In a May 6 survey, more consumers expressed a willingness to shop retail stores, but most remain wary, according to Coresight Research.
Target is planning to acquire technology from Deliv, a startup that focuses on last mile batched delivery. As more consumers are getting what they need through online orders, the proprietary last mile platform being bought from Deliv will help the retailer explore new ways to deliver packages even quicker while lowering shipping costs, the company said.
Wüsthof has unveiled its first e-commerce website store along with a refreshed brand identity and the expansion of its Crafter line of cutlery.
The difference between indoor and outdoor space is shrinking when it comes to home furnishings, something that Wayfair pointed out in its “Trend Watch 2020: Outdoor Spaces” report.
Online-based delivery service Instacart is introducing additional safety measures for its growing shopper network including new in-app wellness checks.
Target is extending enhanced team member wages and benefits and has provided a business update related to the impact from the COVID-19 pandemic including quarter-to-date comparable sales growth of more than 7%, reflecting a slight decline in stores and a more than over 100% growth in digital channels.
Best Buy is taking several actions in response to the pandemic, temporarily furloughing some store employees, as sales remained mixed in March and April as the coronavirus spread.
Online sales have increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, but online retailers need to deal with customers who are demanding information about their orders at a time getting shipments to them may be problematic due to volume and labor issues related to the outbreak.
Walmart racked up impressive year-over-year online sales growth in March based on consumers stocking up on everyday necessities as the coronavirus outbreak took off, according to 1010data, an information and analytics firm.
As it takes steps to ensure its employee, customer and financial health, Wayfair said it expects to meet or exceed its first quarter 2020 guidance for consolidated net revenue growth and non-GAAP adjusted EBITDA margin.
The Container Store is closing all remaining stores that were not already shuttered in accordance with state and local orders, and shifting to click and pick up/contactless curbside delivery and scheduled in store appointments, only allowing one customer in the store at a time, in select locations, where it is legally permitted and store employees wish to work.
Based on the latest guidance from federal, state and local government and health authorities, Bed Bath & Beyond is extending the temporary closure of its retail stores until at least May 2, 2020.
The International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) and Amazon have expanded their joint program by offering participants insight into the counterfeit sales volumes of known infringers.
In a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, eBay is launching Up & Running, an accelerator program designed to help retailers without an e-commerce presence transition to selling online.