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​​​​​​​Loop Now Available Throughout Contiguous U.S.

Loop's circular shopping platform has expanded to an unlimited number of users nationwide.

Study: Holiday Sales to See Bump Despite Pandemic

Holiday sales growth this year will largely depend on how much wealthy households spend and how different pandemic-related factors play out, according to Deloitte's annual holiday retail forecast.

Becoming nimbler and more flexible is vital because it's the pace of change, rather than the changes themselves, that has been so surprising, according to a panel of industry experts speaking at Path to Purchase Institute’s third "Community Gathering."

The e-tailer is reportedly testing a concept that would have independent contractors pick products from Whole Foods Market stores and deliver them in their own vehicles as part of its Flex driver program.

Two of the retailer's partners, digital marketing company Eagle Eye Solutions and data science technology company dunnhumby, have joined forces to push SEG into the next phase of its digital transformation.

While the pandemic is not solely responsible for driving contactless payment methods or e-commerce growth, our "new normal" helped accelerate development and frame their direction.

Several major U.S. retailers received top rankings from shoppers for their handling of the pandemic in a new dunnhumby survey, plus online grocery shopping now represents nearly 35% of all U.S. trips.

L'Oreal Canada's chief digital officer recently shared insight about the company's recent expansion of the ModiFace technology to Amazon consumers, plus live video shopping during the pandemic.  

To succeed in the final quarter of 2020, during one of the strangest year on record, sharp adjustments are necessary to align with changes in consumer behavior.

A new study from the retailer reveals that nine out of 10 parents rate safety measures as a deciding factor when choosing a brick-and-mortar retailer to shop their lists of school supplies. 

A huge shift in shopper behavior propelled Walmart to record second quarter sales with U.S. same-store sales advancing 9.3%, driven by a near 100% increase in e-commerce sales.

The grocer is spotlighting its e-commerce fulfillment services as parents, students and educators head into an unconventional back-to-school season amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The latest retail figures from the U.S. Census Bureau invoke cautious optimism combined with hope of federal action to encourage more consumer spending in the coming months.

During COVID-19, the retail industry proved it has the ability to pivot quickly. "It's just a shame it took a pandemic to demonstrate it," said Brian Higdon, customer strategy executive at The Mars Agency.

Marketing tech company Eagle Eye Solutions will help Southeastern Grocers gain shopper data efficiently and use it to create more revenue opportunities, decrease marketing costs and incentivize shopper loyalty.

Lowe’s is appealing to professional customers with the launch of its first loyalty program, Lowe’s for Pros.

Walmart Queer Eye

The retail giant has tapped the team behind hit Netflix reality makeover show Queer Eye for an exclusive collection of home furniture.

The retailer is making 20,000 more products available for pickup and delivery at roughly 1,500 stores across the country by the fall.

Walgreens in late June released a new version of its mobile application, offering what it calls a “fresh, new look and feel.”

7-Eleven modified its annual “7-Eleven Day” celebration to accommodate social distancing recommendations meant to curb the spread of COVID-19.

CVS Pharmacy recently gave its deodorant aisle a minor facelift that elevates natural and organic brands as the retailer continues focusing on wellness trends and expanding its better-for-you offerings.

The coronavirus — and its impact on shopping — clearly is not slowing down e-commerce grocery gains, per a June study.

While the exact timing of Prime Day in the U.S. is still on hold. Amazon said Prime Day in India will starts at midnight on Thursday, Aug. 6 and will run for 48 hours.

CVS Pharmacy's new wellness private label expands the retailer's hollistic wellness offerings and creates better product transparency for shoppers.

Senior vice president of AI and cloud solutions at digital consultancy Mobiquity shares what retailers should consider as demand for contactless delivery and curbside pickup has skyrocketed.

Sheltering-in-place consumers are trying out new products and brands to help alleviate boredom. Brands that can leverage the power of novelty have an opportunity to convert new loyalists to the cause.

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