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  1. Data & Insights
We are excited to release the second of two bonus episodes recorded live at the MarketDial podcast studio during the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) conference. Our guest is Stuart Taylor VP, Business Insights and Analytics at Kum & Go, one of the most successful convenience stores in the industry, operating over 400 stores. […]
  1. Retail Ecosystem
Our guest this week is Matt Alexander, co-founder and CEO of Neighborhood Goods, recorded live at GroceryShop in Las Vegas.  In a wide-ranging and thought-provoking interview, we first learn about the inspiration and evolution of Neighborhood Goods from a big picture vision to three physical locations (Dallas, New York and Austin, with more on the way). […]
  1. Retail Ecosystem
Canadian premium outerwear brand Nobis has launched a new peer-to-peer resale program, NEXT by Nobis, in partnership with Recurate. “Nobis has long been committed to creating durable, high-quality performance outerwear that will take our consumer from season to season and will stand the test of time,” said Robin Yates, Co-founder and VP of Nobis in […]
  1. Media & Marketing
We are excited to release two bonus episodes recorded live at the MarketDial podcast studio  at the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) conference in Las Vegas. Our first special guest is Lori Stillman, Vice President, Research for NACS, who helps us understand some of the fun facts and figures about the industry, before we […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Canadian discount store chain, Giant Tiger, has launched a new website and an end to end tech stack replacement. In a LinkedIn post, Simon Rodrigue, SVP & Chief Digital Officer at Giant Tiger, said: “Excited to be working with Shopify on the Shopify Plus platform building out an experience to help Canadians save with a […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Our guest this week is Andrew Lipsman, Principal Analyst at Insider Intelligence, recorded live at the recently completed GroceryShop event in Las Vegas.  We go deep into the burgeoning world of retail media networks, exploring what they are, how they work, and why they have become arguably the most exciting growth area for retailers in […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Gap has tied up with Amazon to enable the clothing retailer to start selling products on the Amazon Fashion platform in the US and Canada. Customers can shop from an… The post Gap announces tie-up to start selling products on Amazon appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Agencies & Vendors
MONTRÉAL, Nov. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Saputo Inc. (TSX: SAP) (we, Saputo or the Company) reported today its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2023, which ended on September 30, 2022. All amounts in this news release are in millions of Canadian dollars (CDN), except per share amounts, unless otherwise indicated, and […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Gap, one of America’s most storied mall-based brands, is opening up shop on what has essentially become the country’s biggest mall — Amazon. Under the new partnership with Amazon Fashion in the U.S. and Canada, Gap has opened a dedicated brand “store” offering its apparel essentials — including denim, tees, socks, underwear and sleepwear — […]
  1. CPG: HBC
Our guests this week are Cara Keating, Chief Customer Officer, Frito Lay-North America and Chad Matthews, Chief Commercial Officer, Pepsico Beverages-North America.  In a fast-paced conversation recorded live at the National Association of Convenience Stores’ annual conference in Las Vegas. we dig into what makes Pepsico unique on both the food and beverage side before […]
  1. Channel: Home Improvement
Lowe’s has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Canadian retail business to Sycamore Partners for $400 million in cash plus a performance-based deferred consideration. The business, which is based in Boucherville, Quebec, operates approximately 450 corporate and independent affiliate dealer stores under several different formats and banners, including RONA, Lowe’s Canada, Réno-Dépôt and […]
  1. International
Third Quarter Highlights Net revenues increased +8.1% driven by Organic Net Revenue1 growth of +12.1% with underlying Volume/Mix of +0.7% Diluted EPS was $0.39, down 56.2%; Adjusted EPS1 was $0.74, up +15.7% on a constant currency basis Year-to-date cash provided by operating activities was $2.5 billion, a decrease of $0.2 billion versus prior year; Free […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Our guest this week is Hal Lawton, the President & CEO of Tractor Supply Co, a truly remarkable retailer that has delivered some of the strongest results of any brand during the past few years.   We explore Hal’s diverse journey from McKinsey, to Home Depot, to eBay, to Macy’s and on to Tennesee-based Tractor Supply […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
The event will be held virtually on November 3, recruiters aim to support refugee job seekers by providing career advice and information about Amazon jobs TORONTO—October XX, 2022—As part of Amazon Canada’s ongoing refugee support program that launched in June, the company will host its second
  1. Technology & Innovation
