May 21, 2015

Nebraska Furniture Mart (NFM) has opened the nation’s largest home furnishings store, in The Colony, Texas.  Featuring 560,000 sq., ft. of selling space, the two-level space also has an on-site warehouse, giving it a combined footage of more than 1.8 million sq. ft.

May 12, 2015

While most retailers are shrinking their footprints, Nebraska Furniture Mart (NFM) is doing just the opposite, opening the nation’s largest home furnishings store.

May 9, 2014

Costco Wholesale Corp. has opened the doors to its second location in Louisiana, in the city of Baton Rouge. (The warehouse club giant made its Louisiana debut last fall, in New Orleans.)

November 4, 2013

Bristol Farms has been outsourcing logistics management since 1996. The upscale specialty grocery store operator initiated logistics outsourcing to aid growth. But the retailer has since used it to improve delivery efficiency. 

“In the mid-’90s, nobody had heard of the term ‘3PL,’” said Sam Masterson, executive VP operations, Bristol Farms, Carson, Calif., which operates 15 stores in Southern California. “But the owners at the time, who had purchased Bristol Farms from the original founders, had a rapid expansion plan.”

January 22, 2013

Consumer products executives expect their highest growth to come from the warehouse club channel compared with any other retail sales channel over the next three years, including mass merchandise, grocery, and e-commerce, according to new research from Deloitte.

December 18, 2012

By Jeff Boudreau, Ryder Supply Chain Solutions

With the holidays approaching, retailers are once again facing the challenge of securing the right staffing levels in their stores to meet the higher demand of the season. And just as obtaining the right manpower levels is critical for capturing sales, reaching the right labor mix in the warehouse is essential in keeping inventory flowing smoothly through the supply chain.

October 24, 2011

Much has changed at Reitmans (Canada) Ltd. over its 85-year history as the company has grown into one of the country’s largest fashion retailers, whose seven banners operate a total of more than 950 stores. But what hasn’t changed is Reitmans’ mission to remain nimble and responsive to consumer demand and customer service.

October 6, 2011

Costco Wholesale Corp. turned in a strong September performance, leading the category with a 12% rise in same-store sales for the month.

August 4, 2011

Warehouse club operators Costco and BJ’s Wholesale Club continue to benefit from high fuel prices and bargain-seeking consumers, with both chain reporting solid results.

December 2, 2010

The nation’s discount retailers and warehouse club operators posted strong sales in November, beating analysts’ expectations.

September 30, 2010

Customer service is more than a priority at The Container Store—it’s a core competency....

June 27, 2010

PriceSmart said Monday that it is buying almost 210,000 sq. ft. of property in Barranquilla,...

June 14, 2010

Sports apparel retailer and manufacturer Under Armour said Tuesday it has selected Manhattan Associates’ Warehouse...

January 12, 2010

Michaels Stores has gone live with RedPrairie’s warehouse management and workforce management solutions in three...

June 30, 2008

As retailers ramp up for the 2008 peak season, the spotlight is on distribution...

June 19, 2008

Costco's first Australian store is set to open in Melbourne, Australia. Jones Lang LaSalle, a...

December 31, 2006

New leadership is...