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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
CNBC
Alibaba breaks Singles Day record of more than $30 billion
Tech Crunch
Walmart Grocery now offers curbside alcohol pickup
CNBC
Starbucks to open its first mobile pick-up store
Politico
Dick’s Sporting Goods CEO tests presidential bid
Reuters
Barneys to Sell Assets to Authentic Brands
CNBC
Gymboree to Stage 2020 Comeback
WBJ
Amazon inks deal for retail store in D.C.
CNBC
Barneys finds $220 million bidder
CNBC
Target will power Toys R Us’ new website
CNBC
Budweiser Seeks Growth in China
WSJ
Amazon’s grocery-store plan moves ahead
CNBC
Kroger to lay off hundreds
CNBC
Apple will make the new Mac Pro in Austin
Reuters
Amazon Web Services creates 500 jobs in Germany
CNBC
J. Crew’s Madewell brand files to go public
CNBC
Department store stocks fall amid rising oil prices
CNBC
Walmart to expand unlimited grocery delivery service
FORTUNE
UPS to hire 100,000 for seasonal work
CNBC
Wendy’s to expand its breakfast program
CNN
Starbucks to open world’s largest location
Bloomberg
Apple plans return of Touch ID
CNBC
Hurricane Dorian to cost retailers $1.5 billion
CNBC
Tapestry appoints Jide Zeitlin as CEO
CNN
Le Tote to acquire Lord & Taylor
CNN
Costco opens first store in China
NBC
Johnson & Johnson must pay for role in opioid crisis
CNBC
Cole Haan prepares for IPO
CNBC
Trump orders US companies to leave China
CNBC
Walmart sues Tesla over solar panel fires
CNBC
Target shares surge 17%
CNBC
US delays China tariffs for some items
BLOOMBERG
ThirdLove opens first pop-up shop
REUTERS
Nike explores sale of surfwear brand Hurley
BLOOMBERG
Charming Charlie to Close All Stores
FORBES
Lululemon, Crate & Barrel Latest To Combine Retail With Dining
WSJ
Nike Nixes ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ Sneaker
PR NEWSWIRE
Porsche reports record U.S. retail sales in June
THE GUARDIAN
Mike Ashley’s Retail Chief Karen Byers quits Sports Direct
REUTERS
Amazon to create 1,800 jobs in France, Conforama to cut jobs
ADWEEK
Walmart is Testing Unlimited Grocery Delivery for $98 a Year
CNBC
New Best Buy CEO takes the helm Tuesday
BUSINESS INSIDER
Nike’s realistic mannequin sparks social-media meltdown
BUSINESS INSIDER
FedEx says it will no longer deliver Amazon packages with its fast shipping service
WSJ
Walmart Hires Global Tech Chief to Compete With Amazon
Deadline
Volcom-Owner Authentic Brands Group (ABG) Bought Sports Illustrated for $110M.
BUSINESS INSIDER
Home Depot is countering Amazon and Walmart with its own plan for next-day delivery
REUTERS
Walmart, Target, Bed Bath Must Face Lawsuit Over Fake ‘Egyptian’ Cotton
YAHOO
JCPenney Announces Shawn Gensch as Chief Customer Officer
NPR
Dressbarn, Women’s Clothing Chain, To Close All Stores
CNN
Nike and Adidas to Trump: Tariffs on shoes would be ‘catastrophic’
CNBC
China’s Retail Sales Growth Slumps to 16-year low as Trade War Risks Rise
FORBES
Billy Reid’s Southern Sensibility Continues to Flourish as..
CNBC
Former Apple Retail Boss Angela Ahrendts Joins Airbnb’s Board
BLOOMBERG
British REIT Slashes Mall Values in U.K. Retail Crisis
TECH CRUNCH
Square Acquires Conversational AI Startup Eloquent Labs
BLOOMBERG
Apple is said to be Close to Opening First Retail Store in India
REUTERS
Amazon opens its platform to local retail market in Israel
BLOOMBERG
Vanguard Patented a Way to Avoid Taxes on Mutual Funds
FOX BUSINESS
Online Retail Continues Dominating Traditional Rivals:
BLOOMBERG
German Retail Wunderkind Stakes $570 Million Bonus on CEO Trio
YAHOO! FINANCE
PayPal Invests $11M In Happy Returns
BUSINESS INSIDER
Walmart Just Opened a 50,000-square-foot Store of the Future — see Inside
CNBC
Amazon announces one-day shipping for Prime members
TONY D'ONOFRIO
10% Retail Self-Checkout Market CAGR Collides with Deployment Risks
DIGIDAY
A ‘savvy operator’: Why Dollar General dominates the discount retail category
FORBES
Bezos On Amazon: Just A ‘Small Player In Global Retail’
CNN BUSINESS
Bed Bath & Beyond to close 40 stores
FORTUNE
Best Buy Names Finance Chief Corie Barry to Replace Hubert Joly as CEO
ASSOCIATED PRESS
Decathlon Launches New Store to Run U.S. Retail on iPhone
CISION PR NEWSWIRE
REI Co-op expands its paddling business to offer more ways for people to try gear, connect with one another and get onto the water
THE NEW YORK TIMES
U.S. Retail Stores’ Planned Closings Already Exceed 2018 Total
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August 31, 2020
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September 20, 2020
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