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Saks Fifth Avenue opens new men's shoe space at its NYC flagship
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Saks Fifth Avenue opens new men's shoe space at its NYC flagship
Source Retail Dive

With this expansion of its men's footwear department, struggling Hudson's Bay Co. furthers its hopes that Saks will serve as a lifeline. Taking a...

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Retail Therapy: Oscar Mayer wants you to relish its Wienermobile
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Retail Therapy: Oscar Mayer wants you to relish its Wienermobile
Source Retail Dive

It's been another weird week in retail. Oscar Mayer flexes its hospitality muscle, Charmin aims to be there for you for the whole month and Louis...

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ThirdLove to open 1st retail store
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ThirdLove to open 1st retail store
Source Retail Dive

ThirdLove is coming for market share. The digitally native, direct-to-consumer brand is broadening its reach through the launch of its first...

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Gen Z has a thing for BOPIS
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Gen Z has a thing for BOPIS
Source Retail Dive

As e-commerce and omnichannel delivery options have more people shopping online, Package Concierge's data suggests stores that offer BOPIS options...

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Tru Kids, b8ta to open 2 Toys R Us stores in time for the holidays
News 3 days ago
Tru Kids, b8ta to open 2 Toys R Us stores in time for the holidays
Source Retail Dive

On a much smaller scale, the new Toys R Us offers toymakers what they perhaps miss most in the market after the retailer collapsed in bankruptcy...

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Former Petco CEO named president of Party City
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Former Petco CEO named president of Party City
Source Retail Dive

It's been a game of musical chairs for two large specialty retailers this week. The disclosure of Weston's appointment comes right after Wednesday...

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Giant Eagle to pilot checkout-free shopping
News 3 days ago
Giant Eagle to pilot checkout-free shopping
Source Retail Dive

Just-walk-out technology is still fairly new to the scene with only a few startups besides Grabango testing it, including Standard Cognition, Caper...

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Nordstrom faces backlash over Anniversary Sale early access
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Nordstrom faces backlash over Anniversary Sale early access
Source Retail Dive

Nordstrom's popular Anniversary Sale begins Friday and runs through Aug. 4, but like last year, early access has been granted to members of its...

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Why M&A deal values dropped so dramatically in 2018
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Why M&A deal values dropped so dramatically in 2018
Source Retail Dive

Last year saw a $100 billion drop (approximately 20%) in total Merger & Acquisition (M&A) volume in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) and retail...

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Claire's hires Party City exec as CEO
News 4 days ago
Claire's hires Party City exec as CEO
Source Retail Dive

Even after a brush with bankruptcy, Claire's remains a large retailer, with more than 2,400 stores and nearly 6,800 concession stands, including in...

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From Old Navy to Madewell: How sub-brands grow up to eat their parents
News 5 days ago
From Old Navy to Madewell: How sub-brands grow up to eat their parents
Source Retail Dive

They're not designed to be predators. But sometimes a sub-brand ultimately does a flagship more harm than good. The theory is often sound: create a...

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Only one-third of shoppers have seen top tech features in stores
News 5 days ago
Only one-third of shoppers have seen top tech features in stores
Source Retail Dive

Dive Insight: A. T. Kearney's report stresses the need for retail technology to focus on serving the customer rather than entertaining them. Only...

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Retail sales soar in June
News 5 days ago
Retail sales soar in June
Source Retail Dive

Retailers' June performance, which beat most expectations, demonstrates that the U. S. consumer remains "engaged," according to a statement from...

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Barneys reportedly mulls bankruptcy as rent woes take toll
News 6 days ago
Barneys reportedly mulls bankruptcy as rent woes take toll
Source Retail Dive

In 1993, Barneys opened its Madison Avenue store - a 230,000-square-foot behemoth the retailer called "the largest new store in New York City since...

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Rue21 partners with Klarna for online orders
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Rue21 partners with Klarna for online orders
Source Retail Dive

The addition of alternative payment services like Klarna and its competitors, including Afterpay, onto retail sites signals the effort to gain...

