Bed Bath & Beyond has expanded its relationship with Google Cloud through a multi-year collaboration that will accelerate its omni-always transformation, enabling the company to better serve customers in a digital-first environment. To perform this work, Deloitte will also serve as strategic transformation services partner.
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.
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.
CB2 has partnered with ShopRunner to provide free two-day shipping, free returns and exclusive discounts, allowing customers to enable two-day shipping on smaller home décor items and an exclusive discount on larger items such as furniture and other oversized items.
Long anticipated, Walmart+ has finally arrived as a membership-based deal with added bonuses. The program, Walmart stated, brings together in-store and online benefits to save customers money and time. It also gives Walmart a competitive vehicle it can use to challenge Amazon Prime.
COVID-19 has brought the supermarket channel to a crossroads, as a tried-and-true format that has been challenged to fundamentally adapt to a disrupted marketplace that could provide the sector some advantage but could severely penalize those that refuse to adjust to an altered reality.
Everyday necessities and electronics have gotten a pandemic boost, and according to Placer.ai, that has led to strong rebounds in store visits to Dollar General, Dollar Tree and Best Buy.
H-E-B and Stratacache, a provider of marketing technology and in-store customer experiences, are expanding their multi-year innovation partnership, focusing on delivering new actionable data and insights to create greater customer shopping experiences.
When it comes to store visitors, Walmart’s recovery from coronavirus-related lows is proceeding more slowly than Target’s and is entangled with home center and dollar store retailers, according to Placer.ai.
A recent Coresight Research study suggests that this upcoming holiday season will be one when previous trends will reverse or shift as consumers consider how they feel about where and when they spend money.
“College from Home” is a new Bed Bath & Beyond take on its back to school/college campaign. The retailer is launching the initiative in cooperation with online interior design brand Decorist as a dedicated effort to help parents and their children redesign bedrooms as remote learning spaces.