Channel: Specialty & Other

Articles about the specialty channel (Pet, Home Improvement, Office, etc.)

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  Are you have a vegan over this holiday season? Do you have friends or family visiting over the holiday season that are all vegans?  Well, we have some help for you this year.  The help comes via Native Foods according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. In case you […]
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Bed Bath & Beyond has appointed Bart Sichel as EVP, Chief Marketing and Customer Officer as the troubled retailer rebuilds its executive leadership following a number of departures in 2022, including former SVP of Marketing James Reath. Sichel will report to BB&B President and CEO Sue Gove, who recently secured the leadership role permanently following […]
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Dive Brief: Former Burlington Stores Chief Marketing Officer Bart Sichel will take the job of chief marketing and customer officer at Bed Bath & Beyond, the home goods retailer said on Thursday. Sichel will oversee marketing and customer strategies for Bed Bath & Beyond, BuyBuy Baby and Harmon, reporting directly to CEO Sue Gove, according to a […]
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[This is a preview from our full report “Measuring the Impact of California’s Inflation Relief Checks on Consumer Spending.” Download for free]. California’s October 2022 Middle Class Tax Refund (MCTR) payments of up to $1,050 buoyed spending across some of the largest retailers in the country, while leaving others unimpacted. Looking at some of the […]
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Sephora shoppers will now be able to get the retailer’s beauty products delivered to them in under an hour, on average, thanks to a new partnership with DoorDash. Items will be fulfilled from Sephora’s 500+ U.S. stores. Customers can use either the DoorDash app or website, and members of the Sephora Beauty Insider loyalty program […]
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The recession clock is ticking, and it’s gets louder as it ticks faster. JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon told CNBC that a recession is all but inevitable. Others may argue that the recession has already hit, based on the traditional definition as two consecutive quarters of negative GDP growth, which occurred earlier this year. […]
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Rural lifestyle retailer Tractor Supply has added on-demand delivery from nearly 2,000 of its stores across the country in a partnership with DoorDash. Customers using the DoorDash marketplace can now get Tractor Supply offerings in categories including farm and ranch, home improvement and lawn and garden delivered to them. All participating Tractor Supply stores will […]
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Rafeh Masood, chief customer and technology officer at Bed Bath & Beyond, has resigned, effective Dec. 2. Mr. Massood’s departure marks another significant change in the retailer’s c-suite that saw CEO Mark Tritton ousted in June and CFO Gustavo Arnal die by suicide in September. Interim CEO Sue Gove last week was given the job […]
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The sixth annual Top 100 Omnichannel Retailers report was released late last month by Total Retail. The report features a ranking of 100 leading retailers and brands based on the omnichannel capabilities across their organizations (e.g., supply chain, pricing, loyalty, payments), and the execution of those programs. It identifies the companies doing the best job […]
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Our guest this week is Hal Lawton, the President & CEO of Tractor Supply Co, a truly remarkable retailer that has delivered some of the strongest results of any brand during the past few years.   We explore Hal’s diverse journey from McKinsey, to Home Depot, to eBay, to Macy’s and on to Tennesee-based Tractor Supply […]
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Bed Bath & Beyond said in a Securities & Exchange Commission filing on Friday that a third party improperly accessed its data this month through a phishing scam by accessing the hard drive and certain shared drives of one of its employees. The big-box retailer said in its filing that it was reviewing the data […]
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On Friday, we took note of a Wall Street Journal story about how “the U.S. economy grew at a 2.6% annual rate in the third quarter despite a slowdown in consumer spending during the summer amid high inflation and rising interest rates.”   I commented about the mixed messages: I’m not an economist, and have […]
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Bed Bath & Beyond said it is following up on a possible data breach that may have happened as a result of a phishing scam. The retailer said it was reviewing data to determine if any important corporate or customer information had been compromised. Bed Bath & Beyond doesn’t think sensitive data was accessed.
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UNION, N.J. — Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has appointed Sue Gove president and chief executive officer. Since June 2022, Gove has served as interim CEO.  The appointment was unanimously approved by the Bed Bath & Beyond board.  She will continue to serve on the company’s board. “We are pleased to announce the appointment of […]
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See who made the short list. PR Daily is proud to announce its finalists in our 2022 Content Marketing Awards. The finalists on this list represent the storytellers who know how to create content that stands out on the crowded content landscape. Their creative works led to success for their organizations and clients—and recognition as […]
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Bed Bath & Beyond’s CEO search is over. The retailer said that its interim chief executive, Sue Gove, would be given the job on a permanent basis. The company’s shares fell 10 percent in premarket trading on the news. Ms. Gove has previous retail industry experience, having served as president and CEO of Golfsmith and […]
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Walmart said last week that it will “spread the excitement of Black Friday savings over three events throughout November and cap off a month of deals with Cyber Monday … Walmart’s ‘Black Friday Deals for Days’ events will begin on Walmart.com every Monday in November.” According to the announcement, “Walmart is also bringing back its […]

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By John Spiropoulos Media is filled with evolutionary step-change transitions which permanently alter the marketplace. Each evolutionary event, seen in terms of advertiser outlays – the media mix – is driven by incremental change during economic uncertainty. This is particularly true – and trackable – in modern times. Some of these events were covered in […]
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SMI Core data captures the actual spend data from the SMI Pool partners of major holding companies and large independent agencies, representing up to 95% of all US national brand ad spending, to provide a complete monthly view of the SMI Pool market size, investment share and category performance. Core Data delivers detailed ad intelligence across all media […]
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CINCINNATI — The Kroger Health Center for Advanced Community Care, a joint project of Kroger Health and the University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary. The Center employs pharmacists, technicians, nurse practitioners, and dietitians to provide an interprofessional model of care. It also provides practical experiences for students […]
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CHESAPEAKE, Va.— Dollar Tree executives said the retailer’s new pricing strategy lifted operating income nearly 23% to $381 million in the third quarter ended October 29. Top-line sales rose 8.1% to $6.94 billion. Comparable-store sales at its Dollar Tree stores increased 8.6% from a year earlier, while comps at its Family Dollar stores were up […]

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