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What 5 stats say about Prime Day 2019
News 6 days ago
What 5 stats say about Prime Day 2019
Source Retail Dive

The announcement of Amazon's fifth annual Prime Day brought news of longer selling hours and special events for the "holiday," but it also brought...

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Rent-A-Center to acquire Merchants Preferred for $47.5M
News 6 days ago
Rent-A-Center to acquire Merchants Preferred for $47.5M
Source Retail Dive

Rent-A-Center owns and operates some 2,200 stores in the U. S., Mexico and Puerto Rico, and about 1,100 "Acceptance Now" kiosks, which, like...

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Bolt raises $68M to help retailers compete with Amazon
News 1 week ago
Bolt raises $68M to help retailers compete with Amazon
Source Retail Dive

Besides adding PayPal and raising significant capital, Bolt also noted that its staff has grown from 10 to 125 people and it has added retailers...

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Charming Charlie's pending liquidation a reminder of bankruptcy's limits
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Charming Charlie's pending liquidation a reminder of bankruptcy's limits
Source Retail Dive

Over the course of 15 years, Charming Charlie was founded, grew to nearly 400 stores, filed for bankruptcy and now has filed again, its second trip...

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Shopping with Bob: RH Gallery in the New York City Meatpacking District
News 1 week ago
Shopping with Bob: RH Gallery in the New York City Meatpacking District
Source Retail Dive

I love to discover a brick and mortar retailer who, with design, makes me feel something. I had that experience at the relatively new RH Gallery in...

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Wear it out: How smart tech and data collection will impact retail
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Wear it out: How smart tech and data collection will impact retail
Source Retail Dive

Military personnel tracking their exercise regimen likely weren't expecting the fitness tracking app Strava, which could be used with devices like...

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Crate & Barrel serves up 1st restaurant concept
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Crate & Barrel serves up 1st restaurant concept
Source Retail Dive

Consumer demand for unique branded experiences is blurring the line between restaurants and retail. For home goods retailer Crate & Barrel, a...

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Stein Mart faces possible Nasdaq delisting
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Stein Mart faces possible Nasdaq delisting
Source Retail Dive

Stein Mart risks getting booted to a penny stock exchange, and it's not alone in the retail world. Pier 1 and Francesca's recently executed reverse...

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Walmart, Target among most popular retailers to offer BOPIS
News 1 week ago
Walmart, Target among most popular retailers to offer BOPIS
Source Retail Dive

Though Walmart and Target are leading the way in BOPIS adoption, other retailers, including rue21 and Nordstrom, have begun offering or expanded...

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Does the world still need Babies R Us?
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Does the world still need Babies R Us?
Source Retail Dive

It's been a little over a year since bankrupt Toys R Us outlined a plan to liquidate all of its U. S. operations, which not only included the...

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Hudson's Bay launches iOS shopping app
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Hudson's Bay launches iOS shopping app
Source Retail Dive

Hudson's Bay is among the department stores that have struggled to adapt to the growth in e-commerce and greater competition from discount chains....

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UBS: Nordstrom is a 'no-growth retailer'
News 2 weeks ago
UBS: Nordstrom is a 'no-growth retailer'
Source Retail Dive

Nordstrom is one of the most innovative department stores in the U. S., and its troubles don't bode well for the entire segment. "You need only...

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The retail complexities of 'Made in America'
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The retail complexities of 'Made in America'
Source Retail Dive

The first thing you will reflexively do when you open the door of Katie Stack's shop, Stitch & Rivet, is inhale. The smell of leather will...

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Walmart leads NRF's top 100 retailers
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Walmart leads NRF's top 100 retailers
Source Retail Dive

In raw retail sales numbers, not much has changed this year from last. As Stores magazine notes, the retailers in the top 10 are the same ones as...

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The wealth gap is a retail problem
News 2 weeks ago
The wealth gap is a retail problem
Source Retail Dive

This month marks 10 years of an economic expansion in the U. S. that has been seen mostly on Wall Street, less so on Main Street. It's either tied...

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