Category: Retail Types

Retail Types, Stores

Toys R Us brand property going up for sale

May 16, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Even as Toys R Us goes through the process of shuttering entirely its domestic business, there are still ways the retailer might maintain a presence in the country where it grew up. For one, there are a couple parties reportedly […]

Retail Types, Stores

Amazon Go stores are reportedly coming to San Francisco and Chicago

May 15, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

When the Amazon Go concept first opened, analysts rushed to weigh in on whether or not such a concept could expand, and whether it was actually “the future of retail.” There were certainly challenges for the new model, including some […]

Retail Types, Stores

Target tests more frequent, tailored deliveries to stores

May 14, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

In the race against Amazon and other rivals, Target is using its growing fleet of small-format stores (which will total 130 by the end of 2019) as a major competitive advantage. These stores, mainly in urban, suburban and college markets, […]

Retail Types, Stores

Macy’s may not be closing stores ‘fast enough’

May 11, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

The Morgan Stanley team, led by analysts Simeon Gutman and Kimberly Greenberger, are the latest to question the long-term performance potential for some traditional retailers. In a report earlier this week, Deutsche Bank analysts wrote that department stores may already […]

Retail Types, Stores

Best Buy debuts new look and messaging

May 10, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Declaring its “Renew Blue” turnaround effort — focused on cost cuts, store closures, merchandise changes and improved customer service that halted its declines — “over,” Best Buy is now committed to growth with a series of moves in the less […]

Retail Trends, Retail Types, Stores

Has Nike hit peak crisis yet?

May 9, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

At what point does an exodus earn that label? Is it when the first man leaves and there’s the hint of more to come, or by virtue of its definition does it require a certain number? Generally speaking, an exodus […]

FMCG products, Retail Types

Grocery Goes Digital

May 8, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

According to Supermarket News, about 45% of consumers have shopped for groceries online, but 60% of that group says they rarely do so. The biggest barrier to online grocery shopping is perishables like meat and produce. Supermarket News explains 53.7% […]

Retail Types, Stores

Destination Maternity investor blasts retailer for 21% sales drop

May 7, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Destination Maternity, which bills itself as the largest designer and retailer of maternity apparel, has had a troubled run in recent years. The CEO left last year, during a quarter when top-line sales fell by more than 7% and shortly […]

Retail Types, Stores

Amazon curates books for kids

May 4, 2018

Via: FierceRetail

Amazon is testing a book subscription box for young readers. Currently available for Prime members by invitation only, the package includes two to four hardcover books per month for $23. To some analysts, the move is yet another way in […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Retail Types, Stores

Macy’s buys Story pop-up concept

May 2, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

In buying Story, Macy’s isn’t just buying an interesting retail concept — it’s also acquiring an executive who can help propel its store experience initiatives, similarly to how Walmart bought an e-commerce innovator in Marc Lore through its acquisition of […]