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Retail Right Now: March 17
March 17, 2017 at 11:59 am

Happy St. Patrick's Day, and welcome to another episode of Retail Right Now! Total Retail's Taylor Knight reviews the top retail news stories of the week, including Big Lots firing its Chief Customer Officer Andrew Stein; Jet.com's acquisition of vintage-inspired retailer ModCloth; and what department store Hudson's Bay Company has its eyes on now.

Retail Right Now: March 10
March 10, 2017 at 9:46 am

Happy Friday! It's time for another episode of Retail Right Now, featuring the top retail news stories of the week. In this episode, we review Dick's Sporting Goods’ new merchandising plan, the Midwestern department store chain that's filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and the latest on the reported possible merger of Hudson's Bay Company and…

Retail Right Now: March 3
March 3, 2017 at 11:49 am

Welcome to this episode of "Retail Right Now" where we review the top retail news stories of the past week. In this episode, Associate Content Editor Caitlin Sullivan recaps HHGregg's bankruptcy filing; J.C. Penney's new brick-and-mortar strategy; and how the Amazon Web Services outage affected online retailers.

Retail Right Now: February 24
February 24, 2017 at 11:26 am

Another week has come and gone … here's the latest retail industry news. In this episode of Retail Right Now, we review President Trump's proposed CHOICE Act and what it means for retailers; why some believe Macy's needs to give up its nonpartisan identity to survive the Trump divide; and Amazon.com's decision to lower its…

Retail Right Now: February 17
February 17, 2017 at 11:33 am

In this episode of Retail Right Now, Total Retail recaps the week's biggest retail news, including an Under Armour lawsuit and how the Trump administration is affecting retailers. 

Retail Right Now: February 10
February 10, 2017 at 11:25 am

In this episode of Retail Right Now, we recap the week's biggest retail news, including GNC's yanked Super Bowl ad; Under Armour's CEO facing backlash after his public support of President Trump; and Hudson's Bay's interest in acquiring Macy's.

Retail Right Now: February 3
February 3, 2017 at 11:48 am

In this episode of Retail Right Now, Joe Keenan, executive editor of Total Retail, recaps the week's top retail news, including Jeff Bezos’ thoughts on President Trump's immigration ban; Shoes.com going out of business; and the tiff that sent Ralph Lauren's CEO packing.

Retail Right Now: January 27
January 27, 2017 at 8:42 am

In this week's episode of Retail Right Now, we recap President Trump's so-called border adjustment tax proposal — and the retailer that's lobbying against it; the FTC's rumored concerns with the Walgreens-Rite Aid merger; and Lowe's leadership changes. Also, be sure to check out our video and podcast coverage of the National Retail Federation's Big Show.

Retail Right Now: January 13
January 13, 2017 at 11:58 am

Check out the latest news about Wal-Mart's job cuts, The Limited going out of business and L.L.Bean's political controversy in this episode of Retail Right Now. Also, be sure to take a look at the National Retail Federation's Big Show agenda, happening Jan. 15-17 in New York City. If you're planning on attending, come say "hi" to…

Retail Right Now: January 6
January 6, 2017 at 12:02 pm

Happy New Year! In the first episode of Retail Right Now for 2017, we review Sears’ struggles, Macy's store closings and job cuts and Amazon.com's 1-Click payment technology. Also, don't forget to check out more information on the National Retail Federation's (NRF) Big Show, happening in New York City Jan. 15-17. Total Retail will be there doing…

Retail Right Now: December 23
December 23, 2016 at 11:08 am

Welcome to the last episode of Retail Right Now for 2016! Stay on top of the latest Amazon.com news, including the company's secret "Uber-like app" connecting truck drivers with shippers as well as how a pilots' union is warning consumers about possible late holiday deliveries from the online retailer. Also this week, Ikea has reached…

Retail Right Now: December 16
December 16, 2016 at 11:55 am

Happy Friday, retailers! In this edition of Retail Right Now, Joe Keenan recaps UPS and FedEx's struggles to keep up with peak holiday volume, the Supreme Court's decision on Colorado's "Amazon Tax," and which four retailers are being sued for deceptive advertising.

Retail Right Now: December 9
December 9, 2016 at 10:55 am

It was another busy news week in the retail industry! In this episode of Retail Right Now, hear about Limited Stores’ struggle to stay afloat, Ikea's new parental leave policy and Amazon.com's checkout-less convenience store, Amazon Go.

Retail Right Now: December 2
December 2, 2016 at 11:43 am

There's a lot to cover in this episode of Retail Right Now! Watch as Caitlin Sullivan talks about Starbucks’ management shakeup, TJX's employee pay raises and the record-breaking Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend.

Retail Right Now: November 18
November 18, 2016 at 11:57 am

Welcome to this edition of Retail Right Now — one week before Black Friday! Joe Keenan reviews this week's top news, including Amazon.com suing sellers over counterfeit products, and Kroger and New Balance executives’ statements on what the Trump presidency could mean for retailers.

Retail Right Now: November 4
November 4, 2016 at 12:39 pm

Happy Friday! In this edition of Retail Right Now, we review Amazon.com's new return policy, former Barnes & Noble CEO Ron Boire's big payday and the best times to post on social media.

Retail Right Now: October 14
October 14, 2016 at 10:11 am

Welcome to another edition of Retail Right Now! This week in retail news, Amazon.com reportedly plans to open convenience stores that sell milk, produce and other consumables, as well as drive-up destinations where shoppers can have their orders brought to their cars; Kroger is allegedly mulling a takeover of Whole Foods Market; and Wal-Mart is giving its managers…

Retail Right Now: October 7
October 7, 2016 at 11:35 am

Happy Friday! Join Total Retail as we take a look back at this week's top retail news stories. Bass Pro Shops acquired Cabela's for $5.5 billion, Facebook launched its own marketplace, and — say it ain't so! — Bed, Bath & Beyond may be eliminating coupons.

Retail Right Now: September 30
September 30, 2016 at 10:50 am

This edition of Retail Right Now is all about the many personnel changes that happened in the industry this week. Lands’ End CEO Federica Marchionni was forced out; same with Target's Chief Digital Officer Jason Goldberger; Neiman Marcus and Old Navy announced the hirings of new chief marketing officers; and American Apparel has named a new CEO.

Retail Right Now: September 23
September 23, 2016 at 12:11 pm

Happy first Friday of fall! The busy holiday shopping season is quickly approaching, so check out this edition of Retail Right Now to find out more on FedEx's new shipping rates. We also tell you what got Amazon.com and Costco in some trouble this past week.