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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 […]


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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, […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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The Retail Inventory Method: A How-To Guide

May 4, 2022

Via: Lightspeed POS

When you run a store, it’s critical to keep a finger on the pulse of your business. Paying attention to metrics like inventory value can reveal a lot about the state of your company’s finances and its operational efficiency. Although […]


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Inside the Store: Amazon Go’s new suburban format

April 27, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

After four years spent aiming its cashierless stores at densely populated urban markets, Amazon Go wants to see if it can woo the commuters and on-the-go families of suburbia. On Tuesday, the brand known for pioneering Just Walk Out technology […]


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How Amazon has eliminated friction at checkout

April 27, 2022

Via: Charged

Friction is one of retail’s biggest pain points, whether its for an ecommerce site or a bricks-and-mortar establishment, the less friction points for the customer, the higher percentage of conversion for the retailer. Checkout friction is one of the largest […]


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Meta to open its first retail store

April 26, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

The abstraction of the metaverse remains amorphous, but Meta hopes to promote technologies and demonstrate the metaverse’s potential with its store. “The Meta Store is going to help people make that connection to how our products can be the gateway […]