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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
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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
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