JCPenney Celebrates Women’s History Month with Community Grants

by | Mar 7, 2024
In honor of women going above and beyond to serve the community, Plano-based JCPenney said it is awarding five female changemakers a $2,000 donation to the nonprofit of their choice. Applications opened on March 1, and winners will be announced on May 1.
Frontgate Launches ‘Reimagined’ Store Experience in Dallas’ Preston Royal Village
by | Mar 6, 2024
The home furnishing and lifestyle brand rolled out its new store concept in Dallas, which includes a front vestibule reminiscent of a traditional foyer and a shopping journey presented in homelike ‘vignettes.'
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.

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.
Tuesday Morning Appoints New Chief Executive Officer, COO
by | Nov 12, 2022
The appointment of Andrew Berger follows the announcement that Fred Hand would be retiring from the CEO' s post and as a member of the company's board of directors.

In September, the Dallas-based retailer announced getting a new backer following its emergence from bankruptcy—one that’s familiar with the business and also owns local consumer brands Pier 1 Imports and RadioShack.
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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.
DI People: The Riveter, GameStop, Topgolf, Smoothie King Announce Executive Moves
by | Mar 26, 2019
Also, you’ll find news from Civitas Senior Living, Nuvectra, EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, and Wilson Perumal in this roundup of executive and leadership moves by companies in North Texas.
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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.

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
3 Things: Container Store: Walkie-Talkies Out, Wearables in
by | Jun 14, 2016
Coppell-based Container Store will make communications "hands-free" with the help of Dallas-based Theatro's device.