Lowe’s is teaming up with Daymond John to introduce “Making It… With Lowe’s,” a nationwide, virtual search to bring products made by minorities, women, veterans, people with disabilities and those in the LGBTQ+ community to customers online and in-store nationwide.
This year’s version of Wayfair’s Way Day 2020 will kick off on September 23 at 12 a.m. eastern time. Wayfair said that its popular “retail holiday for home” will extend to a full two-day sales event offering discounts across thousands of the company’s top-rated products.
Amazon continues to provide opportunities for regular full-time and part-time jobs in its fulfillment and logistics network, and is hiring an additional 100,000 people throughout the U.S. and Canada on top of the 33,000 corporate and technology jobs announced last week.
In its annual holiday forecast, Deloitte anticipates retail sales to increase between 1% and 1.5%, although the consulting firm admits that figuring out what might go on as 2020 ends is particularly uncertain.
Luxury Stores— an Amazon initiative the retailer characterized as a new way of shopping established and emerging upscale fashion and beauty brands— is launching with access limited to eligible Prime members by invitation only through the Amazon app.
According to Digital Commerce 360, Walmart can expect consumers who shop online frequently to give its new membership program a warm response, even a lot of those that shop Amazon.
Bed Bath & Beyond has appointed Juan Guerrero as svp/chief supply chain officer, effective immediately. Guerrero will report directly to COO and president of buybuy Baby, John Hartmann, and be responsible for leading the transformation and optimization of the company’s global supply chain network.
Walmart and Schneider Electric, an energy management and automation specialist, have partnered to provide increased access to renewable energy for the company’s suppliers based in the U.S.
Michaels recently transformed two existing hometown retail locations as part of a larger strategy to reimagine the optimal maker shopping experience. Customers in the North Texas suburbs of McKinney and Plano can expect an entirely new look and feel when they visit their local store.
Century 21 Stores has filed for Chapter 11 and plans to commence a wind down of its off-price retail operations and going out of business sales at its 13 stores across New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Florida after serving customers for nearly 60 years.