Profitect, a prescriptive analytics provider for the retail and consumer packaged goods industry, reported that, in a survey of Generation Z shoppers ages 18 to 22, 42% of respondents prefer to shop in-store versus online.
Crate & Barrel has partnered with Draper James, Reese Witherspoon’s southern-inspired lifestyle brand, to launch a new dinnerware collection: Indigo Vine.
Ember’s temperature control ceramic and travel mugs are debuting at Bloomingdale’s as part of the retailer’s “Urban Explorer” installation of its pop-up event, The Carousel at Bloomingdale’s.
SiliconeZone has developed new kitchenware and teamed with Highway 87, a sales and marketing consulting group, to strengthen sales operations in the U.S.
Amazon is connecting with nearly 20,000 U.S. small and medium-sized businesses through its new Amazon Storefronts.
In a cross product category initiative, Hayneedle has partnered with Dia&Co, a designer and e-tailer of plus-size fashions, in an initiative that will establish promotional links between the businesses.
Despite some macro economic concerns among consumers and inclement weather in the U.S., retail sales gained in August, according to the National Retail Federation.