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Retail Leaders Discuss Impact of Tariffs

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Recently, tariffs on goods entering the U.S. have been hot topics in retail. No matter which industry a business operates within, tariff implementations are causing ripple effects on suppliers and shoppers alike. Retail leaders from some of the U.S.’s best-known ... Read More »

Target CEO Gives 4 Tips for Retail Success

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Speaking at the National Retail Federation’s NRF 2019: Retail’s Big Show, Target board chairman and CEO Brian Cornell outlined what he sees as the company’s greatest competitive advantage. Cornell also presented four tips he believes are key to future retail ... Read More »

As Retail Wages Rise, Companies Seek Higher Efficiency With Tech

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As retailers struggle to fill jobs, a new report from the Associated Press suggests some retailers are raising wages and hoping for more efficient employees. The report says retail workers have seen some of the economy’s best wage gains in ... Read More »

Big Boxes Turning to Task Automation

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Across the retail landscape, more big boxes are relying on task automation to reduce labor expenditures and enable employees to interact directly with customers, The Wall Street Journal reports. Target says it plans to add cash-counting checkout machines to 500 ... Read More »

Are Big-Box Stores Shrinking?

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For many big-box retailers, bigger floor plans are no longer synonymous with being better. In fact, many traditional big-box stores are shrinking their footprints in order to better compete for the attention of today’s consumer. Target, for example, has begun ... Read More »

Target Tests Same-Day Delivery in 2 States

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Target is beginning to offer same-day delivery services from its stores in Birmingham, Alabama, and south Florida in partnership with delivery company Shipt, NBC News reports. By the middle of February, the retailer will roll out the service to more ... Read More »

Target Buys Grocery Delivery Company Shipt

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Target has purchased delivery startup Shipt Inc., a deal which will enable the retailer to complete same-day deliveries from about half of its 1,800 stores by summer 2018, Bloomberg reports. Customers will pay $99 per year to receive unlimited same-day ... Read More »

Target to Remodel Roughly 1,000 Stores Nationwide

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Target has unveiled its first “next-generation” store in Houston as it prepares to spend billions in the next four years to remodel more than 1,000 stores across the U.S. to compete against e-commerce titans, the Houston Chronicle reports. The first ... Read More »