Category: Retail Types

Retail Types, Stores

Whole Foods shutters ‘365’ store in Washington

October 16, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Whole Foods’ 365 stores are an answer to the likes of Trader Joe’s, Aldi and Lidl — German grocery chains that provide private-label merchandise to keep prices low. It’s an approach that has resonated with many shoppers, in large part […]

FMCG products, Retail Trends, Retail Types

Amazon sells $1.6M in Whole Foods’ private brands

October 2, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Online sales of Whole Foods’ private label items have been more robust than Amazon anticipated. According to reports, the e-commerce giant ran into supply issues after its first week at the helm of the natural and organic grocer, and saw […]

Customer Experience, FMCG products, Point of Puchase, Retail Types

Study: Shoppers keen for element of control over automated grocery

September 25, 2017

Via: Essential Retail News

Automated grocery shopping replenishment, where commodities are automatically delivered to a customer’s home before or as they run out of that item, would be embraced by consumers – but they still want some element of control. That was one of […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, FMCG products, Retail Types

Walmart Wants To Deliver Groceries Straight To Your Fridge While You Watch From Afar

September 22, 2017

Via: Consumerist

Ever wish your refrigerator would just magically restock itself? Walmart hasn’t cracked sorcery yet, but it is testing a grocery delivery service that would bring food right into customers’ homes — while they watch remotely. Going to the store? No […]

Retail Types, Stores

Target in new exclusive partnership—with TV duo

September 13, 2017

Via: Chain Store Age

Target Corp. is launching a new brand with HGTV’s ‘Fixer Upper’ stars Chip and Joanna Gaines, and it’s doing it just in time for the holidays. The retailer announced an exclusive multi-year partnership with Magnolia, the home and lifestyle brand […]

FMCG products, In-Store Media, Retail Types, Tech

Consumers Continue to Choose Physical Over Digital for Groceries

September 11, 2017

Via: Business Wire

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Consumers have a variety of options when it comes to buying groceries, and they continue to choose physical grocery stores to make their purchases. Today, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) released “The State of Grocery Shopping” […]

Retail Types, Stores

KicksUSA rolls out new store concept

September 6, 2017

Via: FierceRetail

Entertainment is taking center stage in a near retail concept by KicksUSA. Two new stores that will open in New York City and Queens in the coming weeks will focus on a highly engaging and entertaining consumer experience. The shoe […]

Retail Types, Stores

Dyson to set up shop in the U.S.

September 1, 2017

Via: Chain Store Age

The British brand best known for its bagless vacuum cleaners, bladeless fans and, most recently, high-tech hair-dryers is expanding its fledgling retail portfolio. Dyson Ltd. will open a “Dyson Demo” store this fall at Yorkdale Shopping Centre in Toronto. Also […]

Retail Types, Stores

Moody’s: Amazon is ‘weakest’ of large retailers

August 31, 2017

Via: Chain Store Age

Amazon isn’t as dominant as is widely believed — at least not according to a new report from Moody’s Investor Services. Yes, the online giant continues to outpace other retailers when it comes to online sales growth, and its stock […]

Retail Types, Stores

Why Verizon Had To Rethink Its Unlimited Strategy

August 29, 2017

Via: Forbes Markets

Last week, Verizon made some changes to its popular unlimited plan, dividing it into three different offerings called Go Unlimited ($75 for the first line), Beyond Unlimited ($85), and Business Unlimited. Unlike the reasonably straightforward $80 plan launched earlier this […]