Bed Bath & Beyond taps Target, Macy’s vets to build...

Bed Bath & Beyond on Tuesday announced it has appointed Jim Reath to senior vice president of marketing and Kristi Argyilan to senior vice president of brand innovation. Both will report to Chief ...

January 13, 2021

Will Dollar Stores fill void at malls from department store cl...

Department stores like Sears, JCPenney, Lord & Taylor and others have either gone under or closed hundreds of stores, threatening to take down shopping malls where they once served as anchor tenan...

January 11, 2021

Macy’s Is Permanently Closing 45 More Stores This Year

Macy’s spokesperson confirmed that 45 outposts are heading for the chopping block. The units were included in a list of previously announced closures as part of the company’s turnaround plan unvei...

Footwear News
January 6, 2021

YouTube star Ryan Kaji opens virtual world on Roblox
Gaming - Streaming

“Ryan’s World” in Roblox will offer interactive areas and activities for players, including a racetrack, a school, a city center and a “fun zone,” where players can challenge each other in o...

The Wall Street Journal
December 4, 2020

Amazon Sellers Cash In With $4.8 Billion Holiday Sales Worldwi...
Online - Retail

Amazon merchants rang up over $4.8 billion in global sales Black Friday through Cyber Monday, a 60 percent increase over 2019 sales for the same period. More than 71,000 independent small- and medium...

December 1, 2020

The death of the department store and the American middle clas...

The collapse of America’s middle class crushed department stores. Amazon and the pandemic are the final blows. For the full story, visit Vox  -

December 1, 2020

How the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Will Be Different in ...
Attractions - Entertainment - Television

This year's parade drops spectators and young participants as it adjusts to COVID limitations. For the full story, visit Variety  -

November 26, 2020

Ryan’s World | Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade
Attractions - Partnerships - Retail collaborated with Macy's to promote RYAN'S WORLD at the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade. The first-of-it's-kind partnership brought a RYAN'S WORLD character in the parade with an exclusive bal...

pocket,watch | Macy's
November 25, 2020

5 ways retailers have adapted to a Black Friday unlike any oth...
Beverages - CPG

Curbside sales, staggered discounts, websites that hold your place in line — retailers are reinventing Black Friday for a pandemic. For the full story, visit Retail Dive  -  https://www.retaild...

Retail Dive
November 16, 2020

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2020 will include perform...
Live Entertainment - Retail - Television

The Annual Parade will be turned into a TV-only event, featuring performances from Broadway casts and Dolly Parton.   For the full story, visit USA TODAY  -

November 12, 2020

How Ryan’s World Character Red Titan Floated Into Macy’s T...
Live Entertainment - Streaming - Toys

Pocket.Watch's recently inked with Macy’s will result in the parade’s newest big balloon, Red Titan who, at 51 feet long, 28 feet wide and 42 feet tall, soaring over its 94th annual Thanksgiving D...

October 30, 2020

Target, Best Buy, Walmart and Macy’s Black Friday plans

Kiss Black Friday in-store doorbusters goodbye. For the full story, visit USA Today  -

USA Today
October 29, 2020

Dollar General takes aim at affluent shoppers with new chain

The idea behind the chain: selling non-essential items like home décor and party items, while catering to a clientele that might balk at shopping at a Dollar General, the fast-growing deep discount c...

October 8, 2020

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