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Report: Rent the Runway returns to normal operations
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Report: Rent the Runway returns to normal operations

Rent the Runway is reportedly once again accepting new orders and customers. According to Recode, the fashion rental pioneer has ended an almost...

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Watch for more watch stores in malls
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Watch for more watch stores in malls

Walk into a Rolex store on a high street or at a mall and ask to buy a Submariner dive watch and all you'll likely get is a bemused grin from a...

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Rue21 ensures lease accounting compliance
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Rue21 ensures lease accounting compliance

Fast-fashion retailer Rue21 is taking an intelligent approach to managing its leasing obligations. Privately-held Rue21 has 700 real estate leases...

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Southwest grocer keeps things simple
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Southwest grocer keeps things simple

Bashas' is streamlining store operations with a cloud-based enterprise POS platform. Arizona-based Bashas' will deploy NCR Emerald, a cloud-enabled...

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Meijer thinks small for omnichannel fulfillment
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Meijer thinks small for omnichannel fulfillment

Meijer is supporting same-day pickup and delivery with microfulfillment technology. The Midwest discounter is implementing the Dematic...

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5Qs for Jason Baker about Houston
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5Qs for Jason Baker about Houston

Born and raised in Texas, a graduate of Texas A&M, and having spent 15 years serving retailers in the Houston market as a principal of the Baker...

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Macy’s invests in stores
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Macy’s invests in stores

Macy's is focusing on its brick-and-mortar experience as part of a broader omnichannel effort. As part of an event where the department store...

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Walgreens offers shoppers many happy (online) returns
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Walgreens offers shoppers many happy (online) returns

In time for the holidays, Walgreens stores will become hubs for returns of online purchases. Starting in November, Walgreens will partner with...

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Yesway approaches 500-store goal with acquisition
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Yesway approaches 500-store goal with acquisition

Convenience store retailer Yesway is gaining more than 300 new stores in a single transaction. Des Moines, Iowa-based Yesway has entered into a...

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Occupancy rate dips under 90% in Boca Raton after Kmart closure
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Occupancy rate dips under 90% in Boca Raton after Kmart closure

The average retail occupancy rate of shopping centers in the Boca Raton submarket of Miami dropped to 89.3% in the last quarter, according to a new...

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Michaels completes crafting in-store package service
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Michaels completes crafting in-store package service

Shoppers at Michaels Stores have a new omnichannel activity to pursue. Specialty arts and crafts retailer The Michaels Companies Inc. is partnering...

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Report: Specialty fashion retailer knows your face
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Report: Specialty fashion retailer knows your face

Ruti is reportedly boosting in-store sales with facial recognition. According to Glossy, the California-based specialty fashion retailer started...

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These two retailers got the most back-to-school store traffic
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These two retailers got the most back-to-school store traffic

Two "category killers" had the most footfalls in their stores during the back-to-school season. According to a new study of 2019 brick-and-mortar...

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CSA Exclusive: The Container Store rolls out improved delivery experience
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CSA Exclusive: The Container Store rolls out improved delivery experience

The Container Store is upgrading its home delivery offering with help from a third-party platform. The home storage and organization products...

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Tech Viewpoint: Three reasons Starbucks Pickup will succeed
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Tech Viewpoint: Three reasons Starbucks Pickup will succeed

Mobile-only stores aren't right for every retailer, but a good format for Starbucks. Starbucks is quietly introducing Starbucks Pickup, a...

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First Look: REI opens new format store
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First Look: REI opens new format store

REI Co-op is going big on experiences and rentals. The outdoor gear and apparel retailer has debuted a new store concept that combines merchandise,...

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Bed Bath & Beyond ramps up store closures; swings to Q2 loss
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Bed Bath & Beyond ramps up store closures; swings to Q2 loss

Bed Bath & Beyond reported mixed results for its second quarter and gave an update on its store closings and CEO search. The home good retailer...

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Green Growth Brands not letting up on store growth
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Green Growth Brands not letting up on store growth

Green Growth Brands has delivered on its promise of rapid store expansion. The cannabis and CBD company, which operates CBD stores under the...

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Time Equities expands investment in the Northwest
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Time Equities expands investment in the Northwest

New York-based Time Equities, Inc. has acquired Orchards Market Center in Vancouver, Wash., its seventh property in the region. The 178,190-sq. ft....

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Study: Retailers have opportunities to raise prices to offset impact of tariffs
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Study: Retailers have opportunities to raise prices to offset impact of tariffs

Price sensitivity by consumers is falling, giving retailers the opportunity to offset the potential impact of tariffs by raising prices. That's...

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Dick’s Sporting Goods expanding its store footprint
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Dick’s Sporting Goods expanding its store footprint

October is shaping up as a busy month for Dick's Sporting Goods. The sporting goods retailer will open five namesake stores and two Golf Galaxy...

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Dick’s Sporting Goods selling some Field & Stream stores
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Dick’s Sporting Goods selling some Field & Stream stores

Dick's Sporting Goods continues to pull back from the hunting category. Sportsman's Warehouse Holdings Inc. has entered into an agreement with Dick...

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5Qs for Scott Benson on in-store restaurants
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5Qs for Scott Benson on in-store restaurants

Retailers with in-store restaurants are hardly a new phenomenon. They've been a mainstay of department stores for decades. The 350,000-sq.-ft....

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C-store chain boosts scheduling accuracy
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C-store chain boosts scheduling accuracy

United Dairy Farmers Inc. (UDF) is gaining insight into store and labor operations. The Cincinnati-based convenience retailer is deploying the...

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Study: Holiday shopping becoming less important to retailers
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Study: Holiday shopping becoming less important to retailers

Holiday shopping is not what it used to be. At least that's according to a report by Coresight Research, which finds that 24/7 online shopping has...

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Report: Amazon to open expand 4-star store concept
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Report: Amazon to open expand 4-star store concept

Amazon's latest curated brick-and-mortar store is reportedly coming to the Boston area. According to Boston.com, a new Amazon 4-star store is...

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Amazon reportedly signs leases for grocery stores
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Amazon reportedly signs leases for grocery stores

Amazon is reportedly preparing to open more than 12 grocery stores in greater Los Angeles. According to CNBC, the e-tailer has signed leases for...

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True Value builds up to retail buying event
News 4 months ago
True Value builds up to retail buying event

Independent hardware retailers will have limited-time access to discounted inventory. Hardlines wholesaler True Value Company is hosting its 2019...

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Guest Column: How intelligent systems can enhance sustainability for fresh retailers
News 4 months ago
Guest Column: How intelligent systems can enhance sustainability for fresh retailers

This year, the millennial generation will overtake baby boomers as the largest adult population group in the U. S. And millennials will bring their...

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Report: Macy’s to close landmark Seattle store
News 4 months ago
Report: Macy’s to close landmark Seattle store

Macy's will reportedly shutter a store it has run at an historic location in downtown Seattle since 2003. According to the Seattle Times, Macy's is...

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