Daily Headlines

March 24, 2017
When Americans emotionally spend, they buy toilet paper and bleach
Quentin Fottrell at MarketWatch
Walmart Just Revealed a Clever New Way to Make 8,000 DVDs Instantly Stream on Apple iPhones
Lindsay Rittenhouse at The Street
Amazon delays its entry into Southeast Asia
Jon Russell at TechCrunch
Fed Rate Increase Makes 0% Financing Deals More Pricey for Retailers (subs.)
Serena Ng & Vipal Monga at Wall Street Journal
Confessions of a paid Amazon review writer
Yuyu Chen at Digiday
The original plan for the Mall of America was bananas
Tracy Mumford at MPR News
Amazon and DHL reportedly team up for Prime Air and Amazon Fresh deliveries
Alan Boyle at GeekWire
Starbucks Pledges to Hire 25,000 More U.S. Military Veterans by 2025
John Kell at Fortune
AutoZone’s new $50M Pacific Northwest DC opens in July
Meagan Nichols at Memphis Business Journal
Starbucks teams up with Ford and Amazon to allow in-car orders via Alexa
Taylor Soper at GeekWire
Alexa and Apple’s Siri battling to be digital assistant in Marriott hotel rooms
Nat Levy at GeekWire
A-Rod gets back in the gym as owner of UFC-branded gyms in Miami
Chabeli Herrera at Miami Herald
Take a look inside one of Wawa’s first South Florida stores (27 pics)
South Florida Business Journal
Prime Now Introduces One-Hour Delivery to Milwaukee
Duluth Trading Co. 4Q sales jump 24%; retail expansion to accelerate
David Schuyler at Milwaukee Business Journal
Inside Amazon’s Battle to Break Into the $800 Billion Grocery Market
Spencer Soper & Olivia Zaleski at Bloomberg
Dick’s Pushes Digital This Spring But Expect to see More Private Label Marketing
Adrianne Pasquarelli at Ad Age
J.Crew’s sales continue to slide: Comp -11%
Lisa Fickenscher at NY Post
Sears Warns of ‘Substantial Doubt’ About Company’s Future