Irving’s RumbleOn Appoints Former Harley-Davidson Exec As Its New CEO

by | Oct 20, 2023
RumbleOn, the largest powersports retailer in North America, has appointed Michael Kennedy as its new CEO, succeeding interim CEO Mark Tkach.
H-E-B Is Bringing Its Low-Priced Joe V’s Smart Shop Concept to 2 Southern Dallas Neighborhoods
by | Jun 6, 2023
Leveraging operational efficiencies and new technologies, Joe V’s Smart Shop by H-E-B offers an "innovative price format" that delivers a uniquely curated assortment of community focused products—and the most relevant high-quality, fresh products H-E-B is known for—at even lower prices. See where the Dallas stores will be located—and what makes them different.
Retailer JCPenney Adds Company Veteran to C-Suite as Chief Customer Officer
by | Apr 21, 2023

Plano-based retailer JCPenney has appointed company executive Katie Mullen as chief customer officer.

Previously JCPenney’s chief digital officer, Mullen will continue to oversee the company’s e-commerce strategy and omnichannel development, with an added emphasis on customer marketing, engagement, analytics, and more....

Dallas-Based Tuesday Morning Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection
by | Feb 14, 2023
One of the original off-price retailers specializing in name-brand, high-quality products for the home, the Dallas-based retailer is filing for Chapter 11 protection for the second time since the onset of the pandemic. Tuesday Morning plans to close more than half of its 487 stores nationwide—including two dozen in Texas—according to the Dallas Morning News.

My Possibilities MPact Company Soap Hope Moves to Plano with New Center

by | Oct 21, 2020
Soap Hope wants to attract more people with disabilities to participate in the academy's internships to learn the inner workings of employment in a fulfillment center. Take a look inside the new center and meet the HIPsters, a.k.a. Hugely Important People, working there.
‘An Avenue Back to Normalcy’: Neighborhood Goods Plans Free Store Space for Businesses Affected by COVID-19
by | Apr 9, 2020
The Commons by Neighborhood Goods plans to provide a free platform for local and national brands, restaurants, musicians, and artists who have been negatively impacted by the pandemic.
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ThriftBooks’ Dallas Used Book Fulfillment Center to Become Its Largest in the Country
by | Jul 16, 2019
By tripling the facility’s size and adding new automation tech, ThriftBooks says it will be able to process 50 million books a year in Dallas.
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Retailer Neighborhood Goods Raises $8.8M in Expanded Seed Funding

by | Feb 21, 2019
The next-gen department store, which 'reimagined retail' last year with a grand opening in Plano's Legacy West, also announced it will open a second location this year in New York.
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Neighborhood Goods Raises $8M in New Funding Round
by | Nov 29, 2018
This latest funding round comes on top of a $5.75 million round in May for the retail startup that recently opened in Plano.
DI People: J.C. Penney Names New CEO, Synergy Medsales Taps CFO, Katten Adds 3 Partners
by | Oct 9, 2018
Also, you’ll find leadership appointments and changes at Equest, 1st Global, and Bone Solutions in this roundup of people news in North Texas.
What’s in Retail’s Future? Michio Kaku Looks Ahead
by | Sep 27, 2016
Michio Kaku, known for his TV appearances, was keynote speaker at the Retail Digital Summit