Emma Irwin

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SIMON TO SUE GAP, AMAZON IN TALKS TO BUY $2M STAKE IN BHARTI AIRTEL, CVS TESTING SELF-DRIVING VEHICLES

SIMON TO SUE GAP, AMAZON IN TALKS TO BUY $2M STAKE IN BHARTI AIRTEL, CVS TESTING SELF-DRIVING VEHICLES

Today’s Top Talk covers Simon Property Group suing Gap over failing to pay $65.9M in rent, Amazon in talks to…
AMAZON SUMMER SALE, ALIBABA 6.18 CAMPAIGN, NEARLY 50% OF CONSUMERS WILLING TO SHOP THIS WEEK, H-E-B LIFTS MASK POLICY

AMAZON SUMMER SALE, ALIBABA 6.18 CAMPAIGN, NEARLY 50% OF CONSUMERS WILLING TO SHOP THIS WEEK, H-E-B LIFTS MASK POLICY

Today’s Top Talk covers Amazon’s plans for a summer sale, Alibaba’s 6.18 campaign to help propel post-covid recovery, 47% of…
STITCH FIX TO LAY OFF 1,400 STYLISTS, PINTEREST ADDS ‘SHOP’ TAB TO LENS CAMERA

STITCH FIX TO LAY OFF 1,400 STYLISTS, PINTEREST ADDS ‘SHOP’ TAB TO LENS CAMERA

Today’s Top Talk covers Stitch Fix laying off 1,400 CA-based stylists and Pinterest introduing a “Shop” tab to its Lens…
AMAZON GROCERY STORE IN CHICAGO, PIER 1 MAKES $20M/WEEK IN ONLINE SALES, RETAILERS DELAY OPENINGS AT AMERICAN DREAM

AMAZON GROCERY STORE IN CHICAGO, PIER 1 MAKES $20M/WEEK IN ONLINE SALES, RETAILERS DELAY OPENINGS AT AMERICAN DREAM

Today’s Top Talk covers Amazon’s new grocery store in the Chicago subrubs, Pier 1 making $20M a week in online…
AMAZON EXPANDS SNAP BENEFITS TO 11 MORE STATES, NORDSTROM’s Q1 NET SALES -40%, ZALANDO MAKES SUSTAINABILITY MANDATORY FOR ALL BRANDS

AMAZON EXPANDS SNAP BENEFITS TO 11 MORE STATES, NORDSTROM’s Q1 NET SALES -40%, ZALANDO MAKES SUSTAINABILITY MANDATORY FOR ALL BRANDS

Today’s Top Talk covers Amazon’s expansion of SNAP benefits in 11 new states, Nordstrom’s Q1 net sales down 40%, and…
NEW INSTAGRAM FEATURES TO HELP CREATORS MONETIZE CONTENT, OTRIUM RAISES $26.4M, DOLLAR GENERAL Q1 COMP SALES +21.7%

NEW INSTAGRAM FEATURES TO HELP CREATORS MONETIZE CONTENT, OTRIUM RAISES $26.4M, DOLLAR GENERAL Q1 COMP SALES +21.7%

Today’s Top Talk covers Instagram’s new monetization features for creators, Otrium raising $26.4M in funding, and Dollar General Q1 comp…
WALMART PARTNERS WITH THREDUP, GIANT COMPANY PARTNERS WITH FLASHFOOD, TUESDAY MORNING FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY

WALMART PARTNERS WITH THREDUP, GIANT COMPANY PARTNERS WITH FLASHFOOD, TUESDAY MORNING FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY

Today’s Top Talk covers Walmart’s partnership with ThredUp, Giant working with Flashfood to cut down on food waste, and Tuesday…
SCANDIT SECURES $80M, GUCCI LEAVES THE FASHION CALENDAR BEHIND, STARBUCKS AIMS FOR MORE DRIVE-THRUS, A NEW APP TO REPLACE DEPARTMENT STORES

SCANDIT SECURES $80M, GUCCI LEAVES THE FASHION CALENDAR BEHIND, STARBUCKS AIMS FOR MORE DRIVE-THRUS, A NEW APP TO REPLACE DEPARTMENT STORES

Today’s Top Talk covers Scandit securing $80M in funding as demand for contactless mobile tech grows, Gucci leaving the fashion…
VICTORIA’S SECRET TO CLOSE 250 STORES, STARBUCKS’ SALES ON THE RISE, OFF-PRICE RETAILERS ROSS AND TJX Q1 SALES DOWN >50%

VICTORIA’S SECRET TO CLOSE 250 STORES, STARBUCKS’ SALES ON THE RISE, OFF-PRICE RETAILERS ROSS AND TJX Q1 SALES DOWN >50%

Today’s Top Talk covers Victoria’s Secret/L Brands to close 250 stores, Starbucks’ sales on the rise, and off-price retailers with…
TARGET EMBRACES IG CHECKOUT, BEST BUY EMERGES A WINNER, MACY’S FORECASTS A Q1 LOSS OF $1B, PRIME DAY IN SEPT.

TARGET EMBRACES IG CHECKOUT, BEST BUY EMERGES A WINNER, MACY’S FORECASTS A Q1 LOSS OF $1B, PRIME DAY IN SEPT.

Today’s Top Talk covers Target’s embrace of Instagram Checkout, Best Buy’s success amidst the pandemic, Macy’s Q1 losses forecasted at…
SHOPIFY ANNOUNCES MERCHANT DEBIT CARD AND PAYMENT INSTALLMENTS, TARGET ONLINE SALES SURGE

SHOPIFY ANNOUNCES MERCHANT DEBIT CARD AND PAYMENT INSTALLMENTS, TARGET ONLINE SALES SURGE

Today’s Top Talk covers Shopify’s new merchant debit card and payment installment plans and Target’s earnings.
FACEBOOK RECOMMITS TO COMMERCE, WALMART EARNINGS, AMAZON A CONTENDER FOR JC PENNEY

FACEBOOK RECOMMITS TO COMMERCE, WALMART EARNINGS, AMAZON A CONTENDER FOR JC PENNEY

Today’s Top Talk covers Facebook’s commitment to commerce with the help of Zuckerberg, Walmart’s Q1 results, and reports on Amazon…
JC PENNEY TO CLOSE 29% OF STORES, NFC SHIRT TECH TO BOOST SPONSORSHIPS, DINING BOOKING PLATFORMS EXPAND INTO NEW CATEGORIES

JC PENNEY TO CLOSE 29% OF STORES, NFC SHIRT TECH TO BOOST SPONSORSHIPS, DINING BOOKING PLATFORMS EXPAND INTO NEW CATEGORIES

Today’s Top Talk covers JC Penney planning to close 29% of stores, soccer teams trialing NFC shirt tech to boost…
RETAIL SALES -16.4% IN APRIL, MALL OF AMERICA TO OPEN JUNE 1ST

RETAIL SALES -16.4% IN APRIL, MALL OF AMERICA TO OPEN JUNE 1ST

Today’s Top Talk covers retail sales plunging 16.4% in April and Mall of America planning to open on June 1st.
JC PENNEY PAYS OUT $10M TO EXECS, FEDEX CAPS HOW MUCH RETAILERS CAN SHIP

JC PENNEY PAYS OUT $10M TO EXECS, FEDEX CAPS HOW MUCH RETAILERS CAN SHIP

Today’s Top Talk covers JC Penney paying top execs $10M to “stay motivated” and Fedex capping the amount that some…