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Retail Types, Stores

Walmart announces predictive scheduling for all US stores

November 14, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart workers are enjoying the advantages of predictive scheduling thanks to their employer, but many more hourly employees may reap its benefits courtesy of the law. So far, legislation requiring that certain employers use predictive scheduling exists in one state, […]


Retail Types, Stores

The Home Depot shrugs off housing slump

November 13, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

The home improvement retailer managed to put even more daylight between itself and rivals in the sector, despite a slowdown in the U.S. housing market. Despite the housing pullback, a strong economy bodes well for The Home Depot. “From our […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Report: Walmart favored over Amazon among online grocery shoppers

November 8, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart and Amazon have been in a fierce battle over grocery dollars this year, showing just how much the omnichannel experience has evolved as a brick-and-mortar giant challenges an e-commerce behemoth. Last year, Retail Feedback Group found that Amazon was […]


Retail Types, Stores

Sears’ past deals with ex-CEO come under fire in Ch. 11

November 7, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Just as few in the retail world are surprised to see Sears in bankruptcy court, few will likely be surprised to learn that Lampert’s complicated financial relationship with Sears could be the subject of litigation in Chapter 11. It’s worth […]


Retail Types, Stores

Destination Maternity to close 117 stores amid turnaround

November 6, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Ryan recently inked a new three-year contract to stay on as the CEO of the troubled maternity business. That leaves her to pick up the pieces at a retailer that has experienced significant turmoil in its C-suite and on its […]


Retail Types, Stores

Reports: Amazon to split HQ2 between NYC, Northern Virginia

November 6, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Just days after word spread that three cities were in “late-stage” talks to win the much-anticipated HQ2, this latest news has sent shockwaves, and has already led some media outlets to declare the months-long process to pick a second headquarters […]


Retail Types, Stores

Lowe’s to shutter 51 stores in North America

November 5, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

New CEO Marvin Ellison, who arrived in May from J.C. Penney, appears to be taking charge at Lowe’s by shaking up his leadership team at a time when competition is heating up with rival The Home Depot. Lowe’s in August […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Is Amazon Go creating competition for grocers?

November 1, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

While Amazon Go is showing significant early success, inMarket suggests that the store concept is not necessarily a threat to grocers. The firm says this is partially because shoppers are treating Amazon Go as more of a convenience store or […]


Retail Types, Stores

Amazon 4-star opens 2nd store

November 1, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

As in New York, Amazon has adapted its latest brick-and-mortar retail concept to a store’s local area, but the company likely has further to go as a merchandiser. The haphazard nature of the assortment stems from the very approach: Many […]


Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Amazon Go is attracting return shoppers, long visits

October 31, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

From the opening of its first Amazon Go store in January 2018 to the opening of its most recent stores in San Francisco and Chicago, Amazon has kept quiet on the stores’ shopping data. InMarket’s study at least provides a […]