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10 Reasons Shopping On Black Friday Isn’t Worth It

November 16, 2016 1:43 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 12432
Black Friday isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. While the day after Thanksgiving has long been considered the biggest shopping day of the year, in recent years Black Friday has lost its luster. And shoppers are catching on. Here are ten reasons why you should feel free to kick back and skip the lines on Black Friday this year.

Walmart Patents New Self-Driving Shopping Carts

September 15, 2016 3:36 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 10043
Last week the U.S. government granted Walmart a patent for a new system of self-driving shopping carts that the company hopes to roll out in stores across the country in the near future. According to the patent request, the shopping carts would be equipped with a detachable “Roomba-like” motor system that uses a combination of… View Article

Macy’s Plans to Close 100 Stores by 2017

August 12, 2016 6:34 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2831
On Thursday, department store giant Macy’s announced it plans to close 100 stores by early next year, following six consecutive quarters of declining sales. Representing about 15% of all Macy’s department stores, the iconic retailer did not disclose which store locations would close, but said most of them will be shut down in early 2017…. View Article

Macy’s Unveils New In-Store Mobile Shopping Assistant

July 21, 2016 7:52 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 4140
Ten stores are currently pilot-testing the AI mobile service powered by IBM’s Watson On Wednesday, retail brand Macy’s debuted “Macy’s On Call,” the department store’s first in-store digital assistant powered by IBM Watson’s artificial intelligence (AI) technology. Accessible via smartphone, the new mobile web tool provides shoppers with location-specific information and assistance as the shop around… View Article

Amazon Plans to Expand Their Retail Presence & Add More Amazon Prime Benefits

May 18, 2016 9:52 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 6213
On Tuesday Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos confirmed the company’s plans to open more brick-and-mortar retail stores and expand Amazon Prime member benefits during the company’s annual shareholder meeting. While still primarily an online retailer, Bezos promised shareholders that Amazon is “definitely going to open additional stores,” but specific details of the expansion remain unclear, including… View Article

Amazon, Google Roll Out Online Shopping Features

July 24, 2015 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 721
The battle for online shoppers intensified Thursday as several leading tech giants announced moves to lure consumers into their virtual malls. In the morning, Amazon said members of its Prime program in select cities will have access to free, same-day delivery on certain items, a move that broadens the subscription service as new players are poised… View Article

Tallest Residential Building On Earth Coming To Manhattan

July 15, 2014 5:15 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 666
One World Trade Center is just settling into New York’s skyline, but a number of competing supertall structures — including the tallest residential building in the world — will soon pop up in midtown. One of those skyscrapers, Nordstrom Tower, will top out at 1,775 feet (541m), according to plans leaked to New York development blog… View Article

Kohl’s Takes Aim To Become The Nation’s Most Engaging Retailer

July 11, 2014 2:50 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1433
Kohl’s CEO, Kevin Mansell, has stated that he intends to turn Kohl’s into the most engaging retailer in the nation. Though, as Wisn.com tells us, the nationwide department store chain remains very profitable, Kohl’s will face an uphill climb before it can claim the title of “most engaging retailer in the nation.” The Milwaukee, Wisconsin… View Article

Ousted American Apparel CEO hands over stake to hedge fund

July 10, 2014 8:21 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 2158
(Reuters) – Ousted American Apparel Inc (APP.A) Chief Executive Officer Dov Charney has handed over his entire stake and voting rights in the struggling retailer to Standard General LP, enabling the fund to negotiate directly with the independent directors over the company’s future, two sources close to the matter said on Wednesday. Earlier Standard General… View Article

Victoria’s Secret turns attention to college girls

June 17, 2014 4:32 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1166
It’s a tough time to be in the teen retail business. Just look at the segment’s most recent quarterly performance: Earnings tumbled a whopping 130 percent on the year, as same-store sales declined 5.5 percent, according to Retail Metrics. But as teen retailers from Abercrombie & Fitch to American Eagle shutter stores, Victoria’s Secret is… View Article