Home Textiles Today - June 16, 2003
Feeling better about the economy and an improving jobs outlook, American consumers pulled out their plastic and started shopping once again during May, pushing retail sales up by 0.1 percent from April, when sales fell by 0.3 percent, the Commerce Department reported. And the retail picture is actually stronger than it looks on the surface.
- Business Today
- Family Dollar to revamp approach to textiles
- Likely new owners bide their time
- Supima forecast sees bright future
- Friedman leaves name with Audrey
- Ralph, left holding bag, still supportive of WPS
- Value City's new message
- A purr-fect fit for home textiles?
- Maternity brand may enter textiles
- Trade associations battle for future of industry
- Still interested in P'tex
- Execs re-pack their bags for Asia
- Big Lots: Look at us!
- Neuburger moving into new home categories
- House in order, ShopKo updates and remodels
- Kate Spade ready for home
- Sputtering sales prompt Dan River plant closings
- WPS will emerge 'stronger'
- Wal-Mart creeping closer to New York
- Mervyn's, Engelbreit birth new baby line
- Retail Briefs
- Retail briefs
- Opinion Today
- People Today