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E-commerce, Retail Types

8 things to know about Prime Day 2019

July 9, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon last month announced that its fifth annual 2019 Prime Day will run on July 15 and 16 and will last 48 hours, the longest yet. Last year, the event was hampered by glitches that stymied shoppers from exploring the […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Whole Foods Gets In On Prime Day Madness

July 8, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Whole Foods is joining forces with parent company Amazon to help ensure Prime Day 2019 breaks lofty sales records again. Prime members who spend $10 at Whole Foods Market in store or on Prime Now will receive a $10 credit […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Retail group urges antitrust scrutiny of Amazon, Google

July 5, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Competition enforcement in the U.S. has long been kind to technology companies, where small, early leads can turn into vast market dominance in just a few years, as seen with Facebook in social media, Google in search and Amazon in […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Recode: Walmart faces $1B e-commerce loss, may sell ModCloth

July 3, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart’s e-commerce growth has been one of the key stories that media and investors have focused on since the company purchased Jet (and through the acquisition brought Lore into the fold), with the aim of hedging against Amazon’s explosive retail […]


Retail Types, Stores

UBS: Nordstrom is a ‘no-growth retailer’

July 3, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Nordstrom is one of the most innovative department stores in the U.S., and its troubles don’t bode well for the entire segment. “You need only look at something like Nordstrom’s Local as an example of one of the few remaining […]


Retail Types, Stores

Macy’s accused of racial discrimination on the basis of criminal history

July 2, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Employers that ignore applicants with criminal records may be violating Title VII and U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission standards, according to experts at a recent Society for Human Resource Management Employment Law & Legislative Conference. Additionally, ban-the-box laws, which make […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Alibaba launches English-language site to lure brands

June 28, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Despite the tough trade talks between the U.S. and China, the introduction of tariffs and the anxiety global companies are experiencing, Alibaba continues to carry on its efforts to bring more international businesses onto the platform. Though both the U.S. […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

H&M plans fewer new stores in hard e-commerce push

June 27, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The Swedish fast-fashion retailer closed out its first half of the year on firmer footing, having plowed through the inventory piles that had previously forced debilitating price slashing. H&M on Thursday said it calculates that in the current quarter, the […]


Retail Types, Stores

Walgreens retail falters on lower tobacco sales

June 27, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

While Walgreens resisted following CVS Health’s move to nix tobacco sales in order to underscore its move to a healthcare focus, even when shareholders urged it to, the drugstore retailer is now slowly de-emphasizing those sales. On a conference call […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Target and eBay to Compete With Amazon Prime Day, Will You?

June 26, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Amazon revealed this year’s dates for its annual Amazon Prime Day extravaganza, expaning the event to two full days. Without missing a beat, Target and eBay then announced competing sales. Amazon Prime Day will take place July 15-16, beginning at […]