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  1. Data & Insights
The Retail Industry Leaders Association has partnered with Optera to launch the Direct-Use Product Emissions Database (DPED), to provide retailers and their suppliers with an aligned database for quantifying greenhouse gases emitted during use by appliances, electronics and power equipment. The DPED’s goal is to foster uniform metrics for comprehending and managing scope 3, category […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Customers of The Home Depot can now get same-day delivery in as fast as one hour — including big and bulky products weighing up to 60 pounds — from nearly 2,000 stores via the retailer’s new partnership with Instacart. The nationwide expansion follows a pilot conducted earlier this year. “Our brick-and-mortar stores are foundational to […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
Petco, partnering with Van Leeuwen Ice Cream and human-grade dog food brand Ollie, will offer canine-safe ice cream for hot dogs seeking a cool treat. The non-dairy peanut butter and banana recipe is now available at Van Leeuwen scoop shops across the country, as well as at most Petco locations and online at petco.com for […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Membership programs are quickly becoming 2024’s hottest accessory, whether you’re a luxury resale platform or an electronics ecommerce site. Online marketplaces Rebag and Newegg have joined the growing roster of retailers launching membership programs. This year alone, the list of retailers that have launched or beefed up their loyalty and membership programs includes Albertsons, Carter’s, PetSmart, Target, Sunglass […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Following a pilot in three U.S. cities, Amazon is making its grocery delivery subscription available to all Prime members in the U.S. For $9.99 a month, Prime members will now have access to unlimited grocery delivery on orders over $35 from Amazon Fresh, Whole Foods Market and a variety of local grocery and specialty retailers, […]
  1. Channel: Home Improvement
Lowe’s has partnered with the world’s best-known soccer player, Lionel Messi, and his MLS Club Inter Miami CF, for programs that spotlight Messi’s skills at assisting on the field. Members of both the MyLowe’s Rewards and MVPs Pro Rewards loyalty programs will receive an “assist” in the form of 100 points to bring them closer […]
  1. Media & Marketing
JCPenney is the latest retailer to reconfigure its rewards program with the debut of a simplified loyalty offering that nearly doubles the rate at which members earn rewards. With this enhanced earning potential, JCPenney estimates that it could return as much as half-a-billion dollars back to its customers in the form of rewards, said Katie […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Are you ready to explore the evolved customer journey? The Retail TouchPoints team is reporting on all the news breaking before, during and after the Retail Innovation Conference & Expo, taking place June 4-6, 2024, at McCormick Place in Chicago. This year, we’ll hear senior-level executives’ perspectives on how customer experiences are evolving as content, […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
Albertsons has joined the growing list of retailers revamping their loyalty programs. The supermarket chain will now use a single points currency for its “for U” program and give members two months to earn and redeem their points before they expire. Additionally, an automatic cash-off option that converts points into cash discounts at checkout will […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
DoorDash has entered the home improvement category with a new partnership with Lowe’s Companies. The delivery aggregator announced yesterday that it will offer on-demand delivery from more than 1,700 Lowes’ stores nationwide. This partnership marks DoorDash’s first foray into the home improvement category and builds on the significant selection offerings on the platform, with more than 99 […]
  1. Channel: Home Improvement
The Home Depot is acquiring building products distributor SRS Distribution for $18.25 billion in a bid to accelerate the growth of its pro offerings. The deal, which is expected to close by the end of the retailer’s fiscal 2024 in late January 2025, is subject to customer closing conditions and will be funded through a […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Target’s announcement earlier this month that it was launching a paid membership plan almost felt like a foregone conclusion. Amazon’s Prime membership has been paying dividends for the company for decades, and after Walmart followed suit with Walmart+ in 2020, it was only a matter of time before Target entered the mix. With the addition […]
  1. Retailer Media
Google wants a bigger piece of the traffic driven by retail media advertising. To start getting it, the tech company has launched a new offsite retail media solution in closed beta. Lowe’s has signed on to be one of the first retailers to test the solution for what will be the first offsite retail media […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
It was a tough week to be at the top in retail with a number of companies announcing CEO switch-ups following disappointing performances, including Petco, Under Armour, Fossil Group and, as Retail TouchPoints previously reported, Allbirds. Former Best Buy COO to Lead Petco While CEO Search Gets Underway Ron Coughlin — who led Petco through […]
