Daily Headlines

June 22, 2018
Starbucks says it will close 150 stores next year
To Reach Millennials, High-End Jewelers Try New Products—and Approach (Subs.)
Ray A. Smith at Wall Street Journal
Walgreens shares enters the Dow on June 26
Academy Sports to expand amid challenging retail market
Paul Takahashi at Houston Chronicle
This start-up is using polymer science to make avocados last longer — and it just scored a deal with Costco
L.L.Bean Launches First-Ever Outdoor Coworking Space
A pint-sized Kmart store opens inside a Sears store in Brooklyn, and more may be on the way
Florida Officials Approve Plan to Build Largest U.S. Mall (Subs.)
Esther Fung at Wall Street Journal
Walgreens and Humana are partnering to create senior health hubs
Buc-ee’s Says Rival’s Proposed TM Injunction Too Weak (Subs.)
Kroger Named to Computerworld’s Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT
Big Companies – Including Best Buy – Are Creating More of Their Ads In-House (Subs.)
Alexandra Wexler at Wall Street Journal
At Home Chief Merchandising Officer Honored With 2018 Women In Business Award
Wayfair finalizes Boston’s second-largest office deal of 2018
Catherine Carlock at Boston Business Journal
Best Buy signs lease for DC in North Carolina’s Raleigh/Durham area
Ben Graham at Triangle Business Journal
53% of adults between the ages of 21 and 37 are receiving financial help from a parent or guardian
Why food companies and supermarkets are threatened by the rise of takeout, drive-thrus and meal kits (Subs.)
Spencer Jakab at Wall Street Journal
Rent-A-Center to be Acquired by Vintage Capital for $15.00 Per Share in Cash
Amazon targets hotels with new ‘Alexa for Hospitality’ voice service, inks Marriott deal
Taylor Soper at GeekWire
Will Cabela’s credit card office stay in Lincoln? Some aren’t so sure
Paige Yowell at Omaha World-Herald
Amazon HQ receives 150k signatures urging company to stop selling facial recognition software to cops
Burglars make off with $100k of Apple products after rappelling through Best Buy store ceiling
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta