New Sears store sells just mattresses and appliances

Hoffman Estates, Illinois-based Sears has opened its first Sears Appliances & Mattresses store. Located in Pharr, Texas, the freestanding store is dedicated to two of the retailer’s strongest categories and builds on the success of the Sears Appliances store that opened last year in Fort Collins, Colorado, the company said in a news release. “Response to […]

MFI International Finds Success on the Border

MFI International Finds Success on the Border

Contract textile producer says production in U.S. and Mexico benefits its varied customers BY DOROTHY WHITCOMB Faced with uncertainties surrounding the possible renegotiation or even U.S. withdrawal from the North American Free Trade Agreement, executives at contract textiles manufacturer MFI International are bolstering their business by further diversifying the wide variety of products and services […]