With Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Family Dollar and 99 Cents Only stores holding 21,500 U.S. locations, their combined store count has surpassed that of the nation's top three drug stores (Walgreens, CVS, and Rite Aid), according to a new report by Collier International.
The ability to pay without swiping or dipping – contactless payment – is poised to grow dramatically and the good news for retailers is many already have the hardware in place to further reduce friction for shoppers.
Big changes are in store for News America Marketing, the company best known for the SmartSource promotional brand, following a huge hiring spree that resulted in the appointment of six senior executives.
Walmart took a major step toward applying platform thinking to its e-commerce efforts by doing a deal with Lord & Taylor to create a flagship store on Walmart.com.
The agreement solves a problem for both companies.
Costco’s recent entry into online grocery is being put to the test ahead of the holidays with email marketing efforts geared toward generating awareness and trial usage.
Costco launched its two variations of online grocery roughly a month ago and has been engaging members with email marketing to