Walmart is testing a smaller format retail concept from its Sam’s Club division, according to a recent report in the Dallas Morning News.
Year-over-year retail sales were up 5.6% in May, according to the National Retail Federation, as sales in several key retail segments were in the black during the year’s fifth month.
For its fifth annual Open Call, Walmart invited more than 450 businesses from 46 states to meet one-on-one with buyers for a chance to get their products on store shelves. The event was held yesterday, June 13, in Bentonville, AR.
Amazon is rolling out savings for Prime members to Whole Foods Market stores across ten new states, including Arizona, Georgia, Hawaii, Oregon, North Carolina and Washington.
Walmart’s technology incubator, Store No. 8, has launched Jetblack, a new members-only conversational commerce shopping service that is said to combine the convenience of e-commerce with the customized attention of a personal assistant.
Following its pending sale of Gilt to Rue La La, Hudson’s Bay revealed a bigger net loss and lower overall comps in the first quarter.
Are the myriad design trends in the housewares and home furnishings marketplace overwhelming consumers? Overstock.com has determined, through its inaugural “Not Another Trend Survey,” that consumers may be dizzied by all the home style and fashion input they get when shopping.