Daily Headlines

September 26, 2017
Disney’s Fix for Retail Slump: Stream Theme-Park Events in Store
Christopher Palmeri at Bloomberg
Kroger is now making it a priority to partner with local brands
Sarah Jessica Parker to host Airbnb Bloomingdale’s trip
Beth J. Harpaz at AP via Seattle Times
Wish is worth more than Sears, Macy’s and JC Penney… combined
Gene Marks at Washington Post via San Diego Tribune
…The Wish shopping app is paying more than $30 million to put its logo on Lakers jerseys
Jason Del Rey at Recode
CVS to cap prescriptions to seven-day supply amid battling opioid epidemic
Leonard Greene at NY Daily News
This is Amazon’s newest food deal
Jade Scipionia at Fox Business
Frank Blake will be inducted into Junior Achievement’s Atlanta Business Hall of Fame on Feb. 24, 2018 (subs.)
Maria Saporta at Atlanta Business Chronicle
How Aldi Plans to Conquer America: Limit Choice (subs.)
Zeke Turner at Wall Street Journal
Office Depot hires new Chief Legal Officer
Walmart partners with smart lock maker to test in-home delivery of packages and groceries
Sarah Perez at TechCrunch
L.L.Bean Made a Clever Newspaper Ad That You Can Only Read Outdoors
Tim Nudd at Adweek
Amazon has a low-key start-up, Amazon Live, focused on ways to make purchases through interactive videos
Pinterest opens up more than 5,000 interests for advertiser targeting through its Taste Graph
Matthew Lynley at TechCrunch
Retail shouldn’t ditch the store because millennials love it
Amazon to Create 2,000 Jobs in New Manhattan Office
Natalie Wong at Bloomberg
Wal-Mart U.S. e-commerce gross merchandise value of U.S. sales rise 69% in Q1 & 67% in Q2
Kim Souza at Talk Business
Tiffany names Roger Farah as Chairman
Couche-Tard says it wants to sell marijuana in its Quebec convenience stores
A toy story: Geppetto’s thrives in the retail jungle
Rob Nikolewski at San Diego Union-Tribune
Toys ‘R’ Us Will Live Because Mattel and Hasbro Can’t Let It Die
Amazon turns down cactus gift from Arizona and donates 21-foot-tall saguaro to Desert Museum
Kurt Schlosser at GeekWire