American Cancer Society and CVS Health Launch Campaign to High...
Non-Profit - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail

The American Cancer Society (ACS) and CVS Health today announced the launch of an in-store fundraising campaign at CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide. Now through Saturday, July 17, customers will have...

Faisal Hussain
June 24, 2021

Petco Expands Assortment of Private Label, Veterinary and Tyso...
Pets - Retail

Petco Health and Wellness Co. is expanding its curated nutrition assortment to include WholeHearted Plus, an extension of the San Diego-based company’s WholeHearted private label brand; True Meals D...

Pet Product News
June 24, 2021

WhatsApp Gets Shops; Facebook Moves into Next eCommerce Phase
Online - Retail

Facebook has announced a range of new shopping and discovery tools, including Shops on WhatsApp, and Shop listings in Facebook Marketplace, as well as a new visual product search option on Instagram w...

SocialMediaToday
June 24, 2021

Shoppers Would Buy More Secondhand Clothes if They Could Skip ...
Fashion - Retail

The resale market is expected to more than double over the next five years to become a $77 billion industry in 2025, and some 44% of consumers think the government should promote a more sustainable ap...

CNBC
June 23, 2021

DoorDash and Albertsons Release Limited-Edition Digital Game
Retail - Tech

The last year has seen major changes in how Americans shop for groceries, and that has opened up new realms of possibility for brands and consumers alike. For Albertsons and DoorDash, finding ways to ...

Adweek
June 23, 2021

The Best Prime Day Deals on Everything From Smart Watches to A...
Online - Retail

Next week marks the first day of summer, and what better way to celebrate than filling up your virtual shopping carts? Amazon Prime Day, the online retailer’s annual savings event, kicks off on June...

Variety
June 22, 2021

The Best Deals for Prime Day from Best Buy, Target, Amazon, Wa...
Online - Retail

Updated constantly, Prime Day deals have arrived! The Wirecutter Deals team is hard at work sifting through thousands of discounts to find you the best hassle-free deals on Wirecutter picks. For the ...

Wirecutter
June 21, 2021

Target Bets on Grocery for its “Deal Days” Promot...
Retail

Target is adding food and beverages to Deal Days, its sales event and answer to Amazon Prime Day. The coming months will test whether Target and other grocers can convince consumers to keep filling up...

CNBC
June 21, 2021

Uber Buys the Rest of Grocery Delivery Start-Up Cornershop
CPG - Retail - Tech

Uber is acquiring the remaining interest in grocery delivery start-up Cornershop. The deal comes nearly two years after the rideshare giant took a majority stake in Cornershop for an undisclosed sum. ...

CNBC
June 21, 2021

Brands & Retailers Need to Rethink Digital Marketing
Branding - Fashion - Health & Beauty - Influencers - Online

What’s become clear to e-tailers globally is that the Facebook-dominated era, which fuelled thousands of new direct-to-consumer brands, is transforming. Already, marketers must think more broadly ab...

Vogue Business
June 21, 2021

Prime Day Has Become ‘Prime Time’ For All Brands & On...
Branding - Retail

Each year Prime Day brings in a flood of online shopping activity bigger than the last. In 2020 alone, sales exceeded $10 billion—smashing the prior year’s results. This Prime Day (June 21 - 22) i...

Forbes
June 21, 2021

Look into Reebok’s Refreshed Brand Creative Direction
Branding - Fashion - Retail

Reebok, over the years, has struggled to form a firm brand identity, as Adidas pivoted the one-time sports generalist to focus more on the fitness community. As it looks toward a sale by Adidas, Reebo...

RetailDive
June 18, 2021

Brookfield Latches On to New Gaming Concept
Gaming - Retail

Electric Gamebox, a multi-player video game experience developed in the U.K., will be opening 100 locations in the U.S. in the next two years—many of them in Brookfield properties. Brookfield Asset...

CSA
June 18, 2021

Millennial Dads Bring Self-Care into the Father’s Day Giftin...
Health & Beauty - Retail

For the upcoming Father’s Day holiday on June 21, millennial-oriented DTC men’s care startups are marketing skin care and bath-and-body products as gifting options. As more DTC men’s personal ca...

