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 ...

June 21, 2021

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

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...

June 21, 2021

Target’s New Store Model Unveiled

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 ...

June 15, 2021

Walmart Joins Target in Thanksgiving Store Closures

The decision is part of Walmart's overall effort to keep an eye on its associates' mental health and well-being throughout the pandemic. The company said it gave employees expanded access to no-cost c...

June 7, 2021

Target Joins Amazon & Walmart with Online Summer Event
Retail - Toys

The big three are going at it on the cusp of the summer solstice. Target is joining the fray alongside Walmart (Deals for Days) and Amazon (Prime Day) with the return of its Deal Days promotion. The...

The Toy Book
June 4, 2021

Birchbox Launches Refillable Beauty Brand Re.fil
Health & Beauty - Retail

As refillable beauty solutions gain traction — from Love Beauty and Planet's refillable hair care products at Target to Loop's partnership with Ulta to create reusable containers — Birchbox is lau...

June 1, 2021

Walmart & Target Start Their Own Delivery Services

Walmart and Target are testing their own home package delivery services in the United States - stealing a page from Amazon's play book - as e-commerce demand strains traditional carriers like United P...

Yahoo Finance
May 20, 2021

Target Toasts to Expanded Pickup and Same-Day Delivery for Alc...
Beverages - CPG - Retail

Target announced on Monday that it’s expanding the number of stores that will fulfill online alcohol orders after launching a pilot last year. By the end of May, more than 1,200 stores across 29 st...

Grocery Dive
May 17, 2021

Survey Says: Walmart is the Preferred Brick-and-Mortar Grocery...

One area where Walmart is far ahead of Amazon is its popularity as a brick-and-mortar destination for grocery purchases. According to results of the Inmar Intelligence Price Inflation Survey, a leadi...

Chain Store Age
May 14, 2021

Walmart and Target Suspend Trading Card Sales for Safety Reaso...
CPG - Retail

US retailers Walmart and Target have suspended in-store sales of Pokemon cards and other trading cards, due to safety concerns caused by a huge upsurge in demand. As reported by Bleeding Cool, a sign...

May 13, 2021

Target Taps into Plant-Based and Private Label with Good &...
CPG - Retail

Target is debuting Good & Gather Plant Based, an expansion of its private-label Good & Gather grocery brand. The new Good & Gather Plant Based will feature more than 30 products spanning ...

Leaked Walmart Memo Shows Grocery & Subscription Troubles
CPG - Online - Retail

A leaked Walmart memo highlights the daunting challenges facing the world’s largest retailer, making blunt assessments about the uphill battle to overcome competitors like Amazon, Target, and Instac...

May 10, 2021

Hasbro & Franklin Sports Relaunch NERF Sports
Sports - Toys

Franklin Sports inked a new licensing deal with Hasbro to create and market NERF Sports products inspired by a wide range of popular sports. The reinvented NERF Sports brand kicks off with a spring l...

The Toy Book
May 3, 2021

Safeway & Target Use Google Pay to Push Promotions
Finance - Online - Retail - Tech

Safeway and Target are working with Google to display weekly grocery discounts in the Google Pay mobile app, according to a blog post on Thursday by Josh Woodward, director of product management for t...

April 30, 2021

This Online Market Lets You Filter Retailers By Your Values
Household - Online - Retail

GreenChoice originally launched in 2019 as a mobile app to help people with their in-store shopping decisions. Now, it’s an online marketplace where users can shop from Walmart, Target, or Walgreens...

Fast Company
April 29, 2021

Here Comes the Dreaded Post-Pandemic Price Increases
CPG - Dining - Finance - Retail

For months, investors have been bracing for signs that prices will increase as the post-pandemic economic recovery gathers steam. Well, they're here. What's happening: Consumer products giant Procter...

CNN Business
April 21, 2021

DTC Brand Native Launches Sunscreen Line
CPG - Health & Beauty

In a bid for expansion, personal care brand Native last week launched into sunscreen products. The digitally native brand, now owned by P&G, has entered brick and mortar through partnerships with...

April 20, 2021

Target is Testing a New Approach to Get Packages to Customers ...

Target is testing a new way to deliver online orders in the Minneapolis area with a special facility that sorts packages and contract workers from Shipt that help drop them off at customers’ homes. ...

April 16, 2021

Walmart, Costco, and Uber are competing more than ever for lab...
Retail - Tech

US retailers have long been competing with one another for workers in a high-turnover industry. What’s new is that the gig economy—steering more into delivery—is joining the competition for labor, ...

April 16, 2021

Amazon Unveils Aplenty, its Newest Private Label Food Brand
CPG - Dining - Online - Retail

Amazon has unveiled Aplenty, a new private label food brand set to eventually include hundreds of products across a variety of center store categories. The brand, which is available online and at Ama...

Retail Dive
April 13, 2021

Store Innovations to Get Shoppers Back to Physical Retail

For some time now, retailers have tried to attract customers by creating experiences in store, but they now need to get creative as shopping habits change and customers become more demanding. Online ...

April 13, 2021

4 Ways Consumer Spending Will Change Once More People Are Vacc...

Here are four predictions of post-pandemic trends, based on surveys and reports by experts: Consumers are still anxious, and that may influence what they buy and how they shop. Grocery shopping may b...

