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CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Dollar Tree Inc. has added Advance Auto Parts veteran Michael Creedon Jr. to its executive team, naming him chief operating officer. “Mike’s impressive career in retail is rooted in a deep knowledge and understanding of his customers,” Dollar Tree president and chief executive officer Mike Witynski in announcing the hire. “Mike will […]
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BENTONVILLE, Ark. — As part of its ongoing quest to meet its customers wherever they are, Walmart on Monday launched two new immersive virtual experiences on Roblox, a metaverse gaming platform. Called Walmart Land and Walmart’s Universe of Play, the spaces are meant to offer unique interactive content and entertainment for Gen Z shoppers, allowing […]
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From TechCrunch, a story about how Walmart “is stepping into the metaverse with two new experiences on Roblox: ‘Walmart Land’ and ‘Universe of Play.’ The virtual worlds are aimed at younger Walmart customers and let Roblox players collect new virtual merchandise, play games featuring toys and characters, earn toys from a blimp, attend live concerts, […]
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President Biden last week said that the COVID-19 “pandemic is over” even as around 400 people every day die in the U.S. after contracting the virus. Much of America has returned to a semblance of life before the pandemic, but many activities are not yet back to the way they were in 2019 as individuals […]
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WINNER: Tenby Stores & Office, Premier, Pembrokeshire The “symbiotic relationship” of post office and retail is key to the success of Tenby Stores & Post Office, a Premier outlet in Pembrokeshire. Driven by the need to fully deliver a business model that had its retail and post office seamlessly integrated to deliver a real solution […]
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When Macklemore’s 2012 single Thrift Shop became a hit, it pushed secondhand shopping into the spotlight; but this wasn’t enough to change people’s general views on it. As a 2013 Time article put it, “apparently, flannel zebra jammies only look good in music videos”.  eBay was turning some heads back then, yet many would still […]
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Co-authored by: Tricia Kelley How we work is changing—from where we host our meetings, to our day-to-day operations, life has been transformed by the pandemic. The push for work and life balance has never been stronger and the need to adopt more sustainable practices has never been more urgent. A digital-first approach has become imperative […]
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Walmart will launch three new returns options as part of its “No Concerns” campaign to accommodate early holiday shopping. Beginning in Oct. 1, 2022, Walmart will introduce: An extended Holiday Guarantee returns period allowing customers to return eligible purchases made on or after Oct. 1, 2022, through Jan. 31, 2023; Curbside returns, which will allow […]
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TikTok could be facing £27 million fine over a potential breach of UK data protection law by failing to safeguard children’s privacy when using the app. The Information Commissioner’s Office… The post TikTok may face £27 million fine for “failing to protect children’s privacy” appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe […]
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Walmart is launching two new immersive experiences on the Roblox metaverse platform: Walmart Land and Walmart’s Universe of Play. The former will bring fashion, style, beauty and entertainment items to the Roblox community of over 52 million daily users. The latter, meanwhile, is pitched as “the ultimate virtual toy destination in Roblox, just in time […]
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., Sept. 26, 2022 — Hold onto your headsets! Today, Walmart is announcing the launch of two new immersive experiences in the metaverse mega-platform, Roblox. Called Walmart Land and Walmart’s Universe of Play, the spaces offer unique interactive content and entertainment for customers, bringing to life the best of Walmart’s ‘isles’ in a virtual […]
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  The race is on to order you 7-Eleven X Crocs.  That’s right shoes / clogs branded for 7-Eleven enthusiast. Yes, it is where style meets the snack aisle with the all-new 7-Eleven X Crocs collaboration. The exclusive collection introduces three limited-edition styles, including Crocs’ newest icon: the height-forward Mega Crush Clog. How is your brand […]
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I saw a report from Bloomberg a little while ago that the Federal Reserve has a new plan to end high inflation — through a “growth recession” strategy. Worrisome, huh? The economist who first thought up “growth recession” likened it to a contained tiger – not a tiger running loose, but not a paper tiger […]
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Woodie’s, a DIY, home and garden retailer, is partnering with same-day delivery platform buymie.  From 10th October, customers in South East Dublin can use buymie’s personal shopping services to order 20,000 DIY and home improvement products from their nearest Woodie’s store and receive items to their doorstep in as little as two hours.  This builds […]
