Category: Stores

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Discount retailer outperforms in Q2

August 28, 2017

Via: Chain Store Age

Big Lots topped Street estimates in its second quarter as shoppers continue to seek out bargains. Net income rose 28.2 % to $29.1 million, or $0.67 per diluted share, in the quarter ended July 29, 2017, from adjusted income of […]

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Disappointing Q2 for Lowe’s; to boost store employee hours

August 24, 2017

Via: Chain Store Age

It was another disappointing quarter for Lowe’s Cos., which on Wednesday reported lower-than-expected adjusted earnings and revenue and gave notice of slower growth in profit margin for the second half. The home improvement company reported that its revenue rose 6.8% […]

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B&G Foods to Acquire Back to Nature Foods Company

August 21, 2017

Via: Business Wire

PARSIPPANY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Back to Nature Foods Company, LLC a leader in the better-for-you snack foods category, from Brynwood Partners VI L.P., Mondelēz International and certain […]

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TJX to open 260 stores this year

August 17, 2017

Via: Chain Store Age

Off-price powerhouse TJX Companies still seems plenty of room for store expansion — particularly in the home good sector. The retailer, which reported strong second quarter results on Tuesday, has more than 3,800 stores worldwide and will open 260 new […]