Tag: financial

Retail Types, Stores

Target plans $5B investment in operations, including 30 new stores

March 2, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

Target’s leadership has enjoyed something of an I-told-you-so moment this week, if not the past two years. The retailer has dumped billions of dollars into its business, including in its stores, before investing in brick-and-mortar became cool again. Its most […]

News & Trends

How money shapes retail

December 8, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

In early 2020, Retail Dive launched what was supposed to be an extended series of stories that looked at how financial interests and players had shaped the industry as well as the fates of individual companies. We published the first […]


Does China Have a “Stranglehold” on Pacific Rim Shipping?

February 3, 2016

Via: SCMR Editorial

While it’s unlikely to pull the U.S. economy into recession, China has severely rattled global financial markets again. According to Nariman Behravesh, chief economist at IHS Global Insight, the recent China-induced financial volatility is the result of a “nasty cocktail” […]

News & Trends, Others

Report: Online-only strategy ultimately unsustainable for most retailers

January 13, 2016

Via: Chain Store Age

A new study links retailers’ success to an omnichannel strategy that includes physical stores. According to the report, by L2 and titled “Death of Pureplay Retail,” online-only retailers are at a disadvantage due to high costs for marketing and shipping, […]