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Doug McMillon

Retail

Doug McMillon on Retail’s Only Constant — Change

He will receive the NRF Visionary Award.

clock January 14, 2018Sharon Edelson

Walmart employee Kenneth White, left, is coached by Shabazz Bonner while using an inventory app during a class at the Walmart Academy at the store in North Bergen, N.J. The retail industry is being radically reshaped by technology and nobody feels that disruption more starkly than the 16 million Americans working as shelf stockers, salespeople and cashiersFuture of Work-Changing Retail, North Bergen, USA - 08 Nov 2017

Financial

Walmart Bumps Up Hourly Wage Citing New Tax Breaks

The retailer bumped up wages for the third time since 2015 the same day it closed more than 60 Sam’s Club locations.

clock January 11, 2018Kali Hays

Marshalls tags are attached to merchandise in a store in Methuen, Mass. On Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for SeptemberRetail Sales, Methuen, USA - 16 May 2017

Retail

TJX Size Seen as Stumbling Block

Wells Fargo analyst Ike Boruchow argued the off-price giant could struggle to keep its growth up.

clock January 6, 2018Evan Clark

A clerk reaches to a shelf to pick an item for a customer order at the Amazon Prime warehouse, in New YorkHoliday Shopping-Procrastinators Dream, New York, USA - 20 Dec 2017

Financial

It’s an Amazon World — and Likely to Stay That Way

It already facilitates the bulk of e-commerce sales, but that doesn’t mean Amazon is running out of room to grow.

clock January 4, 2018Kali Hays

A View of a Sign at a Saks Fifth Avenue Store in New York New York Usa 30 July 2013 Reports on 29 July State That Saks Fifth Avenue Will Be Sold to Hudson's Bay a Company Based in Canada who Also Owns the Store Lord & Taylor For 2 4 Billion Us Dollars United States New YorkUsa Saks Fifth Avenue - Jul 2013

Retail

What to Watch: Retailers Riding Change

Wal-Mart, Macy’s, J. Crew, Target and Lands’ End are transforming.

clock January 2, 2018David Moin

Reusable shopping bags are offered for sale at a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market, in the Chinatown district of Los Angeles. Wal-Mart is sharpening its attack against Amazon. The discounter says it is changing its membership-based free shipping service test to two days from three days and is charging one dollar less for the annual membership fee. Wal-Mart began testing the service in 2015 as a way to counter Amazon's highly successful Prime shippingWal-Mart-Delivery, Los Angeles, USA

Retail

What to Watch: The Amazon vs. Wal-Mart Smackdown

The giant of clicks and king of bricks square off again this year to continue the battle royale that began in earnest in 2017.

clock January 2, 2018Evan Clark

Tents stand on the other side of the shore of Laguna de Condado opposite the exclusive area of ??Paseo Caribe in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Hurricane Maria didn't discriminate between rich and poor when it ravaged Puerto Rico, but the recovery has been another storyHurricane Maria The Rich and The Poor, San Juan, Puerto Rico - 23 Oct 2017

Retail

Puerto Rico’s Holiday Sales Up, But Retailers Face Longterm Struggles

Estimates for lost retail sales over the next year because of Hurricanes Irma and Maria range up to $15 billion, according to experts.

clock December 23, 2017Ivan Castano

Marc Lore

Retail

Are Cashier-Free Stores on Wal-Mart’s Horizon?

Results of Wal-Mart incubator Store No. 8 beginning to emerge.

clock December 21, 2017Sharon Edelson

Amazon of is aggressively pushing delivery closer and closer to Christmas Day.

Retail

Retailers Rush to Deliver the Holiday Goods

The two biggest mass merchants in the U.S. are battling Amazon.com, and each other.

clock December 18, 2017Sharon Edelson

Amazon Fashion

Retail

Wal-Mart vs. Amazon: The Giants Battle

The future of fashion, retail and e-commerce could be shaped by the ultimate brick-and-clicks clash.

clock December 18, 2017Evan Clark and Sharon Edelson

Ardell Magnetic Lashes

Products

Ardell Pulls In Artificial Lash Customers With Magnetic Collection

False eyelash sales are on a positive track that should be further powered by magnetic launches.

clock December 15, 2017Faye Brookman

Wal-Mart and Amazon are changing rapidly as they compete for retail dominance.

Business Features

Think Tank: What Retailers Can Learn From Wal-Mart and Amazon

Jordan Kretchmer, general manager of Adobe Livefyre and Adobe Social, discusses.

clock December 14, 2017Jordan Kretchmer

Target agreed to acquire Shipt for $550 million.

Retail

Target Buys Last-Mile Delivery Firm Shipt for $550 Million

The acquisition could prove to be a watershed moment for the Minneapolis-based retailer.

clock December 13, 2017Sharon Edelson

Target agreed to acquire Shipt for $550 million.

Retail

Target Bets Big on Same-Day Delivery, Acquires Shipt for $550 Million

The deal demonstrates that one delivery solution is not enough in today’s hyper-competitive environment.

clock December 13, 2017Sharon Edelson

More online shopping is done over holiday than at any other time of the year.

Retail

In-Store Versus Online: The Biggest Shopping Trends This Holiday Season

Editorial director James Fallon’s take on which retailers are succeeding this shopping season.

clock December 12, 2017WWD Staff

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Chinese shoppers peruse a Tagheuer display on Shanghai's Nanjing Road West.

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China's Domestic Luxury Market Grows 20%, Outgrows Overseas Shopping

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