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Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Amazon reportedly mulling 3K Amazon Go stores by 2021

September 20, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

If you were impressed (or terrified) with Amazon’s debut of three new Amazon Go stores in the span of three weeks, how does 3,000 over the next three years or so sound? That kind of expansion in just the next […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Retail Types, Stores

BJ’s expands toy selection for the holidays

September 19, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Toys R Us faced heavy competition from mass merchants and Amazon for years leading up to its disastrous 2017 holiday season and subsequent liquidation. Its failure opened a $1.3 billion hole in the domestic toy market, into which retailers of […]


FMCG products, Retail Types, Suppliers

Amazon adds Whole Foods delivery to 10 new markets

September 13, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

This rapid expansion could show the company is either experiencing demand for these services, or it is responding to market leader Walmart in this channel. Though Walmart’s delivery service is currently available in nearly 50 markets, the company has plans […]


E-payment & Data Security, Retail Types, Stores, Tech

7-Eleven rolls out Apple Pay, Google Pay to all US stores

September 13, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

For mobile payment systems to gain traction with consumers they must first be accepted by a critical mass of stores. With 7-Eleven’s announcement, along with others, app-based payments may be starting to reach that tipping point. For example, Costco last […]


Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Amazon Go Reveals Second Seattle Location: How It Can Help Your Store

September 6, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

After the first Amazon Go store showed huge success, the ecommerce giant is planning to open yet another Go store in Seattle, just a few blocks away from the first one. What makes the Amazon Go store so unique is […]


Retail Types, Stores

Amazon’s stock valuation hits $1T

September 5, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Like an anniversary, the $1 trillion mark — while mind-boggling — is a symbolic milestone, a high water mark on Wall Street that Amazon passed and then receded from without any effort on the company’s part at that particular moment. […]


Retail Types, Stores

Walmart has big plans to cash in on Toys R Us’ demise

August 31, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

For toy makers, the unexpected liquidation of Toys R Us was a financial calamity and represented the loss of a major partner in the market — the last national dedicated toy chain. For retailers, it’s a huge opportunity for growth, […]


Retail Types, Stores

Dollar General sales surge 10.6%

August 30, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Dollar stores in general, and not just Dollar General, are likely benefiting from the U.S. economy’s strengths and weaknesses. High consumer confidence and other positive economic factors are driving spending for many retailers. But as lower-income consumers struggle, many continue […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Retail Types, Stores

Urban Outfitters cuts lead times by a month

August 30, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

“We believe there is a shift in fashion that is creating demand for newness and variety,” said Hillary Super, president of apparel and accessories at Anthropologie Group on the company’s May first quarter earnings call. The fashion group’s primary customers, […]


Retail Types, Stores

American Eagle plans 50 to 80 new Aerie stores

August 29, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

American Eagle CEO Jay Schottenstein on Wednesday morning told analysts on a conference call that store revamps for flagship and Aerie lingerie stores are paying off, with higher customer conversions, transactions and traffic, including at malls. “Comp sales were significantly […]