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Retail Types, Stores

Target deepens NYC presence with Times Square store plans

December 6, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Target’s Time Square store represents a deepening into a market and format that hold a major opportunity for the retailer. The small store has created an inroad for Target into dense, urban markets, which largely remain a frontier for fellow […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Mobile accounted for two-thirds of Black Friday traffic

December 5, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The Bloomreach report confirms the importance of omnichannel marketing to reach consumers wherever they are. The report found a 60% increase in spending via desktop and a 40% increase in spending through mobile from last year. But in terms of […]


Retail Types, Stores

Lululemon could reach Nike-like profits, Cowen analysts say

December 4, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The Cowen analysts call Lululemon a “dual gender brand with unmatched loyalty,” drawing numerous comparisons to Nike. “We view LULU growth, durability and ROIC [return on invested capital] profile as most [similar] to NKE,” the analysts said in the report. […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Cyber Monday 2019: Biggest Online Sales Day in History

December 4, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Cyber Monday once again set sales records, collecting an awe-inspiring $9.4 billion, making it the single biggest digital sales day ever, reports Adobe. Adobe bases its estimate by measuring transactions from 80 of the top 100 U.S. online retailers. The […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Costco’s Thanksgiving Website Crash May Have Cost It Almost $11 Million

December 2, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

On Thursday morning, the Thanksgiving holiday, Costco added a banner to its website alerting shoppers that its website was “experiencing slow response times.” While Costco kept its doors closed Thanksgiving, it had planned to offer its Black Friday deals early […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Cyber Monday poised to net record $9.4B in the US

December 2, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

For years now, Cyber Monday has served to extend the Thanksgiving-Black Friday sales event, and this year the trends observed over the weekend are expected to hold true, if not intensify. That includes the fact that mobile shopping was the […]


Retail Types, Stores

Best Buy’s stores are key to its momentum

November 26, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Best Buy is solidifying its position in a market where analysts see a more wary consumer, thanks in part to its strength as a brick-and-mortar retailer. That is blunting what was seen just a few years ago as a looming […]


Retail Types, Stores

Nordstrom beats the odds

November 22, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Nordstrom in the third quarter strayed from the narrative, underscored in recent days by weak performance from Kohl’s and Macy’s, that department stores are in trouble. The company demonstrated inventory discipline that helped it avoid markdowns, which dogged both Kohl’s […]


Retail Types, Stores

Will Macy’s close more stores?

November 21, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Macy’s was buffeted on all sides in the third-quarter, with e-commerce growth ebbing and its stores in lesser malls under-performing significantly. Executives repeatedly expressed confidence in their “store segmentation strategy,” which entails three individual approaches to growth: one for about […]


Retail Types, Stores

7 major store closure announcements from 2019 and why they matter

November 20, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

By November of this year retail store closures were already nearly 55% higher than during the entirety of 2018. That’s according to advisory firm Coresight Research, which put the number of closures at more than 9,000 as of Nov. 1. […]