- Nordstrom is betting big in one of its biggest markets, with the largest single-project investment in the brand’s storied history. Reported on by Marianne Wilson.
- Kroger is working with UPS, USPS, and FedEx to bring package-delivery services to its stores. Kroger plans to test the program, called Kroger Package Services (KPS), in about 220 stores in 2019, according to internal documents reviewed by Business Insider. Coverage from Hayley Peterson.
- In a bid to help mom-and-pop stores compete in the age of Amazon, the two-year-old company, Faire, is trying to take the risk and hassle out of buying new products. Story by Lauren Debter.
Source: First Look: Highlights of Nordstrom’s long-awaited NYC flagship | CSA
Source: The largest grocery chain in the US is working with UPS, FedEx, and USPS to lure more shoppers to stores | Markets Insider
Source: Faire, A Wholesale Marketplace, Notches $1 Billion Valuation | Forbes