Retail

Barstow man shot and killed in retail parking lot, fueling local complaints about road hazards

A 79-year-old man in Barstow died last week after a driver hit him in the parking lot of a retail store, prompting some residents to reiterate their complaints about the dangers on local roads. San Bernardino County Coroner has identified Barstow resident Jerry Lee Ellington as the victim of a …

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This Kansas CEO imagines her last day in jewelry retail

HOW would I have known when I started my first career as an art teacher that over 40 years later I would consider, let alone write an article on “my last day in retail?” “ But here I am … I have often threatened my staff with the words “Wait …

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Macy’s to delay store closures and launch third-party market next year

Dive brief: Macy’s suspends its plans to close 125 stores, announced last year as part of its Polaris turnaround, telling analysts Thursday that physical locations have proven to be critical for digital sales as well as physical sales. Following a tactic employed by Amazon, Nordstrom, Walmart and Target to varying …

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Thai retail deal adds to questions over market dominance

As Toshiba, General Electric and Johnson & Johnson go their separate ways, Thailand’s large family conglomerates are building their sprawling business empires. Charoen Pokphand, the country’s largest conglomerate with a massive presence in food, retail and telecommunications at home and in neighboring countries, recently said he plans to expand into …

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Today in retail: Walmart deliveries; Lowe’s app

In today’s top retail news, Walmart’s partnership with self-driving trucking company Gatik has resulted in daily deliveries without a security driver, while Amazon is pushing for the use of its service. payment on other merchant websites before the holidays. Additionally, Lowe’s is adding a new tool to its app as …

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