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Retail Types, Stores

Amazon launches private label skincare line

March 20, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

With its penchant for introducing private labels into any category — Amazon is already in batteries, mattresses, pet food and apparel — and with beauty sales among the hottest in retail, it was only a matter of time before the […]


Retail Types, Stores

One-Million-Square-Foot Retail Center Opens at Hudson Yards

March 18, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

New York City’s Hudson Yards neighborhood is officially open to the public. The new development on the city’s far west side features a new five-acre public space; an interactive landmark known as Vessel; and The Shops & Restaurants, a one-million-square-foot […]


Retail Types, Stores

Walmart plans to sell a private-label tablet

March 15, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart may have Apple’s iPad tablet family in its sights with this launch. Though a more likely target may be Amazon, which offers Fire tablets and is already one of Walmart’s chief rivals in e-commerce. Walmart also may be looking […]


Retail Types, Stores

Rite Aid slashes 400 corporate jobs

March 13, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

This monumental shake-up, which is anticipated to be complete by the end of fiscal 2020, will save the company some $55 million each year, Rite Aid said on Tuesday. About $42 million will be realized within fiscal year 2020, as […]


Retail Types, Stores

Sephora to open 35 US stores in 2019

March 11, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Sephora already has a large footprint in the U.S. — the specialty retailer has more than 460 stores in the Americas, as well as 660 locations inside J.C. Penney’s. This most recent expansion, however, proves not only the enduring strength […]


Retail Types, Stores

Home Depot to hire 80K workers with proprietary hiring tech

March 11, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The Home Depot joins several companies developing technology in-house to handle employment-related functions faster and more efficiently. Technology for these big-box retailers can streamline functions that were once time-consuming and burdensome for HR professionals and managers. This tech also frees […]


Others, Retail Types, Stores, Tech

Target’s digital strategy evolves from ‘folding table setup’ to enviable organization

March 8, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The earnings revealed the best traffic and sales since 2005 for the retailer, with digital initiatives at the heart of the growth. Large retailers like Target are having to answer to the demand of digital, home and store to stay […]


Retail Types, Stores

Family Dollar to close nearly 400 stores

March 6, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Dollar Tree’s ambitious announcement last fall to refurbish 1,000 of its Family Dollar locations and to turn 200 of them to Dollar Tree locations signaled a strategy to reposition the company. Today’s announcement of Family Dollar store closures is a […]


Retail Types, Stores

Office Depot teams up with Alibaba

March 5, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

One week after a fourth quarter earnings report showed increasing strength in services amid lower sales of traditional products, Office Depot has entered a partnership that could further recast its image in the market. The retailer had fallen after Amazon […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Is Amazon Launching a New Grocery Chain?

March 4, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Amazon plans to begin opening “dozens of grocery stores” in several major U.S. cities before the year’s end, The Wall Street Journal has reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The move would take the e-commerce bohemoth deeper into food […]