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Amy Baxter is Editor of Retail Leader and joined the brand in 2021. She previously reported on the healthcare and in-home care industry for six years, covering policy, financial news and emerging technology in the space. A Chicago native, Amy migrated to South Florida to escape winter permanently. When not writing about all things retail, she competes in sailing regattas and tends to her vegetable garden with help from her beagle.



Instacart Files for IPO

Instacart is on its way toward an initial public offering (IPO).

Kohl’s Survives Takeover Attempts

Kohl’s has successfully thrown off takeover attempts from activist shareholders.

Fresh Market Gets a Buyer

South American retailer Cencosud has acquired a majority stake in U.S. grocery chain Fresh Market.

Trend Talk Podcast: Why Orbit Baby Launched a Digital Showroom

Listen to the in-depth interview with Braden Jones, CEO of Orbit Baby.

Trend Talk: Orbit Baby Launched a Digital Showroom

This week on Retail Leader Trend Talk, we catch up with Braden Jones, CEO of Orbit Baby, to learn how the e-commerce company enhanced its omnichannel strategy with livestreaming, virtual demos and a new digital showroom.

Target Issues Update on Diversity Pledge

Target is investing more than $2 billion in Black-owned businesses by the end of 2025––and the retailer is on track to meet its goal, according to an update from the company.

Target Announces C-Suite Shuffle

Target announced a number of C-suite appointments, including the creation of a new role.

Uber Eats, Albertsons Expand Delivery Partnership

Grocery chain Albertsons is expanding its delivery partnership with Uber Eats across its retail brands.

EnsembleIQ Taps Jesse Yeung as New VP of Marketing

EnsembleIQ has tapped Jesse Yeung in the newly created role of vice president of marketing.

EnsembleIQ CEO Named Industry Changemaker

EnsembleIQ CEO Jennifer Litterick has been honored as a Change-Maker in the information services industry by the Top Women in Media & Ad Tech Awards.