Results & Investment

Articles on retail finance (from results to investments).

  1. Corporate Strategy
NEW YORK, NY — Technology-powered talent advisory Sinecure, Inc. announced today it has acquired recruitment services firm Strategy Source in a move to enhance its unique market position as the only talent company to combine the power of AI with the personal touch of experienced advisors. With this acquisition, Strategy Source brings new capabilities to […]
  1. Department & Category
CINCINNATI – Bayer and Kroger joined forces with country music star Luke Bryan and Feeding America to bring healthy food to more families who need it. According to Feeding America’s latest data, more than 44 million people in the United States are food insecure1, including a nearly 30% increase – more than 10 million – […]
  1. Corporate Finance
In celebration of Youth Skills Day, Central Co-op has repledged a significant investment to support young people’s employment and early careers development. Central Co-op will pledge 300 work experience placements this year and support an additional 1,500 students through employability workshops as part of its… This story continues at Central Co-op pledges 300 work experience […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
Macy’s board of directors has unanimously agreed to terminate buyout discussions with Arkhouse Management and Brigade Capital Management following months of negotiations that included several bid increases and a board proxy battle.  In a statement, the Macy’s board said that months of discussions “have failed to lead to an actionable proposal with certainty of financing […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
The arts and crafts market is flourishing, with 72% of adults in the United States (US) completing a craft in the past 12 months. This article provides a detailed arts and crafts industry analysis, exploring trends across the US and Canada. We’ll look at motivations for consumer participation, cross-industry trends, and opportunities for industry players […]
  1. Data & Insights
NEW YORK — Back-to-School spending for K-12 students is expected to remain flat at $586 per student, according to a report from Deloitte. As parents weigh prices, they plan to make room for both necessities and a few indulgences, representing an opportunity for retailers to take some anxiety out of the shopping season. As families […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
PHILADELPHIA—Rite Aid Corp. is alerting its customers about an incident that may have resulted in the leak of some personal information. The company said it is mailing letters to any potentially affected consumer associated with a mailing address in our systems. On June 6, 2024, an unknown third party impersonated a company employee to compromise their […]
  1. Stores & Formats
​[[{“value”:” This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Dive Brief: Macy’s Inc.’s board of directors has unanimously voted to end talks with Arkhouse Management and Brigade Capital Management, which in March had offered $6.6 billion or $24 per share to take over the company, the department store said on Monday. […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Cloud mining serves as a form that gives people permission to mine cryptocurrencies without the need to be in possession of nor maintaining any hardware. Instead of purchasing and setting up their own mining rigs, users let computational power from remote data centres. This method makes mining possible for a wider public, including those who […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
There are two types of customers: those who buy and those who keep coming back. Success in ecommerce, and retail in general, depends on the latter. For VCs backing ecommerce upstarts, exponential growth and expansion often focuses on speed and a “growth at any price” mindset. On the other hand, traditional retailers must reinvent their […]
  1. Department: Food
  In the ever-evolving landscape of convenience stores, the key to success lies in understanding and leveraging customer touchpoints. Now according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®, the convenience store that shines the brightest is the one that prioritizes fresh food, premium coffee, and ready-to-eat (RTE) and heat-and-eat (HNE) fresh […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Roblox Corporation (NYSE: RBLX) will release its second quarter 2024 financial results on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2024 and it will also be before the U.S. markets open. A conference call will also be hosted by the company in order to discuss the results will take place the same day at 5:30 am PT / 8:30 […]
  1. Channel: Club
Costco will raise its annual membership fees, one of its primary sources of revenue, for the first time in over six years. Gold Star, Business and Business Add-On memberships will increase from $60 to $65 on Sept. 1, 2024, and Executive memberships will rise from $120 to $130. Back in May 2023 Costco said it […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Joell Robinson, Senior Director for Retail Media Sales & Activation at Giant Eagle & Neil Murphy Chief Revenue Officer at Bridg, a division of Cardlytics. This episode is sponsored by Bridg. Follow Joell Robinson on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joellguglielmo/       Follow Leap Retail Media Network online […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Hello, fellow food enthusiasts and industry insiders! It’s Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® here, ready to dive deep into the grocery landscape and explore what might happen if the much-anticipated Safeway-Albertsons merger doesn’t go through. Success does leave clues. So, buckle up for a fact-filled ride as we examine the […]
  1. Associates & Employees
Convenience store staff who would like help with university fees for their families can start applying for specialist bursaries from August. The Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust offers financial aid for those working in the convenience, grocery and pharmacy sectors. It will be accepting applications for… This story continues at University fees help for convenience staff […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) today announced the appointment of Dr. William Shrank to the company’s board of directors. Dr. Shrank is globally recognized for his leadership and expertise in health care strategy, policy and population health. He joins the WBA board at an important time as the company strengthens its business. Dr. […]
  1. Channel: Club
ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Costco Wholesale Corp. said it will increase its annual membership fees in the United States and Canada, effective September 1. With the increase, the company’s Gold Star (individual), Business, and Business add-on members will pay an annual fee of $65, which is an increase of $5 over the current amount. Also effective […]
  1. Channel: Grocery - Natural
Direct-to-consumer floral delivery company The Bouqs Co. is popping up in three Whole Foods Market stores throughout California to give local customers fast and easy access to its fresh florals and same-day delivery service.   The “flower shop-in-shops” in Orange County, La Jolla and San Francisco opened shortly following the Mother’s Day rush and is the […]
  1. Data & Insights
WASHINGTON – The National Retail Federation has released its annual list of the Top 100 Retailers. Compiled by Kantar, the list ranks the industry’s largest retail companies by their U.S. sales. “This year’s list of the Top 100 Retailers largely reflects a post-pandemic return to normal,” NRF Executive Director of Research Mark Mathews said. “As […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
​[[{“value”:” Dive Brief The 30-year veteran of the athletics retailer is set to return as the company shifts its direct-to-consumer strategy. Published July 10, 2024 A Nike storefront displays its logo on the façade. Following worse than expected earnings, the company said it plans to revamp its direct-to-consumer strategy. Daphne Howland/Retail Dive “}]] 
  1. Corporate Strategy
Macy’s reports that Keith Credendino has been named Chief Information Officer, effective 4th August. Credendino who is currently Senior Vice President of Technology Product Development, Customer Experience, will succeed Laura Miller as CIO and join the company’s Corporate Strategy Group, reporting to Adrian V. Mitchell, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Miller, who is […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Big Lots will close 35 to 40 stores in 2024 following a tough Q1, and in a recent SEC 10-Q filing the retailer expressed “substantial doubt about the Company’s ability to continue as a going concern.” The retailer boosted its liquidity with a $200 million term loan facility in April 2024 but is now forecasting […]
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WASHINGTON – The National Retail Federation has released its annual list of the Top 100 Retailers. Compiled by Kantar, the list ranks the industry’s largest retail companies by their U.S. sales. “This year’s list of the Top 100 Retailers largely reflects a post-pandemic return to normal,” NRF Executive Director of Research Mark Mathews said. “As […]

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