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  • TJX, the world’s largest off-price retailer, is poised to get a lot bigger

    The company said it could expand its global fleet by 1,300 or more additional stores in coming years, spurred in part by department store closures.

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    DoorDash expands Ulta Beauty offering

    The partnership now includes on-demand delivery from the beauty retailer across all 50 states.

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    Rothy’s launches on Amazon

    The sustainable shoe brand is adding its signature products to the online retailer as it looks to broaden its reach.

  • A person doing a squat while holding weights and following an instructional Peloton video, with the exercise brand's Peloton Bike also in view.
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    Peloton refinances debt as financial challenges persist

    The struggling fitness brand is issuing new notes to pay off debt with a closer maturity date, just weeks after losing its CEO and laying off employees.

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    Kiehl’s launches in the Amazon Premium Beauty store

    The skin care brand will have a dedicated storefront with products like sunscreen, facial creams and masks.

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    Walmart adds pet telehealth benefit for Walmart+ members

    The retailer is partnering with Pawp on a perk that will give pet owners free virtual access to a team of veterinary professionals. 

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    How Walmart is using generative AI

    Jon Alferness, chief product officer of Walmart U.S., spoke with Retail Dive about how the big-box retailer is deploying tech to serve customers and frontline workers.

  • Target's bullseye logo on a storefront with cars in the parking lot
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    Target Q1 sales drop 3%

    The retailer is losing ground in grocery and household items as customers shop for less elsewhere, according to analysts.

  • A "for lease" sign for on a retail store window, with a reflection of a building across the street.
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    Foot traffic expected to rebound to pre-pandemic levels: report

    Though not yet fully restored, retailers are reporting a corresponding uptick in sales, which have surpassed pre-pandemic levels, according to CBRE.

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    Pier 1, Stein Mart ownership changes hands

    The backers of Retail Ecommerce Ventures have acquired its IP portfolio, allowing it to avoid bankruptcy. Now they’re looking to expand.

  • A white brick Lululemon storefront in WIlliamsburg, Virginia
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    Lululemon restructures product, marketing teams as Chief Product Officer Sun Choe exits

    The roles of chief brand officer and global creative director will expand as Choe leaves for a new opportunity and won’t be replaced.

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    Tracker

    The running list of major retail bankruptcies

    So far this month, Rue21 filed for bankruptcy for the third time in two decades, followed by music retailer Sam Ash and convenience chain Foxtrot.

    Updated May 17, 2024
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    Walmart goes bigger with new Neighborhood Markets

    Two new prototype stores include features that build on the retailer’s growing e-commerce business without hindering the in-store experience, the format’s chief executive said in an interview.

  • Four boxes are grouped together, two with the Ipsy logo and two with the BoxyCharm logo.
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    Ipsy appoints new marketing chief

    Francine Li comes with experience from Netflix and Riot Games and joins the beauty company as it looks to “reinvigorate” its namesake brand.

  • Models pose together wearing Rowing Blazers apparel.
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    Following acquisition, Rowing Blazers names new CEO

    Laura Willensky comes with experience from J. Crew, Victoria’s Secret Beauty, Talbots, Janie & Jack, Madewell and Away.

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    Google to bring ads to new AI Overview as part of search transformation

    At Marketing Live, the company also outlined how it’s enhancing shopping ads and supporting complex purchase decisions with generative AI.

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    Coach scraps its copyright infringement lawsuit against Gap

    The complaint, filed last month, focused on the use of the word “coach” on Old Navy T-shirts.

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    Walmart fires back at Amazon in fast delivery race

    The retailer delivered 4.4 billion items over the past 12 months with either same-day or next-day speeds.

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    Lowe’s beats expectations despite soft Q1

    Net sales at the home improvement retailer fell over 4% in part because of a decline in big-ticket DIY spending.

  • Shoe brand Kizik opens at Mall of America
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    After opening Mall of America location, Kizik plots first East Coast store

    As it works to build out its physical footprint, the hands-free footwear brand plans to open a store at the King of Prussia mall in Pennsylvania on June 14.

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    Vineyard Vines opens at Disney Springs

    The lifestyle brand opened its 14th store minutes away from one of Florida’s top tourism destinations.

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    A glimpse into a future Macy’s

    The department store has provided financial metrics for the fleet of stores that will survive a massive downsizing over the next three years.

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    Walmart wants shoppers across incomes to feast on its new private brand

    Findings from Numerator suggest the retailer’s bettergoods line appeals to lower-income and higher-income consumers, but for different reasons.

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    Party City to re-open 3 stores featuring new format

    The locations in Maryland, Florida and New Jersey have new design elements including a “balloon shopping experience” and “birthday worlds.” 

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    Dick’s Sporting Goods employee connected to SEC insider trading charges

    A data analytics employee communicated nonpublic information about the company to Frank Poerio, who was charged with insider trading that netted over $800,000.