Channel: Club

Articles about the club channel. (Sams, BJs & Costco)

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Workers at an Apple store in Towson, Md. have authorized a strike, although a date has not yet been set for the action. The store was the first Apple location to unionize back in 2022 with more than 100 employees now represented by The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Coalition of Organized Retail Employees […]
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Walmart-owned Sam’s Club says it’s turning to artificial intelligence to speed up its own exit technology. Instead of requiring store staff to check members’ purchases against their receipts when leaving the store, Sam’s Club customers who pay either at a register or through the Scan & Go mobile app can now walk out of the […]
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Photo courtesy Home Depot Editor’s Note: As the Retail Innovation Conference & Expo (RICE) nears, we’re highlighting recent coverage of some of the speakers and companies that will be taking the stage in Chicago, June 4-6, 2024. Zach Darkow, Head of Marketing Measurement at the Home Depot, will join a dynamic discussion with Jeffrey Bustos of IAB, Claire […]
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It’s rare that sales tax issues make the news, and when they do, it’s generally not great for the seller. Earlier this year, things held to form when media in Massachusetts reported a sales tax calculation error on the Walgreens ecommerce website. The facts as reported support the notion of an honest mistake by the […]
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The home improvement industry is at a crossroads, shaped by a digital landscape that continues to grow exponentially. In the first half of 2024, this sector has seen a significant transition to online sales, which now account for 37% of the industry’s total market share. It’s a pivot that reflects the broader narrative of our […]
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Track Gas Station spending for free Access chart data in Dash. Around 73% of Buc-ee’s customers also shopped at Shell in the trailing 12 months ended March 24, 2024 according to Earnest credit card data. It is just one sign that the gas station chain is making inroads with incumbent gas station brands. The jumbo-sized […]
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WASHINGTON  – The National Retail Federation today announced the 2024 Top 50 Global Retailers. Conducted by Kantar, the 2024 list ranks international retailers, based on their operational performance as of the beginning of 2023. “In our increasingly interconnected global economy, retailers are continually expanding their international customer base,” NRF Executive Director of Research Mark Mathews said. […]
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At a time when the commercial real estate landscape is evolving with unprecedented speed, changes in big-box retail are an important storyline. Appreciating how and why big-box concepts have thrived in a post-pandemic environment, and understanding the logic behind decision making with regard to everything from store layouts to merchandising, is an important first step […]
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WASHINGTON – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) RxIMPACT grassroots advocacy program announced several grassroots recognitions during the 2024 NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill Welcome Dinner on Wednesday, March 13. This year’s event convened more than 300 pharmacy advocates and NACDS members from all 50 states, including students and faculty from nearly […]
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Kroger and Albertsons have argued in separate legal filings that the federal Trade Commission (FTC) is misguided and flat-out wrong in opposing their $24.6 billion merger. Both retailers contend that the FTC, in suggesting that the deal would give the combined companies an unfair competitive advantage, ignores the fact that they would also be competing […]
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Mark your calendars.  Set your alarm.  August 26, 2024, has been set foe the beginning of the trial that will determine whether the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will be able to block Kroger’s $24.6 acquisition of Albertsons. The trial will take place in the Us District Court in Portland, Oregon, and is expected to last […]
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Fox Business reports that Costco followed up a successful run selling gold bars – it claimed to have sold more than $100 million of them in a single quarter – with a new offering of silver coins. According to the story, “Sold in 25 tubes, the 1-ounce Canada Maple Leaf Silver Coins are priced at […]
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ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Costco Wholesale Corp. posted net sales of $57.33 billion for the second quarter of its 2024 fiscal year, an increase of 5.7% from the $54.24 billion posted in the same quarter last year. Net sales for the first 24 weeks increased 5.9%, to $114.05 billion, from $107.68 billion last year. The company […]
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Consumer Price Index inflation slowed to 2.3% in April, down from 3.2% in March, albeit higher than expected, according to the Office for National Statistics. It’s the lowest level since the summer of 2021, versus 3.2% in March. The news follows yesterday’s announcement from Kantar… This story continues at Industry reacts to CPI inflation dipping […]

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