Category Archives: Retailers

Best Buy talks the talk with it’s newest branding

“It’s the conversations you have with the customer that lead to the results you’re looking for. How well can you and your team get to know the customer, the situation they’re facing, what it is they are trying to accomplish?” See what else Rob Scott has … Read More…

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Amazon launches new private-label pet brand Wag

Amazon released it’s first Small Business Impact Report, and launches private-label pet food. Get all the details here https://www.retaildive.com/news/amazon-launches-new-private-label-pet-brand-wag/522750/

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Amazon brings Black Friday shopping to the UK with pop-op stores

Amazon is once again going from online-only to brick and mortar as it introduces the UK to Black Friday sales through “Home of Black Friday” pop-up stores. “E-commerce on its own is less special these days, I’d argue that we’ll see the death … Read More…

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Retail is Changing – That is for Sure.

Amazon announced a new Instant Pickup service today. This will be free service offering Prime and Prime Student members a curated selection of daily essentials available for pickup in two minutes or less at five of Amazon’s fully staffed pickup locations in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Berkeley, Calif., Columbus, … Read More…

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8 American Retailers to Watch During Back-to-school

Retail Dive outlines some retailers to watch for during the back-to-school season either because they are doing something new, something old that seems to be working or are in need of a win this year. Read the full details here. Image created by … Read More…

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Amazon Prime Day 2017

Retail Drive provides great insights into this year’s Amazon Prime Day. Their 5 takeaways are: Prime Day 2017 had fewer fails Targeted deals grew key categories, but grocery lagged Amazon killed the competition Amazon won the marketplace battle New members and Amazon products … Read More…

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Walmart’s marketplace is gaining ground

After running its third-party marketplace as an afterthought for years, Walmart has picked up the pace following its $3.3 billion acquisition last year of startup Jet.com, itself a marketplace. Get all the details here

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Staples to be Acquired by Sycamore Partners for $6.9B

Full details here: http://news.staples.com/press-release/corporate/staples-inc-enters-definitive-agreement-be-acquired-sycamore-partners-1025-s

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Sears Hoping To Restructure

Sears Canada says it is seeking court protection from its creditors in order to restructure its business. When you are outside a market, you need to know what is happening in that same market. Let Odyssey Partners be your eyes, ears and voice … Read More…

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Will Showrooms be the Future of Retail?

Lara Ewen of RetailDrive shares her opinions and interviews industry leaders to provide some interesting predictions on the future of showrooms. “As customers change the way they shop, retail will also have to change, both to accommodate, but also to survive. “Showrooms are going to be a … Read More…

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