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Avenue Stores Shutters Its Brick and Mortar Business

August 15, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Plus-size women’s apparel retailer Avenue Stores is closing all of its 222 stores. Closing sales now underway at its stores, which are located across 33 states, and are being conducted by a joint venture consisting of Gordon Brothers and Hilco […]


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Macy’s debuts second-hand apparel sales with ThredUp

August 14, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

With this tie-up, Macy’s is aligning with one of the best growing segments in apparel retail. Transactions for used apparel rose a whopping 254% over the past two years at B-Stock, a B2B marketplace for returned and excess apparel, according […]


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Kohl’s to partner with emerging brands

August 13, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Kohl’s has forged some partnerships of varying strengths. The discount department store has special sections dedicated to the likes of Nike and Under Armour, has tied up with millennial favorite Popsugar and is bringing in Planet Fitness and WW (previously […]


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CVS handily beats estimates, hikes 2019 forecast

August 8, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

CVS had a strong start to this year following the healthcare giant’s mediocre financial performance last year amid pricing pressures. The tailwinds helping CVS in the first quarter kept blowing in the second, with operating income of $3.3 billion — […]


Customer Experience, E-commerce, Point of Purchase, Retail Trends, Retail Types, Stores

Amazon Prime members more likely to make in-store purchases

August 6, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Though consumers are using digital tools to make purchasing decisions, they continue to shop offline. DMI’s research appears to illustrate that consumers will use artificial intelligence tools, mobile technology and Amazon’s search engine to find new products, but ultimately they […]


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Gen Z to shop in-store for the holidays

August 1, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Shopkick’s research indicates that consumers will continue to do the majority of their holiday shopping in-store, a consumer habit retailers saw last year, too. But the survey findings also show that more shoppers are relying on their phones to find […]


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Why are fashion supply chains so wasteful?

August 1, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Camille Diane Tagle spent the first decade of her career designing for brands across the fashion spectrum, from the highest luxury to mass market. The amount of waste her operations alone generated was enough to make her question her career […]


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Customer Spotlight: 100 Years of Service From Kaehler Luggage

July 19, 2019

Via: Lightspeed POS

Turning 100 years old in 2020, Chicago-based luxury luggage brand Kaehler Luggage knows a thing or two about maintaining their business. Current business owner Buzz Taylor has worked every aspect of the business, preceded by his father and his grandfather, […]


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Tru Kids, b8ta to open 2 Toys R Us stores in time for the holidays

July 18, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

On a much smaller scale, the new Toys R Us offers toymakers what they perhaps miss most in the market after the retailer collapsed in bankruptcy last year: a year-round showroom for toys and a place to test new products. […]


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Ikea to close only US factory, cut 300 jobs

July 16, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Ikea’s announcement to end production at its Danville, Virginia, Ikea Industry unit comes after the furniture retailer previously said it would cut 7,500 jobs in a restructuring effort. The job cuts announced in November, however, were mainly toward communication, human […]