Feb 10- Government tests show some types of laminate flooring sold by Lumber Liquidators Holdings LLC can cause irritation and breathing problems but the risk of cancer from exposure is low, a federal agency said on Wednesday. Lumber Liquidators' sales and shares were hammered after the CBS program "60 Minutes" reported in March last year that the laminates from...» Read More
NEW YORK, Sept 25- Early in August, a call came into Sysco Corp from Trian Fund Management LP, warning the food distributor that the activist hedge fund was about to disclose a large stake in the company. Trian, run by veteran investor Nelson Peltz, unveiled its 7.1 stake in Sysco on Aug. 14, and asked for board representation and for the Houston- based company to improve...
*Nigeria imposes forex controls, bans import of 680 items. Many items on the central bank list- ranging from incense and toothpicks to plywood, glass and steel products-- are not available in Nigeria in sufficient volumes. While Nigeria grows a lot of tomatoes, transport is poor and it lacks facilities to produce the concentrate needed by factories making tomato...
NFL Hall of Famer Franco Harris now runs an athletic apparel company called Silversport, which promises to keep socks, shirts and towels odor-free.
During last year's holiday season it limited the no-money-down option to certain weeks, said Jai Holtz, president of financial services at Sears. Wal-Mart Stores Inc started its layaway program in late August, two weeks earlier than 2014. The largest Texas supermarket chain, H-E-B, which also sells toys and appliances, has also launched a layaway plan and...
Nike has long dominated the tennis wars with many of the biggest stars in the game, but Under Armour is betting big on its newest star.
YANGON, Aug 29- Myanmar has set a minimum wage of 3,600 kyat for an eight-hour work day, a move likely to boost investment in the fast-growing country's garment industry. Myanmar's government has targeted garments for rapid growth, and Saturday's statement may help spur this, as it gives clarity on the law and labor costs to global apparel brands buying clothes...
SAO PAULO, Aug 20- Brazilian retailer GPA SA said on Thursday it, along with holding company Wilkes Participacoes, would pay 212.46 million reais to Morzan Empreendimentos to settle arbitration over its takeover of home appliances retailer Globex.
Aug 19- Lowe's Cos Inc, the No.2 U.S. home improvement chain, reported better-than-expected quarterly same-store sales, helped by higher demand for items such as appliances and outdoor power equipment. Larger rival Home Depot Inc also reported a stronger-than-expected rise in quarterly same-store sales on Tuesday, helped by increased home remodeling...
Underwear maker Mack Weldon incorporates this metal into its fabrics.
Having it all: business built on passion, time for family, and control. Dylan Lauren and Stacey Bendet spill the jellybeans.
Nike Chairman Phil Knight announces plans to step down; says he plans to stay involved with the company.
Home appliances maker Electrolux reported a smaller-than-expected fall in first-quarter earnings on Friday.
Can Adidas recover from 7 percent sales slip to become 'cool' again in the U.S.?
Adidas announced it will not be renewing its partnership with the NBA when its current contract expires following the 2016-2017 season.
Whirlpool on Wednesday said its fourth-quarter profit fell due to costs from recent acquisitions, but excluding costs, the results beat expectations.
Car sales are set to rise again this year, albeit at a slower pace, continuing a five-year recovery, boosted by Chinese and U.S. demand, IHS forecasts.
Deb Shops, the once popular teen fashion retailer, won court approval on Wednesday to begin going-out-of-business sales for nearly 300 stores.
Sonny Vu, President & CEO of U.S. start-up Misfit Wearables, discusses the firm's $40 million investment from Chinese tech firms Xiaomi and JD.com
Bruce Rockowitz, CEO of Global Brands, and football star David Beckham discuss their new project to build brands with high profile sports and entertainment icons.
Whirlpool posted a higher profit on increased sales of its washers and dryers, cooktops, stoves, and refrigerators in North America and Europe.