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California grocer’s educates customers at the shelf’s edge

September 6, 2017

Deena M. Amato-McCoy Raley’s is helping its customers make more informed food purchasing decisions in-store and online.

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Sports Direct on track to become “the Selfridges of sport”: Mike Ashley

September 6, 2017

Mike Ashley has said Sports Direct is on track to become “the Selfridges of sport” ahead of an AGM today that could see the company’s chairman voted out amid shareholder frustration. In a trading update today, Sports Direct said its outlook remained positive, with earnings growth expected to be five per cent to 15 per cent ahead of last year. The retailer added that the performance of its “new generation flagship stores” was exceeding expectations






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To compete with Amazon, grocers could start purchasing meal kit companies

September 6, 2017

Meal kit companies and grocers could form an unlikely alliance to battle back against Amazon.






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GNC taps Rite Aid chief as CEO

September 6, 2017

Marianne Wilson Ken Martindale has stepped down as chief executive of Rite Aid Stores to take the reins of the struggling GNC Holdings.   read more






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Kohl’s to partner with e-commerce giant on in-store shops

September 6, 2017

Marianne Wilson Yet another traditional retailer is partnering with Amazon, as the online behemoth continues to expand its presence in brick-and- mortar stores.    read more






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First Look: Amazon Books, Manhattan

September 6, 2017

Marianne Wilson Eleven and counting. That's where Amazon Books stands with the opening of its newest outpost.   read more






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Target to roll out exclusive K-beauty brand, growing its makeup offerings

September 6, 2017

Glow Studio will hit stores and Target.com beginning on Sunday, at prices ranging from $5 to $38.






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Home Depot adds ‘voice-activated’ shopping to the mix

September 6, 2017

Deena M. Amato-McCoy The nation's largest home improvement retailer is getting in on the voice shopping game.   read more






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Gap Inc. shifting focus—and store footprint—to two brands

September 6, 2017

Marianne Wilson Gap Inc. is shifting its emphasis to its two best-performing brands — and realigning its store portfolio to reflect its new emphasis.    read more






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Amazon opens shop inside Kohl’s

September 6, 2017

Beginning next month, the department store retailer will feature zones dedicated to Amazon's goods and services in 10 of its stores.






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