Daily Headlines

November 21, 2017
Families must make reservations to see Santa at Macy’s NYC flagship
New York Daily News
Retailers Try New Pricing Tricks to Battle Amazon on Black Friday
Khadeeja Safdar at Wall Street Journal
Wal-Mart reserves 15 Tesla electric big rig, analyst questions battery life, cost
Talk Business
…Loblaw pre-orders 25
Toronto Star
Retailer Auchan says it has not been approached by Amazon in Europe
Retailers Play Loyalty Card This Holiday Season
Wayfair needs a home for the 10,000 people it plans to hire (Tiered Subs.)
Boston Globe
Activate the Crowd-Control Unit! They’re Opening a Wegmans (Subs.)
Sarah E. Needleman & Heather Haddon at Wall Street Journal
Williams-Sonoma is buying a 3-D imaging and augmented reality startup for $112 million
Jason Del Rey at Recode
Shoe Carnival Q3 Comp Sales +4.4%
Costco to detail gender pay gap after investor pressure
Jim Hammerand at Puget Sound Business Journal
Walmart adjusts to Jet’s racier product offering
Jen Wieczner at Fortune
Stitch Fix prices IPO of 8 million shares at $15, below expectations
Kum & Go to Shift Its C-Store Business to McLane
Walmart tests deal with Handy: Buy TV, someone will install
Fred’s sheds nearly 90 jobs
Meagan Nichols at Memphis Business Journal
Albertsons Invests in Texas-Based El Rancho Supermercado
Amazon quietly launched an app called Relay to go after truck drivers
Apple is giving away free Postmates Unlimited subscriptions
Megan Rose Dickey at TechCrunch
Hibbett Sports Q3 Comp Sales -1.3%
Foot Locker Q3 Comp Sales -3.7%
Office Depot CEO Buys Mansion from Wayne Huizenga Jr. for $6.7 Million
Brian Bandell at South Florida Business Journal