Batteries Plus Hire New Chief Digital Officer to Spearhead E-commerce Transformation Plan

As part of a broader effort to revamp digital experiences, Batteries Plus have brought in Aaron Bundschuh as its chief digital officer. In this new role, Bundschuh will oversee the digital transformation of the company's e-commerce operations.

Employee Experience Optimized: Enhancing Operations for the Holidays & Into the New Year

The holidays are a stressful time – especially for retailers. In this edited webinar transcript, Legion’s Traci Chernoff and Malysa O’Connor Paul share innovative best practices to navigate the holiday season successfully and create happier, healthier businesses. 

First Look: Starbucks' Immersive New York Reserve Store

The new Starbucks Reserve Empire State Building store opened its doors to the public this week. The three-storey, 23,000 square foot location will offer workshops as well as bars and stores selling coffee beverages, craft cocktails, merchandise, and food. 

American Express Partners With TikTok In Effort to Help Small Businesses

American Express is partnering with TikTok ahead of Small Business Saturday, a global movement intended to drive $100 billion in reported consumer spending for small businesses between 2021 and 2025.

Sephora Partners With DoorDash to Offer Quick-Delivery Service

DoorDash and Sephora have partnered up to offer quick, on-demand delivery from over 500 Sephora stores across the US and Canada. This is DoorDash’s first venture into the high-end beauty delivery domain.

Victoria’s Secret to Acquire Adore Me for $400 Million

Lingerie retailer Victoria’s Secret & Co. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Adore Me – for a reported $400 million price tag.

Abercrombie & Fitch Extends Pickup Options for Online Orders

Abercrombie & Fitch Co has extended their fulfillment capabilities to include pickup options for all its brands in around 12,000 partner locations nationwide.

Interim Bed Bath & Beyond CEO Sue Gove To Become Permanent Leader

Bed Bath & Beyond has moved interim CEO Sue Gove into a permanent position, naming her the new president and chief executive officer. Gove has been serving as interim CEO since June, following Mark Tritton's departure from the company.

Amazon Tests Out Self-Navigating Robots in Fulfillment Centers

Amazon is testing out a new class of AI-powered, self-navigating robots in their fulfillment centers. The next-generation robots will be able to roam freely, helping associates transport oversized and bulky items around the harder-to-navigate parts of the facility. 

How Dick’s Sporting Goods Fosters a Culture of Flexibility

In conversation with RIS News, Penelope Sur, the vice president of talent management for Dick’s Sporting Goods, outlines the ways the team has embedded flexibility into their benefits and the impacts these initiatives have had on the business overall.