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Walmart Opens First E-Commerce Store in Japan

December 13, 2018

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Walmart has opened its first e-commerce store in Japan. The “Walmart Rakuten Ichiba Store,” on the Rakuten Ichiba Internet shopping mall combines Walmart’s international expertise in delivering high-quality U.S. branded products at great prices and Rakuten’s strengths in online commerce […]


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A look inside Macy’s new retail strategy

December 12, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

NEW YORK — A new in-store strategy at Macy’s is on prominent display at its Herald Square flagship in New York, where both The Market @ Macy’s and b8ta concepts are placed just inside one of the entrances, at the […]


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Amazon to charge third-party sellers for safety violations

December 11, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Products that present potential harm, such as rechargeable batteries, chemicals and aerosol cans, must be packaged correctly and in compliance with federal regulations, or they can cause harm to those that handle them. Related worker safety issues have been in […]


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Ikea to open 1st Manhattan store

December 4, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Ikea is not only shifting its real estate strategy to meet customers where the company believes they will increasingly live but is also adding services to its sales focus. The company’s previous CEO, Peter Agnefjall, had begun to emphasize that […]


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Store Concept of the Year: Nike Live

December 3, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

2018 didn’t exactly start off as Nike’s year. In the spring, the athletics retailer suffered through a tumultuous period punctuated by a mass exodus of top executives, including the Nike brand president, the vice president of footwear and several others. […]


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H&M to offer part-time employee benefits

November 29, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Paid leave has moved mainstream, according to a recent Mercer poll — and even employers of hourly workers are jumping on the paid time off bandwagon. More than 40% of employers surveyed said they offer workers paid parental leave, Mercer […]


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Lost Toys R Us shoppers are going to American Girl, Kmart

November 27, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Much has been made of the fact that several retailers — from major chains like Target, Walmart and Amazon, to local independents — have moved assertively to capture the share in toy sales left by Toys R Us’ departure from […]


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Amazon reports biggest shopping day on Cyber Monday

November 27, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon benefitted from Whole Foods at Thanksgiving this year, and customers keep Alexa busy. The Amazon-owned grocery chain sold a record number of turkeys, and “more customers than ever” had them delivered this year through the company’s AmazonFresh and Prime […]


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Target shares fall after missing earnings estimates

November 21, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Target’s focus on e-commerce fulfillment and store renovations might be driving traffic, but it’s hurting its bottom line. CEO Brian Cornell has faith, however, that it will be able to deliver profitable growth beginning next year, and so do analysts. […]


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Best Buy beats Q3 estimates, raises full year guidance

November 21, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Best Buy has been running on the energy of a strong rebound for a while now, and there was a sense before this earnings report that the retailer’s comeback itself may be running on fumes. Those concerns may be put […]