Glossy
June 18, 2021

Purina & Perch Team on Digital Interactive Pet-Food Endca...
Pets - Retail

Marketing platform Perch, which uses computer vision to create touch-responsive digital media in stores, announced Thursday (June 17) that it has partnered with Nestlé’s Purina pet care brand to cr...

Pymnts
June 18, 2021

Kroger Sees Strong Private Label, Digital Sales Even as Pandem...
Retail

Kroger saw identical-store and overall sales decline during the first quarter of 2021 compared with the same period in 2020, the supermarket chain announced Thursday. Same-store sales excluding fuel f...

GroceryDive
June 18, 2021

Walmart Invests in Drone Provider
Electronics - Retail - Tech

Walmart is showing clear confidence in the future of drone delivery. The discount giant is following up on a pilot it ran with nationwide drone services provider DroneUp in fall 2020 to deliver at-ho...

CSA
June 18, 2021

Behind Victoria’s Secret’s Extreme Brand Turnaroun...
Fashion - Health & Beauty - Retail

The Victoria’s Secret Angels, those avatars of Barbie bodies and playboy reverie, are gone. Their wings, fluttery confections of rhinestones and feathers that could weigh almost 30 pounds, are gathe...

The New York Times
June 17, 2021

Fred Segal: Opportunities for Retail Activations & Partne...
CPG - Electronics - Fashion - Health & Beauty - Influencers

Fred Segal has brought its "L.A. Cool" to brands for over 60 years, enabling partners to capture the optimism, inclusion and love that makes it a unique staple in the retail world. The brand's Road...

Faisal Hussain
June 17, 2021

Best Buy Enters Outdoor Market; Adds Grills, Ovens, Heaters, E...
Electronics - Fashion - Retail

Best Buy is betting on Americans continuing to invest in their homes — and that includes their backyards — and gearing up for trips now that restrictions have been mostly lifted. The chain said o...

StarTribune
June 16, 2021

Five Below Q1 Tops Expectations; On Track to Open 170-180 Stor...
Retail

Five Below got off to a strong start in fiscal 2021, with sales and earnings that topped analysts’ expectations. The tween and teen value retailer opened 67 net new stores during the quarter, for a...

Chain Store Age
June 16, 2021

Whole Foods Teams Up with The Weather Channel for Rain-Related...
Retail

The Rainy-Day Redo campaign provides Whole Foods an opportunity to potentially boost shopper engagement and collect customer data as the grocer looks to rebound from ​lackluster physical store sales...

Grocery Dive
June 16, 2021

Adidas Adds Leak-Proof Activewear to Help Those Who Menstruate
Fashion - Retail

Today, we are unveiling our latest product innovation designed to keep more menstruators in sport: the new TechFit Period Proof tights, featuring an absorbent layer to help protect against leaks when ...

Adidas
June 16, 2021

The Big Oil Instagram Influencers Are Here
Influencers - Online - Retail

Compared to some other brands, Big Oil has made relatively small forays into the world of Instagram marketing—but if history is any indication, they’re just getting started. Cherrie Lynn Almonte ...

Gizmodo
June 16, 2021

Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, and Saks Invest in Digital Expansion
Fashion - Retail

In the retail battle for digital growth and reimagination, department stores are turning up the volume. New investments in digital expansion by Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Saks show that large forma...

Footwear News
June 16, 2021

Stater Bros. to Launch Online Grocery Platform Under its Own B...
Online - Retail

Stater Bros. is casting its relationship with Mercatus as a way for the grocer to connect with people through its online channels and tap the equity it has built with customers over more than 80 years...

Grocery Dive
June 16, 2021

Priceless Picasso Painting on Exhibit in a Supermarket Near th...
Attractions - Retail

A Picasso painting is on display in an unlikely place -- a supermarket. The supermarket in Essonne, France, is hosting works from the National Museum of Modern Art in an effort to provide more people ...

