Ikea is planning to open its first city center store in the U.S., marking what the company said is its ongoing transformation and commitment to bring the retailer into the heart of urban areas. The “Ikea Planning Studio” is slated to open in Manhattan in spring 2019.
Kroger and Ocado, an online grocery retailer, have selected the Cincinnati region for the partnership’s first high-tech customer fulfillment center (CFC).
Ahold Delhaize has appointed Selma Postma to the role of brand president of Peapod, effective January 1, 2019.
As sales at Ulta continue to grow at a steady pace, the beauty retailer is moving forward with plans to open 225 stores in the coming three years while also sharpening its focus on digital operations.
President Donald Trump will initiate a withdrawal from a treaty that observers and businesses, including housewares industry participants, insist gives Chinese manufacturers an unfair advantage in shipping goods weighing 4.4 pounds or less to addresses in the United States.
As Walmart continues to expand its grocery delivery services, the company is now testing a new last-mile delivery pilot, Spark Delivery, exploring an additional way to get groceries from their stores to customers’ front doors.
Kroger and Nuro have selected Scottsdale, Arizona, as the city for their self-driving grocery delivery pilot program.