Daily Headlines

January 22, 2017
Sarah Davis named Loblaw president amid Galen Weston executive shift
Hollie Shaw at Financial Post
Central Texas H-E-B store getting Whataburger drive-through
Gary Dinges at Austin American-Statesman
Amazon job posting suggests plan to bring shopping experiences into VR
Lucas Matney at TechCrunch
Whole Foods to Open a Lower-Priced ‘365’ Store in Brooklyn (subs.)
Keiko Morris at Wall Street Journal
Amazon is creating an apprenticeship program to train veterans for tech jobs
Megan Rose Dickey at TechCrunch
Ads for Google products topped Google search results 91 percent of the time
Tess Townsend at Recode
ShopRite Supermarkets Names Brett Wing New President
Nordstrom spurs tangible shows of affection with personal love stories
Luxury Daily
Target CIO Mike McNamara Talks Tech Transformation
A Bullseye View
Mall Closures Ripple Through Small Town America (subs.)
Esther Fung & Kris Maher at Wall Street Journal
Before mobile emphasis, underinvestment in tech led to bleak growth prospects: PetSmart exec
Rakin Azfar at Mobile Marketer
American Consumers’ Economic Expectations Are The Highest Since 2002
Austin Weinstein at Bloomberg
Amazon captures a third of online visits by holiday shoppers
Don Davis at Internet Retailer
Nike opens “future of sports retailer” – two-story, multi-sport store at more than 31,000 sq. ft.
Ex-Advance Auto Parts/Best Buy/Home Depot exec George Sherman named CEO of A Wireless
Walmart sued for firing of employee with Down syndrome
Alisa M. Schafer at Herald Times Recorder via USA Today
Shannon Johnson joins Pilot Flying J as Vice President of Food Innovation
Target blamed after customer attacked
Demond Fernandez at WFAA
Small-town department store defying the odds
Beccy Tanner at The Wichita Eagle