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In-Store Media, Retail Types, Stores, Tech

Walmart wins patent for in-store audio monitoring

July 16, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart describes a pretty specific potential application for this technology, and it hints at a couple more. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that Walmart will build out a system that monitors in-store audio. If the company were to go that […]


Retail Types, Stores

Sears slashes another 200 corporate jobs

July 12, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Sears over the years has proven adept at finding cost cuts and liquidity apparently hiding under the rug as it moves to stem losses and even post the occasional positive profit. Various financial moves — including borrowing from Lampert’s hedge […]


FMCG products, Retail Types, Suppliers

Postmates raises last-mile stakes by adding 100 more cities

July 12, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

This huge expansion makes Postmates delivery services available to almost half of the U.S. population — a big step in its efforts to scale. The company says it makes millions of deliveries a month and generates over $1 billion in […]


Retail Types, Stores

Target expands Drive Up to 200 more stores

July 11, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon helped set consumer expectations for immediate-as-possible delivery of online orders, but physical retailers and mass merchants have started using their stores to their benefit on that front. Having so many stores is an advantage at a time when click-and-collect […]


Retail Types, Stores

Grocery giant Kroger tries on a new outfit with apparel line

July 10, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

As competition between supermarkets intensifies and grocers feel threatened by Amazon, retailers are looking for new ways to attract customers. Kroger, which is arguably under more pressure than any major chain, has turned to restaurants, meal kits and online shopping, […]


Retail Types, Stores

Lawmakers want answers in the death of Toys R Us

July 9, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Scrutiny of private equity ownership is increasing as the ranks of private-equity owned retailers filing for bankruptcy increases. In a January paper published with the American Bankruptcy Institute, Chuck Carroll and John Yozzo of FTI Consulting found that two thirds […]


Retail Types, Stores

Amazon merging marketplace and retail operations

June 27, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon began as a bookseller but soon morphed into a mass merchant with a huge assortment, increasingly bolstered through the years by the third-party sellers on its marketplace. For more than a year, over half of the goods sold through […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Traversing the Roadmap of the Everchanging Grocery Space

June 26, 2018

Via: Retail Info Systems News

As companies such as Amazon begin dabbling in the produce delivery market, or Hannaford participating in the ‘To-Go’ curbside pick-up program, temperature control best practices have become increasingly more vital. Consumer trends and tastes are becoming more diverse and so […]


Retail Types, Stores

22 experiential stores NYC has to offer

June 21, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Whether you’re in Manhattan for pleasure or business, there are dozens of experiential stores to check out. Some double as community hangouts, some serve as learning experiences and some are just for the fun of it. Here are 22 to […]


Retail Types, Stores

Puma names Jay-Z creative director amid revamp

June 21, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Puma seems poised to rise thanks to the fashion emphasis Kering brought to the brand, considering that street styles are increasingly preferred by athletic shoe shoppers. Sneakerheads, with their preference for streetwear, are looming ever larger in sports footwear sales. […]