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Retail Types, Stores

Retailers pledge to address racial profiling, unfair treatment of store customers

May 18, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

The concept of “shopkeeper’s privilege,” which is codified in many state laws, has long granted retailers leeway in detaining customers they “reasonably” suspect of stealing. The pervasiveness of racism in wider society means that leeway often translates to unfair treatment […]


Retail Types, Stores

Google opens second retail store

May 17, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

Google wants its Brooklyn store to be a place where shoppers “kick back and relax” on its couches and try out its products. Heeding feedback from its Chelsea store customers, the company said it decided to also add support services, […]


Retail Types, Stores

Walmart’s profits take a hit as fuel spikes and consumers react to inflation

May 17, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart Chief Financial Officer Brett Biggs called Q1 “one of the most challenging periods yet” in a disruptive environment marked by inflation and supply chain challenges. For the year, the retailer now expects a small decline in operating income compared […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

3 Ways Subscriptions Will Help You Thrive in the E-Commerce Era, and How to Get Started

May 17, 2022

Via: RIS News

The past two years have marked a tipping point in modern commerce. Suddenly, retail businesses have found themselves struggling to keep up with a dramatic spike in demand as ecommerce sales skyrocketed. Subscription E-Commerce: Not a Passing Fad But is […]


Retail Types, Stores

Walmart Underpins a New Era Of Work Management

May 16, 2022

Via: RIS News

Walmart Inc. is fostering cross-functional collaboration and standardizing organizational processes to drive efficiencies and a positive work culture. To do this deeper into the company, the retailer has expanded its Wrike work management platform instance outside of Walmart Canada. It […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Instagram Stories 360: Everything a Small Business Owner Needs to Know

May 13, 2022

Via: Lightspeed POS

People either love or hate Instagram stories. But no matter what your feelings are about them, IG stories can be an indispensable tool when it comes to social media strategizing for your small business. A quick look at stats on […]


Retail Types, Stores

Dollar Tree taps former Dollar General execs for help with supply chain, merchandising

May 12, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

Flanigan and Gatta join Dollar Tree’s new executive chair, Richard Dreiling, as the Dollar General veterans now helping to steer Dollar Tree in its transformation efforts. Dreiling ran Dollar General as CEO from 2008 to 2015, when he retired. During […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Zara to begin charging for online returns

May 11, 2022

Via: Charged

Zara has started charging customers to return products they have purchased online. Since the beginning of May, Zara customers have been charged £1.95 to return items, with the fee deducted from their total refund, according to The Industry.Fashion. However, items […]


Retail Types, Stores

Is inflation the true cause of recent supermarket closures?

May 10, 2022

Via: RetailWire

Some big name grocers have been closing store locations against the backdrop of record-breaking inflation. Walmart closed three under-performing locations in April, in Louisville, Cincinnati and Bellevue, Washington, with plans to close two more soon, according to Eat This, Not […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Ikea to spend $3bn to make ecommerce purchases easier

May 10, 2022

Via: Charged

Ikea has vowed to spend $3 billion to make ecommerce purchases easier for customers. The investment will help the furniture retailer open new locations in cities across Europe and North America, as well as retrofitting existing stores to better fulfil […]