The lockdown in Vietnam has impacted supply chains around the globe and suppliers and retailers alike are feeling the pinch: “The troubles go beyond Nike. The risk has grown for a number of...READ MORE
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Walmart will not be offering layaway this holiday season, according to a report from WRAL. Instead, shoppers will be invited to use Affirm, a “buy now, pay later” service: “The...
Photo by Yehleen gaffney on Unsplash Online home goods sales made up for some retail losses during lockdown periods of lockdown: “As consumers quarantined, many began altering their living...
Walmart has launched “Built for Better,” an initiative that highlights nutritious, sustainably sourced products: “A ‘Built for Better — For You’ tag will highlight...
Consumers are gravitating to buy-now-pay-later services that offer installment arrangements as an alternative to the use of traditional credit cards: “One reason: shoppers like Ms. Luedtke who...READ MORE
Walmart’s associate education benefit program is having a positive impact on both the company and its associates: “Program participants left the company at a significantly lower rate than...READ MORE
Walmart and Ford have announced a partnership to test Argo autonomous vehicle delivery in multiple cities: “The program is not Walmart’s first program testing autonomous vehicles, but it is...READ MORE
Walmart CEO Doug McMillon is steadfast in support of the company’s grocery offerings and seeks to further improve its fresh departments: “McMillon had praise for Walmart’s dry goods...READ MORE
Analysts are anticipating a mixed experience for holiday shoppers this years, with fewer sales, possible shortages, and delayed deliveries: “Shoppers should expect fewer discounts, longer...READ MORE
Mastercard forecasts a robust holiday season for the retail industry: “Mastercard SpendingPulse released its holiday forecast on Monday, with U.S. retail sales expected to rise 7.4% for the...READ MORE