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.
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.
It's Friday! That means another episode of Retail Right Now, when we review the top retail news stories of the week. In this episode, we look at Amazon.com's busy week — the online retailer debuted Amazon Vehicles and will start testing a paid customer support model. And Zara is in trouble again, this time for allegedly…
In this episode of Retail Right Now, I recap the top news stories of the past week, including Barnes & Noble firing CEO Ronald Boire after less than a year on the job; Target's plan to spend $20 million to build single-occupant restrooms to appease shoppers uncomfortable with the retailer's stated policy that allows transgender customers and…
In this week's Retail Right Now, Total Retail recaps Walmart's potential acquisition of Jet.com and more Sports Authority woes. Also be sure to look out for to next week's earning calls from Macy's, Nordstrom and JC Penney.
In this week's episode of Retail Right Now, Joe Keenan explains why Kmart employees thought they were losing their jobs, as well as who could be cashing in on Sports Authority's closure. Office Depot and Kate Spade also have earnings calls next week that retailers should keep an eye out for.
Caitlin Sullivan recaps the week's biggest retail news in this week's episode of Retail Right Now — Unilever acquires Dollar Shave Club, Birkenstock is quitting Amazon.com and Stormy Simon resigns as president of Overstock.com. Don't forget to follow us on Twitter for more on all things retail.
Monetate, a personalization software company, held its 2016 Summit in Philadelphia on May 24 and 25. The focus of the conference was “The Art and Science of Experience” and it brought together marketing, e-commerce, data and research professionals from companies around the world. Target Marketing’s Taylor Knight caught up with Lucinda Duncalfe, CEO of Monetate, and Brett Bair, senior director of marketing insights and strategy for Monetate, to discuss what they predict is the biggest industry trend of 2016.