Walmart has opened a massive eCommerce fulfillment center in Florida, creating 1,500 jobs and enabling faster shipping to customers or to stores for free pickup.
The July PYMNTS Omnicommerce Tracker, powered by Vantiv, provides the latest omnichannel trends and rankings of 88 major players supporting the space.
In an interview on CNBC’s Squawk on the Street, Mansell shared how Kohl’s differentiates itself and how it plans to siphon off foot traffic from its competition.
Home improvement inspiration can come from unlikely places. And, as it turns out, the same can be said for a home improvement titan’s omnichannel muse. Lowe’s SVP of Information and Technology explains how the retailer learns from industries ranging from banking to fast food to improve its omnichannel offering.
On Monday, Alibaba announced the advent of three new Hema stores — physical supermarkets located in Beijing and Shanghai — as part of its omnichannel strategy. The first Hema stores debuted in 2015, offering grocery delivery to customers within three kilometers of each of its 13 locations.
These days Pinup Girl clothing has growth far beyond that handsewn wrack into five house brands: Pinup Couture, Deadly Dames, Laura Byrnes California and Dixiefried (by Melanie Komenkul) and bills itself as “not fast fashion, but timeless pieces can be incorporated into any trend that pops up.”
With eCommerce sites like Amazon and Alibaba taking over a majority of the industry, it may be hard for companies to not sell their products there instead of in traditional brick-and-mortar stores.
Amazon’s new voice-activated grocery assistant is practically magic, and you don’t even have to go to Diagon Alley to get it. The company has added Alexa to its Dash Wand product, making it smarter and more capable than ever – and strategically positioning itself to own the emerging online grocery market.
A $46 billion season of the school year, back-to-college can be quite lucrative for retailers, according to research from Deloitte cited in the article. The report shows gathering supplies for the college school year nearly doubles from the $27 billion spent for both elementary and high school shopping.
Macy’s had a good day on The Street on Monday, as data rolled in indicating that foot traffic declines had been somewhat less pronounced at clothing stores than in other segments of brick-and-mortar retail.
It was the longest interview of Anthony Hucker’s life. But when the six hours were up, the former Southeastern Grocers COO had become the company’s CEO and president – at least for the immediate future. Southeastern Grocers is the parent company of Winn-Dixie, Harveys, Bi-Lo and Fresco Y Más grocery stores.
Fourteen years ago, articles were screaming about the ruination of retail at the hands of Walmart — jobs lost, stores closing in droves, suppliers forced into bankruptcy. Karen Webster says that today, those articles sound largely the same — but just copy/paste Amazon for Walmart. Is this the typical retailer reaction over the changing of the retail intermediary guard — dusted off for the digital age? She weighs in.
When it comes to senior citizens, the retail industry typically has reached out to share discounts, what stocks to buy or alerting them to various scams.
Walmart has announced a nationwide competition for developers who create new virtual reality (VR) solutions that can change the way people shop and live.
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but can it help a chatbot make you look like a million bucks? PYMNTS catches up with Dr. Eitan Sharon and Karen Ouk, founder and SVP, respectively, of mode.ai, a company that’s using photos and social media to tap into the fashion styling skills of chatbots.