Retail Operations

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You already own a profitable retail store, so is there a point in adding liquor to your shelves? The answer to that question depends on the size of your storefront, funding, and several other factors. To help you make a decision, weigh the following pros, cons, and key considerations. What You Should Consider Before Stocking […]
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A 45-year-old family-owned luxury business might not be the kind of company one expects to be at the cutting edge of digital commerce, but thanks to President Ken Natori, the company’s second-generation leader, Natori is just that. The designer fashion brand launched its own ecommerce operation in 2008, at a time when many other high-end […]
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Ulta Beauty is the latest retailer to launch a retail media network, aiming to tap into the growing pool of ad dollars flowing into closed-loop systems as marketers look beyond search engines and social media in preparation for a cookie-less future. Ulta’s new offering, which the retailer first announced in late 2021, is called UB […]
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  Looking for success clues restaurants continue to evolve in foodservice most completive space the Grocerant Niche. That space is wide open it is not dominated by Restaurants, Convenience Stores, Grocery Stores, Drug Stores, or Dollar stores according to Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® Grocerant Guru® Steven Johnson; who stated “retail foodservice is now about […]
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The CPG Guys, Sri & PVSB, are joined in this episode by Whitney Cooper, Senior Director of Omnichannel Transformation & Commercialization Follow Whitney Cooper on LinkedIn at: Follow Walmart on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/company/walmart/ Follow Walmart Connect on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/company/walmart-connect/Follow Walmart online at: http://walmart.comFollow Walmart Connect online at: http://walmartconnect.com This episode is sponsored by NielsenIQ […]
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WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee, Inc. announced Friday that free Pediatric Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster doses are now available by appointment only at select Hy-Vee Pharmacy locations for 5- to 11-year-olds at least 5 months after their second dose. Moderately to severely immunocompromised pediatric patients may also receive a booster dose at least 3 months after their […]
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Family Dollar announced this week that it is closing down the West Memphis, Arkansas, warehouse that was discovered earlier this year to have a massive rodent infestation, which prompted a recall of items that were held there and might have been contaminated.  However, the company maintained that the closure was not related to the Food […]
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REI Co-op has named Sylvia Wilks to the newly created role of SVP, Chief Supply Chain Officer, effective May 23, 2022. Wilks will be responsible for the strategic leadership of REI’s global supply chain, working with other leaders across the organization to develop its network and support the company’s growth. Wilks has more than 25 […]
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 For many businesses and fast-casual restaurants, digital menus are nothing new. They’re easy to use, with clean, concise, neatly arranged screens that display menus in accurate, vibrant ways. Plus, doing it all in real-time without the need for chalkboards, expensive cardboard printouts, or inefficient static signs is far more sustainable and cheaper in the long […]
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PHILADELPHIA — Rite Aid will begin administering a booster dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine at select locations for eligible children ages 5 to 11, following approval by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration, the company said Friday. Bartell Drugs, owned by Rite Aid Corp., will also begin administering boosters […]
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Business Insider has a story this morning about the degree to which inflation is affecting Amazon’s retail business. “The uncertainty over rising costs and consumer prices shows that even Amazon, a $1.1 trillion company obsessed with meticulous attention to detail, can be roiled by the rising inflation around the world — adding an unwelcome jolt […]
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FMI-The Food Industry Association said yesterday that it will host an online webinar designed to find a new approach to dealing with active assailants in retail stores. “As the recent events in Buffalo showed once again, tragic acts of violence continue to threaten the lives of our employees, consumers, and communities,” FMI said.  “It’s a […]
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Data tracking company Numerator is out with a new analysis of the “omnichannel landscape of retail subscription models,” concluding that “while Amazon Prime retains the highest satisfaction rate and Walmart+ has shown the fastest adoption, Target’s Shipt Everyday is breaking out with same-day delivery and capturing more trips, spending, and share from subscribers than Amazon […]
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Albertsons Companies will launch cart-based smart checkout technology later this year at select supermarkets throughout the country, in partnership with Veeve Smart Carts. The carts use computer vision to identify items by extracting visual features (including barcodes) of the items placed within them, and a built-in scale calculates totals for produce. Shoppers can check in […]
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Retailers that stocked up due to pandemic-related supply chain challenges are finding that customers don’t want to buy much of what they have to sell. Chains including Kohl’s, Target and Walmart report high inventory levels, and discounters such as Burlington and Ross Stores say they are finding deals as brands and retailers look to move […]
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The telehealth company MeMD has changed its name to Walmart Health Virtual Care, reflecting the final stages of its acquisition by Walmart Health, which was announced last May. “In this next evolution of MeMD, we are excited to begin officially delivering services as Walmart Health Virtual Care, bringing affordable, high-quality telehealth options […]
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SEATTLE — Albertsons Cos. is working with Veeve Inc. on a test of the tech startup’s smart shopping carts at a few dozen stores across the country later this year. Consumers at the stores will be able to use the smart carts to skip the checkout line for a faster, more convenient and contactless shopping […]
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Liberty London has tapped Future Workforce to support the roll-out of robotic process automation. The two brands will partner on critical business tasks which will allow the ecommerce teams to… The post Liberty London appoints Future Workforce for online product launches appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
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Instant grocery startups sprang up and grew like weeds during COVID-19, fueled by consumers opting to practice social distancing and ready to order their food and sundries at the tap of an app, and VCs seeing an gap in the delivery market that had yet to be definitively filled. Now, perhaps inevitably, comes the consolidation.
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NEW YORK – May 19, 2022 – Interactive Advertising Bureau CEO David Cohen released the following response to the Competition and Transparency in Digital Advertising Act introduced today in the U.S. Senate, which would bar digital advertising companies from providing both ad-buying and ad-selling technology, as well as online exchanges facilitating those transactions: “This legislation […]
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A consumer confidence monitor that has been running since 1974 recorded its lowest-ever score this month. The well-established GfK index was down to -40 for May, meaning consumers are less confident now than at any time for nearly half a century. Joe Staton, client strategy director at GfK, said: “This comes as UK unemployment hits […]

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Instant grocery startups sprang up and grew like weeds during COVID-19, fueled by consumers opting to practice social distancing and ready to order their food and sundries at the tap of an app, and VCs seeing an gap in the delivery market that had yet to be definitively filled. Now, perhaps inevitably, comes the consolidation.
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Giving credit where credit is due.  The grocerant niche filled with Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh prepared food continues to drive top-line sales and bottom-line profits in every channel of retail foodservice.  According to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® the recent insights by the NPD group show just have important the […]

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