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Home Depot to hire 1,000 workers, expand distribution in metro Atlanta
CNBC
Online grocery sales ‘soaring’ in the Middle East
AP News
Microsoft seeks to buy US arm of TikTok
REUTERS
Tailored Brands files for bankruptcy as pandemic hammers sales
CNBC
EBay partners with NBA’s ‘Sneaker King’ P.J. Tucker
Reuters
Amazon expands workforce in Ireland to 5,000
CNBC
Target to close for Thanksgiving
CNBC
Hasbro revenue falls 29% as store closures
Reuters
M&S to shed 950 jobs in latest blow to UK retail sector
CNBC
Walmart to spend $428 million on new round of worker bonuses
CNBC
Aldi to open more than 70 stores by end of year
CNBC
DoorDash partners with Walgreens
CNBC
Lowe’s looks to help rural small businesses
CNBC
J.C. Penney announces plan to cut 1,000 jobs
CNBC
Walmart, Kroger will require customers to wear masks
CNBC
Bed Bath & Beyond to close 200 stores over 2 years
Reuters
British retail to lose further 5,000 jobs
CNBC
Starbucks will require customers wear facial coverings
Chicago Tribune
Crate & Barrel CEO Neela Montgomery to exit company
CNBC
McDonald’s is halting its U.S. reopening plans as coronavirus cases spike
CNBC
Pizza Hut’s largest U.S. franchisee files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
CNBC
Beyond Meat enters grocery stores in mainland China
CNBC
Resale market expected to be valued at $64 billion in 5 years
Reuters
U.S. grocer Albertsons expects IPO to raise up to $1.3 billion
CNBC
Alibaba and JD.com handle a record $136.51 billion in sales during major Chinese shopping event
CNBC
Kroger stuns with 92% e-commerce gain
CNBC
McDonald’s to hire 260,000 workers as it reopens U.S. dining rooms
CNN
Supreme Court says federal law protects LGBTQ workers from discrimination
CNBC
Starbucks to allow baristas to wear Black Lives Matter attire
Walmart
Walmart’s Mexico business set to absorb two internal units
CNBC
Taco Bell same-store sales decline as chain loses breakfast and late-night customers
CNBC
Starbucks says it lost $3 billion in revenue in latest quarter
CNBC
Michaels surges a record 58% on a JPMorgan upgrade
Reuters
South Korean court denies arrest warrant request for Samsung heir
CNBC
Dunkin’ plans to hire 25,000 workers
CNBC
JC Penney announces 154 stores set to close this summer.
Reuters
German retail sales fall far less than expected in April
CNBC
JC Penney to kick off store closing sales in June
CNBC
CVS Pharmacy partners with Nuro to test self-driving vehicle prescription delivery
CNBC
Abercrombie & Fitch sales fall 34%
CNBC
Walmart strikes deal with thredUP
CNBC
Consumer confidence for May rises to 86.6
Reuters
India’s Reliance launches JioMart online grocery service
Reuters
France’s Le Maire in favour of delaying summer sales
CNBC
Niche online brands are surging
CNBC
Target saw strength in April across entire portfolio
CNBC
Victoria’s Secret parent L Brands sales tumble 37%
CNBC
Pier 1 plans to wind down its business after not finding a buyer
CNBC
JC Penney plans to spin its properties into separate real estate company
CNBC
10% of retail demand might be lost forever
CNBC
JC Penney in talks for $450 million loan
Reuters
Neiman Marcus creditor calls for deal with Saks Fifth Avenue
CNBC
Under Armour sales plummet 23%
NBC
Kroger to eliminate ‘hero pay’
CNBC
Neiman Marcus files for bankruptcy
Reuters
Lord & Taylor to liquidate its stores as soon as they reopen
CNBC
Untuckit taps real estate restructuring firm to renegotiate deals
Learnbonds
Amazon Had 4bn Visitors in March, more than eBay, Apple, Walmart, Rakuten Combined
Reuters
Tesla retail investors appear unfazed by virus impact
Reuters
Amazon’s foreign websites named in U.S. piracy and counterfeiting repor
CNBC
Taco Bell owner’s same-store sales drop 7% in first three months of year
CNBC
Best Buy will start to reopen to customers with appointments
Tech Crunch
Instacart plans to hire 250,000 more shoppers
CNBC
Germans aren’t shopping despite stores being open
CNBC
Gap stops paying rents, warns it might not have enough cash for operations
USA Today
Walmart and Nextdoor team up with new ‘Neighbors Helping Neighbors’ program
CNBC
Starbucks to debut Beyond Meat products in China
CNBC
Walmart executive picked as eBay’s new CEO
Reuters
Neiman Marcus advances bankruptcy preparations
Dallas Morning News
Container Store closes its locations, switches to curbside only
CNBC
CVS launches drive-thru rapid testing in Rhode Island and Georgia
Reuters
Macy’s to furlough most of 130,000 employees
CNBC
Yum Brands suspends $2 billion buyback program
CNBC
Target CEO withdraws forecast
The Seattle Times
Amazon grocery delivery system overloaded
Glossier
Temporary Glossier Retail Closure for COVID-19
CNN
Google has asked all of its North America employees to work from home
USA Today
CVS to deliver medications to customers for free
Don’t miss the Toronto Retail Innovation Lab – March 9th
NPR
Jeff Bezos Pledges $10 Billion To Fight Climate Change
Bloomberg
Judge to approve Forever 21 sale that ends founders’ control
CNBC
Gucci parent Kering closes half of China stores, takes sales hit from coronavirus
CNBC
Kohl’s to lay off 250 workers as part of restructuring
CNBC
Macy’s says it will grow 4 of its private brands to $1 billion
CNBC
Forever 21 reaches $81 million deal to sell its retail business
WSJ
J.Crew Hires Former Victoria’s Secret Executive as CEO
Business Wire
Payless ShoeSource Emerges From Bankruptcy With New Executive Team
CNBC
Adidas is banking on Beyonce for growth with Ivy Park athletic wear line debut
Yahoo! Finance
VTEX Achieves AWS Retail Competency Status for its Innovative Commerce Offering
CNBC
Michaels shares surge 32% after company names Walmart executive as new CEO
CNBC
Lowe’s to hire 53,000 people this spring
CNBC
Bed Bath & Beyond shares jump on real estate deal
CNBC
Bonobos founder Andy Dunn to depart Walmart in 2020
CNBC
Peloton shares slip more than 5%
CNBC
Walmart to trial driverless grocery deliveries
Bloomberg
H&M is testing out a clothing rental service
CNBC
LVMH to acquire Tiffany for $16.3 billion
CNBC
Target shares surge after company crushes earnings
CNBC
Home Depot cuts 2019 forecast after sales miss
CNBC
Warby Parker launches first brand of daily contacts
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