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The Return-to-Office versus Work-from-Home Tug of War continues.  Many businesses are getting more insistent with their plans to get staff back in the office more, shifting tactics from offering perks to issuing mandates.   In a study from A.Team, 53% of tech leaders said an economic downturn would make it easier to require employees to […]
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Recently I had the opportunity to learn from Manhattan Associate’s Sebastian LeFebure about supply chain innovation based on customer purchasing changes. LeFebure shares insight to the RetailMinded.com audience elaborating on this conversation, ultimately revealing how the movement to D2C is a supply chain revelation that brands such as Adidas and Nike have found success with. […]
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Keeping your warehouse operations in-house or outsourcing them to a third-party logistics (3PL) company? Each option has its benefits and disadvantages. In internal fulfillment, the business handles the complete process of storing, packing and shipping. The company must have a warehouse to keep its inventory, and a logistics team to manage the goods for storing, […]
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With 2 million third-party sellers accounting for more than half of its retail revenue, Amazon’s relationship with the businesses that sell on its platform has become essential to its success. As those sellers have become more successful though, they have also become more powerful …and more demanding. Many are no longer content to exist solely […]
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The way businesses operate has changed dramatically over the years, thanks to advances in technology. From the way businesses communicate with customers and clients to the way they market and sell their products and services, technology has had a huge impact on the business world. Here are just a few examples of how technology has […]
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In a rapidly changing business landscape, it’s more important than ever for contractors to stay ahead of the curve. One way to do this is by using modern tech age solutions to help them reach high paying clients. The modern tech age has given rise to several new tools and platforms that contractors can use […]
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Kroger will roll out BrightDrop’s temperature-controlled Trace Grocery e-carts to its stores later in 2022 to help streamline the handling of curbside grocery orders. The retailer recently completed a pilot of the technology at its stores in Lexington and Versailles, Ky., where it experienced an improvement in both the customer and associate experiences. The carts […]
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Every entrepreneur or brand representative has an idea of how much effort and time it takes to expand the clients base and increase the company’s revenue. If your company has been around for a long time, then you probably remember the times when it was necessary to use leaflets and organise an advertising campaign on […]
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Image Credits: City of London The City of London police report they’ve arrested a 17-year-old in Oxfordshire on suspicion of hacking and said he remains in custody, without releasing any other details. Police declined to say what incident the arrest was in connection with, but many of the details line up with recent high-profile hacks. […]
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Petsense by Tractor Supply and pet food brand Canidae are joining forces to offer relief to animal shelters affected by Kentucky’s flash flooding in July. Local Kentucky animal shelters and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will benefit from the partnership, which will deliver 1,560 pounds of dog food to these […]
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The holiday season encompasses the next three months in the form of Halloween by the end of next month to Christmas and New Year by the end of the year. But the most important or ‘peak’ holiday season lies between the two (in November this time) in the form of Black Friday and Cyber Monday […]

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CFO Richard Galanti says customers not trading down to private label Costco Wholesale has followed up one strong fiscal year with another. The Issaquah, Wash.-based warehouse club chain posted double-digit net and comparable sales growth for its fiscal 2022 fourth quarter and full year, while topping Wall Street’s consensus earnings-per-share forecast for both periods. Related: Costco […]
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RTIH rounds up the retail systems ventures whose funding rounds have been making headlines, including Swiftly, Ryft, Instant Commerce, and 1MRobotics. 1. Ryft Ryft, a PSD2 compliant payments system firm, has raised a seed round, led by SFC Capital. Additional investors include the ex-founder of Shutterstock and the founder of LoveFilm. This brings Ryft’s total […]

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