For the Ahmeds, as for countless others, running corner stores
is a family business.
Prestige brands that drop their concentration on what the market wants are soon shunned by the department stores
--who are ultra-sensitive to the interests of their elite customers--and either relegated to the back of the stores
or kicked out altogether.
Dealings with large office supply stores
such as Office Max, Staples, and Office Depot have never been more attractive to specialty paper manufacturers.
Investigators should not consider paraphernalia stores
as an isolated industry, separate and distinct from drug gangs.
The pay for such workers was lowest at downscale stores
like Klein's and Ohrbach's, stores
which catered primarily to working-class consumers.
There must have been many experts at the time who predicted that stores
were becoming obsolete and that traditional retailing would never survive.
, which have always used a movie-set motif and large video screen showing an endless loop of characters and theme parks, now operates 139 stores
in 10 countries outside the United States.
With the addition of the new Naples store
, the Company operates 110 natural foods stores
in 24 states and British Columbia, Canada.
New York department stores
are experiencing stiff competition from neighboring New Jersey, Connecticut and Long Island, with lower prices and parking facilities.
Our Community Day sale and After-Thanksgiving Day sale events drove double-digit increases, however the Bon-Ton customer did not respond to our Customer Appreciation Sale and Private Night Sale events, which resulted in the comparable store
sales decrease in the Bon-Ton stores
As the holiday shopping season kicks into high gear, Tweeter Home Entertainment Group continues to take its customers on an educational journey of discovery through the dynamic and exciting world of consumer electronics, with the opening of its fourth and fifth "Consumer Electronics (CE) Playground" concept stores
in Houston, TX and Wilmington, DE.
The retail sector is evolving fast in these regions as the middle classes expand and national and international operators invest in stores
and supply chains.
operated 1,037 JCPenney department stores
throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.
Carson's sales are not included in the Company's reported comparable store
sales, therefore the following is provided for informational purposes only.
NASDAQ:PTRY), the leading independently operated convenience store
chain in the southeastern U.