Woolco

Type: Company
Name: Woolco
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Our 5th National Record-Store Day !!!!!

Mr. Zero's "Psychogello" Now welcome to the show ....."BUZZ Newspaper Article" (36-Jj) April- May 2014By: RLSchwinden Aka MrZer0As April is National Record Store Month & Mr. Zero's 5th Anniversary, I thought I would cover some of my favorite records.As ... [Published Roseville Patch - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Success in Canada is not one size fits all

Nicole MeltonCanada is proving to be quite the battleground for U.S. retailers, and while there is no one-size fits all path to success, it has become glaringly obvious that it's not just business as usual north of the border.Canada and the U.S. may share ... [Published FierceRetail - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

3 Foundational Qualities Of All Great Leaders

To better understand the attributes that the best leaders have, I spoke to Orrin Woodward. Woodward is the New York Times best-selling author of LeaderShift and Launching a Leadership Revolution . His first solo book RESOLVED: 13 Resolutions for LIFE ... [Published Business 2 Community - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Flashback April 10

100 years ago 1914“It was a case of flooded out last week, and a case of frozen out this week.” That was the comment made by two men out of work when they left the city engineer's office this morning.Last week they attempted to work but the rains filled ... [Published Brantford Expositor - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Writer enlists CAC in quest to find teenager's killer

The summer of 1975 was a fairly innocent time for Columbus, in the minds of those looking back nearly four decades.But when a 14-year-old Clintonville girl was found beaten to death behind the Graceland Shopping Center, some of that innocence was los ... [Published This Week Clintonville - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Push To Reopen Teenager's Cold Case Murder

CLINTONVILLE, Ohio -There is a new effort to reopen a 1975 cold case murder. 14-year-old Christie Mullins slaying shocked the Cintonville community. Police made an arrest, but the charges didn't stick."That day, all of our safety was taken away," said ... [Published WBNS-10TV - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Will Amazon Crush Canadian Retailers?

This year, Walmart  is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its entry into Canada. When Walmart bought 122 Woolco stores in Canada in 1994, numerous pundits predicted the death of many Canadian retailers.So it seems fitting that Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) is ... [Published Motley Fool - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Ervin Aden, who survived D-Day to lead soldiers across France, dies at 97

Mr. Aden, a first lieutenant who received a battlefield promotion to captain, led his unit through 55 days of fighting across France after the Normandy landing. He was seriously wounded outside the town of Villedieu-les-Poelles after he and four fellow ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Mar 25 2014]
Entities: Aden, D-Day, New Orleans, France
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Walmart celebrates 20 years in Canada

Company to hold fall conference about lowering cost of living for Canadians2014-03-18MISSISSAUGA, Ont.—Walmart Canada has officially been doing business in Canada for over 20 years now.The company first entered the Canadian market back in 1994 after it ... [Published Hardware & Home Centre Magazine - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Walmart marks 20 years in Canada

When retail giant Walmart burst onto the Canadian marketplace 20 years ago, the company ushered in a shopping revolution that changed what consumers expected from their local stores.Many trends have since come and gone — from big box centres to online ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 2 reports

Walmart marks 20 years in Canada Retailer to host Lowering the Cost of Living Summit

with the purchase of the Woolco Canada chain of retail stores. Starting with a base of 122 Woolco stores and 16,000 employees, Walmart Canada has grown to 389 stores and more than ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 05 2014 - Updated Mar 07 2014 - 1 reports

Why Target Corp’s online strategy is missing the mark in Canada

TORONTO •Across Canada, newbie retailer Target has helpfully dotted neighbourhoods nearest to its stores with giant, colourful billboards to herald their openings, visible from afar and stamped with the merchant’s distinctive bullseye logo. It’s a reminder ... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Mar 05 2014]

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...Once I asked him "Dad, why do you always play with that old music?" he answered "Because before I went to Viet Nam, I played with this band"
...to our Supercentres has been very strong," said David Cheesewright, then President and CEO of Walmart Canada, at the time of Sam's Club's closing. "Today's announcement will allow us to focus our resources on growing this popular one-stop format."
"I think probably the most likely venue is to get people to talk who have not talked in the past or did talk but didn't tell the whole story" he said
"Just please, give us some answers, that's it, it's been way too long" said Young

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Flashback April 10 [Published Brantford Expositor - Apr 10 2014]
Writer enlists CAC in quest to find teenager's ... [Published This Week Clintonville - Apr 08 2014]
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