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E-commerce, Retail Types

Walmart posts 41% online sales growth but hunts for margins

November 14, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Once again, the largest growth number at Walmart was its e-commerce sales. In prepared commentary, CEO Doug McMillon addressed the company’s booming digital business while also hinting at its shortcomings thus far. “We’re making progress on many fronts, but we […]


Retail Trends

How E-Cigarette Regulations Are Affecting Retailers

November 14, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

Vaping and e-cigarette resellers are all on edge with the deaths and illnesses that have reportedly been linked to them. Walgreens, Walmart, Kroger and Rite Aid are only some of the retailers that have decided to pull these products from […]


Retail Trends

Welcome back, Toys R Us. Your market is tougher than ever

October 28, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

What happens to a retail category when its largest retail specialist disappears? Toys offers perhaps the clearest answer to that question. This year’s holiday sales season marks the second without the big box version of Toys R Us. It could […]


Retail Trends

26 Big Retailers Expected to Grow This Year

October 25, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

While reports of closing retail stores continue to rock headlines, stable food sellers and drugstores, like Costco Wholesale and Walmart, along with some retailers of discretionary items, such as Ulta Beauty, are growing. In fact, of the 31 retailers in […]


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 […]