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Eddie Lampert, investors mull Sears Canada deal

July 11, 2017

ESL Partners and another investment fund “may engage” in discussions of a transaction that involves the Canadian retailer, but the announcement offered few details on what a deal may look like. 

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L’Oréal gets mobile AR makeover

July 11, 2017

The renewed partnership with Perfect Corp. follows a May smartphone promotion tied to the Cannes Film Festival






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Office Depot amplifies loyalty program, renews competition with Staples

July 11, 2017

The new loyalty program is based on research, including a year-long pilot in several markets.






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Walmart’s Jet inks ‘try before buy’ sampling deal

July 11, 2017

With consumer product retail under pressure, even the most brand-loyal shoppers may be persuaded by a freebie that arrives on their doorstep.






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UPDATE: Prime Day could fetch Amazon $2B in sales

July 11, 2017

The e-commerce giant's holiday in July is expected to set new records as rival retailers take the day to promote their own deals.  






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J.C. Penney revamps loyalty as CFO departs

July 11, 2017

The discount department store continues to struggle as it works to right-size its brick-and-mortar footprint and bring up its apparel sales, something a new loyalty program may help to address.






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Target takes Toca Boca from app to exclusive kid’s line

July 11, 2017

The licensing deal expands a move to “reimagine” the big-box retailer's stable of brands.






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Barnes & Noble taps retail vet as new stores chief

July 11, 2017

Carl Hauch began his career at Starbucks and will now lead the bookseller's store efforts as it looks for new traffic-drivers. 






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Retailers run Prime Day ‘me too’ sales

July 11, 2017

In key categories like toys and electronics — and especially online — Prime Day isn’t just an Amazon event. But is that the smartest play?






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E-commerce as a jobs engine? One economist’s unorthodox view

July 11, 2017

The common refrain is that Amazon and other e-tailers are killing retail jobs, but one new statistical analysis begs to differ.






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