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  1. Trends & External Forces
Lowe’s pointed to colder spring weather as the cause of a decline in demand for outdoor supplies in the first quarter. The home improvement retailer posted net sales of $23.66 billion, below the $23.76 billion expected by analysts. The chain’s earnings were $3.51 a share, above the $3.22 consensus.
  1. Trends & External Forces
The nation’s largest retailers have been holding strong against supply chain challenges, high fuel costs and inflation, but their combined ongoing impact is finally starting to weigh on their performance. Both Walmart and Target reported weak single-digit sales growth in their latest quarters, and while continued home improvement interest elevated The Home Depot to record […]
  1. Channel: Home Improvement
Chilly spring weather was blamed on home improvement retailer Lowe’s drop in first-quarter fiscal year sales, coming in at $23.7 billion compared to $24.4 billion in the first quarter of 2021, according to the company’s earnings report on Wednesday (May 18). Its biggest rival Home Depot on Tuesday (May 17) reported sales of $38.9 billion for the […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Lucky Beach cafe in Brighton says that it is the first hospitality business in the UK to introduce buy now pay later technology.  The initiative has seen Klarna working in partnership with storekit to deliver BNPL to the restaurants, cafes, and hotels which comprise the latter’s customer base. Lucky Beach was the beta client for […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Lolli users can now earn free Bitcoin rewards at Shake Shack when they shop with the former’s new Card Boost feature. In an online post, Lolli says: “Just link any debit or credit card on the Lolli app for iOS and activate a Shake Shack Card Boost before heading to Shake Shack to make a […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Interesting piece from the Wall Street Journal about how the current economic moment – higher inflation than at any time in recent decades, a slowdown in consumer spending, and a stock market roiled by economic and geopolitical uncertainty – is creating job insecurity for a number of retail CFOs. Companies like Walmart, Lowe’s, and Wayfair […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
NEW YORK — Pfizer announced Monday that former CVS executive David Denton will join the company as chief financial officer (CFO) and executive vice president effective May 2. Denton will be a member of Pfizer’s Executive Leadership Team reporting to chairman and chief executive officer, Albert Bourla. David Denton He joins Pfizer from Lowe’s Companies […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
Lowe’s has promoted Brandon Sink to EVP and CFO, effective April 30, 2022. Sink, currently SVP of Retail Finance at the retailer, will replace Dave Denton, who is departing to pursue another opportunity. Sink will work closely with Denton during the transition phase. “Brandon is a highly accomplished executive, and we are excited for him […]
  1. Corporate Purpose
March is Women’s History Month, and there’s never been a better time to celebrate the women-owned businesses that are innovating across the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry.
  1. Shopper & Customer
It was uncanny. Every time I needed some obscure type of screw, switch, or hinge, the team at my hometown hardware store—Elliott’s—knew exactly what I needed and where in the store’s many aisles of fasteners to find it. The salespeople would go to just the right place in just the right aisle, pull out a […]
  1. Retailer Media
Amazon released its Q4 earnings on February 3, which included the disclosure that Amazon had sold $31.1 billion in ads on its platform in 2021, making Amazon a bigger advertising platform than YouTube. Two weeks later, on February 17,
  1. Retailer Media
83% of brands are investing in retail media on Walmart.com: Over the last 2 years, we have seen a proliferation in retail media platforms as many large retailers have invested significantly to capture the higher growth, above-average profitability, and captive consumer base that come from these platforms. As there are more options for advertising, brands […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Lowe’s and Instacart have joined forces to pilot same-day delivery for tens of thousands of home improvement products. In doing so, Lowe’s is making its mark as the first home improvement retailer featured on the grocery platform.  The two companies announced the partnership Wednesday to address a “growing consumer need as both home improvement product […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Today, Instacart and Lowe’s announced a new partnership to offer same-day delivery of home improvement essentials in as fast as one hour. Customers can now access a wide selection of over 20,000 Lowe’s items, including tools, small home appliances, building supplies, light fixtures, home hardware, garden, outdoor essentials and more, delivered same-day. We’re currently piloting […]
  1. Channel: Home Improvement
Wall Street forecast a strong quarter for Lowe’s and the home improvement chain did even better than expected. The retailer posted a five percent gain in same-store sales, above the FactSet consensus of three percent. Net income of $1.78 per share was well ahead of the 71 cents expected by investors.
