Daily Headlines

May 27, 2018
Carrefour Uses Black Markets to Highlight the Absurdity of EU Food Regulations
Here’s Amazon’s explanation for the Alexa eavesdropping scandal
Jason Del Rey at Recode
Eddie Bauer, Pacific Sunwear explore merger amid retail downturn
Wesfarmers’ two-year UK foray ends with sale of troubled home improvement chain
Why Nordstrom Is Betting on High-Touch Tech
Canada’s Top 100 Brands
Hollie Shaw at Financial Post
Stage Stores Q1 Comp Sales -2.8%
Best Buy Q1 Comp Sales +7.1%
Gap Q1 Comp Sales: Old Navy +3%, Gap -4%, Banana Republic +3%
Target introducing 3 new brands aimed at teens
Kavita Kumar at Star Tribune
A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts to open first 2 small-format stores in N.J.
N.J. Advance Media
Victoria’s Secret could be diving back into swimwear
Lisa Fickenscher at NY Post
Sephora makeup classes an outreach to Houston’s transgender community
Woman says her Amazon device recorded private conversation, sent it out to random contact
A fifth of Amazon merchants sell more than $1 million a year — double the share from last year
Jason Del Rey at Recode
Walmart Is Joining a Growing Movement to Get Stay-At-Home Moms Back Into the Workforce
Claire Zillman at Fortune
Cramer: JC Penney’s CEO bolting to Lowe’s means embattled department store chain can’t be saved
SoftBank is selling its roughly 20 percent stake in Flipkart to Walmart
HSN stars livid over exec’s ‘condescending and disrespectful’ email
Oli Coleman & Emily Smith at NY Post
Amazon clothing executive Jeff Yurcisin takes the helm at Zulily as the company’s new president
Clare McGrane at GeekWire
Museum of Ice Cream Is Coming to Target’s Kids’ Department & Freezer Aisles
A Bullseye View
Low-Paid Women Get Hollywood Money to File Harassment Suits (Tiered subs.)
Michael Corkery at NY Times