunity to get their accounting records cleaned up for free. The free accounting services to be provided will include organization of accounting files (via QuickBooks, Peachtree, etc.), reconciliation of bank and credit card statements, and the […]
An assembly of 10 consumer advocacy groups, including the U.S. Public Interest Research Group, Consumers Union and the Consumer Federation of America, has called on Congress to enact legislation to protect consumer privacy, amid the growing use of Internet technology that tracks consumers’ online behavior. A bill is expected to be submitted this fall in […]