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Retail Types, Stores

Walmart to shell out $5.2M for failing to accommodate worker with disability

October 17, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

This is not the first time EEOC has alleged Walmart’s failure to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In August, the store paid $100,000 to settle EEOC’s claims it refused to provide accommodations to two deaf employees working […]


Others, Tech

Walmart relaunches online toy ‘lab’

October 16, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

With the big box version of Toys R Us gone, the fight among the big players for holiday toy market share is heating up this season. This year so far Walmart has announced a 25% increase in toy exclusives in […]


Retail Trends

6 ways retailers can win the holidays

October 14, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Even though it’s October, the holiday season is already in full swing. The importance of retail’s performance in the coming months can determine a company’s trajectory in a year where the industry has taken some big punches. Retailers have closed […]


Retail Trends

Retailers spent 6% less on holiday ads in 2018

October 11, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

It’s easy to see why retailers are spending more of their money on digital and social media ads. After all, a recent PwC report found that more than half of holiday shoppers will make their purchases online for the holidays. […]


Retail Trends

Are retailers doomed for more outages this holiday season?

October 3, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

With retailers gearing up for another holiday season, now is not the time to experience tech outages. Target, however, experienced one last week. The temporary outage affected the mass merchant’s store registers, mobile app and website, CNBC reported. In June, […]


E-commerce, Retail Types, Suppliers

Amazon’s inventory value up 25% as it begins next-day shipping

September 12, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon has already seen some hiccups in its promise of next-day delivery. Many customers complained of later-than-expected shipping times during Prime Day this summer, an early test of the retailer’s delivery promises. But Amazon has learned a lot from Prime […]


E-commerce, Retail Types, Stores

Walmart, Target could lose holiday customers to Amazon

September 4, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Coresight’s survey findings echo previous research indicating that consumers will continue shopping in-stores. A 2019 Shopkick survey found that 55% of Gen Z shoppers will do most of their shopping in-store, and 54% of Boomers will do the same. For […]


Suppliers

Amazon vs. Walmart: Who Will Control the Future of Shipping?

August 28, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Retailers are sparing no expense in the race toward faster shipping. Amazon has invested more than $800 million in one-day delivery for Prime members. Meanwhile, Walmart is following suit with free, one-day shipping that could be available to three-fourths of […]


E-commerce, FMCG products, Retail Types

Report: Walmart now has more e-grocery shoppers than Instacart

August 16, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart is making major strides in online grocery in part because of its unparalleled brick-and-mortar footprint. The retailer has more existing store locations throughout the U.S. than any other retailer, giving it an advantage when it comes to offering pickup […]


Retail Trends

Toy and Game Trends for the Holidays

August 13, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

While consumers are on vacation and enjoying their summer breaks at the beach with friends and family, retailers everywhere are already starting to think about holiday readiness. Toys R’ Us has announced they will re-open a few stores this coming […]