After liquidation speculation in local media, Fairway Market has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as the company seeks to sell its 14 gourmet-oriented supermarkets in metro New York.
Rent-A-Center is offering its Preferred Lease program, a new integrated retail partner offering.
As part of Kohl’s commitment to health and wellness this year, the department store is continuing to collaborate with wellness company WW (formally Weight Watchers International). Kohl’s and WW are launching WW pop-ups in select stores this January to support customers on their wellness journeys.
Macy’s and Zola, a registry and wedding planning platform, have launched a wedding registry partnership. Engaged couples can now register for over 2,000 of Macy’s private brand and exclusive gifts across bedding, bath, tabletop, and home, directly on Zola.
The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) said that Ulta Beauty CEO Mary Dillon will serve as the new chairperson of the association’s board of directors, following an election that took place at RILA’s semi-annual board of directors meeting in Palm Beach, Florida.
Sally Beauty Holdings has appointed Kevin Metz vp/e-commerce and Vanathy Lakshmi vp/digital product.
Lowe’s, the official home improvement sponsor of the NFL, is creating an interactive experience, dubbed Lowe’s Hometown, around Super Bowl LIV.
The Home Depot Foundation has committed up to $250,000 in response to the continued earthquake activity in Puerto Rico.
With the holidays just over and seasonal results awaiting announcement, Walmart has made a number of executive changes including the replacement of evp/chief merchandising officer Steve Bratspies in the U.S. business by Scott McCall and the appointment of Dacona Smith as COO Walmart U.S.
Google Cloud and Lowe’s are expanding their work together to create a technology foundation to help the home improvement retailer deliver customer experiences and empower store associates with tools to better serve customers.
In response to the devastation caused by the recent earthquakes in Puerto Rico, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are committing up to $500,000 in cash and in-kind support for relief and recovery.