Flagship Stores

Articles on retailer flagship stores

  1. Department: Nonfood
Automotive aftermarket parts retailer Advance Auto Parts has opened a 45,000-square-foot “super hub” flagship location near downtown Los Angeles as part of the company’s Western U.S. expansion, which includes 22 new stores in the L.A. area. Adding to its 4,687 stores across the U.S. and Canada, the retailer began its move westward in spring 2021 […]
  1. Associates & Employees
More than 330 Hudson’s Bay Co. warehouse workers have gone on strike after union talks with the company failed to create a new labor contract that addresses wage demands. Unifor Ontario regional director Naureen Rizvi said the retailer has failed to give scheduled pay increases to some workers. “Canada’s flagship retailer is cynically exploiting the […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
If you’ve ever been to a Salesforce event, you probably know that we take our fun pretty seriously over here. We love to host amazing, memorable experiences, but creating those moments of joy takes months of event management and execution.  Events have the power to generate a lasting impact on your audience that extends well […]
  1. Acquisitions, Divestitures & Mergers
Virgin Group Acquisition Corp. II (VGII), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company sponsored by Virgin Group, has closed its acquisition of Grove Collaborative and will change its name to Grove Collaborative Holdings. Grove Collaborative Holdings will take Grove Collaborative public on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol GROV, while Grove Collaborative […]
  1. Channel: Mass
BENTONVILLE, Ark. —Walmart has begun a major push to bring U.K. exporters to its flagship U.S. Walmart Marketplace, a well-established online marketplace where a trusted community of third-party sellers serve a growing base of more than 120 million loyal U.S. shoppers each month. Sellers approved to join the marketplace will be offered the services of a […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Footwear brand Timberland has stepped into the metaverse with the launch of its semiannual CONSTRUCT: 10061 design program within Fortnite, to engage customers in an updated product design process that blends physical and virtual experiences. The experience was made possible through a partnership with Epic Games’ Unreal Engine and the CONCEPTKICKS Innovation platform. Within CONSTRUCT: […]
  1. Channel: Mass
BENTONVILLE, Ark. and LONDON, UK., June 13, 2022 —Walmart has begun a major push to bring U.K. exporters to its flagship U.S. Walmart Marketplace, a well-established online marketplace where a trusted community of third-party sellers serve a growing base of more than 120 million loyal U.S. shoppers each month.Sellers approved to join the marketplace will […]
  1. International
Walmart has announced a push to bring UK merchants to its flagship US marketplace of over 120 million consumers a month. Once a seller has been approved to join the… The post Walmart to allow UK merchants to join its US marketplace appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Department: Food
CARLISLE, Pa. – The GIANT Co. on Friday announced opening dates for two new Philadelphia-area stores that are set to debut in the coming weeks. The newest GIANT outlet within the city is set to open at 501 N. Broad St. on Friday, June 24 at 8 a.m. And a GIANT store about 25 miles […]
  1. Stores & Formats
Google is sticking close to home with its second brick-and-mortar location. Set to open June 16, 2022 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the tech giant’s newest store will be located just across the East River from its first, in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood. The new Brooklyn Google Store will be the first to feature what David Williams, Director […]
  1. Associates & Employees
Apple is reportedly planning to boost starting pay for U.S. store associates to $22 per hour, and even higher in certain markets, according to The Wall Street Journal. The increase would make starting salaries 45% higher than they were in 2018 as the retailer faces the challenges of a tight labor market and a unionization […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Retail Technology Show, the flagship show for retail that brings together future-forward innovators and Europe’s most forward-thinking retailers, has promised an even ‘bigger and better’ show in 2023, as it announces it has expanded its show floor for next year’s expo. Attracting over 6,850 senior retail professionals during the two-day event, held at London Olympia […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
“Math, magic, and art need to be tied to the very foundation and the financial considerations of the business.”                  — Aaron Zagha, Chief Marketing Officer of Newton Baby Building a thriving direct-to-consumer (DTC) ecommerce business requires a mix of skills — not all of which are completely […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
  It’s Friday night and orders are coming in fast and furious and two of your key employees have not arrived at work.  Now what?  Sales, slip, service slips, and customers are turned away.  That is not what a way that you can sustain top line sales and bottom-line profits over time.  According to Steven […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Knowledge is power: Shoppers rate retail staff knowledge as key to driving in-store CX. Knowledge tops consumers’ expectations when it comes to store associates adding value to in-store shopping experiences, the latest research from Retail Technology Show, the new flagship event for retail, reveals. Original research of over 2,000 UK shoppers in its latest Retail Revolution report showed […]
  1. Associates & Employees
Associates at a Target store in Christiansburg, Va. have reportedly filed with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for a union election, according to CNBC, The New Republic and other media outlets. The workers aim to get representation through the New River Valley General Membership Branch of the Industrial Workers of the World. The location […]
  1. Department: Food
  Food Marketing professionals never take a break, and they are always looking a customer ahead.  Global CPG retailer Unilever is actively targeting Generation Alpha.  So just who is Generation Alpha?  They are the children of Generation Y, and often the younger siblings of Generation A.  More that 2.5 million are born globally ever week.  […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Online shopping might be easy, convenient and prolific, yet it hasn’t erased the need for flagship brick-and-mortar retail establishments. In fact, retail real estate is undergoing a phenomenal — and some might say surprising — comeback. As REJournals reported, roughly 60 percent of businesses with physical retail assets plan to expand their footprints in 2022. What’s driving the momentum? […]
  1. Stores & Formats
The first of a planned 30 new convenience stores called Eddy’s Food Station opened this week in Alloa, Clackmannanshire. The new store has created 14 jobs and the further stores will result in a total of 500 across central Scotland, according to the owners of the group. The Alloa store is the flagship of the […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Costcutter’s flagship Dunnington store, near York, has been named Store of the Year at Bestway’s annual performance awards, held last night in London after a two-year gap due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Judges said the store was “founded on real team spirit and a sense of community”. Store standards were “exceptional” and its recent financial […]
  1. International
M&S’ new flagship Stevenage store has showcased the importance of exterior signage and props to capture the attention of passersby and encourage them to spend instore. Looking to establish themselves as a key retailer in the local area, their ‘Hello Stevenage!’ sign successfully shared their messaging, reminding shoppers that they were open. This was accompanied […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Saks is marking Mental Health Awareness Month with multiple initiatives in May, including the sale of positive affirmation decals, a virtual event on its Saks Live digital platform and a special window installation at the Saks NYC flagship store. Additionally, the Saks Fifth Avenue Foundation has launched an open grant application for nonprofit organizations seeking […]

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What do you get when you combine one of the largest shopping events of the year with historic levels of inflation, stock shortages, and labor issues? We’ll tell you exactly what you get… You get the 2022–23 Back to School (BTS) shopping season. As noted in Field Agent’s Back to School Success Kit: How Brands […]
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Kohl’s is off the sales block following the end of talks with Franchise Group (FRG), which has been the highest bidder for the company since the retailer began seeking a buyer in January 2022. When exclusive acquisition negotiations began in early June, FRG proposed $60 per share for Kohl’s, a valuation of $8 billion, eventually […]
  1. Associates & Employees
  2. Department: Foodservice
Today, the Underground Donut Tour, the World's Best Donut Tour, is launching their first tour within the European Union, specifically, in Dublin, Ireland. The Underground Donut Tour has been running for 7 years across the US and the UK, including Chicago, Philadelphia, New York City, Portland, Seattle, Boston, Nashville, New Orleans, London and now adding Dublin to our roster. Hosting thousands of guests from around the world and showcasing the best doughnuts each city has to offer.