  1. Data & Insights
With the global pandemic acting as a catalyst for change, retailers have been thrust into a new realm of challenges and opportunities. The acceleration in the adoption of digital tools and strategies has become a lifeline for many, enabling them not only to survive but to thrive amidst unprecedented conditions.   A recent panel hosted by […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Our guest this week is Andrea Dorigo Head of Global Retail for Adidas. Andrea shares many strategic leadership lessons gleaned from his  incredibly deep and diverse experience working across a spectrum of international brands. Now he leads a network of more than 2,000 stores for one of the world’s most iconic vertically integrated brands. We […]
  1. Agencies & Vendors
One of the benefits of being a RangeMe Starter or Premium subscriber brand is the opportunity to submit products to buyers who have immediate, limited-time opportunities that take place throughout the year. During these campaigns, retailers, distributors and foodservice operators invite brands that meet specific criteria to submit their products to be considered for placement […]
  1. Department: Consumer Durables
For a time, big-box home improvement stores seemed insulated from Amazon’s low prices and scale. Home Depot and Lowe’s sold items that were too big to ship, or that DIYers needed immediately, not delivered in a few days. Large appliances like refrigerators and ovens offered a firewall of sorts. Has that firewall held? Yes and […]
  1. Channel: Home Improvement
As a hardware and improvement product manufacturer, getting your products into major retailers like Home Depot and Lowes can be a huge opportunity for growth. With their extensive customer base and nationwide presence, these big box stores are the ideal platform to showcase your products. But how exactly do you get your foot in the […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
CNN has a story about a possible new solution for retailers who feel they have to lock up certain products because of theft, which alienates actual customers who hate the inconvenience of having to ask employees for assistance in getting access to those items. According to the story, some stores are “testing a security tool […]
  1. Channel: Mass
To help retailers determine the post-purchase carbon impact of products like appliances, electronics and outdoor power equipment, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) has partnered with Optera to develop the Direct-Use Product Emissions Database (DPED). The DPED will help fill current reporting gaps and align how retailers measure, compare and communicate greenhouse gas emissions. It […]
  1. Retailer Media
For several years now the term “retail media” has been buzzing around both retail and media circles. Whether you’re looking for a deeper understanding of the implications and applications of retail media or need a down-and-dirty explainer on what retail media actually is, you’ve landed in the right place. This special Retail TouchPoints resource hub […]
  1. Channel: Home Improvement
Lowe’s has launched a new loyalty program for “DIYers” that will sit alongside its existing MVP loyalty program for home improvement professionals. The new MyLowe’s Rewards program will offer do-it-yourself customers exclusive savings on items they need for their homes and allow them to earn rewards toward future purchases. “Lowe’s has been serving DIY customers […]
  1. Channel: Home Improvement
Lowe’s has launched a new loyalty program for “DIYers” that will sit alongside its existing MVP loyalty program for home improvement professionals. The new MyLowe’s Rewards program will offer do-it-yourself customers exclusive savings on items they need for their homes and allow them to earn rewards toward future purchases. “Lowe’s has been serving DIY customers […]
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Consumer Price Index inflation slowed to 2.3% in April, down from 3.2% in March, albeit higher than expected, according to the Office for National Statistics. It’s the lowest level since the summer of 2021, versus 3.2% in March. The news follows yesterday’s announcement from Kantar… This story continues at Industry reacts to CPI inflation dipping […]
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MINNEAPOLIS—Target reported that first-quarter sales were down compared to last year, as it had projected. However, the company expects sales to turn positive in the second quarter and for the year as a whole. Comparable sales declined 3.7% in the first quarter, reflecting a comparable store sales decline of 4.8% partially offset by a comparable […]
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Petco, partnering with Van Leeuwen Ice Cream and human-grade dog food brand Ollie, will offer canine-safe ice cream for hot dogs seeking a cool treat. The non-dairy peanut butter and banana recipe is now available at Van Leeuwen scoop shops across the country, as well as at most Petco locations and online at petco.com for […]
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BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart recently opened two new Neighborhood Markets, one in Florida and one in Georgia, that offer expanded assortments and more space for pickup and delivery. The new stores, one in the Dune Lakes area of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, and the other in the Vine City neighborhood of Atlanta, feature updated layouts […]

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