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Dallas Market Center Welcomes New Mass Transit Rail Stop

Dallas Market Center Welcomes New Mass Transit Rail Stop

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center has announced that the Dallas Area Rapid Transit rail now stops at its campus and will be available for use during this month’s Dallas Total Home & Gift Market. Located across Harry Hines Boulevard, which is the street that runs behind the Dallas Market Center campus, the DART rail station can beMore »

Surtex Slates Judges for designext Competition

Surtex Slates Judges for designext Competition

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—Surtex has named five judges for its designext competition, scheduled to take place at the next Surtex this coming May. The judges will be Violet Brandwein, senior buyer with Kate’s Paperie; Henny Lakin, creative director and vice president of design and product development for Creative Bath Products; Diane Piemonte, vice president of creativeMore »

Macy’s to Expand E-Commerce Business

Macy’s to Expand E-Commerce Business

CINCINNATI–In an effort to bolster its growing online business, Macy’s Inc. is creating roughly 725 positions over the next two years in New York, San Francisco and Atlanta to support macys.com and bloomingdales.com. “Macy’s, Inc. is building one of the largest, most efficient and resourceful e-commerce organizations in American retailing as part of our comprehensiveMore »

BJ’s Stock Rises on Takeover Speculation

BJ’s Stock Rises on Takeover Speculation

NEW YORK—Speculation of a hostile bid to acquire BJ’s Wholesale Club has sent the warehouse club’s stock climbing over the past week. Last week, The New York Post reported that Leonard Green & Partners, a California-based private-equity company, is planning a bid to acquire BJ’s. As of the end of trading yesterday, BJ’s stock priceMore »