Lunchables, The Toy You Can Build and Eat, Takes Over FAO Schw...
Attractions - Press Releases - Retail - Toys

PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--After fueling the next generation of creative kids as a lunchtime favorite, the Lunchables brand is claiming a new and unexpected title: toy. As America’s ...

Faisal Hussain
September 17, 2021

Meatballs and Music: IKEA & Swedish House Mafia Release H...
Music - Retail

Today is a big day for admirers of legendary electronic music group Swedish House Mafia. Since returning from a nine-year hiatus earlier this year, the trio have now announced that fans will finally b...

edm.com
September 17, 2021

Why Digital Retail Darlings Warby Parker and Allbirds are Bett...
Retail

Retail darlings Warby Parker and Allbirds launched on the internet and paved the way for other brands to follow their playbooks and hope for similar success. Now, they're betting big on real estate no...

CNBC
September 17, 2021

Ford, Argo AI, and Walmart to Launch Autonomous Vehicle Delive...
Automotive - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail - Tech

DEARBORN, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ford Motor Company, Argo AI and Walmart are working together to launch an autonomous vehicle delivery service in Miami, Austin, Texas, and Washington, D.C. — Walmar...

Faisal Hussain
September 16, 2021

Amazon to Offer Beauty Sales Event in October
Health & Beauty - Retail

Amazon is planning to roll out a beauty products event in October to bolster its standing in that category, along with trying to get early holiday shoppers, CNBC writes. Amazon sent a slide deck to b...

PYMNTS
September 16, 2021

Parachute Announces Expansion Into Furniture
Household - Press Releases - Retail

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Parachute, the premium multi-category lifestyle brand that makes you feel at home, today announced its expansion into the furniture category, starting with the launch of...

Faisal Hussain
September 15, 2021

How Workwear is Getting the DTC Treatment
Fashion - Online - Retail

New brands like Brunt Workwear and Truewerk are taking the direct-to-consumer model, and using it to build apparel businesses that are focused on consumers working in trades such as construction, plum...

Modern Retail
September 14, 2021

Kroger and Instacart Launch “Kroger Delivery Now” ...
Online - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail - Tech

CINCINNATI and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, and Instacart, the leading online grocery platform in North America, t...

Faisal Hussain
September 14, 2021

eBay Celebrates its Sneakerhead Community by Releasing a Colle...
Fashion - Online - Press Releases - Retail

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Launching today, eBay's "Inside Drop" is giving sneakerheads a rare opportunity to get their hands on some of the world's most incredible grails. C...

Faisal Hussain
September 14, 2021

Molson Coors Makes La Colombe Coffee Cans Available Nationwide
Beverages - Retail

Philadelphia-based coffee roaster La Colombe is expanding its reach. With the help of the Molson Coors Beverage Company, the brewer's ready-to-drink lattes and coffees will be more widely accessible. ...

Thrillist
September 13, 2021

Martha Stewart Kitchen Launches in Stores Nationwide
CPG - Retail

A new line of frozen foods from Martha Stewart Kitchen is now available in retail and grocery stores nationwide. This is Stewart's first-ever licensing agreement of this kind. Stewart and her culinar...

CSP Daily News
September 13, 2021

Kids Make Grocery Shopping More Impulsive
Retail

A new study from the University of Florida shows that impulsive grocery buyers may be swayed by the people around them, including children and parents. The new study shows why people buy items they do...

Midland Daily News
September 10, 2021

Shipt Reveals Largest National Expansion in 3 Years
Retail - Tech

Shipt has rolled out its largest nationwide expansion in three years, introducing its same-day delivery services to more stores and reaching millions of potential new customers. As a result of this ex...

Progressive Grocer
September 10, 2021

Saks Unveils Fall Campaign Starring Sarah Paulson and Kumail N...
Fashion - Press Releases - Retail

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Saks, the premier luxury ecommerce platform, has unveiled its fall campaign starring Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actress Sarah Paulson and Oscar-n...

Faisal Hussain
September 10, 2021

Inside the Walmart, Target and CVS Reusable Bag Pilots
CPG - Retail

The pilots are a culmination of an open innovation challenge that selected nine startups to fund and bring through an accelerator program. Now, three solutions — GOATOTE’s kiosk to rent reusable b...

GreenBiz
September 9, 2021

Forever 21 Doubles Down on Commitment to Serving America’...
Fashion - Non-Profit - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Forever 21, a retail brand aimed at empowering teens to stay true to their authentic selves, today announces a $2 million donation to Boys & Girls Cl...

Faisal Hussain
September 8, 2021

Banana Republic Debuts a New Look
Fashion - Press Releases - Retail

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- This Fall, Banana Republic reintroduces its new brand identity, positioning, and brand promise—winking at its heritage while reinventing itself for toda...

Faisal Hussain
September 8, 2021

Brands and Designers Are Doubling Down on Vaccine Card Holders
Finance - Health & Beauty - Retail

As more states require proof of vaccination, brands and individual makers are trying to cash in. Currently, there is no one nationwide standard for digitized proof of vaccination — seven states hav...

Modern Retail
September 7, 2021

Why Grocery Stores Get Jewish Holidays All Wrong
CPG - Retail

Did you hear the one about the grocery store that was selling ham (yes, actual ham) for Hanukkah? How about the supermarket that constructed a pyramid’s worth of matzo boxes just before Rosh Hashana...

Tablet Magazine
September 3, 2021

Amazon Reportedly Close to Launching Its Own TV in the US
Retail - Tech

Amazon plans to roll out a self-branded TV in the US as early as October, Business Insider reported Thursday. The TVs, expected to be big-screen models in the range of 55 to 75 inches, will include co...

