Author Mike Duff
With activist investor action looming, eBay has responded to a letter from Elliott International, a fund with an interest in the company, suggesting changes in operations and spinoffs of StubHub and the eBay classifieds group.
Wayfair has been known for its curation of products, organizing merchandise to simplify the shopping experience for consumers. The retailer has been gradually expanding its curation efforts, with the latest example being the launch of its Greyleigh collection.
According to eMarketer, Millennials are more social when it comes to media than they are in person, at least when it comes to shopping.
According to a University of Michigan survey, consumer sentiment in the U.S. slipped during early January, with the decline primarily focused on prospects for the domestic economy.
The upcoming winter Las Vegas Market will feature an appearance by Eric and Lindsey Bennett, stars of HGTV’s “Desert Flippers” series.
Given a strong economy in the U.S. but one that has experienced some high-profile bankruptcies and global trade and economic tensions, consulting firm Deloitte, as part of its 2019 Retail Industry Outlook, is telling retailers they will need to make bold decisions to have a successful year.
Shopko has filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nebraska and announced, in concert with the legal action, that it would close 38 stores, relocate about 20 optical centers to freestanding locations, and conduct an auction process for its pharmacy business.
Amazon 4-star is an addition to the company’s brick-and-mortar store portfolio that promises to provide shoppers more ways to engage with the retailer and, critically, a new reason to do so.
Hayneedle.com has launched a promotional deal with East West Partners, a developer that is leading up a family-oriented, mountain-resort project in Snowmass Village, CO, which now includes a retail component.
To enhance visitor experience and increase buyer participation, International Market Centers said it will launch a three-year, $280 million investment in new initiatives to enhance its market participation in Atlanta, High Point and Las Vegas.
As part of a comprehensive product proposition developed for the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, Surya is mounting a Pantone 2019 Color of the Year, Living Coral presentation that features what the company characterized as an animating and life-affirming hue.
In the fiscal third quarter ended December 1, Bed Bath & Beyond experienced erosion in earnings and comparable store sales as it remains focused on internal initiatives to build store and omnichannel capabilities.