Daily Headlines

October 01, 2016
Costco Wins on Lower Fees to Visa
Fox Business
Walmart Selects Haworth For $900 Million U.S. Media Account
Steve McClellan at MediaPost
Retailers Can Now Request That Uber Drop Off Customers Right in Front of Their Stores
Lauren Johnson at Adweek
Big Y takes a big step into Eastern Mass.
Adam Vaccaro at Boston Globe
Report: Cabela’s to receive two acquisition bids by the end of the week
Paige Yowell at Omaha World-Herald
Dawn Robertson out at Stein Mart after another short-lived CEO stint
Lisa Fickenscher at NY Post
Ex-Home Depot Exec Bob Baird Teams Up With BrandSource
Valerie Villarreal at RTO
Analyst: Kroger is facing the toughest price environment in 56 years, stock isn’t likely to return to previous highs for some time
Steve Watkins at Cincinnati Business Courier
Dick’s Sporting Goods renews its partnership with Team USA through the 2018 winter games in Pyeongchang, South Korea
Paul J. Gough at Pittsburgh Business Times
Yes, Amazon is behind that drive-up grocery store coming to Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood
Nat Levy at GeekWire
Introducing the Alexa Prize: $2.5 Million to Advance Conversational Artificial Intelligence
Sears hitches a ride with Uber to make rewards plan more attractive
CEO of Redbox and Coinstar maker Outerwall out as businesses split into separate enterprises following acquisition
Nat Levy at GeekWire
Parent Company of LaCroix Seltzer Is Crashing After Short-Seller’s Report
Tom Redmond at Bloomberg
Costco & Ticketmaster Team for Tickets
Arik Hesseldahl at TechCrunch
What I Learned Being Mentored by Brian Cornell, CEO of Target
Jacqueline Ross at Techstars
Chicago: Rahm Emanuel will cut ribbon on Whole Foods Wednesday on his highest-profile project to combat food deserts
Wal-Mart explores offering fulfillment services to its marketplace sellers
Katie Evans at Internet Retailer
Millennial shoppers driving growth at JC Penney
Krystina Gustafson at CNBC