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Walmart Prepares Approach To Unique Holiday Season

After reviewing changing customer shopping behaviors and speaking with customers over the past six months, Walmart plans to address three key shopping trends expected for this unique holiday season: an increase in online shopping, evolving wish lists and the need for a fast, easy and safe shopping experience.

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Amazon Launches Climate Pledge Friendly Product Program

Amazon is launching Climate Pledge Friendly, a new program to help make it easy for consumers to discover and shop for more sustainable products. Customers will now see the Climate Pledge Friendly label when searching for more than 25,000 products to signify that the products have one or more of 19 different sustainability certifications that help preserve the natural world, such as reducing the carbon footprint of shipments to customers.

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Bed Bath & Beyond Names Lindblom Chief Technology Officer

Bed Bath & Beyond has appointed Scott Lindblom as chief technology officer of Bed Bath & Beyond, effective September 28. Lindblom will report directly to John Hartmann, chief operating officer and president of buybuy Baby, and will lead the company’s enterprise technology transformation.

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Pottery Barn Launches Sustainability Initiative

Pottery Barn, together with The Renewal Workshop, a provider of circular solutions for apparel and textile brands, has unveiled the Pottery Barn Renewed initiative. The renewed line of products is said to represent the company’s first step towards becoming a circular business and furthering its leadership in sustainability.

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Walmart, Oracle Get Tentative Approval For TikTok Deal

TikTok creator ByteDance has received tentative approval for an agreement with the U.S. government to resolve the outstanding issues about the involvement of China’s government in the original organization, which will allow Oracle and Walmart in partnership to acquire 20% of the newly formed TikTok Global business.

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Walmart Restructures Roles, Pay For Key Employees

As part of an ongoing series of initiatives dealing with how it positions and compensates employees, Walmart is  introducing a team-based operating model in its supercenters, one that has been in operation at Sam’s Club for the past year and it instituted in Neighborhood Market stores this year.

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NRF: Imports Rise As Retailers Prepare For Holidays

Imports rose to unexpected high levels this summer and may have hit a new record as the U.S. economy continues to reopen and retailers stock up for the holiday season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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