ABC News
June 16, 2021

IRONMAN | The Vitamin Shoppe
Attractions - Live Entertainment - Partnerships - Retail

IRONMAN partnered with The Vitamin Shoppe to make Vitamin Shoppe an official partner of the IRONMAN U.S. Series.  The IRONMAN U.S. Series of fitness races teamed with The Vitamin Shoppe to mak...

IRONMAN | Vitamin Shoppe
June 16, 2021

Target’s New Store Model Unveiled
Retail

A key item on Target’s 2021 to-do list: Ramping up our investment in the easy, inspiring Target shopping experience our guests expect. It all starts in our stores, and in 2021, we’re giving about ...

Target
June 15, 2021

Walgreens & Uber Team for Same-Day Delivery
Retail - Tech

Walgreens and Uber are expanding their partnership to offer same-day delivery. Starting Tuesday, US customers can order the retailers' products -- including health and wellness, household essentials a...

CNET
June 15, 2021

CVS Adds New Perks to Its Rewards Program
Retail

CVS announced significant changes in its loyalty plan by improving its already successful ExtraCare program with added benefits and more frequent rewards. In the U.S. market, nearly 1 in 4 people are ...

Forbes
June 15, 2021

Amazon Opens First Full-Size, Cashierless Grocery Store
Retail - Tech

Got social anxiety after more than a year of quarantining at home? Well, those who live in Seattle will soon be able to pick up all their groceries without interacting with anyone. Amazon announced on...

PYMNTS
June 15, 2021

Amazon Will Overtake Walmart as the Largest U.S. Retailer in 2...
Online - Retail

Amazon’s U.S. retail business is the “fastest growing at scale,” according to the company’s analysts. Between 2014 and 2020, Amazon’s U.S. gross merchandise volume, or GMV — a closely watc...

CNBC
June 14, 2021

Chobani Leans into Demand for Healthier Foods with No-Sugar Yo...
CPG - Health & Beauty - Retail

The company said Chobani Zero Sugar, shipping to retailers this month, is the first nationally distributed product in the U.S. yogurt aisle that has no trace of sugar. Each serving has 60 calories, us...

FoodDive
June 14, 2021

Hudson’s Bay Partners with Forever 21
Fashion - Retail

Forever 21 is popping up in an unexpected place — department stores in Canada. Hudson's Bay announced a partnership with Forever 21, where the fast-fashion retailer will have full-line collections a...

RetailDive
June 14, 2021

Restaurants (McD’s, Taco Bell, Jack in the Box, Others) ...
Dining - Online - Retail - Tech

The loyalty program wars are coming. Starbucks, Panera Bread and Domino’s Pizza paved the way, while Chipotle Mexican Grill launched its own version in 2019. But the last year has brought even more ...

CNBC
June 14, 2021

11 Brand Campaigns That Blend Pride With Purpose
Beverages - Branding - CPG - Dining - Fashion

How Reebok, Ugg and other marketers incorporate inclusivity and COVID relief. Pride Month has arrived, and brands are showing their support in full force. Many had to postpone or rework Pride campaig...

Industry Dive
June 14, 2021

Netflix’s New Online Store Could Help it Take on Disney
Online - Retail - Streaming

Netflix opened an e-commerce site where you can buy things like caps, necklaces, hoodies, and, yes, underwear—much of it branded with popular Netflix movies and TV series. The move is part of a larg...

Fast Company
June 11, 2021

MasterCard: Back-to-School Sales to Top Pre-Pandemic Levels
Finance - Retail

The 2021 back-to-school shopping season is expected to be a strong one as more kids head back into classrooms and social events return. Back-to-school sales in the U.S. are expected to grow 5.5% from...

Chain Store Age
June 11, 2021

How Retailers & Brands Overcome ‘Green’ Skepticism?
Branding - CPG - Retail

A new survey finds U.S. consumers want to make more environmentally-friendly choices when shopping for apparel, but many are held back by a lack of availability and trustworthy information on what mak...

Retail Wire
June 11, 2021

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