  1. Technology & Innovation
Marxent, a specialist in 3D e-commerce and 3D omnichannel experiences for enterprise furniture and home improvement retailers, has announced a rebrand to 3D Cloud by Marxent, along with a series of new applications and application bundles. The move comes amid increasing retailer demand for scalable, secure enterprise 3D commerce solutions.  3D Cloud subscribers include retailers and […]
  1. Channel: Home Improvement
Home improvement retailer Lowe’s is elevating its efforts to provide “styles for every style” with the launch of a modern style Retail Brand (private brand) , Origin21, which delivers approachable, modern design. From inspiration, to installation, to completion, Lowe’s is offering shoppers everything they need to execute and finish their home projects, helping them The […]
  1. Retail Operations
For this week’s edition of 3 Things, we are diving into our eCommerce Retailer Forecasts. Our forecasts can be paired with our recent 2022 eCommerce Performance Benchmark which explores brands’ expectations for eCommerce growth, penetration, mix of business and margin. Combining both perspectives can aid in more accurately forecasting for your own brand. One of […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Lowe’s and Petco today announced a pilot store-in-store concept that brings the two retailers and Petco’s Retail Brands (private brands) into one, convenient stop at select Lowe’s locations. The first Lowe’s + Petco store-in-store concept is expected to open at Lowe’s Alamo Ranch, Texas location in early February, with plans to expand to 14 The […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
WAYNE, Pa. — The Emerson Group has announced a number of changes and realignments to their organization that will allow the company to focus its personnel resources and further build out capabilities to better serve their brands and retailers. Jen Beatty, East Area Lead, will pick up responsibility for both Inside Sales and Drug Wholesale retail, […]
  1. Channel: Club
A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. Episode 285 is a deep dive into the data from 2021 and holiday 2021. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Podcast RSS SoundCloud TuneIn iHeartRadio Google Play Music Overcast Pocket Casts Facebook ????? The US Dept of Commerce December Advanced Retail Sales Data is […]
  1. Holiday & Events
Converting store visits to spending was the key to 2021 holiday retail performance during a season marked by earlier shopping and fewer discounts than ever before. Target stood out among its big-box peers–converting double digit YoY visit growth to higher in-store spend, while also topping online sales growth. Walmart* was less successful at converting YoY […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
US-based fast food restaurant chain Sonic has partnered with cryptocurrency startup Lolli. Its customers can now earn up to 4% in Bitcoin rewards on the likes of shakes, slushes, hamburgers, and hot dogs. “As we launch our brand new mobile app, one of our goals is to give our 400,000+ users more opportunities to earn […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
US-based sandwich chain Jimmy John’s has partnered with Bitcoin rewards startup Lolli. Shoppers can now earn up to 4% in Bitcoin rewards on delivery or pick-up when they order online at Jimmy John’s. Now that @jimmyjohns is on Lolli answer this question: What do you call sandwiches? — Lolli 🍭 (@trylolli) December 30, 2021 Funding […]
  1. Channel: Department Stores
A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. Episode 283 is a recap the most significant changes to the retail industry in 2021. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Podcast RSS SoundCloud TuneIn iHeartRadio Google Play Music Overcast Pocket Casts Facebook ????? It’s our final show of 2021! We recap the US […]
  1. Channel: Specialty & Other
Lowe’s sales have gotten a lift from Americans who fixed up their yards, tackled DIY projects and redecorated rooms during the Covid pandemic. But the company warned the robust pace could cool in the year ahead. The home improvement retailer said same-store sales could drop by as much as 3% or be roughly flat in […]

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