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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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%. […]


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Lululemon names Nike veteran first ever chief brand officer

January 9, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

It’s only a few days into the new year, but January has already been a relatively busy month for Lululemon’s C-suite. In addition to Neuburger’s appointment as the company’s first-ever chief brand officer, the brand loses Chief Operating Officer Stuart […]


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Kohl’s shares tank on dismal holiday sales results, lowered outlook

January 9, 2020

Via: CNBC

Kohl’s said same-store sales during November and December fell 0.2% due to weakness in its core women’s apparel business, leading it to temper expectations for the year. Based on the dismal holiday performance, Kohl’s said in a press release that […]


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Macy’s says it will close 29 stores

January 8, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

A year ago, Macy’s embarked on the store segmentation strategy a spokesperson referred to on Wednesday, which entails flagships (including its Herald Square, New York location), magnet stores (dubbed “Growth 150”) and neighborhood stores — each with its own customer […]


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Walgreens centers strategy on cost cuts

January 8, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

Walgreens is centering a recovery on cost savings, which the company said on Wednesday is on track to yield some $1.8 billion by 2022. But, despite some initiatives including a purchasing tie-up with Kroger and a deal to take FedEx […]