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NEW ORLEANS — Southeastern Grocers Inc. (SEG) on Wednesday marked the celebration of Winn-Dixie’s 65th Anniversary in Louisiana with two store openings and kicked off a series of community events throughout the greater New Orleans area that aim to honor the culture, people and community that have supported Winn-Dixie since 1956. Louisiana governor John Bel […]
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In an effort to help curb soaring student loan debts, Walmart announced this week that it will pay 100 percent of college tuition and book costs for its associates, starting Aug. 16. Walmart, the largest U.S. private employer, will drop its existing $1-per-day fee for associates who participate in its Live Better U education program. About 1.5 million part-time […]
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Walmart’s investments in software and retail technologies it used to transform its business from a brick-and-mortar to one that combines both in-person and online shopping will now be made available to other retailers for the first time, the company announced today. Through a strategic partnership with Adobe, Walmart will integrate access to Walmart’s Marketplace, as […]
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Most companies know they need to start transforming digitally to stay competitive, if they haven’t already. But it can be difficult to understand where to focus. Industry experts from the marketing community, Salesforce, and Cannes Lions, a global brand that fosters creative excellence, discussed how they and their communities are transforming digitally with ethics and […]
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Klarna is continuing to build out its solution suite with two new acquisitions, moving beyond the buy now, pay later space with the goal of becoming a “retail bank, payments and shopping service,” according to the company. Klarna announced the acquisition of social shopping platform HERO in early July 2021, followed just two weeks later […]
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Walmart will make its own technologies across both digital and physical channels available to other retailers. The company’s move includes integrating Walmart’s Marketplace, online and in-store fulfillment and pickup technologies into the Adobe Commerce platform. Retailers will be able to access Walmart’s cloud-based services to reach new customers through Marketplace and offer national two-day shipping […]
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Also: Seattle Mariners award community grants, CDC reinstates indoor mask guidelines and Shutterstock acquires AI companies to help customers. Hello, communicators: The Seattle Mariners baseball team has announced that its nonprofit, Mariners Care, will present community impact grants to organizations that are working to improve physical and mental health for kids from Black, Indigenous and […]
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Personal shoppers and others working in retail environment are expressing concerns about their safety in the face of an increase in COVID-19 cases tied to the Delta variant. Some believe that stores are failing to address the issue and institute safety measures such as mandatory mask wearing and social distancing while stepping up efforts to […]
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The pandemic has prompted a rethinking of our cities and how we go about our lives. What does the urban shift mean for the future of retail? More specifically, how does the on-demand economy change the retailer’s business model? And, what are the last-mile delivery challenges retailers face? Urban Shift: People and Community  Our world […]
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Walmart is making a huge investment in its employees amid one of the worst labor shortages in years. The nation’s largest private employer is committing to invest nearly $1 billion during the next five years in career-driven training and development. Walmart said it will pay 100% of college tuition and books for employees through its […]
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., July 27, 2021 — Today, Walmart announced it will pay 100% of college tuition and books for associates through its Live Better U (LBU) education program. Starting Aug. 16, the $1 a day fee will be removed for associates, making all education programs paid for by Walmart. This means approximately 1.5 million part-time […]
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Cary Breese Contributor Share on Twitter Cary Breese is the CEO and co-founder of NowRx, a digital retail pharmacy. We have entered a whole new era of e-commerce centered on speed and convenience. Business leaders are being forced to prioritize delivery capabilities and push for more accelerated delivery services. “Fast/reliable delivery” was the most important […]
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Email mistake. Those two words are enough to send a pang of fear down any marketer’s spine. A bad typo in the subject line. An incorrect hyperlink. A personalized message to the, um, wrong person. Everyone makes mistakes. But some mistakes are more embarrassing than others — like when they happen in a brand email […]
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To learn more about how consumer e-commerce habits and expectations are changing, we caught up with Brian McGlynn, general manager of e-commerce at Coveo, a market-leading AI-powered relevance platform that injects search, recommendations and personalization solutions into digital experiences.  In this Q&A interview, Brian shares insights from Coveo’s Relevance Report 2021: Ecommerce along with tips and tricks […]
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BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is enhancing its Live Better U (LBU) education benefit, paying 100% of the cost of college tuition and books for associates enrolled in the program. Starting on August 16, the retailer will eliminate the $1 a day fee it had charged for participating associates, the company said Tuesday. This means approximately […]
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Twenty states that opted out of the federal government’s $300-a-week benefit for unemployed workers have not seen a big jump in total workers since doing so. Economists said that there has been some shift in the workforce with more workers over 25 getting jobs and teenager employment rates falling. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said on […]
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CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid is set to launch its annual in-store customer fundraising campaign benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals next month. The campaign will run from August 1 through August 28. All funds donated by customers will benefit 53 local children’s hospitals providing lifesaving care and services for kids in Rite Aid communities. […]
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Videos of a man dressed in a Spiderman costume punching and kicking an Asda employees have driven yet more demands for new laws to crack down on violence towards shop… The post Video of Asda worker being kicked in the throat ignites latest demands for new laws to protect staff appeared first on Latest Retail […]
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Technology is constantly evolving, and sooner or later, it encroaches on everything, forcing the world, commerce and industries to change with it or risk becoming irrelevant. Retail is no different, and significant changes are already happening that will shape the future of how people shop.  New types of money, such as digital currencies, are a […]
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The pandemic’s disruption of the retail industry has driven a lot of change over the past 15 months, from an increase in online shopping to the rapid adoption of omnichannel fulfillment options. And despite U.S. consumers’ tremendous enthusiasm to get back to in-person shopping and experiences, notably with a 44% increase in foot traffic to […]
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Virtual restaurant brand marketplace Acelerate has raised $14 million. Sequoia Capital led the financing round. The company helps match virtual brands with kitchens. George Jacobs, the company’s CEO, saw the need for restaurants to diversify their revenue streams. His family owns a pizza business, and he saw first-hand the challenges faced by small restaurant owners. “A […]
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Amazon’s warehouses are seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases according to a number of workers while the company pushes ahead with plans to scrap onsite testing and relax mask rules.… The post Amazon workers fear for safety as COVID rules relaxed despite spike in cases appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The […]
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CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. has tapped Valerie Jabbar, currently group vice president of center-store merchandising, to succeed Steve McKinney as senior vice president of retail divisions. McKinney is set to retire, effective August 7, after more than 40 years with Kroger. McKinney began his career with the retailer in 1981, taking a job as a […]
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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. said this month it plans to hire up to 50,000 workers by Labor Day. The company is recruiting people to work in its 17,400 stores, its 27 distribution centers and in store operations, a category that includes roles as regional directors, district managers, store managers and sales associates. The […]

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Friday Daily on a Saturday? Hey, we all miss a deadline from time to time. Have a cup of coffee and catch up on the top retail news from yesterday… Uber is back in the news with yet another partnership, this time with Mercari (a resale marketplace), where they are offering a “no meet-up delivery” […]
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Here’s what was interesting in Retail today: Coca-Cola spurs 42% revenue growth (now $10.1B) after returning to pre-pandemic marketing spend (which doubled YOY). They invested in innovation, quality, and targeted allocation with their increased spend and beat earnings and revenue expectations in Q2. Target, Bed Bath and Beyond Open Doors To Third-Party Boutiques. The Store-within-a-store […]

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