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by J-Man
November 6th, 2018, 8:40 am
Forum: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: Lowe's Closing 51 Stores
Replies: 12
Views: 1130

Lowe's Closing 51 Stores

20 in the US; 31 in Canada. This comes on the heels of the shutdown of Lowe's-owned Orchard Supply Hardware (OSH.)
by J-Man
November 2nd, 2018, 7:31 am
Forum: Department Store Chains
Topic: Kohl's stores accepting Amazon returns
Replies: 6
Views: 661

Re: Kohl's stores accepting Amazon returns

For me, the best part was that I didn't even have to box or wrap the item or even bring them the original packaging. Super convenient!
by J-Man
October 15th, 2018, 9:15 am
Forum: Department Store Chains
Topic: Sears/Kmart Death Watch 2018
Replies: 248
Views: 27036

Re: Sears/Kmart Death Watch 2018

The South Coast Plaza (Costa Mesa, CA) Sears is on the list. I'm surprised that store has lasted as long as it has -- not because it's unsuccessful, but because that mall has gone VERY upscale over the last 20 years or so and Sears seems out of place among the mix of other tenants.
by J-Man
October 13th, 2018, 9:30 am
Forum: California USA
Topic: Wal Mart Cashier "Seating Lawsuit"
Replies: 9
Views: 1008

Re: Wal Mart Cashier "Seating Lawsuit"

At the various Aldis I've been to in southern California, the cashiers are always seated.
by J-Man
October 1st, 2018, 8:27 am
Forum: California USA
Topic: 2018 Northern California Market Share
Replies: 4
Views: 821

Re: 2018 Northern California Market Share

From the article: "Aldi has seen some growth in Northern California but Spezzano said it has not scaled up as fast as earlier projections. That could be related to slower than expected traffic or perhaps real estate issues." Please correct me if I'm wrong, but as far as I know, Aldi has no stores in...
by J-Man
September 28th, 2018, 11:43 am
Forum: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: Amazon 4-star store
Replies: 6
Views: 654

Re: Amazon 4-star store

While this is an interesting concept, unless the four-star ratings are going to be heavily scrutinized before the products are included, I wouldn't bother. I run all highly-rated products on Amazon through Fakespot before I buy. You'd be surprised how many four- and five-star-rated products have 90%...
by J-Man
August 24th, 2018, 3:44 pm
Forum: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: OSH Closing All Stores
Replies: 21
Views: 2473

Re: OSH Closing All Stores

They're not wasting any time. I already received an email announcing the store closings and the beginning of liquidation sales ("10 to 30% off.")