Daily Headlines

August 26, 2016
Dollar store results suffer from pressures on low-income consumers
Tonya Garcia at MarketWatch
How Walmart Won Back Shoppers From Dollar General
Phil Wahba at Fortune
Wal-Mart in 2008 Looked Into Authenticity of Cotton Sheets Supplied by Welspun India (WSJ subs.)
Sarah Nassauer & Preetika Rana at Wall Street Journal
Amazon expands Prime Now options with pet-supply deliveries in the Seattle region
Kurt Schlosser at GeekWire
Advertisers take note of dads’ larger role in back-to-school shopping
Michelle Castillo at CNBC
Indian Company Admits ‘Error’ After Target Cuts Ties Over Egyptian-Cotton Dispute (WSJ subs.)
Preetika Rana at Wall Street Journal
New York: Red Apple rescues rival supermarket chain D’Agostino
Richard Morgan at NY Post
Costco Auto Program Named Power 300 Company for Third Consecutive Year
Bijan store on Rodeo Drive sells for a record $122 million
Andrew Khouri at LA Times
Dollar Tree & Dollar General sales miss estimates
Sports Authority customers can opt out of Dick’s Sporting Goods getting their personal info
Monica Mendoza at Denver Business Journal
Australia: Woolworths Salvages $380 Million in Home Improvement Exit
Angus Whitley at Bloomberg
Best Buy bets on VR for the holidays with 500 stores demoing Oculus Rift
Darrell Etherington at TechCrunch
Puerto Rico cannot enforce a Wal-Mart tax: U.S. appeals court
Survey: Dick’s Sporting Goods had two of the top 10 ‘breakthrough ads’ during Olympics
Houston: Local division president wraps up 44-year Kroger career
Mike D. Smith at Houston Chronicle
Sears Canada announces rebranding – unveils new “clean and contemporary logo
Sean Craig at Financial Post
Wal-Mart’s South Africa Unit Profit Rises as Food Sales Grow
Liezell Hill at Bloomberg
Michaels Names New CFO