Hotspots brings you the Mintel Trends team’s top observations on product and service launches from around the world. From a wellness shot that promotes energy to a preschool constructed from recycled plastics, find out the most innovative global initiatives happening this month. NFT World Cup- Mexico Cryptocurrency platform Bitso and the Mexican Football Federation have […]
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
Some retail brands are born in boardrooms, others are created in more unconventional circumstances – and J Brooks Boutique, an Atlanta-based online fashion business, is one of those brands.   In 2016, its founder Jessica (Jes) Brooks bought a sewing machine from a catalog using points she earned as a reward for her performance in […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
See who made the short list. PR Daily is proud to announce its finalists in our 2022 Content Marketing Awards. The finalists on this list represent the storytellers who know how to create content that stands out on the crowded content landscape. Their creative works led to success for their organizations and clients—and recognition as […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Abercrombie & Fitch and Walgreens are both continuing to enhance their last mile options with new initiatives — alternative pickup locations and guaranteed 30-minute pickup windows, respectively. Abercrombie’s new pickup locations will include select Walgreens stores, as well as FedEx and Office Depot locations, adding approximately 12,000 options nationwide. Abercrombie is aiming to meet the […]
  1. Associates & Employees
Caleres, home to brands like Famous Footwear, Allen Edmonds, Vionic, and Sam Edelman, is rolling out Dayforce Wallet, Ceridian’s on demand pay solution, to more than 9,000 full- and part-time employees in the United States and Canada. This builds on Caleres’ team use of Ceridian’s Dayforce Payroll offering. We’re thrilled our customer, @CaleresInc, is delivering […]
  1. Media & Marketing
  Can you believe that McDonald’s is expanding another Co-Branded product?  That’s right after testing McPlant with Beyond Meat they are now testing selling Krispy Kreme doughnuts.  The morning daypart once owned by McDonald’s has become the envy of most every other food retailer from Convenience Stores, Fast Food Taco Chains, Burger Outlets, even Wendy’s […]
  1. Corporate Purpose
A survey of more than 1,000 people on how the campaigns landed. We’ve wrapped up Hispanic Heritage Month, and instead of celebrating campaigns — or doing the opposite and criticizing those that have fallen short — we wanted to take a broader look. How are people responding to brands’ HHM campaigns overall? What impact are […]
  1. Retail Ecosystem
“The success of our brand will increasingly be determined by our ability to meet our customers’ needs anytime, anywhere, anyway.” – Arthur Martinez, Sears CEO, February 1999 You might be wondering who was the first person to lead omni-channel efforts at a major retailer. Was it Phil Phygital, Sean Seamless, Ingrid Integrated, or someone else […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Average annual sales of Canadian businesses selling on Amazon rose to $85,000 (USD), with more than 1,000 selling partners surpassing $500,000 (USD)   TORONTO (BUSINESS WIRE)— October 17, 2022 – Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today released its  2021 Amazon Canada Small Business Empowerment Report, 
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
One of five of its kind globally, Amazon’s newest fulfillment center in Barrhaven, Ontario, will create more than 2,500 jobs OTTAWA, Ontario— [October 21, 2022]— Today, Amazon Canada celebrated the opening of its newest and most advanced robotics facility, YOW3, in Barrhaven, Ontario.
  1. Department: HBC
Circle K, a Canada-based convenience store and gas station operator, announced it was partnering with Green Thumb, a leading national cannabis consumer packaged goods company, to sell its products at a handful of Circle K locations next year. About 10 “RISE Express”-branded dispensaries will open adjacent to Circle K stores in various Florida locations, Green […]

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By John Spiropoulos Media is filled with evolutionary step-change transitions which permanently alter the marketplace. Each evolutionary event, seen in terms of advertiser outlays – the media mix – is driven by incremental change during economic uncertainty. This is particularly true – and trackable – in modern times. Some of these events were covered in […]
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CINCINNATI — The Kroger Health Center for Advanced Community Care, a joint project of Kroger Health and the University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary. The Center employs pharmacists, technicians, nurse practitioners, and dietitians to provide an interprofessional model of care. It also provides practical experiences for students […]
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CHESAPEAKE, Va.— Dollar Tree executives said the retailer’s new pricing strategy lifted operating income nearly 23% to $381 million in the third quarter ended October 29. Top-line sales rose 8.1% to $6.94 billion. Comparable-store sales at its Dollar Tree stores increased 8.6% from a year earlier, while comps at its Family Dollar stores were up […]