Today’s Top Talk covers the purchase of the Marshall Retail Group by WH Smith and the privatization of Saks Fifth Avenue’s parent company, Hudson Bay Co.
Today’s Top Talk touches on a new toy lab and interactive video platform from Mattel and Walmart, and the fall in retail sales for the first time in 7 months.
Today’s Top Talk covers the potential purchase of FreshDirect from either Amazon or Walmart, and introduces Walmart’s new in home grocery delivery service.
Today’s Top Talk touches on Amazon’s new strategy of offering low-priced items with free one-day shipping, the plans for Barney’s to be licensed to Saks Fifth Ave. by Authentic Brands, and the plans for store updates in Kohl’s stores for the holiday season.
Today’s Top Talk covers the convergence of esports and Five Below where executives hope to serve a growing community of gamers by building facilities below select Five Below stores, as well as Uber’s acquiring of Cornershop, an online grocery delivery start-up that primarily serves Latin America.
Today’s Top Talk covers the former Sam’s Club CEO, John Furner, taking over as the new president and CEO of Walmart and the planned opening of over 100 new Levi’s stores amidst a decline in wholesale global sales.
Today’s Top Talk covers a former Target exec being named the new Bed Bath & Beyond president, Dollar General working on a “click + collect” digital strategy to attract a younger demographic, and a summary of Amazon’s AdCon 2019 that took place in Seattle last week.
Today’s Top Talk covers the expansion of Fedex and Walgreens’ online return service in preparation for peak season and the implementation of a new micro-fulfillment solution meant to maximize store space and expand digital capabilities in Meijer stores.
Today’s Top Talk touches on Target’s and Toys R Us’ new partnership.
Today’s Top Talk touches on layoffs at Bonobos, Best Buy opening an outlet, and Walmart selling Modcloth.
Today’s Top Talk touches on Walmart piloting healthcare centers for employees and a report stating mall vacancies are at an 8 year high.
The nation’s largest vision health insurance firm, VSP Global, has acquired Visionworks which operates over 700 stores. The move aims to combine Visionworks’ store footprint with VSP’s e-commerce site “Eyeconic.” … Continue Reading Today’s Top Talk
Today’s Top Talk touches on the Kardashians launching a site to sell their used designer clothing, Lebron James launching an online clothing store, and Rue Gilt Groupe opening an online outlet store and receiving a large investment.
Today’s Top Talk features Amazon moving more aggressively into grocery and Instagram piloting a product-focused feature.
Today’s Top Talk touches on Amazon bringing their Amazon Go technology to other retailers and Forever 21 filing for bankruptcy.