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    At Home names former Petco, Party City exec CEO

    Brad Weston was previously the chief executive of Party City Holdings and spent a year in the top role at the pet retailer.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • May 17, 2024
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    Footwear brand On posts record quarterly sales with strong DTC growth

    The company has plans to open a second store in Paris and is hoping to have a “notable impact’’ at the Summer Olympics that begin in July.

    By May 16, 2024
  • Trendline

    Digital innovation and technology trends in retail

    From drones to smart fitting rooms, to cashless purchases to virtual meditation, how the consumer engages with retailers continue to evolve.

    By Retail Dive staff
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    Walmart beats expectations in Q1 as revenue surpasses $160B

    The company's e-commerce sales rose 21%, driven by store-fulfilled pickup and delivery and strength within its marketplace.

    By May 16, 2024
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    Under Armour plans layoffs, 25% SKU reduction

    With founder Kevin Plank back at the helm, the retailer is overhauling its product strategy. The brand will cut back on promotions, reprioritize men’s and invest in innovation.

    By May 16, 2024
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    Uber takes on Instacart with expanded Costco partnership

    The club retailer is now available on Uber Eats in several unspecified locations across the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Japan, with more to come.

    By Catherine Douglas Moran • May 16, 2024
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    Deep Dive

    Macy’s and J.C. Penney have two very different real estate strategies

    One has a downsizing plan that includes profitable stores. The other plans to keep — and possibly open — even low-volume stores. What’s going on?

    By May 16, 2024
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    Foxtrot files for bankruptcy

    The decision to file for Chapter 7 was made during a meeting with Outfox’s board of directors late last month.

    By Brett Dworski • May 16, 2024
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    7-Eleven testing new financial services in stores

    The retailer will add terminals to 3,000 Speedway locations and test services like cryptocurrency purchases with ATM solution provider FCTI.

    By Jessica Loder • May 16, 2024
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    Buck Mason opens second Chicago store

    The Los Angeles-based clothing company now has 32 retail locations and sees potential to continue growing its physical footprint.

    By Howard Ruben • May 15, 2024
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    Gap Inc. selects Omnicom as media agency of record, reorganizes key media functions

    The apparel marketer created a Marketing Shared Services organization to unite core media functions as it works to revitalize its brands.

    By Chris Kelly • May 15, 2024
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    Walmart confirms hundreds of corporate layoffs

    The retailer also said “the majority” of remote workers and those at offices in Dallas, Atlanta and Toronto, must relocate — mostly to its Arkansas headquarters.

    By May 14, 2024
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    Walmart streamlines fulfillment with third consolidation center

    The center’s tech aims to benefit shippers through streamlined purchase order fulfillment, shorter lead times and faster delivery to customers.

    By S.L. Fuller • May 14, 2024
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    The Container Store faces delisting as Q4 sales plunge

    The retailer continues to struggle, especially with general merchandise. But margins expanded and losses narrowed for the quarter and full year.

    By May 14, 2024
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    Stitch Fix chief merchant is out

    Loretta Choy, who also led client services, left the company. The e-tailer has said it’s working on major changes to its merchandising and customer experience.

    By May 14, 2024
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    Instacart sees smart carts as key growth driver

    The company expects to deploy thousands of its screen-equipped carts in grocery stores by the end of 2024, CEO Fidji Simo said.

    By Sam Silverstein • May 13, 2024
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    Funko names former Hasbro executive CEO

    Cynthia Williams was most recently president of the Wizards of the Coast and joins the company during a time of C-suite change. 

    By May 13, 2024
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    Sponsored by SheerID

    How to win Gen Z shoppers with the channels and people they trust

    Brands looking to gain an edge over their competitors can optimize the three remaining information sources by harnessing the power of trust through these strategies.

    By Molly Gabris, Director of Product Marketing at SheerID • May 13, 2024
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    Sponsored by CallMiner

    How to harness customer insights in the age of information overload

    Navigate the data maze: unveiling the power of unsolicited feedback in customer insights.

    May 13, 2024
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    Amazon to roll out 50 heavy-duty electric trucks in California

    Heavy duty trucking is a difficult area to decarbonize, "which makes us all the more excited to have these vehicles on the road today," an Amazon exec said.

    By Colin Campbell • May 10, 2024
  • The interior entrance to a JC Penney mall store, with fronds of a plant in the foreground.
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    J.C. Penney remains profitable, could open new stores

    Holiday and full-year sales fell, and net income plunged. But the CEO of one of the retailer’s owners says its ongoing profitability could merit an expansion.

    By May 10, 2024
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    The Weekly Closeout: Joann exits bankruptcy while Adidas teams with Korn

    The craft retailer has $153 million in new financing as it goes private and the athletic giant released a follow up to last year's partnership.

    By Retail Dive Staff • May 10, 2024
  • The storefront of Sam Ash Music in Manhattan in New York City
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    Music retailer Sam Ash files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

    The retailer is evaluating a potential sale of its e-commerce operations, related intellectual property and wholesale business.

    By May 10, 2024
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    Wolverine World Wide names new CFO, reports 34% revenue decline

    Despite the revenue dip, the Merrell owner said results were better than expected as it continues its restructuring plan.

    By Laurel Deppen • May 10, 2024
  • A brown-brick facade with a white "Kohl's" sign decorates a cream-colored building and main entrance of a store, with small trees in the foreground.
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    Kohl’s announces locations of 200 Babies R Us shop-in-shops

    The move gives the department store chain another store-in-store partnership alongside Sephora.

    By May 9, 2024
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    Warby Parker narrows losses in Q1 as it posts 16.3% revenue growth

    The brand is continuing to build out its footprint, opening eight stores in the first quarter and planning 40 net new stores by the end of the year.

    By May 9, 2024