Today’s Top Talk covers Foot Locker’s better-than-expected Q2 results, Alltown Fresh’s new store and expansion of its c-store concept, and Macy’s plans to reimagine the Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Jeff Wilke to step down at Amazon, Amazon fulfillment for Toys ‘R’ Us, Taco Bell mobile concept, Modell’s sold to REV
Today’s Top Talk covers Jeff Wilke stepping down from Amazon, Amazon taking over Toys ‘R’ Us’ fulfillment, Taco Bell’s new mobile store concept, and Modell’s being sold to the owner of Dressbarn and Pier 1.
DoorDash launches grocery delivery, Alibaba online sales soar, ThredUp plans IPO, MOA enters forbearance agreement
Today’s Top Talk covers DoorDash launching grocery delivery through its app, Alibaba’s Q1 profits more than doubling from the year prior, ThredUp planning an IPO, and Mall of America entering a forbearance agreement.
Today’s Top Talk covers Target’s earnings, TJX Cos. earnings, Gap closing their flagship SF store, and a discussion with Authentic Brands’ CEO.
Walmart’s online sales double in Q2, Home Depot Q2 sales up 23.4% from 2019, Kohl’s Q2 revenue fell 23%, Tesco eliminates food delivery charges
Today’s Top Talk covers Walmart’s online sales doubling, Home Depot’s Q2 sales up 23.4 from 2019, Kohl’s revenue falling 23% in Q2, and Tesco eliminating food delivery charges.
Today’s Top Talk covers the permanent closures of Rent the Runway stores and Payless Shoe Source getting back into business.
U.S. retails sales up, Amazon liable for defective third-party products, Simon/Authentic Brands to buy Lucky, Fanatics scores $6.2B valuation
Today’s Top Talk covers the rise in U.S. retail sales for the third month, Amazon’s liability for defective third-party products, Simon/Authentic Brands buying out Lucky, and Michael Ruben of Fanatics scoring a $6.2B valuation.
Circle K automated checkout, Plenty to supply 430 Albertsons, Simon/Authentic Brands wins Brooks Brothers, Sur la Table to be acquired
Today’s Top Talk covers Circle K’s plans to roll out automated checkout at select stores, Plenty supplying 430 Albertsons stores, and The Simon Property Group/Authentic Brands venture winning Brooks Brothers, and Sur la Table being acquired and avoiding liquidation.
Kroger’s new marketplace strategy, Same-day delivery from Walmart/Instacart, Spin Live shoppable video via Shopify’s app, Glossier closes stores for rest of 2020
Today’s Top Talk covers Kroger’s new marketplace strategy with third-party sellers, Walmart partnering with Instacart to offer same-day delivery, Spin Live launching a shoppable video service through Shopify’s app store, and Glossier closing its stores and laying off retail employees for the rest of 2020.
Amazon may take over old JCPenneys and Sears, UPS plans hefty fees for the holidays, Coty launches 30-min delivery w/ GoPuff
Today’s Top Talk covers Amazon in talks with SImon to buy old JCPenneys and Sears to turn them into distribution hubs, UPS’ plans to charge hefty fees for large shippers, and Coty’s launch of 30-minute delivery for certain cosmetics in partnership with GoPuff.
Amazon Q2 far exceeds estimates, CVS to launch contactless payment w/ Paypal, Dunkin to close 800 stores
Today’s Top Talk covers Amazon’s Q2 earnings, CVS launching contactless payment via Paypal and Venmo, and Dunkin Donuts planning to close 800 stores.
Today’s Top Talk covers Walmart laying off hundreds of corporate employees.
Sycamore Partners offers $1.75B for JCPenney, Buy on Google to go commission-free, Amazon’s new Alexa app
Today’s Top Talk covers Sycamore Partners offering $1.75B for JCPenney, Buy on Google going commission-free for sellers, and Amazon’s new Alexa app.
Albertson’s sees slowing demand, Unilever to invest heavily in marketing, Walgreens CEO stepping down
Today’s Top Talk covers Albertsons seeing a slowing down of demand, Unilver’s plans to invest more heavily in marketing and brand innovation, and Walgreens CEO stepping down.
Neiman to close Hudson Yards store, Amazon met w/ startups & launched competing products, Simon/Authentic Brands bid for Brooks Bros., Walmart health expands to FL/IL
Today’s Top Talk covers Neiman Marcus vacating its Hudson Yards location, Amazon meeting with startups and then launching competing products, Simon and Authentic Brands bidding on Brooks Brothers, and Walmart opening more health concepts in Florida and Illinois next year.