The world of shopping has been completely upended. With major store closures, bankruptcies and market-moving mergers happening at a record pace, the retail industry is ripe for innovation and poised for change. From food, apparel, home goods and more, there is a land grab for dollars, foot traffic and eyeballs. What do companies need to do in order to succeed in this radical new environment? And where are customers going for what they want?
Michelle Madhok loves to shop and find one-of-a-kind pieces. Keeping them however, is a different story for the shopping-obsessed CEO.
When it comes to retail employment, job gains are going to those selling things online or supporting e-commerce, not traditional brick-and-mortar sellers.
Mattel's shares fell 6 percent to $14.96, while those of Hasbro dipped nearly 3 percent to $90.75 in early trading. Jakks Pacific Inc was down 1 percent at $2.33. The toy retailer will liquidate its operations if its negotiations with creditors do not result in a deal that can help the company
Amazon.com Inc. is shifting its Prime Pantry service, which focuses on non-perishable household goods like breakfast cereal, laundry detergent and shampoo, to a $5 per month membership model.
Major mall REITs are opening locally curated food halls at their spaces to lure and retain shoppers, while developers of new residential and commercial buildings count on food halls to help it fetch higher rent from tenants, who would not want to leave because of the amenity.
Major retailers are spending well over $2,000 per square foot to have a storefront in Times Square, which attracts up to 420,000 visitors (mainly tourists) a day. The hefty price tag is worth it given that retailers get exposure 24 hours seven days a week.
Eatertaiment isn't exactly a new concept, but millennials and the consumers' increasing desire for experiences and good food all in one convenient location are driving industry players like Punch Bowl Social and Dave & Buster's Entertainment to grow.
The owner of some 2,800 supermarkets, including Ralphs, Harris Teeter, Fred Meyer and Mariano's, will use benefits from lower corporate taxes to expand services like home delivery, curbside pickup and self-checkout under its broad "Restock Kroger" program to make shopping more convenient
Starbucks Corp., facing flagging growth in the U.S., is testing digital menu boards to boost sales, especially for the slower afternoon period.
Costco Wholesale Corp. once again proved itself to be one of the strongest discount chains in retail, but broader fears about the industry are hard to dispel.
Amazon Prime has raised the standards of e-commerce to an extremely high level. Other retailers are struggling to keep up.
Instacart CEO Apoorva Mehta explains why Amazon's $13.7 billion acquisition last August was a very good thing for the rapidly expanding online grocery delivery startup.
There's a reason home goods is one of the fastest growing product categories of e-commerce. Wayfair CEO Niraj Shah tells us why the company is shifting away from brick and mortar to cater to millennials.
Some business are cash-only to keep things simple and costs low. But more businesses are going cashless. Yahoo Finance spoke to a few of them to find out why, and what the customer reactions have been.
Costco Wholesale Corp on Wednesday missed estimates for quarterly profit and same-store sales, as the retailer faced stiff competition from Walmart and Amazon in a cut-throat U.S. retail industry. The ...
On a per-share basis, the New Albany, Ohio-based company said it had profit of $1.05. Earnings, adjusted for pretax expenses and non-recurring costs, came to $1.38 per share. The results beat Wall Street ...
Some of China’s biggest manufacturers that supply U.S. multinationals from Walmart Inc. to Nike Inc. find themselves in President Donald Trump’s cross hairs as his administration discusses new import tariffs....
One-third of its global online sales are now picked up in the store, the company says, but that has created long lines in some cities and waits for attendants to retrieve packages, customers say. To speed up the process, Zara said earlier this year it would roll out a robot-run version of click and
(Reuters) - Discount store operator Dollar Tree Inc reported holiday quarter same-store sales that missed analysts' estimates on Wednesday, sending its shares down as much as 13 percent in premarket trade.