For the second straight year, data suggests that more people avoided the crowds on Black Friday by giving up time at home on Thanksgiving Day.
Companies that fail to recruit enough women will be barred from giving vacant seats to men.
The projected date of completion for the new facility is in Q3 2015, while Fullerton plans to hire a significant amount of new employees as part of the expansion over the course of three years.
The e-commerce giant boasts that it has boosted efficiency — and given workers' legs a break — by deploying more than 15,000 wheeled robots to crisscross the floors of its biggest warehouses and deliver stacks of products to employees.
Wolseley, which sits atop Industrial Distribution's 2014 Big 50 List, reported strong revenue growth across all business and all regions in the U.S.
The company said the former name had hindered perception of the business as it has expanded into new markets.
Green Bay, WI-based US LBM further expands its East Coast presence with a leading wallboard, ceiling tile, and insulation distributor in New England.
All signs point to a successful holiday shopping season. Despite the economic tail winds, though, retailers are finding themselves having to work to get shoppers into stores.
The small October gain was unimpressive, with declines in a number of categories including machinery, computers and primary metals such as steel.
The unusual veto threat came before the parameters of a potential agreement were even revealed.
This acquisition demonstrates Black Hills' continuing strategy to grow its customer base by acquiring small utilities near its existing operations.
The company's management team will discuss their strategies for leveraging Airgas' platform and capabilities to drive sales growth and margin expansion, as well as provide mid-term financial goals.
Paul Molitor will lead the Industry Data Exchange Organization starting Dec. 15 after holding several positions with the National Electrical Manufacturers Association.
The third quarter growth figure followed a 4.6 percent surge in the spring, which resulted in the biggest consecutive quarters of growth since 2003.
The nation's biggest home improvement retailer said Tuesday that it may face more litigation from customers, banks, shareholders and others.
Beacon's 2014 was unfavorably impacted by the severity of winter storms and prolonged colder temperatures in most markets during the first half of the year.
The MAPI Foundation says manufacturing production is expected to outpace GDP, with anticipated growth of 3.5 percent in 2015 and 3.9 percent in 2016.
Nonresidential building in October fell 14 percent to $195.2 billion, following its 13 percent jump in September.
The tips will assist professionals throughout the electrical supply chain with tools to recognize and report suspect products to ultimately help brands and law enforcement identify potential counterfeit product supply chains.
Industrial production decreased 0.1 percent in October after rising 0.8 percent in September, and manufacturing production increased 0.2 percent in October for the second straight month.