Schaffen is a specialty store
that offers a variety of power tools, hand tools, saws and other cutting tools, gardening tools, shovels and also items for storage and waste management, among others,' Enriquez said.
As a specialty store
chain, they can't compete on price.
As a result of the recession, the vast majority of consumers have become more price conscious, purchasing during sales and shopping at discount specialty store
instead of department stores.
Also reporting to Hammer is Geri Wetmore, formerly vice president of lifestyle brand marketing, and now vice president of lifestyle marketing for the upstairs and specialty store
Photo: (1) Barbara Badgett, a breast cancer survivor now fighting a brain tumor, has a scarf fitted by Linda Secher at Reflections, a specialty store
at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center.
According to HFN statistics, specialty store
sales of silverplate flatware increased 4 percent from 1999 to 2000, the most recent figures available.
In the beginning of specialty store
retailing, it was all really simple.
Most specialty store
retailers said that strong areas of business include higher thread counts and an emphasis on better goods with a great focus on luxury linens.
6 percent to $56 million; and Williams-Sonoma, with its combination specialty store
and catalog, moved up 28.
These risks and uncertainties include such factors as: the level of consumer spending for apparel and other merchandise carried by the Company and its ability to respond quickly to consumer trends; adequate and stable sources of merchandise; the competitive pricing environment within the department and specialty store
industries as well as other retail channels; the effectiveness of planned advertising, marketing, and promotional campaigns; favorable customer response to relationship marketing efforts of proprietary credit card loyalty programs; appropriate inventory management; effective expense control; successful operation of the Company's proprietary credit card strategic alliance with HSBC Bank Nevada, N.
NYSE: HKF), a leading specialty store
retailer, today announced that Gail Moore has joined the Company as Senior Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer.
The Company also announced that it is exploring strategic alternatives for its northern department store division (as one entity), operating under the nameplates of Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson Pirie Scott, Herberger's, and Younkers, as well as its Club Libby Lu specialty store