August 19, 2015

The Michaels Companies Inc. is partnering with trend-driven online DIY marketplace Darby Smart in September to bring select Michaels products to Darby Smart.

July 10, 2015

Some stockholders of The Michaels Companies Inc. intend sell 12.5 million shares of Michaels common stock.

June 4, 2015

Net income at the Michaels Companies Inc. skyrocketed 47% to $67 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2015 compared to $45 million in the same quarter a year earlier. A large drop in interest expense helped fuel strong profit growth.

April 20, 2015

Break out the hairspray and acid-washed jeans, is launching a new omnichannel promotion with none other than Bret Michaels, frontman of legendary hair-metal headbangers Poison.

March 24, 2015

For retailers, it’s now no longer a matter of “if” you will be compromised by a cyberattack, but “when” you will be. But they can mitigate the impact of attacks now and in the future by preparing a response plan with policy-based automation.

March 19, 2015

The Michaels Cos. reported Thursday its net income rose 18% to $157 million in the fourth quarter, up from $133 million in the year-earlier period.

October 3, 2014

The Michaels Companies Inc. launched its annual “Trick Your Pumpkin” Instagram contest Saturday, Oct. 4.

August 27, 2014

The Michaels Companies Inc. reported a net loss of $48 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2014, compared to net income of $17 million in the year-ago period, as $68 million in costs associated with debt-extinguishment and drove the retailer into the red.

July 9, 2014

And the hits just keep on coming. Retailers across the country are falling prey to cyber attacks, with one of the latest announcements coming from Michaels and its subsidiary Aaron Brothers.

June 27, 2014

Michaels Cos. has raised $472 million in an initial public offering.

May 21, 2014

Michaels posted increases on both net and same-stores sales for the first quarter.

May 12, 2014

Michaels has launched its new “inspirational” arts and crafts site that offers 24-hour shopping on any computer, tablet or smartphone.

April 18, 2014

Three months after the country’s largest arts and crafts chain revealed that its namesake and subsidiary stores had been hacked in what promised to be a major payment card security breach, Michaels Stores revealed late Thursday that 2.6 million cards were likely affected in the attack.

April 18, 2014

If retailers want to address credit card breaches head-on, then they need to join the leaders already taking their systems off the radar of advanced malware based attacks — especially any retailer that's seen repeated attacks, which illustrate that traditional IT defenses simply don't cut the mustard.

January 28, 2014

An Illinois consumer has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Michaels Stores in federal court relating to the retailer’s possible recent data security breach.

January 27, 2014

Michaels Stores has learned of possible fraudulent activity on some U.S. payment cards that had been used at Michaels, suggesting that the company may have experienced a data security attack.

December 27, 2013

Michaels Stores Inc., which has been privately held since 2006, is planning to launch an IPO in 2014.

August 29, 2013

Michaels Stores Inc.’s second-quarter profit soared 53.8% amid higher sales and lower interest expenses.

June 27, 2013

Framing and arts supplies retailer Aaron Brothers is reinventing its stores with a new design that celebrates artistic expression and the creative process. The space, which has an urban, modern look, recalls an artist's loft and is set up to provide shoppers with all the tools they need to make better-informed decisions.

June 18, 2013

As part of the celebration of its 40th year, Michaels Arts and Crafts will launch a Michaels Craft Tour this month, stocking an 18-wheeler with a 1,000-sq.-ft. craft room that is transported to various Michaels store openings and other events around the country.

March 13, 2013

Michaels Stores said its fourth-quarter profit rose 15%, boosted by higher sales.

September 6, 2012

Loyalty solution-provider Alliance Data Systems Corp. said that its Canadian coalition loyalty business has signed a new agreement with Michaels of Canada, a subsidiary of Irving, Texas-based Michaels Stores, to issue Air Miles reward miles across multiple Canadian provinces.

August 23, 2012

Michaels Stores Inc. reported that its net income rose 30% to $13 million for the quarter ended July 28, from $10 million in the year-ago period.

August 15, 2012

Michaels Stores is taking its energy conservation efforts to the next level. The arts and crafts retailer has rolled out several advanced extensions to its energy management system. The extensions are expected to bring Michaels’ total EMS-related savings to more than 30%.