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The latest retail headlines, curated by Retail Leader.

August 15


In-Store Experience: 7-Eleven’s Evolution Store


Solutions & Innovations: E-Commerce & Beyond



August 10


With Magic Mushrooms, Small Businesses Lead, Hoping Laws Will Follow


How This Company’s Organic Bed Helped It Survive the DTC Mattress Wars



August 7


The Biggest Food & Beverage Trends: Retail And Foodservice


Why Is Maybelline Closing Its Brick-and-Mortar Stores in China?



August 3


10 Trends Shaping the Future of Consumer Engagement


The State of Retail Media



August 1


Even as Retail Sales Drop, Amazon and Walmart Have Created Thriving Ad Businesses


Metaverse and Retail:  Why Consumers Will Be Looking at the Metaverse as the Next Big Shopping Venue



July 27


Meet Tory: The Robot Kmart Is Using To Manage Inventory at Its Stores


The Role of AI in Robotics



July 25


PWC Analysis: How the Metaverse Is Changing Retail and Consumer Goods Industry


Retail Trends: Hype Brands Learn To Get Retail Real



July 20


These Consumer Trends Are Defining the Future of Brick and Mortar


Toys ‘R’ Us Is Coming Back. Soon, It’ll Be Almost Everywhere



July 18


U.S. Retail Sales Top Forecast in Boost From High Inflation


From Pizza Earrings To Tie-dyed Scrunchies: Inside Claire’s Remarkable Turnaround



July 13


Omnichannel Drives Opportunities for Pet Food


How Retail Media Is Powering Smarter Contextual Marketing



July 11


eBay’s Resurgence in Recommerce Is Being Led by Gen Z Shoppers


Activation Gallery: In-Store Technologies 2.0



July 6


3 Trends to Watch as Retailers Prep for Back-to-School, Holiday Shopping


NRF: 2022 Top 100 Retailers



July 1


Why Private Label Brands Are Having Their Moment


Will a Looming Recession Sink the Cannabis Industry, or Will It Stay Afloat?



June 30


Rising Retail Inventories Point to Discounts Ahead


Four Exciting Technologies for Fashion Retail



June 27


Just Keep Your Returns: Stores Weigh Paying You Not To Bring Back Unwanted Items


The Retail Industry is Facing a Potential Wave of Bankruptcies – Here’s Why



June 22


Fashion Retailers Rebalancing Childrenswear’s Gender Mix


Amazon E-Commerce: More Losses Ahead



June 20


Juneteenth Merchandise Turns off Some Shoppers


Her Dog Died Suddenly. Then a Chewy Delivery Brought a Surprise.



June 15


U.S. Retail Sales Stumble as Inflation Bites


Probing Reality and Myth in the Metaverse



June 12


Gen Z Shopping Habits


The Biggest Mall Owner in the U.S. Hopes To Create a New Sales Holiday as Inflation Surges


June 8


Target Inventory Warning Portends Retail Bloodbath


Zara Now Charges for Some Returns. Will Other Retailers Follow?



June 3


What Retail Inventory Misses and Markdowns Signal About the Market’s Fight Against Inflation


How Fashion Brands Are Targeting the Emerging Metaverse



June 1


Using Design Elements to Make Shop-in-Shops ‘Pop’ — or Not


Starbucks and Nestle Refresh Retail PackagingWhat Retail Inventory Misses and Markdowns Signal About the Market’s Fight Against Inflation



May 29


Using a Blended Mix of Bricks and Clicks To Drive Retail 2.0


New Database Opens Up Wine Retail



May 25


Walmart Apologizes for Selling Juneteenth-Themed Ice Cream


China's Gen Z Has the Power to Make or Break Western Brands



May 20


Analysis: ‘Retail Apocalypse’: Wall Street Shaken by Inflation-induced Earnings Hits


Fashion Brands Are Launching In-House Secondhand Programs. Here’s Why



May 9 


The Future of Retail Has Never Been Murkier


Meta’s First-Ever Retail Store Just Opened in the Bay Area. Here’s What it’s Like.



May 4


American Dream Mall Reveals It Has Landed A Retail Prize - An Apple Store


The Premium Inventory Opportunity Amid the Retail Media Surge


April 27


Retail and Consumer IPOs, Deals Tail Off as More Businesses Set Their Sights on 2023


How Retail Media Ad Platforms Are Rewriting The Walled Garden Playbook


Google Will Open A New Retail Store In Williamsburg


April 22


American Eagle is Pitching a ‘Frenemy Network’ of Vertical Logistics to its Retail Peers — And it’s Paying Off


UK Cost of Living Crisis Dents Retail Sales and Service Sector


Apple Workers in Atlanta Become Company's 1st Retail Workers to File to Unionize


April 20


NYC Apple Retail Workers Want a $30 Minimum Wage


Up to 50,000 More Retail Stores Will Close in the Next 5 Years, Forecast Says



April 14


Retail Sales Rose Slightly in March Even as Gas, Food Prices Spike


UBS Expects 50,000 Store Closures in the U.S. Over the Next 5 years After Pandemic Pause


‘The Mall is Not Dead’ Amid Rise in Online Shopping, Retail Expert Says



April 13


Goodbye, Minimalism: How Gen Z Is Reshaping Retail Product Design


Meta Plans to Take a Nearly 50% Cut on Virtual Asset Sales in Its Metaverse




April 8


Retail Crime Is Hurting Companies and Making Inflation Worse. What Investors Should Know.


4 Retail Lessons From Top Brands


Lucky is Bringing Brands, Retailers Together with its Take on Product Merchandising



    April 6


    3 Supply Chain Challenges Impacting Retail in 2022


    How Retail is Using Digital Twins


    April 1


    Boomerang Employees Returning to Arts, Education, IT, Healthcare and Retail Jobs


    As Energy Price Hikes Bite, Retailers Look To Sustainability To Cut Costs


    March 25


    As Western Retail Brands Exit, Russia Looks East for Replacements


    One of Europe’s Largest Retailers, Still in Russia, Angers Its Ukraine Workers


    U.S. Plant-Based Food Retail Sales Reach $7.4B