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E-commerce, Retail Types, Stores

Best Buy tops estimates on strong online sales, but shares fall on lack of holiday forecast

November 24, 2020

Via: CNBC

Best Buy’s third-quarter earnings soared past Wall Street’s expectations, but shares dropped Tuesday as the retailer warned of headwinds from higher shipping costs, inventory challenges and lower-margin holiday sales. The retailer declined to provide an outlook for the fourth quarter […]


E-commerce, Retail Types, Suppliers

Amazon urging shoppers to collect their orders in-store as its delivery network is pushed to limit

November 24, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon is urging shoppers to click & collect their online orders from its physical stores as it tries to ease the pressure on its delivery operations this Christmas period. In signs the ecommerce giant expects its logistics network to be […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Retail Types, Stores

Walgreens: When Covid-19 Vaccines Are Available You Can ‘Count On Us’

November 23, 2020

Via: Forbes

Walgreens is the latest drugstore giant to promise its customers access to Covid-19 vaccines once available as large chains and independent pharmacies prepare to do their part to address the pandemic. Drugstore chains are beginning to ramp up marketing of […]


Retail Types, Stores

Kohl’s Looks To A Future With Many Changes

November 23, 2020

Via: Forbes

Kohl’s management is gearing up for the holiday season after concluding a third quarter that was above expectations in both sales and earnings. Management indicated that back to school sales in August were weak and sales were disappointing. However, sales […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon to delay Black Friday in France as it bows to pressure from independent retailers

November 23, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon has announced plans to delay its Black Friday sales event in France to allow smaller independent retailers struggling during lockdown the chance to compete. The ecommerce giant, alongside other leading French retailers like Carrefour, will now not launch any […]


Retail Types, Stores

Walmart Opens Healthcare Centers In Chicago Neighborhoods Marred By Riots

November 20, 2020

Via: Forbes

Walmart is opening two new “Walmart Health” centers in Chicago neighborhoods marred earlier this year by rioting and unrest triggered by police brutality as part of a “renewed commitment to a city that has been through a lot,” the giant […]


Retail Types, Stores

Macy’s same-store sales drop more than 20%, as Covid threatens holidays

November 19, 2020

Via: CNBC

Macy’s on Thursday reported a quarterly same-store sales decline of more than 20%, as consumers cut back their spending on clothes and accessories at America’s department stores during the coronavirus pandemic. The results, which come a week ahead of key […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon sellers fined and forced to refund customers $23,000 after price gouging hand sanitiser

November 19, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon has come under fire after three of its sellers were charged with price gouging hand sanitiser by New York’s attorney general. Three third-party sellers have been fined more than $52,000 in penalties and forced to refund customers nearly $23,000 […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Retail Types, Stores

Target crushes estimates as retailer uses new shopper habits to gain market share

November 18, 2020

Via: CNBC

Target on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings that easily outpaced analysts’ estimates as the discount retailer won market share by turning shoppers’ pandemic habits into lasting gains. The company said it grabbed market share across all of its core categories, […]


Retail Types, Stores

Lowe’s shares tumble as earnings fall short despite robust sales gains

November 18, 2020

Via: CNBC

Lowe’s shares fell Wednesday after the home improvement retailer reported third-quarter earnings and a profit outlook slightly short of estimates, weighed down by higher labor costs and investments in its e-commerce business. Its same-store sales surged more than 30%, including […]