JoAnn Stores seeks new CEO as Jill Soltau leaves for JC Penney

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Jill Soltau has resigned as president and CEO of Hudson-based JoAnn Stores to become the new leader of J.C. Penney Co, according to both companies’ announcements. JoAnn reported in a news release Tuesday that Soltau is leaving “to pursue an outside opportunity,” while Plano, Texas, based retailer J.C. Penney confirmed that she’s…

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Stores closing for Thanksgiving 2018

0 Stores closing for Thanksgiving 2018 Online sales for Black Friday and Thanksgiving have been booming, while foot traffic for retail shopping has been slowly decreasing, according to bestblackfriday.com. Nearly 100 well-known regional and national retailers will be closed for Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Below is the official list of stores that will be closed…

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Walmart will have 30% more toys in stores this holiday season, in a bid to win sales Toys R Us left behind

It’s a land grab for Toys R Us market share. Walmart said Thursday it is expanding its assortment of toys by 30 percent at all brick-and-mortar locations this holiday season, and it will offer 40 percent more toys on Walmart.com. At some locations, the physical space dedicated to toys also will be larger, Walmart said…

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