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BENTONVILLE, Ark. – (September 19, 2016) Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT: NYSE) today announced completion of the company’s acquisition of Jet.com, Inc., following expiration of the waiting period under federal regulations. The news was initially shared on Instagram by Walmart President and CEO Doug McMillon. As previously disclosed, Walmart acquired Jet.com for approximately $3 billion in […]
Target and Garth Brooks Team Up to Release “Garth Brooks: The Ultimate Collection,” An Exclusive 10-Disc Boxed Set Featuring New Album
Brooks’ new album with exclusive bonus songs will be part of the retailer’s boxed set, available at Target Nov. 11 in advance of the album’s national release MINNEAPOLIS – September 15, 2016 – Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) and Garth Brooks today announced they are collaborating to release an exclusive 10-disc boxed set, “Garth Brooks: The […]
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that James K. Han has joined Lowe’s as senior vice president of business development. He reports to Chief Development Officer Richard D. Maltsbarger. In this new role, Han is responsible for accelerating the company’s business development strategy focused on identifying and […]
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., September 8, 2016 – Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) today announced more than 480 schools in the metro-Milwaukee area will take more than 1,200 field trips this school year courtesy of the Kohl’s Cares Field Trip Grant Program. The program will provide more than $1 million for field trips for schools in Dodge, Jefferson, […]
Announces new retail partnership with American Girl MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., September 8, 2016 – Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) announces an enhanced in-store and online toy assortment this holiday with even more of the hottest brands and products across the most popular toy categories of the season. This includes a retail partnership with American Girl, a premium […]
Kohl’s to Open New E-Commerce Distribution Center to Support Omnichannel Fulfillment Kohl’s to bring approximately 900 new jobs to Indianapolis area
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. September 7, 2016 – Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) has closed on the purchase of a building for a new e-commerce distribution center located at 9998 All Points Parkway in Plainfield, Ind. Expected to open in summer 2017, the 937,000-square-foot facility will enhance the company’s ability to fulfill Kohls.com purchases and serve customers nationwide. […]
Kohl’s Donates $1.4 Million to Zoological Society of Milwaukee Kohl’s Wild Theater program at the Milwaukee County Zoo teaches kids about nature and conservation
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., (August 30, 2016) – Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) announced a donation of $1.4 million over three years to the Zoological Society of Milwaukee to continue the Kohl’s Wild Theater (KWT) program at the Milwaukee County Zoo. The award-winning, interactive theater program uses drama, puppetry and song to bring important conservation messages to children […]
Lowe’s Introduces LoweBot – The Next Generation Robot to Enhance the Home Improvement Shopping Experience in the Bay area
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — This fall, Lowe’s will introduce LoweBot, a NAVii™ autonomous retail service robot by Fellow Robots, in 11 Lowe’s stores throughout the San Francisco Bay area. Following a successful robotics test of OSHbot at one of the company’s Orchard Supply Hardware stores, LoweBot will roll out in phases over […]
TA, Petro and Minit Mart will be the first to accept the newly enhanced Voyager Fleet Card MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 24, 2016– TravelCenters of America, operator of the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® brands and Minit Mart® convenience stores, is expanding its relationship with U.S. Bank by accepting a new single Voyager Fleet Card solution at […]
Spending on musical instruments and mobile devices up significantly; Parents to spend average of $505 on gadgets, with 92% saying kids use tech for school New York, August 15, 2016 — Summer may still be in full swing, but American families are already getting ready to “fall” back into the upcoming school year. According to […]
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September 26, 2016 @ 9:00 am – September 28, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Mining | Sept 26 – 28, 2016 | Las Vegas Convention Center | MINEXPO® 2016 is All About Solutions – Solutions that make it possible for the mining industry to meet the challenges and capitalize on the opportunities in a rapidly changing world in need of metals, minerals and energy.
October 15, 2016 @ 8:00 am – October 20, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Furniture | October 15 – 20, 2016 | The High Point Market is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, bringing more than 75,000 people to High Point every six months. Serious retail home furnishings buyers can be found in High Point twice a year because if you can’t find it in High Point…it probably doesn’t exist.
January 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am – January 26, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Furniture | January 22 – 26, 2017 | Las Vegas Market promises productive and efficient use of your time. With 1,500 exhibitors spanning three buildings and four market destinations, buyers, designers and industry professionals can spend their days at Market, with evenings free for fun in the exciting city of Las Vegas.
February 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am – February 18, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Agriculture | February 15 – 18, 2017 | Kentucky Exposition Center | For 50 years, the National Farm Machinery Show has offered the most complete selection of cutting-edge agricultural products, equipment and services available in the farming industry. Business professionals from around the world gain knowledge and hands-on access to various technological advancements needed for the upcoming farming season during the four-day show.
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