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E-commerce, Retail Types, Suppliers

E-commerce deliveries will overrun cities in 1 to 3 years

January 27, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

Urban last-mile deliveries will increase 78% by 2030, according to the report. The WEF argues that since carriers and municipalities have different, sometimes competitive priorities, the best path forward is to build portfolios of solutions that, combined, improve congestion and […]


Retail Types, Stores

Shareholders May Press Walgreens On Buyout At Annual Meeting

January 27, 2020

Via: Forbes

Walgreens Boots Alliance could face questions this week about a potential effort to take the global pharmacy chain private from shareholders when they hold their annual stockholders meeting. Walgreens annual meeting, which will be held Thursday, comes amid speculation that […]


Retail Types, Stores

New York bans cashless stores in major blow to digital retail payments

January 27, 2020

Via: Charged

Cashless retail stores are now officially banned in New York City in a dramatic shift away from digital payments. New York’s city council approved new legislation almost unanimously last week which will see any retailer which doesn’t accept physical currency […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon becomes first company in history to top $200bn valuation

January 24, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon has become the first ever company to see its brand valuation top $200 billion, cementing its place as the world’s most valuable brand for the third year running. The ecommerce giant’s brand valuation jumped 17.5 per cent to a […]


Retail Types, Stores

Will store closures worsen in 2020?

January 23, 2020

Via: RetailWire

After a record number of retail stores were shuttered in 2019, the question for many entering the new year is whether even more will close this year? More than 9,300 stores turned off their lights last year, according to Coresight […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

NY grocer Fairway says no plans to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy

January 22, 2020

Via: CNBC

New York-based grocery chain Fairway Market said Wednesday morning it has no plans to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, following a report that said it was preparing to do so. “Despite reports, Fairway Market has no intention to file for […]


Retail Types, Stores

Walmart Makes Two Chief Officer Appointments

January 20, 2020

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Walmart has appointed Scott McCall its new chief merchandising officer and Dacona Smith, COO of Sam’s Club, will take over as chief operating officer of Walmart U.S., according to an internal company memo cited in reports. McCall is replacing the […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon, Alibaba and Ebay told to tackle counterfeits as China-US trade deal looms

January 17, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon, Alibaba, Ebay and other ecommerce giants have been warned that the upcoming US – China trade deal will dramatically clamp down on counterfeit goods. Peter Navarro, the White House trade advisor told CNBC that a “big part” of the […]


Retail Types, Stores

Bose to shut 119 stores across Europe, US and Australia threatening hundreds of jobs

January 16, 2020

Via: Charged

Bose is set to shut all of its physical stores in Europe, the US, Japan and Australia threatening hundreds of jobs. The audio hardware retailer announced today that it will shut 119 of its physical retail stores in four territories […]


Retail Types, Stores

Target shares plunge as holiday sales miss estimates on weakness in toys and electronics

January 15, 2020

Via: CNBC

Target had been expected to be a standout among retailers for holiday sales, but the big box retailer reported disappointing results Wednesday. Its shares tumbled 7% on the news. Walmart, which hasn’t reported holiday results, also traded lower, down 1.8%. […]