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Bed Bath & Beyond Appoints Wilkins To Regional Vice President

Bed Bath & Beyond has appointed Rick Wilkins as regional vice president for the west region, effective immediately. Wilkins will report directly to Gregg Melnick, evp/chief stores officer, and will play a key role in the planning and execution of the company’s store optimization strategy.

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Target Ups Starting Pay To $15 An Hour

In an additional investment in employee compensation and benefits, Target Corp. has announced that the company is permanently raising its starting wage to $15 an hour starting July 5.

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ICSC: Retail Click-And-Collect Programs Gain With Consumers

As retailers continue to mesh together their brick-and-mortar and digital operations, a growing number of consumers are utilizing click-and-collect programs (buy online-pickup in-store) now offered by many leading chains, according to a survey from the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

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Year Of The Store: Brick-And-Mortar Builds A New Foundation For Digital Age

Since this still-young century commenced, the onrush of e-commerce has commanded the attention of the retail industry, and housewares and home furnishings categories, but 2019 may mark a turning point in the prospects of the physical store as new ideas applied to brick-and-mortar operations offer consumers fresh and frequently intriguing propositions.

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Target Accelerates Store Remodeling Initiative

Target plans to triple the number of remodels it will execute this year with the focus on a $250 million initiative in 28 Minneapolis/St. Paul locations, part of an effort to reconstitute more than 1,000 stores across the U.S. by the end of 2020.

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Target Readies ‘Reimagined’ Store Initiative

As it plans a modernizing 500-location remodeling program for 2018 and 2019, Target Corp. has unveiled design elements for what the company characterized as its most ambitious store redesign to date. The redesign will be showcased at a store in the Houston suburb of Richmond near Grand Parkway Southwest this October.

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