CNET
September 3, 2021

Lands’ End CEO Says It’s Difficult to Accurately Predict t...
Fashion - Retail

Consumer demand isn’t the problem — it’s getting the products to the shelves on time, according to apparel retailer Lands’ End. Although the company turned in better-than-expected fiscal seco...

CNBC
September 3, 2021

Williams Sonoma is Eyeing More Growth After a Pandemic Winning...
Household - Retail

The home goods retailer’s longstanding digital strategy established the foundation for much of its current success. Since launching its website in 2000, it has added a range of tools to help shopper...

ModernRetail
September 3, 2021

How Big Lots is Restoring the ‘Treasure Hunt’ to its Store...
Branding - Retail

Customers go to Big Lots looking for a deal, but its CEO said giving shoppers something they weren’t looking for is what keeps them coming back. “We’re the home of the hunt – for bargains, fo...

NBC4i
September 2, 2021

Martha Stewart Wine Co. Announces Brand Expansion
Beverages - Branding - Online - Partnerships - Press Releases

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Marquee Brands, DRINKS, and Martha Stewart Wine Co., the online wine collection featuring a selection of wines hand-picked by America's lifestyle expert ...

Faisal Hussain
September 2, 2021

California Seeks Gender Neutral Displays in Large Stores
Retail

California could soon force large department stores to display some child products in gender neutral ways after the state Legislature passed a bill aimed at getting rid of traditional pink and blue ma...

US News
September 2, 2021

Best Buy Rises on Earnings Beat, Comp Sales Forecast Boost
Finance - Retail

VIDEO: Yahoo Finance’s Brian Sozzi, Myles Udland, and Julie Hyman break down the number’s from Best Buy’s latest quarter. For the full story, visit  Yahoo! Finance - https://finance.yahoo....

Yahoo! Finance
September 1, 2021

Allbirds Becomes Latest DTC Startup to Make a Run at the Publi...
Online - Retail

Back in 2017, direct-to-consumer startups flooded your Instagram feed with pastel colors and pledges to “cut out the middleman.” Now, they’ve put on dress slacks and are marching toward Wall Str...

Morning Brew
September 1, 2021

Is the Disney Store in Crisis? The Reality Behind the Closure ...
Retail

Last March it was reported that the Disney Store would close more than 60 of its physical stores , only in the United States, during 2021. The chain has complied with its plan and massive closures wer...

Entreprenuer
September 1, 2021

Best Buy Rides Into Electric Transportation Industry with E-Bi...
Online - Press Releases - Retail - Travel

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Getting from here to there just got a whole lot easier with our new lineup of electric transportation products now available on BestBuy.com and coming to select Best Bu...

Faisal Hussain
August 31, 2021

Ikea Pilots U.S. Furniture Buyback & Resale Program
Household - Retail

Ikea is piloting a furniture buyback and resale program in the United States as it aims to make the service a permanent fixture at its stores nationwide. The pilot program will be available at its st...

CBNC
August 30, 2021

Amazon Partners with Affirm to Deliver Pay-Over-Time Option at...
Finance - Online - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM), the payment network that empowers consumers and helps merchants drive growth, today announced that its flexible payment solution will soon be av...

Faisal Hussain
August 30, 2021

Harpoon Brewery and Dunkin’ Launch New Coffee and Donut-Infu...
Beverages - Dining - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail

Boston, MA and Canton, MA – Aug. 25, 2020 – Harpoon Brewery and Dunkin’ are at it again, launching a series of new coffee and—for the first time—donut-infused beers for fall. A trio of ne...

Faisal Hussain
August 30, 2021

Simone Biles Partners with Autograph
Finance - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail - Sports

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Autograph, the company partnering with the world's biggest icons to usher in a new era of digital collecting, announced its appointment of American gymnas...

Faisal Hussain
August 30, 2021

Dollar Shave Club Hires Neutrogena’s Kerry Sullivan as C...
Health & Beauty - Retail

Dollar Shave Club has hired Kerry Sullivan as its new chief marketing officer. Ms. Sullivan had most recently been general manager and vice president of marketing at Johnson & Johnson’s Neutroge...

The Wall Street Journal
August 27, 2021

Gap Inc. Acquires Ecommerce Startup Drapr
Fashion - Online - Press Releases - Retail - Tech

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) has acquired Drapr, an ecommerce startup and online application based on technology that enables customers to quickly create 3D avatars and virtua...

Faisal Hussain
August 27, 2021

Ulta Beauty Wants to Give Your Tired Self a Post-Pandemic Faci...
Health & Beauty - Retail

Ulta Beauty knows your face looks tired as hell from staring into a computer at all times of the day during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that you are becoming more mobile post-vaccination, Ulta is test...

Yahoo! Finance
August 27, 2021

Priority Bicycles Partners With Dogfish Head Brewery, Free Peo...
Attractions - Beverages - Partnerships - Podcasts - Press Releases

NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Priority Bicycles announces the expansion of its custom bicycle program as brands align with the surge in cycling as a new way to extend brand reach and dee...

Faisal Hussain
August 26, 2021

Ace Hardware On Track To Open More Than 170 Stores This Year
Household - Press Releases - Retail

OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ace Hardware, the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the world, has already opened 110 new stores in 2021, and is planning to open at...

Faisal Hussain
August 26, 2021

Shopify Introduces New In-App Shopping Experiences on TikTok
Online - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail

Social commerce represents one of the fastest growing channels for Shopify merchants, especially as more creators rely on these platforms to build their businesses. Today, in partnership with TikTok, ...

Faisal Hussain
August 25, 2021

7-Eleven Drafts Roster of Superfan Influencers
Influencers - Press Releases - Retail

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you love football? Do you love 7-Eleven? Are you an aspiring influencer? Then listen up – this announcement is for you. 7-Eleven is ...

Faisal Hussain
August 25, 2021

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