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Category: Retail Types


E-commerce, FMCG products, Retail Types

Report: Walmart now has more e-grocery shoppers than Instacart

August 16, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart is making major strides in online grocery in part because of its unparalleled brick-and-mortar footprint. The retailer has more existing store locations throughout the U.S. than any other retailer, giving it an advantage when it comes to offering pickup […]


Retail Types, Stores

Avenue Stores Shutters Its Brick and Mortar Business

August 15, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Plus-size women’s apparel retailer Avenue Stores is closing all of its 222 stores. Closing sales now underway at its stores, which are located across 33 states, and are being conducted by a joint venture consisting of Gordon Brothers and Hilco […]


Retail Types, Stores

Macy’s debuts second-hand apparel sales with ThredUp

August 14, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

With this tie-up, Macy’s is aligning with one of the best growing segments in apparel retail. Transactions for used apparel rose a whopping 254% over the past two years at B-Stock, a B2B marketplace for returned and excess apparel, according […]


Retail Types, Stores

Kohl’s to partner with emerging brands

August 13, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Kohl’s has forged some partnerships of varying strengths. The discount department store has special sections dedicated to the likes of Nike and Under Armour, has tied up with millennial favorite Popsugar and is bringing in Planet Fitness and WW (previously […]


Retail Types, Stores

CVS handily beats estimates, hikes 2019 forecast

August 8, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

CVS had a strong start to this year following the healthcare giant’s mediocre financial performance last year amid pricing pressures. The tailwinds helping CVS in the first quarter kept blowing in the second, with operating income of $3.3 billion — […]


Customer Experience, E-commerce, Point of Purchase, Retail Trends, Retail Types, Stores

Amazon Prime members more likely to make in-store purchases

August 6, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Though consumers are using digital tools to make purchasing decisions, they continue to shop offline. DMI’s research appears to illustrate that consumers will use artificial intelligence tools, mobile technology and Amazon’s search engine to find new products, but ultimately they […]


Retail Types, Stores

Gen Z to shop in-store for the holidays

August 1, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Shopkick’s research indicates that consumers will continue to do the majority of their holiday shopping in-store, a consumer habit retailers saw last year, too. But the survey findings also show that more shoppers are relying on their phones to find […]


Retail Types, Stores

Why are fashion supply chains so wasteful?

August 1, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Camille Diane Tagle spent the first decade of her career designing for brands across the fashion spectrum, from the highest luxury to mass market. The amount of waste her operations alone generated was enough to make her question her career […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon adds styling service to Prime Wardrobe

July 30, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Stitch Fix, or at least its stock, has been dogged by Amazon since the e-commerce giant first tested Prime Wardrobe in June 2017, just months ahead of Stitch Fix’s initial public offering. Box services, subscriptions and try-before-you-buy services abound in […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon profits miss as expenses surge

July 26, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon on Thursday said that its move to speed up Prime delivery to one day is costing a bit more than the $800 million they’d predicted last quarter. “That number’s probably going to come out north of a billion dollars,” […]