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Report: Walmart brings website ad sales in-house

February 21, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart bringing its online ad sales in-house is the latest move for the company in its ongoing competition with Amazon, which also brought its media sales in-house in recent years and has seen that business expand significantly. Selling ads targeting […]


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Walmart e-commerce sales grow 43%

February 19, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Despite worrying holiday metrics recently reported by the Census Bureau, Walmart didn’t have a problem driving customers to its stores or website. CEO Doug McMillon said the company’s positive report is thanks in part to a favorable economic environment, as […]


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Amazon Exclusive brands now outnumber its private labels

February 19, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon has been developing private label offerings across a variety of product categories for a while now, but more recently has appeared to ramp up its efforts to recruit Amazon Exclusives partners. Gartner suggested that this is a trend worth […]


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Is This the End for Payless?

February 15, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Payless ShoeSource plans to close all of its approximately 2,300 stores when it files for bankruptcy later this month, according to Reuters. Payless had been trying unsuccessfully to find a buyer. After no such deal could be clinched, the Topeka, […]


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Barron’s names Best Buy most sustainable company

February 12, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Sustainability has been on Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly’s mind since he was young, when his parents took him to the Alps and he saw the glaciers were already receding, according to the Barron’s report. “Sustainability is embedded in everything […]


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Raspberry Pi opens first experiential retail store

February 11, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Experiential stores are no longer just for the biggest names in retail. In recent years, the sector has witnessed Apple’s expansion of stores designed as gathering places that offer a wide array of programs that focus on consumer education and […]


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Rebag to open 30 brick-and-mortar stores

February 8, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Resale taps into the treasure- and bargain-hunting penchant that also drives off-price retail, and like off-price, the market is proving to be both popular and enduring. Rebag joins The RealReal in confining itself to the luxury side, though it also […]


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Shopko announces 139 more store closures

February 8, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

A fuller picture of the scale and impact of Shopko’s bankruptcy plan has emerged recently as the company announced spates of store closures. In December 2018, Shopko revealed it would close 39 stores and a few days later refuted rumors […]


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What will Sears look like on the other side of bankruptcy?

February 6, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

A bankruptcy filing from one of the most iconic U.S. retailers was bound to be unique. But the series of events that have played out over the last several months have resulted in polarizing perceptions of what the future holds […]


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Federal pension agency sues Sears to take over pensions

February 4, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The fate of pensions for retired Sears employees has been hanging in limbo ever since the iconic retailer filed for bankruptcy in October. When it became clear that Sears could not pay down its two pension plays, the pension agency […]