A recent study documented cost of tariffs on Chinese imports for consumers and businesses: “Tariffs hikes in 2018 on imports from China of apparel, footwear, furniture and travel goods have...READ MORE
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Same-day delivery has its challenges, but many retailers find that getting products to customers quickly leads to higher sales: “Nearly one-third of retailers reported a revenue increase of...
Analysts believe that the increase in “shoppable media” will have a negative impact on traditional home shopping networks such as QVC and HSN: “Retailers are joining the mix as...
The media is paying close attention to Walmart’s decision to acquire SmartTV manufacturer Vizio. Some analysts are calling the move “disruptive.” “The deal hints at...
Walmart is increasing its minimum wage for associates to $14 while also enhancing opportunities for advancement and education: “The company, which is the nation’s largest private employer, is...READ MORE
Many consumers are turning to dollar stores for affordable groceries: “A study published on Thursday in the American Journal of Public Health looked at data from 50,000 households collected...READ MORE
Walmart and other retailers are facing challenges as grocery sales cool: “Although consumers still clearly have a defensive bias, and meals are still being eaten at home, the low-margin traffic...READ MORE
Walmart is becoming the retailer of choice for indie and boutique beauty brands: “Indie beauty startups are ‘a big priority’ for Walmart, said Creighton Kiper, Walmart’s beauty...READ MORE
Walmart’s “Go Local” white-label delivery service had its own booth at NRF’s Big Show: “The exhibit had its booth at NRF’s ‘Big Show,’ which features...READ MORE
Consumers want food brands to offer products that appeal to diverse palates: “Generation Z and Millennials are not only the most ethnically diverse generations in terms of their own cultural...READ MORE
While 2022’s holiday sales were so-so, DHL numbers show e-commerce remained strong throughout the period: “Trucking data shared by DHL with CNBC shows that while the core consumer market...READ MORE