Nordstrom has named Alexis DePree evp/chief supply chain officer to the executive team effective next month.
Amazon plans to open its first fulfillment center in the state of Louisiana in Carencro.
With COVID-19 cases spiking in much of the United States, consumers are again adjusting their shopping habits, in part to stock up on essentials, with 48% of consumers more concerned about the pandemic now than a month ago, according to a Shopkick survey.
As consumers turned to digital shopping for the holiday season, Comscore found that online spending across Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday exceeded $22 billion in the three days, a 25% advance from 2019.
For last-minute shoppers, Walgreens is billing itself as a one-stop convenience shop for a range of needs whether it’s a missing ingredient for a holiday recipe, batteries for a remote control toy, medicine for a seasonal cold, a gift for a Secret Santa or a string of holiday lights.
The Container Store said that Satish Malhotra will succeed Melissa Reiff as CEO and president on February 1, 2021. Effective March 1, 2021, Reiff will retire from the company, while retaining her position as chairwoman of the board of directors until the annual meeting of shareholders in late summer 2021.
Kroger shoppers can now quickly and easily add gift cards for curbside pickup as part of the company’s partnership with Blackhawk Network.
Target is offering consumers contactless same-day pickup and delivery options up until 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve with no membership required.
Amazon will open a new one million square-foot fulfillment center in North Little Rock, AK.
In this holiday season, Nordstrom is offering customers more choices than ever to get their online orders how they want before December 25, including online order pickup, curbside pickup, ship to store, expedited shipping and same-day delivery in the NYC area.
Walmart is launching a livestream for the TikTok community that will give participants a chance to shop for select products featured in content from some of the app’s most popular creators, all without ever having to leave the platform, said William White, Walmart U.S. chief marketing officer.
Amazon plans to open its first fulfillment center in the state of South Dakota in Sioux Falls. The site, which is anticipated to launch in 2022, will create 1,000 full-time jobs.
Crate & Barrel is enhancing its curbside pickup with Glympse, a day-of-service mobile communications platform that facilitates and delivers proactive engagement between customers and store associates.