Retail

Macy’s nearly $4B in losses, Walgreen’s new store format, Brookfield Properties AI-based shopping, Meijer bans cash at self-checkout

Macy’s nearly $4B in losses, Walgreen’s new store format, Brookfield Properties AI-based shopping, Meijer bans cash at self-checkout

Today’s Top Talk covers MAcy’s Q4 losses, new store formats at Walgreens’, AI-based shopping tech at Brookfield properties, and the…
Lululemon acquires Mirror for $500M, Domino’s delivers to your car

Lululemon acquires Mirror for $500M, Domino’s delivers to your car

Today’s Top Talk covers Lululemon’s acquisition of at-home fitness startup, Mirror, for $500M and Domino’s new curbside pickup directly to…
Amazon acquires Zoox, Microsoft closing all stores, Men’s makeup at CVS, Large malls in NY need air systems to reopen

Amazon acquires Zoox, Microsoft closing all stores, Men’s makeup at CVS, Large malls in NY need air systems to reopen

Today’s Top Talk covers Amazon acquiring self-driving startup Zoox, Microsoft closing all of its stores, men’s makeup rollout at CVS,…
Nike faces 38% revenue drop, TikTok for Business, Kanye West’s Yeezy partners with Gap, H&M to close stores & shift focus online

Nike faces 38% revenue drop, TikTok for Business, Kanye West’s Yeezy partners with Gap, H&M to close stores & shift focus online

Today’s Top Talk covers Nike’s Q4 losses and new store formats, TikTok for Businesses, the announcement of Yeezy Gap, and…
GNC files for bankruptcy, Macy’s cuts 20% of corp. workforce, Pinterest enters the online grocery foray

GNC files for bankruptcy, Macy’s cuts 20% of corp. workforce, Pinterest enters the online grocery foray

Today’s Top Talk covers GNC filing for bankruptcy, Macy’s cutting 20% of its corporate workforce, and Pinterest’s entry into the…
7-Eleven pilots contactless fuel, Tanger virtual outlet shopping service, Instagram expands Shopping to more businesses, Sephora launches on Instagram checkout

7-Eleven pilots contactless fuel, Tanger virtual outlet shopping service, Instagram expands Shopping to more businesses, Sephora launches on Instagram checkout

Today’s Top Talk covers 7-Eleven piloting contacless fuel via voice commands, Tanger launching a virtual outlet shopping service, Instagram expanding…
Square withholding money from merchants, Snapchat’s “shoppable” show, Walmart’s self-driving partner, Amazon in the running for Macy’s (again)

Square withholding money from merchants, Snapchat’s “shoppable” show, Walmart’s self-driving partner, Amazon in the running for Macy’s (again)

Today’s Top Talk covers Square withholding money from its merchants, Snapchat’s new shoppable show, Walmart’s self-driving partner changing e-commerce economics,…
Google targets pinterest with new app “Keen,” Bed Bath & Beyond to lay off hundreds, TJ Maxx bets on consumers returning to stores

Google targets pinterest with new app “Keen,” Bed Bath & Beyond to lay off hundreds, TJ Maxx bets on consumers returning to stores

Today’s Top Talk covers Google’s new app, “Keen,” Bed Bath & Beyond layoffs, and TJ Maxx’s plans for store reopenings.
Alibaba and JD.com handle a record $136.51B in sales, Walmart opens third health location, Apple closes some stores again

Alibaba and JD.com handle a record $136.51B in sales, Walmart opens third health location, Apple closes some stores again

Today’s Top Talk covers a record $136.51B in sales handled by Alibaba and JD.com from a major Chinese shopping event,…
Amazon reaches most SNAP households, Kroger rivals Amazon & Walmart in digital sales

Amazon reaches most SNAP households, Kroger rivals Amazon & Walmart in digital sales

Today’s Top Talk covers Amazon’s ability to apply SNAP benefits in most states and Kroger’s Q1 digital sales that rival…
DICK’S announces two new concept stores, Target raises minimum wage to $15/hr., Walmart passes eBay in shares of e-commerce sales

DICK’S announces two new concept stores, Target raises minimum wage to $15/hr., Walmart passes eBay in shares of e-commerce sales

Today’s Top Talk covers DICK’S announcing two new store concepts, Target raising its minimum wage to $15/hr, and Walmart surpassing…
Walmart acquires CareZone, Google Pay aims to be a one-stop-shop, WhatsApp adds mobile payments in Brazil, Branch launches immediate mobile debit card access

Walmart acquires CareZone, Google Pay aims to be a one-stop-shop, WhatsApp adds mobile payments in Brazil, Branch launches immediate mobile debit card access

Today’s Top Talk covers Walmart’s acquisition of CareZone, Google’s updates to Google Pay, WhatsApp adding mobile payments in Brazil, and…
Shopify partners with Walmart, Staples offers on-demand delivery with Instacart, Walmart tests self-checkout only location

Shopify partners with Walmart, Staples offers on-demand delivery with Instacart, Walmart tests self-checkout only location

Today’s Top Talk covers Walmart’s partnership with Shopify, Staples offering on-demand delivery through Instacart, and Walmart testing a self-checkout only…
Grubhub acquired in $7.3B deal, Sephora joins 15% pledge, Ocado plans to raise $1.3B, Brandless is back

Grubhub acquired in $7.3B deal, Sephora joins 15% pledge, Ocado plans to raise $1.3B, Brandless is back

Today’s Top Talk covers the $7.3B acquisition of Grubhub, Sephora being the first brand to partake in the 15 percent…
Starbucks closing 400 stores, Sam’s Club nationwide curbside pickup

Starbucks closing 400 stores, Sam’s Club nationwide curbside pickup

Today’s Top Talk covers Starbucks’ announcement to close up to 400 stores while changing existing stores into different formats and…