While Macy's reported a staggering quarterly loss and is taking a “conservative view” for the remainder of the year, CEO Jeff Gennette said curbside pickup is going to be a “big secret weapon” for Macy’s this holiday season. Find out what Macy's plans for the holidays.
Rite Aid increased its e-commerce fulfillment capacity by 700% in just three weeks during its fiscal first quarter, as its previous efforts to strengthen its digital capabilities were given a COVID-19 stress test.
Sweetwater, a music retailer that’s nearing $1 billion in annual sales, found itself in the center of a perfect storm as one of the unexpected non-essential retail beneficiaries during the coronavirus health crisis.
Nike is shifting its operating model to fuel an acceleration in its consumer direct strategy, but that doesn’t mean it’s pulling back from physical stores. Find out why and what tech Nike is investing in to support digital growth.
Kroger began investing in digital several years ago to build an ecosystem that would deliver anything, anytime, anywhere. Those investments, along with new steps the grocer took during the coronavirus pandemic, led to 92% sales growth in digital channels in its Q1. Find out how if the grocer thinks the trend will keep going.
Months of near-lockdown conditions have kickstarted new retail tech strategies and solutions that grocers are ready to embrace. See which ones have been pushed to the forefront and which are ready to move off the back burner.
Accessories retailer Claire's Stores suffered a data breach on its e-commerce website, in which payment skimmers were injected and used to steal customer data. Get the details and learn why the retailer may have been targeted because of temporarily closed stores.
With safety measures in place at its DCs, The Children’s Place’s store network is helping to fulfill orders. Learn more and hear the retailer’s plans to shutter 300 stores, as it shifts focus to digital sales.
Sales at U.S. retailers in May were the highest monthly jump on record, as the economy stated to reopen after shutting doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic and business adapted to new regulations. Learn what the numbers mean and where dollars are being spent.
Zara-owner Inditex is closing up to 1,200 smaller-sized stores, as the fashion giant unveils a proprietary digital platform and pivots to speed up its digital transformation. Learn how it expects RFID and proprietary IT architecture will help it meet soaring online demand.
Starbucks announced it will close up to 400 traditional cafes and open new stores with innovative formats. Learn how Starbucks will accelerate the transformation of its U.S. stores to meet evolving customer needs.
Lululemon Athletica posted solid digital sales, but the boost in online activity wasn’t enough to save it from a 17% sales dip, as temporary store closures due to the COVID-10 pandemic took place. Learn how intelligent sourcing capabilities and virtual engagement is helping the retailer to capture online sales, a trend it hopes will continue post-pandemic.
Shopper sentiment during the pandemic varies across retail sub-verticals and U.S. regions, while media consumption is also affecting shoppers’ feelings about the in-store experience and their plans to shop.
The parent company to Food City, AJ's Fine Foods, Eddie's Country Store, and Bashas' and Bashas' Diné grocers is leveraging artificial intelligence to better support its merchandising and marketing needs during the health crisis.