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Monday
May232016

Sports Authority Inc. 

The massive sporting goods retailer has announced that it will close all 463 stores this summer and lay off approximately 14,500 people as they begin liquidating the company.

Thursday
May192016

Sharp Corp.

Sharp Corp. announced sweeping management changes and more job cuts as part of the takeover of the electronics giant by Taiwan’s Foxconn.

Tuesday
May172016

Amazon.com

Amazon is on pace to become the largest apparel retailer in the U.S. next year.

Friday
May132016

Total Quality Logistics

Freight broker Total Quality Logistics is opening a Greenville, S.C., office that will employ 75 people.

Wednesday
May112016

California Truckers

More California truckers are calling for dedicated truck lanes on highways from ports to inland distribution centers.

Monday
May092016

IKEA International

IKEA International A/S has started building a 1.3 million-square-foot distribution center in Joliet, Ill., to serve the Midwest.

Thursday
May052016

Caterpillar Inc.

Caterpillar Inc. will close five U.S. plants and shed about 820 positions, cutting production under a plan to close or consolidate about 20 facilities through 2018.

Tuesday
May032016

Sports Authority Inc.

After announcing the closing of 140 stores earlier this year, Sports Authority has now announced a May 16th auction as the last chance to save the company before the 463 remaining stores close.

Friday
Apr292016

Takata Corp.

The CEO of Takata Corp., maker of tens of millions of recalled air bags, said he intends to resign.

Wednesday
Apr272016

Shipt LLC

Grocery-delivery service Shipt LLC named Joe Manning, a former executive at Starbucks Corp., to lead its business and channel development.

Monday
Apr252016

Sears Holdings Corp.

Sears Holdings Corp. will close another 78 U.S. stores as it tries to return to profitability after five consecutive years of losses.

Thursday
Apr212016

Sports Authority Inc.

Sports Authority Inc. has filed for bankruptcy protection, an action that will speed up the closing of hundreds of stores.

Tuesday
Apr192016

NFI Industries

South Jersey logistics company NFI Industries said it will open a massive distribution and logistics center in North Carolina.

Friday
Apr152016

United Parcel Service Inc.

United Parcel Service Inc. named longtime employee Juan Perez as chief information officer.

Wednesday
Apr132016

Dallas, TX

Dallas-area developers plan an eight-building warehouse and industrial park in the burgeoning Arlington, Texas, distribution area.

Monday
Apr112016

Dollar General Inc.

Dollar General Inc. plans to open 1,000 stores in 2017 after opening 900 and relocating nearly as many this year.

Thursday
Apr072016

Amazon.com Inc.

Amazon.com Inc. will open its largest distribution center outside the U.S. in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad.

Tuesday
Apr052016

Staples Inc.

Staples Inc. is preparing contingency plans to go it alone even as it fights government opposition to its takeover of rival Office Depot Inc.

Friday
Apr012016

Lands' End Inc.

Lands’ End Inc. sees enhancing e-commerce and distribution channels as key to rebounding from a fourth-quarter loss.

Wednesday
Mar302016

DoorDash Inc.

On-demand delivery startup DoorDash Inc. raised $127 million in its latest funding round to back its stated goal of becoming “the first software-enabled logistics company.”