April 12, 2021

Camille Rose Enters Ulta Partnership
Health & Beauty - Retail

Camille Rose, one of the largest Black-owned haircare brands in the US, is no stranger to mass retail partnerships: Target, Sally Beauty, CVS. But to mark its tenth year in business, Camille Rose scor...

Morning Brew
April 12, 2021

Zag Inks Consumer Products Deals with Crayola, Kid Designs �...
CPG - Retail - Toys

Business is booming for ZAG’s Miraculous — Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir in the U.S. Following the news that Disney Channel picked up seasons four and five of the hit animated series, ZAG Execut...

The Toy Book
April 7, 2021

What Will 80,000 Closed Stores Mean for America’s Retailers?

If you look up, do you see the retail sky falling, or is a brand new day about to dawn? Headlines that echo forecasts of thousands of stores closing their doors over the next five years seem alarming...

Retail Wire
April 6, 2021

The Future of Dying Malls: Phoenix Mall Owner Sells Out as Pro...

Mall owner Macerich announced Thursday it’s sold a majority stake in Paradise Valley Mall in Phoenix to a mixed-use real estate developer. The 92-acre site has been rezoned to create a new communit...

April 2, 2021

Amazon Alternatives: 8 Great Places to Shop Online Aside from ...
Online - Retail

We can all thank (or blame) for revolutionizing the way we shop. The e-commerce behemoth’s endless virtual aisles, seemingly infinite inventory, and convenient same-day delivery help save...

Rolling Stone
April 2, 2021

PepsiCo Overhauls Evolve to Make Plant-Based Brand a Household...
Beverages - CPG - Retail

When consumers think of PepsiCo, the snack and beverage giant is most likely to conjure up a response involving one of its signature sodas and chips. Now, executives at the $192 billion CPG giant are...

Food Dive
March 24, 2021

From Donuts to Cash to Weed—Businesses Pile on Vaccinated Pe...
Beverages - CPG - Health & Beauty - Household - Retail

Getting America vaccinated will go a long way toward helping the country return to some sort of normal. Already, employers such as Instacart, Target, Trader Joe’s, Chobani, Petco, Darden Restaurant...

March 23, 2021

Which Retailers Are the Most Innovative in the Business?
Branding - Retail

All the companies on Fast Company’s list of the 10 most innovative retailers of 2021 all found success during the pandemic helping deliver the “immersive, seamless experiences” increasingly dema...

March 17, 2021

Target Launches New Arts & Crafts Brand

Mondo Llama, the retailer’s first arts-and-crafts brand in more than a decade, will have 400 items including paint sets, drawing kits and canvases. Most items will be priced below $25. Mondo Llama ...

Market Watch
March 15, 2021

Product Placement – Patio Furniture from Oprah’s I...

Of the more than 17.1 million viewers in the U.S. who tuned into CBS on Sunday to watch the juicy two-hour special, many are now the proud owners of Christopher Knight Home Burchett outdoor chairs. Th...

Ad Age
March 11, 2021

Sampling is Back! Brands Wooing Walmart’s Online Shopper...
CPG - Retail

The pandemic has inspired consumer packaged goods brands such as General Mills and Cure Hydration to experiment with new ways to introduce their products to customers, such as adding samples to curbsi...

March 11, 2021

How Snapchat’s AR Capabilities are Boosting its Commerce Eff...
Retail - Tech

Over the last year, despite the high-profile coverage given to its rival TikTok, Snapchat has undergone a revitalization. After a period of lethargic growth, Snap recently reported that it reached 265...

Modern Retail
March 9, 2021

Target Launches Grocery Brand Centered on Snacks & Sweet ...
CPG - Retail

Target announced on Tuesday that it's launching Favorite Day, a private label food and beverage line centered on snacks and sweet treats. Shoppers will be able to buy the new brand in-store and online...

March 9, 2021

California Bill Would Eliminate Gendered Toy Sections in Store...
CPG - Toys

Barbie dolls and tea sets should occupy shelves in the same aisle as superhero action figures and remote-controlled cars under a new law proposed in California. Two lawmakers in the Golden State rece...

March 9, 2021

Disney to Close 60 Disney Stores, Focus on E-Commerce

Walt Disney Co will close at least 60 Disney retail stores in North America this year, about 20% of its worldwide total, as it revamps its digital shopping platforms to focus on e-commerce. The media ...

March 4, 2021

Target CEO Says Record-setting 2020 Was No Fluke

Shares of Target fell yesterday after the retailer chose not to release guidance on the upcoming fiscal year due to the complexity of forecasting in the age of COVID-19. For those doubting the retaile...

Retail Wire
March 3, 2021

Target to Invest $4 Billion to Speed New Stores and Remodels, ...

Target said Tuesday that it hopes to build on its recent growth by investing about $4 billion annually over the next several years to speed along new stores, remodel existing ones and increase its ab...

March 2, 2021

Target Adding Apple Shopping Zones to Stores
Retail - Tech

Target has announced that it will double its Apple footprint in stores, bringing products and accessories to a "dedicated shopping experience" for Apple customers at Target. As part of the program, Ap...

February 25, 2021

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